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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,931 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,931
Reviews: 732
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 147
Gots: 362 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Most breweries have at least one piece of equipment that’s just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard we have fermenter number seven, the black sheep of our cellar family. Ironically, when our brewers were experimenting with variations on a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale, the perfect combination of elements came together in that very vessel. You could call it fate, but they called it Tank 7, and so it is. Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: grumpy on 06-19-2009)
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DPJ3322

Louisiana

4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up from Whole Foods in Austin, TX while on vacation. It had a best by date of 07-2014, so I'm thinking it's pretty fresh. I poured into a chalice and enjoyed thoroughly.

Appearance - I gave as aggressive pour as this carbonated beer would allow for, eventually becoming about a 2" foamy head or so, with carbonation lacing along the sides of the glass.

Smell - An overwhelming smell of lemongrass and brett funkiness pervades my nostrils. It is nice and very much in the Saison style.

Taste - The taste is pretty subtle and balanced but nothing really stands out. I get that dry, Saison like aftertaste. The brett funk stands out (if I'm identifying that correctly). Also, I get a nice sweetness as it sits on the tongue mid-sip, that may be the lemongrass.

Mouthfeel- Nice carbonation, not overkill, substantial but not over the top for a Saison. Quite nice.

Overall - This beer is great and I like what is going on with it, it isn't too dry or overpowering in one respect compared to any other Saison attributes. Nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 03:00:08 | More by DPJ3322
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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,931 ratings.