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RATINGS: 651   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tart of Darkness is a traditional stout that we aged in used oak barrels from The Bruery that had previously housed beers such as Cuivre or Black Tuesday. We then brought them over to Bruery Terreux, added our special blend of souring bacterias and wild yeasts and watched nature take its course. The result is a perfectly tart yet awesomely dark and roasty, sour stout. Not a style you will see very often, and in our opinion, not a style seen often enough. This unique stout has notes of tart plums, roasted coffee, vanilla and oak.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (47127) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Light unclear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, berry. tart, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, berry, wood - oak. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120616]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (42642) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2012
75 cl bottle, thanks Greg. Pours hazy dakr brown with a shortlived yet huge tan head. Aroma is breadish to light tarish dark roasted malt, citric and fruity to barnyard too. Dense citric and tart, makes me shiver. Barnyard, tart, fruity and citric. Smooth mixed citric and roasted dark malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (36190) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black with a tan head. The aroma has notes of wood, brettanomyces, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, matl, and caramel, leading to a dry, tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (27039) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle at Paps. Hazy red-brown coloured with a small beige head. Light acidic aroma of cherries with notes of acetone. Light acidic flavour of cherries with notes of acetone. Tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (25183) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle @ Paps. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity tart yeasty aroma. Fruity malty lactic tart yeasty caramel flavor. Has a fruity tart sour finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of thagr81_us. Pours a deep dark brown with a reddish hue and a small, creamy beige head. Tart, funky, Bretty nose. Medium body, very tart dark dried fruit, pruney, heavy Brett, some wood. Very, very tart finish, overripe dark, rotten fruit combined with some sweet oaky accents. Nice one. 160612

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (23973) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
9th November 2011
Opaque black beer, short lived tan head. Dry palate, light and a little crisp. Very tart beer - sour and vinegary. Lemon acid toward the dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (23361) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Draft. Pretty much black, small beige edge head. Aroma of slightly sour cocoa and subtle coffee. Taste is prominent yet soft sour plums, dates, port wine. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (20046) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2012
Tasting at Papss
Clear sour aroma. There is some mild roasted malt flavor, but overwhelmed by a very strong lemony acidity. The chocolate and roasted malt flavor is good, and well compounded by the acidity.
Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (19158) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle @ Hansen/Zita tasting. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, berries, wood and light acetone. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 281212


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