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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

723 Reviews
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world-class

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Reviews: 723
Hads: 3,001
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.14%
Wants: 637
Gots: 818 | FT: 64
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Crosling on 04-13-2007

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
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Photo of DaverCS
4.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2015 vintage. 750mL Bottle.

Pours a beautiful golden color with a 4 finger, fluffy head, despite a gentle pour. Consumed out of my Duvel glass. Excellent lacing on the glass.

Aroma screams Brett! This is by far the dominant aroma on this beer. Some funk, spicy phenolic notes, some citrus, and baking soda.

Taste starts with a huge clean and crisp punch of carbonation. A slight lemon tartness builds but quickly dissolves before the palate perceives tartness. Then the Brett bomb comes in with its prized funkiness. The flavor profile on this beer changes slightly with every sip. Sometimes the Brett pulls through, other times the traditional saison spiciness wins. The finish is actually very dry, which pulls me in for another sip!

This is absolutely a world class beer. This ranks up there with the best Brett beers I’ve had (if not THE best). I really don’t see it getting much better than this. I could drink it all day! Sometimes saisons get a little too spicy and sweet, but the addition of the Brett really tames this one down and dries it out. Absolutely Fantastic! I see this pairing well with moules frites. It gets a 95/100 from me! (1,155 characters)

Photo of zimm421
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip. It appears a golden yellow color with a touch of orange. The head is fluffy, white and overflowing. It's truly beautiful. The nose is fruity, spicy and earthy and draws you in for more each time. The taste is peppery, grainy and lots of earthiness. The hay and barnyard is starting to come around. Will be even better in another year. The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and dry, as expected. Overall, it's a great beer that doesn't try to be crazy over the top. Just simple, straightforward and brewed the right way. (553 characters)

Photo of BWH3
4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful bright yellow with champagne carbonation. Large rocky white foam. Not enough funk in nose or palette for my liking. Unbelievably drinkable at 8.5% Carbonation dances on the tongue. I'd like to cellar a bottle for a year to bring out the Brett. I'm sure I'd be a 5 then. (280 characters)

Photo of biboergosum
3.97/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml, caged and corked bottle, the ultimate find from this venerable midwest border town brewery, now available way up here in Alberta.

This beer pours a mostly clear (I think), medium golden yellow colour, with a huge teeming tower of puffy, finely foamy, and generally creamy off-white head, which leaves, which leaves, well, it eventually leaves some full-on chunky 'lace' around the glass as it oh-so-lazily abates. Yay, bottle conditioning - this is like the supermodel of beers - looks fine, but good luck getting in there. Unfortunately, this turns out to be a spoon and sink affair for this reporter.

It smells of grainy, crackery pale and wheat malt, moderate earthy funk, underripe apple and pear, clover honey, white and black pepper dust, further untethered florals, a twinge of generic citrus flesh, and some mildly tart white wine booziness. The taste is bready, grainy pale malt, a sort of spicy wheatiness, amped-up funk of the bacterial infestation ilk (can you tell I'm near to finishing a home-made wine?), heady pome and citrus fruit frolicking amongst themselves, weirdly bitter and estery flowers, some separate edgy yeast, zippy mixed peppercorns, and that same over-attenuated Housewives of Pinot Grigio alcohol measure from the nostril stage.

The carbonation is so over the top that it's hard to really get into it here (ok, I will - I can't keep abreast of it, as its frothy fizziness just keeps coming and coming at me, long after the initial pour, to, as noted already, no one's benefit), the body a decent middleweight for the style, and sort of smooth, as the Brett isn't typically into that kind of ribaldry. It finishes off-dry, a certain graininess defiant in the face of the strongly lingering funk, fruit, hop, and booze acridity.

Despite all its sideshow lackings, overall, this is one big and beautiful Americanized version of the style - the Brett struts its stuff, sure, but everything else keeps things more or less between the ditches. Aggressive, yet giving, in all its farmhouse-fresh goodness, this one is - glad to finally see what all the fuss is about. (2,108 characters)

Photo of MTKATL
4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is a truly exceptional saison. It is deceptively light for its 8.5% abv. The "Brett" character is light, which I prefer. It does add a very nice earthy note to the beer. For those who prefer the Geuze style sours, you may find this too smooth. Worthy of its ranking, in my opinion. (288 characters)

Photo of lambpasty
4.74/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2014 bottle opened in August 2015. This is the second 2014 bottle I've had, as well as two fresh bottles in 2015.

Poured from a corked 750 into a short Belgian tulip

A - Clear yellow-gold with an aggressive white head that never fully recedes. I don't think it's possible to pour this beer without at least a 2-3 finger head on it, which is not a bad thing. Moderate amount of lacing as the head deflates into a sticky 1/8 inch cap that never goes away. Trails of carbonation flow constantly from the bottom like a dry champagne. Overall a fantastic looking beer.

S - Straw, apricot, peach, floral honey and fruity esters. Mild spice. A bit of earthiness like old hay as the Brett shows its funky side.

T - Slight tartness opens the door for a mildly bittersweet apricot/peach overtone to show itself, leading then into a dry, almost champagne-like citrus backbone. Brett shows up again with some more old hay and bruised fruit flavors. As this warms it picks up some sweet Tripel-style booziness and really starts to open up and shine.

M - Light, dry and almost airy. With age this seems to get even more carbonated, but as it sits open for a bit it becomes more balanced.

O - The sweetness is never cloying, the alcohol is present towards the end but never thick, and the flavors are all spot-on. This is a beer that's excellent when fresh and only improves with age; I think personally I prefer this with 1-2 years on it. An excellent beer that exemplifies the style and really showcases what a mildly fruity Brett strain can do in a well-crafted saison. (1,576 characters)

Photo of crob3888
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Now this is an incredible beer. Pours a hazy yellow-orange with just a massive head, with incredible retention and lots of lacing; the bottle really POPS when you pop the cork. Smells of wet grain, lemongrass, pineapple. Tastes incredible. Pear and pineapple fruit, some zesty spice, a hint of black pepper, and that hay-flavored grain. Just delicious. It also has a fairly thin mouthfeel with tons of carbonation making this incredibly easy to drink...a dangerous brew! (470 characters)

Photo of lic217
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Look: just about crystal clear, long lasting head, with plenty of lacing
Smell: Brett funk/earthy, with a little lemon
Taste: Brett funk, little citrus, dry, really started to shine as it warmed and lost a little carb. It gained a little more sweetness to balance the tart and started to taste a little fruitier.
Feel: great mouth feel, very carbonated
Overall: good, but a little to one dimensional in the Brett category until it warmed and lost some carbonation (466 characters)

Photo of andilane
4.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I fucking love this beer. Peachy and fruit as hell. Everything I love about brett, everything I love about saisons. Excited to short term age one of these. So nice with cheese. <3 (179 characters)

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Reds Ale House. Very nice refreshing Saison. Little bit of tart, little bit of funk, overall a very nice refreshing and easy drinking beer (154 characters)

Photo of metter98
4.32/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate to high amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a two finger high white head that has excellent retention properties and consistently left a half finger high head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of brett are present in the nose along with notes of lemony hops and peppery spices from the yeast.
T: The taste follows the smell, except that the yeast is somewhat stronger and on par with the brett, contributing earthiness and flavors of peppery spices, the latter of which linger into the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This does an excellent job at blending the brett with the underlying aromas and flavors of the base saison as you get added complexities from the funkiness but these aren't overpowering. This has a nice appearance and mouthfeel, it's almost like a champagne among the wild ales.

Note: 2015 vintage

Serving type: bottle (1,006 characters)

Photo of Danny1217
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Burnt orange with a massive, foamy head with good retention.
S: Funky barnyardy brett b right up front on the nose, with the hoppy strong saison qualities of Tank 7 taking a back seat to the big funk aroma.
T: Earthy funk, citrusy and floral hops, a bit of the phenolic fruit primary yeast remaining. Good balance between all the components
M: Medium body with high carbonation yet a soft feel.
O: Brett doesn't mean sour, for some of you who are disappointed by the lack of acidity in a brett saison. Go drink some vintage Orvals and come back when you have learned. This beer is for people who appreciate the musty, funky flavor that comes out from bottling with brettanomyces. (683 characters)

Photo of ELS
3.77/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I was really looking forward to this beer. I love a good sour, funky beer and this one has become the "go to" for Saisons with Brett. I also like your typical Saisons and Tank 7 is pretty good for the style. That is why it is with much apprehension that I say this beer just didn't deliver. I really don't understand the high scores. I find the smell faint with a slight peppery note (nothing special) and the taste is just a lot of Brett funk, a little biscuit, a little pepper and a little bitter. Some may call it complex, I call it a mess. Maybe I'm missing something? The majority is usually right. Either everyone is on crack or I'm just not getting this beer. I thought I knew funky beers but maybe I'm not the connoisseur I thought I was.

Finished the 750 ml bottle the next day and I have to say that I found the beer to be much better. The smell was more integrated, the taste wasn't so "in your face" but enjoyable funk and it went down a lot easier. Just shows you that a beer should be tried more than once. (1,035 characters)

Photo of Scarfer_Brad
4.81/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

World Class! Funk master. delicious poured in to a Duvel Tulip pale straw color with a big light sudsy head. Smells of a hay field next to a field filled with flowers. Funky sweet and tart. a pleasure to drink. overall i wish i could have a bottle of this every week. one of my favorites (288 characters)

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.94/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 bottle
A- Deep orange with fizzy head... lots of carb
S- At first I get rubbing alcohol, then a bit of citrus, and earthiness
T - Very earthy, funky, barnyard. I don't think I like brett that much... its ok, but not great
F - Medium... some stickiness
O- Brett is ok, but not my favorite bug. (298 characters)

Photo of wolverine0712
5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: When poured into my pint glass (messed up and should have used a tulip), the first thing I noticed was the excessive, foamy head (at least 3 fingers worth). The head retention was good and it had light lacing. The body was a hazy amber.

Smell: The earthy essence of the Brett is front and center; there is almost a little funk smell along with a little fruitiness. Overall, it's a nice smell.

Taste: The funky Brett taste is the most noticable aspect of the taste. There is also citrus, malt, and biscut flavors. It's a complex taste that mixes sweet and sour. It's a dry beer that has little bitterness.

Mouth: The medium bodied beer finishes dry and clean. The carbonation is there too.

Overall: This might be the best Saison I've had. The beer is balanced in all aspects. You could grab 2 bottles, drink one now, and save one for a year or 2 and probably have the same results. (912 characters)

Photo of donspublic
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I will have to come back to this. The tap blew out when they halfway filled up my growler, so not sure if that affected the taste. It didn't have near the sour profile that I thought it would, but still found it a good Saison (227 characters)

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

I really tried to pour this one slower as saisons are often quite carbonated. I still get four fingers of rocky off white head. Head retention is crazy long. Body is a bright wheat colored golden orange. on the nose is a distinct yeast tone that is bready, along with that is some fruit tones and a bit of funkyness. It is slightly sour with first taste. The taste buds are immediately woke up and sent into an electric frenzy in anticipation of the super sour funk to come, but it is only slight and a little bit of a letdown. You do get a decent hop profile, some yeasty phelonic spice tones and even soft fruits. Just no dominant sour feel. Don't get me wrong this is very tasty, just not all that tart as I had hoped. This will no doubt develop with age as the description tells you. They did achieve an earthy feel very well here. Mouthfeel is along those same lines, quite dry and wonderfully earthy all over. This really is a perfectly drinkable brew. (971 characters)

Photo of Jadjunk
4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

"A traditional Belgian-style saison was the starting point for this limited edition ale, but then the fun began: It was dry hopped, followed by bottle conditioning with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale received three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the "Brett" character, if that's what you're after..." Brewed in the style of a Belgian Saison / Farmhouse Ale with a Brettanomyces strain added. A popular annual release by Boulevard since 2007, released in 750ml. bottles and on limited draft.

Poured from a 750ml. bottle to a tulip glass. Served above 51 degrees Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours a boastful frothy foam and sudsy head of a pale straw white color over a mildly hazy amber body with ample carbonation. Retention is very good and lacing is light and patchy. 4

(Smell) The Brettanomyces strain makes a considerable impact from the start, creating strong aromas of funk, earthy pepper, fermented stone fruit juices. Light pale and cracker malts with moderate barnyard, funk and peppery spices. Very pleasing aroma overall. Potency is moderate. 4.25

(Taste) Slick, syrupy pale and Belgian cracker malt backbone with a striking yeast and brett impact, moderately dry with tart peach and apricot juice, mild coriander and white peppercorn spice, moderate funkiness overall. Moderate citrusy and lemony hop background with a moderate bitterness. Quite a complex saison and a strong contender for one of the best Brettanomyces impacted beers out there. 4.5

(Mouthfeel) Texture is slick, silky,clean and moderately dry. Carbonation is brisk, generating a moderate frothiness and a fully crisp finish. Body is medium/heavy for the style, medium overall. Balance is evenly sweet to tart to funky and spicy. Alcohol presence is mild and there are no off characters. 4

(Overall) Arguably one of the best constructed and tastiest saison ales out there, with plenty of yeast and brett character to balance out the traditional malt body. The dry hopping impact makes a tremendous impact and contributes citrus character to the already complex and lively body. Highly recommended beer. 4.25

Vertical Notes:

2014 (1 Year+ Aged): Pours an equally substandial sudsy head to the 2015 vintage, slightly lighter body color, closer to straw and substantial lively carbonation (Cork shot off automatically, beware!) Retention is good, lacing is light and patchy. Aromas showcase an increase in tartness and funk, increased effervescent notes of white pepper and fruit juice. The flavor has an increase in fermented fruit juices, funk and tartness, a reduced hop profile and slightly reserved pepper and spiciness but comes off more delicately balanced with the other flavors over the fresh vintage. Texture is silky, clean, slick, carbonation is equally brisk. A phenomenal vintage, even without the boldness of the hop profile, it comes through beautifully balanced and equally flavorful.

2013 (2 Years+ Aged): This vintage pours a sudsy head, shorter lived but equally easy to agitate, a slightly hazier body with ample, lively carbonation. Retention is above average, lacing is light and patchy. The aroma of this vintage has slightly less funk and tartness than the year ahead of it, although the pepper and fruit qualities are more pronounced. The flavor profile reflects this, with ample light fruit juices, mellow tartness, light funk and shallow spicy yeast profile. Texture is slick, lightly syrupy, smooth and clean. Carbonation is equally brisk with high crispness. Another fine vintage, although the flavor doesn't quite seem to hit the same depth of the newer two batches, with noted reservations in the malt body and in the full scope of the yeast and brett profile. It seems this beer's sweet spot lies around the 1-2 year mark.

Recommended Vintage: Fresh-1 Year Aged

Boulevard Brewing Co.'s
Saison-Brett
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Photo of Kadonny
4.59/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 corked and caged bottle into my Duvel tulip glass. I forgot to check bottle date, but this is a fresh bottle I just bought.

A: A cloudy medium golden color with a nice 2-3 finger white fluffy head. Nice full long lasting lacing.

S: Loads of barnyard, that brett jumps out right away. Musty with huge barnyard smells, loads of fresh fruit coupled with floral notes and some hops. Wow.

T: I am surprised at how much the brett yeast really affects the flavor with such a young beer, but it does. Huge flavors of wet hay, barnyard funk and yeast but it gets mixed with the huge fruit flavors. Pineapple, sour apple, lemon and some floral flavors which are tart but some underlying sweetness is still evident. Some pepper kicks in with some hops bitterness to deliver a bone dry finish that lingers with the barnyard funkiness. This is a world class beer.

M: Nice full lasting flavor provides some pricky feel with slight stickyness, but in the end it dries out nicely. Perfect carbonation, not much alcohol noted. Nice.

O: I'll repeat what another BA'er said. This may be the best Saison I've ever had. I love Tank 7, but the brett in this takes it to a whole other level. I still can't believe the amount of brett that comes out with such a young beer, can you imagine if you let it age a bit? Wow, brett monster.

Drink this beer, it's phenomenal. If you love brett, this is a must drink....and drink...and drink. (1,456 characters)

Photo of clayrock81
4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy, straw gold body with billowing head and lace patches left behind. Aroma has some notes of barnyard funk and yeast with touches of tropical fruit sweetness and spice but this isn't an overly funky or sour aroma (although I swear I get sour apple in the aroma like those sour candy balls one had as a kid). Medium-bodied, fluffy, almost creamy mouthfeel at times, there is minor sour, acidic, funky vibe in beer but it is not overpowering or dominant. It is more of a mellow yet pervasive sour funkiness that is balanced with a tropical fruit (pineapple, mango) sweetness, a sweet aspect that is more than typical compared to other saisons, and a citric, hoppy finish. (686 characters)

Photo of whynot44
4.89/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Hazy light gold color - a little like pineapple juice - with a substantial foamy white head that lingers a ll the way down. No real lacing, just occasional clumps of foam on the glass.

The aroma is funky, floral and fruity all at the same time - hints of tropical fruit, wet blankets, crackers, hay, some vague floral notes, pine - really hard to describe and seems to change as you drink.

The taste is also complex, slightly sweet and sour at once, grapefruit, pineapple, crackers, earthy, phenolic and more but nicely blended and none overpowering. Finishes nicely dry and slightly peppery.

Very nice sipping brew, especially for warm weather. Medium bodied, highly carbonated, very drinkable.

Overall a very enjoyable brew as it is, I'd like to try it with a year or two of age. (788 characters)

Photo of ChrisMon02
4.93/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Probably the best Saison I have ever had. Funky Brett, crisp apple and dry as hell. Similar to Rayon Vert but a bit brighter in the flavor profile. Simply a beautiful beer that I need to find more of to put away for a year or two. Highly recommended. Loving Boulevard right now. (278 characters)

Photo of ScotB260
4.47/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Saisons are completely baffling to me. Hard for me to describe the flavor a and smells. Nonetheless, this is by far the best one that I have had.

Cider and pineapple flavors stick out, with a bready aftertaste.

Based on my experience with Saisons, I'm not sure if I am into the style, but this beer if definitely worth drinking. (332 characters)

Photo of fmccormi
4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Straight pour from a 25.4oz/750ml cork-and-cage bottle to an oversized wineglass (Jester King stemware); it looks like this was bottled on January 30, 2015, and the marking indicates it’ll be plenty good through January, 2017 (“BATCH NUMBER/BEST BY DATE: L013015-2 01-2017”). This was purchased two days ago and promptly went into the fridge, so it’s had a chance to rest at a cool temperature.

Appearance (4.75): Four solid fingers of tight, custard-colored foam rise off of the pour immediately, capping a cloudy golden-orange body. As the head recedes—slowly—it leaves fat splotches of foam and thick legs all around the glass, along with a good centimeter of lumpy, fluffy foam at the surface.

Smell (4.25): A mixture of light, sweet fruit and floral tones (d’anjou pear, white grapes, honeysuckle, and a little lavender), along with light, honeyed biscuits and fresh-cracked wheat flesh out the confluence of malt and yeasty esters. The brett is still pretty young, clearly, but it’s there, adding a little minerally, vinous character that plays well with the base beer’s structure.

Taste (4.25): . . . and while it’s still young, for sure, there’s definitely more brett on the palate than in the nose. The dry-hopping is also clear, here, with the pithy, citrusy, little bitter tang of orange zest, which melds nicely with the vinous, mineral tones supplied by the brett. There’s a mild, tangy, phenolic funk that floats behind the vinous and zesty flavors. Some malt structure props up the hops and yeast, offering floury biscuits, and more raw wheat kernels. A little warming alcohol creeps up toward the end, along with a moderately bitter, citrus zest flavor—which isn’t all that surprising, considering this is a saison clocking in at 8.5% ABV. The brett definitely lightens up the base beer, tamping down the strongly fruity esters of Tank 7 and turning them into drier floral and lightly funky tones. The brett’s young, but this is still a damn good saison.

Mouthfeel (4.5): The body comes in at a medium, velvety weight that immediately lightens up with an expansive, fluffy foaming action, which persists until it washes out. The hops and phenols, boosted by the alcohol, dry out the body significantly before the wash. In spite of its size and all of its different pieces, this is incredibly easy and satisfying to drink.

Overall (4.25): Right now, this is a lovely saison and a nice riff on the original beer—but the brett is clearly still pretty young and it has amazing potential. From here on out, though, the brett will transform the beer into something far different from the original Tank 7. When it’s young, you get a nice glimpse of both sides, and it presents a very nice balance of New and Old World renditions of the style without jumping the shark. Nicely done, Boulevard. (Yes, I’ll be buying more.) (2,875 characters)

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 723 ratings.