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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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2,732 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,732
Reviews: 684
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 598
Gots: 695 | FT: 48
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Bright orange/yellow. Nicely carbonated, two finger light head that tries to leave behind some lacing.

S-Lemon, wheat, grass and funk. They all go together wonderfully.

T-Similar to the nose. Not a mouthpuckering sour, slightly tart. Grass is more present here than the nose. No bitterness.

M-Light to medium bodied, smooth with nice carbonation.

O-A very good beer. Would be a nice way to get into sours, the balance is wonderful and it is very refreshing.

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4.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap @ Bittercreek, Boise ID. Served in a large teku-style snifter.

A: Gold color with yeasty haze, bright white head with good retention and excellent lace.

S: Musty characters and lighter funk, pale malt and grains, hay, faint lemon, hints of juicy fruit , lemongrass.

T: There is a sweetness to the backbone of this beer, not sure if thats malt character or part of the Brett funk. Moderate lemongrass character, musty dust, pale malt, very little bitterness, hints of apple cider, dry finish with notes of spices and pepper.

MF: Good mouthfeel, light and creamy and fluffy (bottle-conditioned), dry finish, smooth.

O: A well-crafted offering, I believe that a year or two would change this beer considerably. On-tap, the Brett is a nice component.

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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottle poured into tulip - 2011 vintage

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a billowing, voluminous white head which threatens to grow right out of the glass. Retains into a layering of creamy film with walls of lacing strewn about the glass.

Super funky and bright scents with plenty of brett invading the senses. Horse blanket and grass with some lemon and orange peel. Light sweetness, biscuit malt. Touches of tartness lurking underneath.

Snap of tartness and bretty funk right up front. Lemon and orange peel with some juicy citrus and a dash of hops, followed by a wave of yeasty funk. Grassy and spicy throughout. Soft malt backbone with crackers and biscuits. Faint sweetness and hops towards the finish.

Fuller medium body, higher carbonation, lively and dry on the tongue. I've had this beer a number of times and seem to enjoy it more each time - if this was available here I'd buy this regularly.

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4.12/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've been waiting for this one for a while, it just never crossed my path, until now.

Saison Brett pours out very bright golden in color with a shine to itself up upon light. A nice off white head reaches half an inch and sticks around. Some sediment seen floating around, but still clean looking beer. Smell is overrun with brett, a very nice effervescent scent coming from it with some pale malt backing and biscuits. Some faint fruit shows up to with some barnyard characteristics with warming. Taste is very good, meaning I really liked it. I've had a lot of saison/brett beers recently, a lot running middle of the pack. Boulevards got it going on while this bottle has 2 years on it. Bright brett notes, funkiness, damp blanket, hay, earth, orange, lemon, citrus. Some pale malt backing rinses everything out at the end while the brett stings the tounge a bit, which Im all for, spicy. Feel is at about medium with sparkling carbonation and a spicy aftertaste. I could do a half bottle of this, but a whole one would be a bit much, sharing is caring.

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,732 ratings.