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RATINGS: 509   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6700) - Enghien, - NOV 18, 2012
75cl bottle, thanks Sean for hauling this from PA to Belgium. Brune foncée, opaque, col léger beige laissant un filament huileux transparent/doré au verre. Arôme présente un beau bouquet malté grillé, le tout présente bouquet de cola, entre fruité noir et aigreur sur un profile boisé/épicé. Palais donne de suite le ton, aigreur et brett partout qui en mettent plein la bouche. Cette aigreur s’accompagne qui reste omniprésente durant tout la dégustation s’accompagne de notes maltées grillées, caramel et chocolat le tout suivi de note de barrique. L’aigreur se retrouve dans ce profile fruité noir et de ce mûrissement en barrique de chêne. Le résultat est un profile de bouche très effervescence/aigre qui risque de mettre un palais non-initié à rude épreuve. Une approche intéressante qui allie une aigreur très prenante avec ce profile plus malté/stout tout en restant très léger.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1393) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3116) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2394) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1027) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (268) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haukur (1306) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
abcfan (721) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2014
This beer fits its description! Pours black with a thin off white head. Aroma is full of sour fruit. Very bubbly in the mouth like hundreds tiny of pins. Finishes tart / sour throughout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gamin (100) - - AUG 29, 2014
Very very tart! Sour right from the get go and very delicious. It's called a sour stout and it looks it but tastes to me more like an extra sour Flanders brown.

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