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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,301 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,301
Reviews: 651
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 538
Gots: 591 | FT: 47
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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TBoneJones

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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From about a year earlier ('13 bottle)
Gargantuan white frothy head, slightly hazy golden body, ample carbonation.
Smells perfumy, barnyard funk is there, some herb/ basil, light spice. Very nice, refreshing scent and yet complex to the nose. I'm hoping this tastes as phenomenal as it now smells, as well as how I recall it tasting the first and only time I tried this a couple of years ago..
It certainly does. First sip recalls how flavorful this is, with the spice notes just right, hop very well-balanced in the mix. There's the unusual bubble-gum-like flavor (to some may be like apple) and finish that must be credited to the use of the brettanomyces. Bready malts, juicy, and then a drier end with some prickly feel upon the finish. Much going on here, and it's all right.
Creamy smooth mouth, medium carbonation, refreshing, complex. For me this is the best saison I've ever had. 5's across the board when I get this impression. Extra bottle to cellar a bit (not for much longer).
...Update: Just popped the other cellared '13. Still fantastic. Much of the same impressions, although a bit more prickly, spicy and dry-finishing than I recall upon having this when purchased like last time.
Still the best of the style I've tasted, although if aging I'd recommend no more than 6-8 months. I like this better "fresh."

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 23:01:05 | More by TBoneJones
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured a cloudy gold with minimal head. Caramel and dates move into flowers and pepper, with some cherry esters and a wiff of funk. Sweet with a mild tartness and some alcohol on the finish. Low hop bitterness and mild Goldings-type hop aroma. More complex and more Belgian than the Tank 7. The complexity imparted by the brett and whatever other bugs they threw in there make it a true saison.

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Wonderful sasion.Light golden yellow in color. BIG head even when poured gently it's amazing. Great aroma. Light and fruity. Wonderful summer beer. Like it more than Tankhouse 7 which is a good beer. Definetly will have to go out by some more to keep stocked away for a later date.

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,301 ratings.