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Saison-Brett - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,387 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,387
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 547
Gots: 610 | 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:
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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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2014 20:38:05 | More by DaftPatrick
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bigolwilly

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2014 02:24:54 | More by bigolwilly
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alexk307

Maryland

4.73/5  rDev +10%

2013 Vintage with a best-by of 2/16.

A: Pale yellow, light color. Pours with a huge creamy white head.

S: An incredible smell coming from this beer. Immediately the notes from the Brett shine along with some citrusy/lemony notes. Getting a flowery pollen type smell. That familiar "barn-yard" profile is also present.

T: Bone dry saison, similar to their Tank 7. Citrusy with a huge load of Brett. The alcohol is extremely hidden for being 8.5%.

M: Extremely carbonated but I think it really works well for this beer.

O: A fantastic beer. I've been recently getting into "Brett-ed" beers and this one has to be the best so far. Will have to stock up on these before they're gone, highly recommended.

02-28-2014 02:11:45 | More by alexk307
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-25-2014 02:40:20 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-24-2014 15:59:55 | More by Devman171
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SCZ

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-24-2014 02:54:32 | More by SCZ
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JKV96

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

02-23-2014 13:46:56 | More by JKV96
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jbird_1973

New York

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-22-2014 17:49:49 | More by jbird_1973
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aztraz

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-21-2014 18:48:40 | More by aztraz
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-21-2014 00:36:54 | More by Jeffrey2310
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jegross2

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

02-20-2014 02:30:50 | More by jegross2
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mikerieder

South Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-19-2014 03:33:39 | More by mikerieder
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.26/5  rDev -0.9%

Appearance: hazy golden. The head is massive. Big, foamy off white and impressive.
Smell: all kinds of things happening here. Earthy, grassy, lemony richness.
Taste: wow. All the flavors in the nose plus a nice, gentle sourness in the finish.
Overall: I go for the big stouts and barleys but I gotta say, this is something I could get used to. Well done.

02-18-2014 23:46:09 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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jaymo18

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-17-2014 20:21:41 | More by jaymo18
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.24/5  rDev -1.4%

Had on-tap at Westville Pub Asheville. Served in a 10 oz cocktail glass.

A- Pours a light golden color with a 1/4 inch white head that retains decently before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of sheer surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick ring behind.

S- Musty Brett that's not overbearing along with some wheat.

T- Flavor is that of mild green olive from the Brett and some fruitiness from the wheat and Saison yeast. The Brett is very toned down but there's just enough to keep a Brett fiend like me satisfied while still not overwhelming someone that's not used to it.

M- A light prickle from the carbonation and Brett is right on. Medium carbonation and a light body.

O- A nice, easygoing Brett beer that's basically Tank 7 improved.

02-14-2014 20:59:51 | More by Immortale25
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-14-2014 19:14:01 | More by Damian74Shensky
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jwswigs

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-12-2014 05:47:56 | More by jwswigs
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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.94/5  rDev -8.4%

Bottle from early 2013, cold and poured into glass.
Fairly clear and golden color, straw 3 inch head with small bubbles rushing from bottom of the glass
Smells of upfront funk, barnyard brett and a bit of citrus
Taste initial citrus leading to earthy tones and a heavy brett funkiness. one of the most funk brews i've had in a while
Feel is refreshing and semi dry with a crisp finish

02-11-2014 19:21:38 | More by alaimoa
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beerforpresident

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-11-2014 02:54:35 | More by beerforpresident
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dar482

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2014 23:13:49 | More by dar482
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MrNate

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

02-09-2014 06:24:38 | More by MrNate
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-08-2014 01:22:01 | More by ummswimmin
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schimschim

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -30.2%

02-07-2014 07:56:14 | More by schimschim
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-05-2014 01:05:20 | More by Jamison85
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TastefulNudity

California

4.55/5  rDev +5.8%

2013 vintage. Found sitting in a random bottle shop.

A: Golden orange (completely clear on the first pour, swirled for the second to make it hazy) with the biggest head I've seen on a beer. Super careful pouring still created a fluffy white head that's not going anywhere. Looks pretty good.

S: Funky. Wet sock (in a good way) giving way to apple, pear, pepper, and yeasty sweetness.

T: Take the advice of another reviewer a couple down from me. Let this warm up, and swirl the bottle (not too hard, it'll explode out the top of the bottle). At first I was underwhelmed with the beer because of the overpowering Brett. After swirling and warming, much more of the pear and apple come through with just the right amount of funk at the back end.

M: Sweet and prickly, typical Belgian dryness at the back of the mouth.

O: At first, between the giant head and the huge amount of funk, I wasn't impressed. Halfway through the bottle, this beer is exploding with flavor. I'd have to be in the mood for it, but I'd buy it again. Boulevard never lets me down.

02-04-2014 07:21:59 | More by TastefulNudity
Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,387 ratings.