1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Saison-BrettSaison-Brett

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,221 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,221
Reviews: 646
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 541
Gots: 573 | FT: 42
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)
View: Beers (52) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,221 | Reviews: 646 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Beerzebub:
Photo of Beerzebub
Beerzebub

California

4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 2009-1. Poured in a big wine glass at 56 F/ 13 C.

Bright golden with a bit of haze, huge off-white head, thick splattery rings of lace. The head subsides to a good half inch.

Nice big fruity and spicy aroma. Stone fruits, orange, lemon, exotic flowery peppery spice. Grains of paradise come to mind. No funk detected.

Tastes fruity and spicy. Tasty mix of peachy and citrusy fruit flavors, with some orange peel. Fairly dry but not completely dry, good medium bitterness, very well balanced. A touch of acidity, but not much. Long dry and somewhat bitter finish, mainly the orange peel and spice lingering.

The texture is a bit too fizzy, but not bad. Refreshing and very drinkable.

Tasty and well balanced, this is a good saison, but where's the brett? Maybe I should have bought the brettless version for $4 less, or aged this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2009 06:54:45 | More by Beerzebub
More User Reviews:
Photo of Zcrizer
Zcrizer

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-09-2014 18:29:28 | More by Zcrizer
Photo of seakayak
seakayak

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-09-2014 14:57:30 | More by seakayak
Photo of smartassboiler
smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

07-09-2014 13:19:32 | More by smartassboiler
Photo of nebuchadnezzer
nebuchadnezzer

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-09-2014 05:44:45 | More by nebuchadnezzer
Photo of Sintech
Sintech

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-08-2014 22:59:31 | More by Sintech
Photo of mbbransc
mbbransc

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-08-2014 18:10:58 | More by mbbransc
Photo of Joose33
Joose33

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7%

07-07-2014 22:56:31 | More by Joose33
Photo of randolph_v
randolph_v


4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-07-2014 06:08:55 | More by randolph_v
Photo of Jmitchell3
Jmitchell3

Arizona

4/5  rDev -7%

07-07-2014 04:43:53 | More by Jmitchell3
Photo of Chugger
Chugger

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-07-2014 00:12:41 | More by Chugger
Photo of pknyc
pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-06-2014 11:28:07 | More by pknyc
Photo of nesarebad
nesarebad

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-06-2014 03:32:34 | More by nesarebad
Photo of Reinbeck11
Reinbeck11

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-06-2014 00:41:06 | More by Reinbeck11
Photo of jeffaroo95
jeffaroo95

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-05-2014 20:09:41 | More by jeffaroo95
Photo of flanbo
flanbo


4/5  rDev -7%

07-05-2014 16:27:45 | More by flanbo
Photo of SARWildhop
SARWildhop


4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Delicious farmhouse funk without too much sweetness. Bitter enough to stand up to most fooods, but light enough to enjoy at any part of the meal. Would love to get my hands on a few bottles and age them. Deceptive ABV... Enjoying this at Dogwood Cafe in Jamaica Plain, MA before a Sox game.

Serving type: on-tap

07-05-2014 16:02:48 | More by SARWildhop
Photo of jakea
jakea

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-05-2014 14:36:53 | More by jakea
Photo of matt2591
matt2591

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

07-05-2014 01:55:39 | More by matt2591
Photo of priwen
priwen

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-05-2014 01:03:13 | More by priwen
Photo of Beer-A-Lot
Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a teku. 2013 vintage.

Still a decent amount of funk after a year of aging. Superbly creamy and medium full body. Nice touches of spice and a hint of sourness. Lots of yeasty, floral smells. Some dryness but not overly so. Smooth. Wonderful head. Just a superbly done craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 22:14:08 | More by Beer-A-Lot
Photo of LaughingZebra
LaughingZebra

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-04-2014 22:13:46 | More by LaughingZebra
Photo of Vogt52
Vogt52

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-04-2014 20:47:47 | More by Vogt52
Photo of ElJosharino
ElJosharino

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-04-2014 18:24:14 | More by ElJosharino
Photo of SD-Alefan
SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-04-2014 14:28:49 | More by SD-Alefan
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,221 ratings.