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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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We brewed a stout (no, not Black Tuesday, this one is only 5% abv if you can believe it), but we then decided to throw it into oak barrels...and added our special blend of souring bacterias and yeasts. The result is a perfectly tart yet awesomely dark and roasty sour stout. Not a style you see too often - and in our opinion, not a style you see often enough.
Originally part of the Provisions series.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mverity (265) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2014
NYE bottle share at Proof. Deepest of opaque browns with a thin white-tan head and thin tan collar. Aroma is like a port, dark fruit, deep red wine, some woodiness. Taste is extremely tart. Vinegary almost. I’m getting some of the wine like characteristics, with some roasted malt too. Very interesting flavor. Medium carbonation and medium-thick body.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pfc514 (66) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 25, 2014
One of my favorite beers. A hard hitting, puckering sour that finishes with a faintly sweet, roasty flavor of a stout. A truly unique beer that deserves to be tried by everyone.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (3719) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Although it looks pretty dang black, the stout portion of this beer definitely plays a supporting role to the astringent lemony mouth-puckering tartness. Verynice :) Had a small sample, will revisit when i destroy my 750!"

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1428) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2014
Pours black with a fairly low tan head. Aromas of red currant, cherries, roasted malts, raspberries, slight chocolate and nutty notes. Taste is red currant, roasted malts, funk, chocolate, raspberries, cherries, slight almond tones. Mouthfeel is quite dry and tart with medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3126) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle cheers to Palo. Glad to finally crack one of these. Loads of damp wood and earth beyond the heavy acetic and vinegar driven sourness. It’s absolutely tarty as hell with loads of acid, vinegar, dark fruits, brown sugar and woodiness. The name says it all. Great beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2402) - California, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Blackish pour, light tan head, decent lace/retention. Aroma is very sour with funk, barnyard action, also lesser stout notes such as chocolate and caramel. Lowly hopped, not much for roast, very sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (209) - - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from brewdog bar, sheffield. I’ll start by saying I’m not a big fan of sours. It’s pitch black with a thin light tan head. Aroma is sour cherries and liquorice. Taste is extremely sour, but not acerbic like some. The deep rich flavour from the stout counters and compliments the sourness. Palate is rather thin, but carbonation is subtle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1030) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 11, 2014
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau. Sourness is a little restrained. Roast is a little overdone. Color is brown and clear, with a deep taupe head. Had this after the Oude Tart, which I loved....so this score may have been hindered by how much I enjoyed the last glass.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (274) - Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Dark ruby stout color thin dark head. Aroma is oaky pot barrel. Taste is super sour up front. Slowly fades to a wine like finish. Very nice tart sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haukur (1307) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 2, 2014
2014 version. Dark brown, small lively head. I am only picking up huge laccto sour notes in the aroma, nothing else. Taste is explosive tartness. Nothing going on here but sour. Fun but I bet this is not suppose to be this overpowering sour.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JerzGina (7) - - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
Coming from someone who loves their sours, this is a fanatic pick. It’s sweet and sour. The after taste is pleasant. Smells of sweet cherries.


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