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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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2,610 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,610
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 575
Gots: 669 | 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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Photo of joepais
4.7/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Santa Jason for this want.
Bottle split among friends in tulip glasses. It poured a great two finger white head that lasted. It was a clear apricot colored brew till we added the lees then it clouded right up.

The Brett aroma was right up front. This strain has one of the best aromas of all I have experienced. There was a light sweetness to it as well as some fruitiness.
The flavor was sour but with a good balance of sweat fruits. The interesting thing was that as it warmed up it did get a little sweeter. It had a light to medium feel in my mouth with and good carbonation.

It drank extremely well and this brew is back on my want list. Try this beer its is great

joepais, Feb 14, 2010
Photo of HopHead84
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2/13/2010

"What a bitch of a cork," I proclaimed, as I struggled endlessly to remove it. It was, indeed, difficult to remove. A very generous extra receive in a trade with tytoanderso. Thanks! I had been considering trading for this just before I received it, so it is much appreciated.

The beer is straw golden with an immense white sea foam head. Retention is excellent and soap-like lacing is left all over the glass.

The aroma evokes images of wet leather, wet hay, and a light mustiness. The fruit is reminiscent of light golden apples. There's a light floral presence and dash of alcohol. Coriander and pepper are subtle and well integrated. Very nice.

The flavor opens with a subtle spiciness on the back of my tongue that reminds me of white pepper. Ripe golden apples are present and I notice a dash of lemon. The malt is soft and understated. Wet leather is distinct and it's accompanied by a musty, earthy quality. A little alcohol is noticeable midpalate, but it's hardly distracting. The mouthfeel is very dry and carbonation is at a high level. Hop bitterness is at a low level. Excellent stuff.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 02-14-2010 07:28:06

HopHead84, Feb 14, 2010
Photo of jampics2
4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

The first beer in our "Super Boulevard Beer Tasting" for the Saints world championship victory!

Batch 2, Early 2009 - I found this bottle at the imcomperable Bottleworks during a trip to Seattle in May 09. Cellared in the meantime and served around 50 degrees.

Poured into a Boulevard tasting glass. Great head on this one! Blonde in color, more like a straw color. Sea Monkeys swimming around - def. some suspended yeast although this sat undisturbed for a while.

Smell is great! Sweet fruity esters, nice belgian grain, and, of course, my boy brettromyces. But not as intense of a brett taste as a dupont or some of the more farmy American beers.

Taste is fantastic! This is perhaps the best American saison ever!! Sweet fruity citrus and apple fades immediately into a great Belgian malt taste. Nice sweetness is then dominated by a really great brett funk. Not skunky funky, more restrained. Pepper and spice. Clean finish. Well done!

Mouthfeel is good. Zingy without being too prickly.

Drinkability is where this shines. What's the ABV? 2 or 3? Holy smokes, for an 8.5, this is unheard of. Great enjoyable beer - quite a brilliant effort and a great way to start off a tasting!

jampics2, Feb 11, 2010
Photo of dannyhipps
3.78/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 2009-2 poured from a 750 into my beloved TK tulip-chalice....

A- Pours a bright, barely orange honey, with a huge 2 1/2 finger head that's hangin out for awhile...

S- Our buddy Brett is here for sure! IF Brett is wearing deoderant( to mask an armpit/onion-like/ Brett funk), it smells of sweet, stale orange fruit juice, and spicy hop flowers.

T- Follows the nose somewhat. Perfumey, sweet apples, and stale and crackery yet sweet malts overpower the (Saaz?) hops, which assert themselves as bitter on the tongue, yet fail to claim spice rights against the yeast, which are all overshadowed and dominated too harshly by Brett, IMHO. Misses the mark for me, Brett's just a little too strong here. Honorable mention here for masking the 8.5 so well... Say hello to a clean and nice buzz...

M/D- Good. Great dry finish, clean and although I bitch about the Brett dominance, upon warming up, the hops here re-assert themselves with a wonderfull bitter in the aftertaste. Also hanging out for the after party, are nice bitter lemon yeast-hop notes. I have a hard time discerning taste vs. Mouthfeel notes on this beer, the two are so intertwined... I've misused the nomenclature in a review or 2, but this time, the mouthfeel DOES save this beer...

dannyhipps, Feb 09, 2010
Photo of Sallerj
4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a new level for Boulevard. It smells funky, grassy, and fresh. It has green fruit flavors, and a perfect balance of funkiness and bitterness that leaves you with a dry lingering flavor reminiscent of Orval. It has a creamy mouthfeel with light effervescence. It melds a lot of strong flavors in a way that goes down really easy. I was amazed to see that it's 8.5%

Sallerj, Feb 06, 2010
Photo of Phyl21ca
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a cloudy dark yellow color ale with a super huge foamy head with great retention and some great lacing as well. Aroma of fruity ester with lightly sweet malt and some dry Brett notes. Taste is also a well balanced mix between some lightly sweet malt with fruity ester and a dry Brett finish. Body is quite full with perfect carbonation and no apparent alcohol even though it is starting to feel like 8.9% after more then one glass. Well made though a tad too sweet for my taste.

Phyl21ca, Feb 06, 2010
Photo of riored4v
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed 1/9/10. Bottle was approaching 1yr old.

Poured into a pint glass (sorry). Nice fluffy, 4 finger, white head. Clear, golden body that showed excellent levels of carbonation.

Smell had a slight "brett" funk to it along with some hints of cherries. Mild malt sweetness.

Taste had a nice, mellow bitter finish while staying clean and crisp. Hints of cherries and a well balanced funk thanks to the addition of brett. Nice, mellow, estery flavors that compliment the brett perfectly. Mild malt/caramel sweetness. Overall had a great balance.

Mouthfeel had a medium body and was highly carbonated. Crisp finish that is slightly sticky on the tongue.

Drinkability is excellent. Well balanced, very very mild sweetness that hangs in the after-taste (which is only reason i didn't give it a 5). Assuming the sweetness is from the ABV although there is no heat from it.

This is probably one of my favorite Saison's. Time did this beer alot of good. While i still loved this beer when it was new, i've enjoyed it alot more with some age on it and the brett obviously becomes more apparent with age as well.

riored4v, Feb 04, 2010
Photo of womencantsail
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Richard for opening this one over the weekend.

This review is from a Batch 2 bottle.

A: A great looking pour on this beer! The color is golden and pretty hazy with a huge, fluffy white head.

S: An incredible amount of fruitiness to this beer (which I was not really expecting). A lot of pineapple, apples, and citrus which seems like an odd combination but works quite well together. There's a mild spice and yeast component which at least lets you know the beer is a Saison. The brett seems to provide a touch of farmhouse character, but nothing overwhelming.

T: Again, the sweet fruits really come through. The pineapple and citrus flavors are quite intense and work well with the yeasty, slighty spicy flavors and the dry, lightly bitter finish. Again, the Brett does not provide a lot in the way of "funk," but it does give a touch of wild character and it does help to dry out the beer.

M: The beer is quite light and soft on the palate, like a Saison should be. The high carbonation help makes this a very refreshing beer.

D: Easily the best Saison I've come across. I enjoyed that it was a bit more reserved on the pepper notes and had an increased level of fruit and dryness. A very solid beer and I'm glad I've got one of my own at home.

womencantsail, Feb 03, 2010
Photo of hansgruber
4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2008-1 poured into an eagerly awaiting and beautiful Orval glass

Popped the cork and out came the Brett. Poured carefully and the bone white head rises two fingers high atop the clear yellow body. Settles into a rocky head with some crop circles thrown in for good measure. Layer of foam remains throughout and through subsequent pours which naturally got a little cloudy from the yeast. Great lacing with some extra foam left around like after a long night of clubbing in Ibiza.

Smells of classic Brett aromas which are very nice and clean as far as Brett goes. Funky but tight. Some mild fruity esters and an earthiness as well but muted. Good but nothing too complex.

Tastes of the Brett with some hop bitterness too. Maybe that's just the dryness and spiciness though. Some sweetness in there too. All the flavors work in harmony and taste great.

Very dry with some great carbonation. Carbonation is never too heavy and doesn't get in the way.

Drank the whole 750 by myself and loved every sip. I have one more bottle thanks to hooliganlife which I can't wait to enjoy. Saisons are one of my favorite styles and this one is up there with the best. Highly recommended.

hansgruber, Feb 03, 2010
Photo of Daniellobo
4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A very nice saison with a great touch of brett´s sour funk.

Presentation: 750 ml brown corked bottle. Blue and light design label highlighting the limited release nature with a seal with a handwritten looking like notes, and showing the number of the bottle (04399). Back label notes awards, limited release, main brewing intent and ingredients, cellaring notes, and serving recommendation. Notes batch number 2009-2, and Alc. by Vol. (8.5%). Served in a tulip glass.

A - Hazy pale gold pour, with an extraordinary cloudy head, tremendous retention and... Well, the lacing is there under the perennial head I guess. Quite the looker.

S - Fresh yeasty and funky nose, with a nice rotten apple sense, and an earthy and spicy fruitiness.

T - Taste picks and expands the nose with a nice tart sense, brett is obvious and its funk can be felt albeit in a nicely balanced manner, it is not overwhelming at all, leaving room for nice spicy and earthy nuances.

M - Medium to light body with generous carbonation, and a crisp and slightly dry finish.

D - When you take the first sip and think "Maybe I should have bough 3 more bottles of this", and when you complete it and think "I better find a way to get hold of those extra bottles" are instances that might define its drinkability.

Notes: First time ever coming across a Boulevard brew. I know this is setting their bar too high and that it is supposed to be one of their best, but it is a great brew and not particularly expensive. I look forward to crossing paths with their stuff, understated or not, rather soon.

Update: 03/06/11
Had the last bottle today, and with an extra year in it the brew holds beautifully. Brett character has developed nicely a bit. It feels softer and dryer and still makes for a remarkable brew.

Daniellobo, Feb 03, 2010
Photo of DavoleBomb
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip. Batch 2009-2, bottle #11281 of 13400.

4.5 A: First pour yields a clear golden straw color. Three fingers of frothy, yet creamy cream colored head. Pretty good retention and tons of lacing.

5.0 S: Quite fruity, even for a saison. Lots of yellow apples and wild red apples. Peaches too. Then comes the yeasty aspects with pepper, clove, and general yeastiness. Funk is the third aspect in the nose with mustiness, a touch of horseblanket, a touch of brett, and a small touch of acid. Really impressive. Complex as hell with everything blending together well.

4.0 T: Again, very complex but it doesn't mesh as well as in the nose. Straw and musky funk up front. Brett comes through much better though. Fruitiness again with emphasis on wild red apple and peach. There's a touch of booziness in here as well. Peppery yeastiness. Sweet grainy malts. Hardly any bitterness.

4.0 M: Lighter medium body. Spritzy carbonation. Not as smooth as I'd like because of the booziness. Still, no major flaws.

3.5 D: Good beer, very complex, just not my cup of tea (beer). I did enjoy it very much, and I have another bottle to age. Maybe it'll become better for me.

DavoleBomb, Jan 31, 2010
Photo of acelin
4.93/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from the gorgeous brown smokestack series bottle into a pint glass ( or 3... ). Poured a beautiful honey gold with straw tinges around the edges.

This beer had a humungous head on it that settled to 3-4 fingers thick. Gorgeous amounts of lacing all around the glass.

Smelled like straw, apples, pears, and Belgian candi sugar.

It tasted so much like a witbier mixed with apples, sugar, and lemongrass. Very thick for a belgian, and quite carbonated. Perhaps too carbonated. This beer is a year old, and could easily be aged for another year or 2 to mellow out. It packs a punch and is almost soda like in its carbonation.

Drinkability is still superb for all that carbonation - truly a testament to how amazing this brew is.

acelin, Jan 30, 2010
Photo of bonkers
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got this in a trade with mrkanable, batch number 2009-2. I poured from a 750ml bottle into a snifter. It is orange/hazy in color with a very saisonish fizzy white head. The aroma is earthy/musty with the slightest hint of lemon. The brett adds a nice earthiness to the flavor, much "fuller" than most saisons. The beer finishes very dry. What a great beer! My favorite saison to date.

bonkers, Jan 30, 2010
Photo of Wadsey
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 6672 of batch 2 (2009). Drank from my DFH signature glass.

A: Pours with a gigantic cloudy head that eventually subsides and leaves behind impressive belgian lacing. The beer itself is sparkling and pale gold in color.

S: A general fruitiness with some lemon zest. Peppery and earthy, from the yeast, I presume. The funkiness plays a surpsingly minor part in the aroma, adding perhaps a note of barnyard funk in the smell's subthreshold.

T: All of the above elements manifest themselves a little stronger in the taste and come together very convincingly. The beer finishes fairly dry and with a pleasant, but low-key bitterness, as well as funkiness.

M: Medium-bodied and good prickly carbonation.

D: Dangerous drinkability, considering the strength. No problem knocking down a 750 ml bottle by myself.

Wadsey, Jan 29, 2010
Photo of kzoobrew
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2009 batch 2 No. 00970/13400

Hazy golden straw colored body. Head is massive. Solid three fingers of bone white mousse head. The head works its way back very slowly leaving very thick lacing around the perimeter of the tulip.

Aroma is quite earthy. Grain, grass and must, an appropriately rustic smell for a saison. Sweet malt stands behind the barnyard fragrance. Peppery spice and citrus zest are more subtle in the nose than I anticipated, though the balance of smells works very nicely.

Pils malt is light and sweet up front. Soft graininess flavor soon follows. Sweet flavor develops fully mid-palate, light melon and citrus fruit flavors emerge. The brett is evident though its characteristics are very subtle. Rustic earthy flavors collect on the back of the tongue. Dusty leather flavor has dug into the back of the palate. Subdued pepper and dry spice flavor lingers as well. The progression of flavors with each drink is amazing.

Very well carbonated beer. Light and crisp brew which drinks ever so smoothly. The finish is dry, only a slight leathery flavors is left to rest on the back of the tongue.

I struggle to find a reason not to score the drinkability a 5. I cannot come up with one factor that would make this more drinkable. The flavor and mouthfeel is everything I come to expect from the style. Alcohol is nonexistent to the tongue. If available to me on a regular basis I would purchase often.

kzoobrew, Jan 27, 2010
Photo of drabmuh
3.95/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Batch 1. Shared at a recent sour tasting.

Whoa, stand back. This beer is 100% head. OK, I let it settle for several minutes to reveal a yellow beer with a slight haze to it. Big soapy thick white head. Carbonation off the top of the chart, hard to find a more carbonated beer than this, lots of lacing left all over the glass from this beer.

Strong brett aroma. Slight funk, lots of sourness. Smells good.

A mix of strong lactic and citric acid with a really full back funk and musk. There is also a slight sweetness. This wasn't as sour as I was expecting. The other batches may be slightly sour. Overall the body was thin and the mouthfeel was fine. Overall, its a good beer.

drabmuh, Jan 25, 2010
Photo of Huhzubendah
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 vintage batch 1
bottle 01200 of 11950

Thanks for sharing, Chris.

A: Gusher! After the cloudy, white, bubbly head finally settled, the beer appeared hazy with a straw yellow hue.

S: Lots of brettanomyces in the aroma. Behind the brett there are notes of hay, flowers, and earth

T: Brett is the dominant taste here. Wild yeast with a spicy kick. Lots of carbonation, perhaps too much. I wish there was more balance. The brett seems to overpower some of the other aspects of this beer, and while the brett flavor is pleasant, I believe this beer would be exceptional if other flavors were brought to light.

M: A decent feel, maybe over carbonated, a spicy bite in the finish

D: One glass was plenty for me. A nice beer that has potential to be awesome. I'm anxious to sample a more recent batch to compare and contrast against this one.

Huhzubendah, Jan 25, 2010
Photo of barleywinefiend
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a straw yellow color with good carbonation. Nose is floral, grass, funky and musty. Taste is horseblanket,straw, hay, grassy, light and a bit of booze. Lemon and fruits shine from beginning to end but very subtle. Mouthfeel is slight tinge of booze. Pretty good overall.

barleywinefiend, Jan 24, 2010
Photo of ShogoKawada
4.55/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750ml from mikey711.. thanks! Glad I finally get to try this one. Poured into White Birch flute. Cork popped very loudly.

A- Pale, pale yellow, very active head that is snow-white. Overflowing, whoops. Not much lost. Head settles into crags, rocks, peaks and valleys in my glass. Moderate lacing. Very nice pour, beer is remarkably clear, perhaps the yeast will become more pronounced on the 2nd pour. Yep, 2nd pour is hazy.

S- Yeasty, doughy, a pinch of funk but no horseblanket or mustiness, pretty clean all things considered. Mild earthy hops, kind of reminds me of the aged hops found in lambics. Anyways... nice nose, even some powdered sugar in there.

T- Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty good. A fruity, crisp apple taste starts things off. I swear I can taste tracers of pineapple and maybe mango or peach. The brett is there, but is more of a tweak on the main profile than a main star. As it is, very tasty. A bit of a chalky closer, mild bitterness and acidity. The saison isn't really earthy or grassy, and there's no mustiness. Very fruity, crisp, clean, and yeasty. I like it. Unique. Flavors go up a notch with the 2nd pour.

M- Multi-faceted, sweet, bitter, ever-so-slightly tart, and crisp. Great carbonation goes a long way to smoothing out and blending all the notes together, fantastic.

D- High. I'll take a case of this, please. I could see this as a good, unoffensive beer to introduce to someone just dipping their toes in belgian-style beers. That being said, there's enough flavor and complexity to this one to keep the novice and the hardcore alike coming back. I will seek this beer out and drink it again.. truly awesome!

ShogoKawada, Jan 17, 2010
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got this brew in a trade with JJFoodie, Thanks Justin!

2009/batch 2 - bottle # 06969 of 13400 - 750ml served in a tulip glass.

Hazed golden/orange color with a huge white head that remained as a heavy layer with lots of effervescence keeping it going, lacing was spotty.
The aroma has got some funk and a extra-dry champagne smell to it.
Taste starts out tart and then what reminded me of a ginger ale-like sweetness before totally drying out on the finish.
Light/Medium bodied and a very lively carbonated feel, crisp.
It keeps you coming back for more, well at least until the bottle is empty.

JoeyBeerBelly, Jan 16, 2010
Photo of ricke
4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale hazy orange color with a big ivory-colored head. Good retention, chunky lacings.

The aroma is clean and refreshing with notes of lemon peel, tangerines, wheat crackers, mild brett and well integrated hop notes.

The taste is very refreshing with a gentle sweetness and a mildly tart complement. A light malty backbone is coupled with lovely fruit notes of lemon and tangerine. Clean brett aromas and well integrated hop notes. The finish is dry with a light bitterness to it and tart citric notes. No sign of the alcohol.

Moderate body, effervescent character.

A lovely beer - refreshing and easy to drink but still lots of character.

ricke, Jan 14, 2010
Photo of madtowndmb1
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I picked up 2 of these beers. And figured one now and one to lay down.

A: Poured a cloudy straw haze with a thick white head

S: Saison mostly, a little lacking of brett

T: Nice but not what I expected. I thought it was very close to their Smokestack Saison. I think it needs time

M: Very nice.. Dry and musty. I liked it.

D: Very drinkable but it needs time.

I'll update my review in a year or two

madtowndmb1, Jan 08, 2010
Photo of mikereaser
3.8/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle on 12/10/09
thanks to Hophead101 for sharing this one

A - pours an orangish yellow with 2 fingers of fluffy white foam

S - slightly funky aroma, hints of spice, some citrus, nicely balanced, nothing too strong

T - citrus, old shoe, some pepper and farmhouse funk

M - nicely carbonated, has an almost syrupy malt feeling which slightly detracts from the overall enjoyment

D - the funk and malt almost even out, i wish the brett was more dominating the taste

mikereaser, Jan 08, 2010
Photo of darklordlager
3.85/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: HUGE head of tiny bubbles, fluffy, nice retention. Golden, and slightly opaque.

S: Tasty fruits and intense citrusy hops. Spicy, peppery. Apple, and some pear when you dig.

T: Light pale malt upfront, lemon, spicy (pepper), juicy citrus. A bit sweet. Citrus, fruit & light funk finish. Not as funky as I was expecting.

M: High carbonation

An interesting beer from Boulevard. I was expecting a bit more from this after having had the regular saison, and it was a bit of a letdown. Still a nice beer though.

darklordlager, Jan 08, 2010
Photo of mcallister
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to my pal bierguy5 for picking this one up for me.

Pours a pissy yellow with multitudes of bubbles and some yeast particles. Head is light, large, and fluffy and a brilliant white.

Aromas of sweet tart fruits, hints of berries, nice citrusy nose, hints of floral esters. Slight funkiness but more clean in nature.

Well balanced with nothing really overpowering and not a huge complex nature. Straightforward and very quaffable. Nice brett addition just adding that bit of tart sourness that brings forth the spicy character of the saison. White pepper, lemon, and wild berries. Yeasty flavors with a crisp clean finish. Nice amount of acidity as well.

mcallister, Jan 08, 2010
Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,610 ratings.