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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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96
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2,648 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,648
Reviews: 673
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 578
Gots: 674 | FT: 44
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character, if that's what you're after.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: Crosling on 04-13-2007)
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Photo of brentk56
4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

No. 1420 of 11950; Batch number 2008-1

Appearance: Pours a cloudy lemon color with a blizzard of a head that retains like packed powder with clumps of foam sticking the the sides of the tulip glass

Smell: Grapefruit perfume, with undertones of green apple, lilacs, pear and hay, but the Brett, at this stage of the game, is underwhelming (re-visiting this beer, in May of 2010, shows that the grapefruit has faded and the Brett is becoming more prominent)

Taste: Sweet and floral, up front, with a biscuity base and a developing green apple sourness that is complemented by grapefruit tartness; after the swallow, the tart and sour flavors combine in a complex interweaving, but the sweetness up front never really dissipates; leathery undertones throughout (the tasting 15 months later displays far less sweetness, but a lovely dry, tart character)

Mouthfeel: Medium body with high carbonation

Drinkability: A terrific Saison that will be interesting to follow as it ages and the Brett does its work; for my palate, it is drinking beautifully right now (as it is after some age, though in a very different way)

brentk56, Feb 04, 2009
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

dacoit, Today at 04:31 AM
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4.32/5  rDev +0.7%

mwpatter77, Today at 03:29 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +6.3%

bikerbish, Yesterday at 03:11 PM
Photo of arizcards
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 2014 caged and corked 750 ml bottle from the Alpine , CA Frontier Liquor Store in early September for $14.99. Best by 2-2016.

Beer poured golden with a huge saison yeast strain inspired head that is leaving lacing in a big way.

Nose is musty and funky, with lemon and apple.

Taste is lemon, apple, sweet tarts, with a funky dry finish.

Mouthfeel is light and wonderfully refreshing for a big brew.

Overall this is an excellent beer. I am not a sourhead by any stretch but I do enjoy brews with a kiss of brett. Glad I had a chance to try this!

arizcards, Sunday at 09:41 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

jcb7472, Sunday at 06:53 AM
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4.52/5  rDev +5.4%

HeliosWP, Saturday at 10:49 PM
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3.36/5  rDev -21.7%

Bmoe, Friday at 04:38 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

HeartofMiami, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

a77cj7, Nov 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

redblacks75, Nov 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

AaronOp, Nov 18, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%

diablo14, Nov 18, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

jessealmlie, Nov 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

horsehockey, Nov 16, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +9.1%

Cdubs9, Nov 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Jas45678, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

olradetbalder, Nov 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Thedrizzle, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

EuphonicHops, Nov 13, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

einman, Nov 13, 2014
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4.73/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

JC271, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

worussell3, Nov 12, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

Absolutely terrible, rancid tasting. Looking at the good reviews that this beer gets, and being a fan of sours, it seems that I must have got a bad bottle.

sunshinedaydream, Nov 11, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -27.7%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,648 ratings.