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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,846 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,846
Reviews: 730
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 136
Gots: 324 | 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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Jesi


4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-28-2013 23:36:16 | More by Jesi
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Trilogy31

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-28-2013 06:16:34 | More by Trilogy31
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unclekeith

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-28-2013 06:08:38 | More by unclekeith
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2013 23:43:09 | More by FLBeerGuy
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2013 22:14:06 | More by powdersoldier
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2013 03:06:16 | More by lupercmda
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rwhitmore

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

01-26-2013 22:58:13 | More by rwhitmore
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MadMac

Maryland

4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Rich gold with a haze. Nice head, fading to residual bubbles and foam.

S: Orange and yeast, but not as strong as other reviewers find.

T: This is a great beer. I love Boulevard. I get a complex layer of orange, straw, cardamom, bread. I feel like I am back on the farm, bellying up to to big table with all my friends. Leaves me with a nice clean, crisp taste.

M: Good carbonation. Lots of bubbles at the back of my tongue. Just enough pucker in my mouth after I swallow.

O: Great saison. I could drink this all day long, but at 8% ABV common sense prevails.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 04:26:36 | More by MadMac
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-26-2013 01:35:50 | More by IcemanCometh
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-26-2013 01:29:50 | More by shehateme
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mbunje

California

4.6/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, poured into a tulip glass

A - crystal clear, golden straw color. Nice bubbles from carbonation yields a mid size head. Extremely clear an crisp looking.

S - fresh bread, yeast esters, citrus flower and pepper

T - juicy front, followed by a dry biscuit finish that tastes almost tripped-like. A little citrus mixed in here or there. The balance of sweet and dry is exceptional.

M - you feel more carbonation than you see. A bit of alcohol burn. This is medium bodied as it should be.

O - really fine job with excellent balance and good flavor complexity. Looks, smells and tastes beautiful. It says farmhouse but closely resembles a trippel. Sneaky strong 8.5%

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 01:17:52 | More by mbunje
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ToasterChef

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A chilled 750ml bottle is poured into a tulip glass.

The beer is a translucent golden liquid with plenty of visible carbonation. The head is white and full of soap bubble foam. Decent lacing.

The beer has a very good aroma. Lots of farmhouse yeast, some spices and a good malt base that provides a hint of sweetness.

The beer has a interesting sweetness that is reminiscent of honey. It's very floral yet sweet. A nice mix of spices can be tasted at the finish, and farmhouse yeast flavors linger.

This is a fuller bodied beer than some other saisons I've had. Carbonation is strong and tingling. Coating feels a bit thick, but it isn't distracting.

This is a an enjoyable saison. Worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 00:47:47 | More by ToasterChef
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illeagle05

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-26-2013 00:35:07 | More by illeagle05
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dsshuck

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-25-2013 22:00:00 | More by dsshuck
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Mattias

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-25-2013 20:12:30 | More by Mattias
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-25-2013 07:02:24 | More by SocalKicks
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Magambi


5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-25-2013 02:48:14 | More by Magambi
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1424IpA

California

2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

01-25-2013 01:44:03 | More by 1424IpA
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Zbrown2307

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-24-2013 18:11:10 | More by Zbrown2307
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kevanb

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Boulevard Smokestack Series Tulip.

Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale

It pours a lovely golden honey color, hues of lemon with touches of orange, cloudy complexion with a bit of sediment floating in the glass. A huge cloudy white head rises out of the glass, nearly 3 fingers high that has great retention and leaves behind a great bit of lacing. The aroma is pleasant, mild funkiness, cereal grain, fruity yeast, a touch of berry comes out behind the grain with some lemon zest and a light floral presence. The flavors really shine, lots of pale cereal grain, mild barnyard funk, nice bready yeast that brings out the same nice fruity tones in the nose, a bit of apple and lemon with some sweet berry flavors, very well balanced with the grain and funky layers. The body is very lively, medium to high carbonation, a touch thinner than anticipated, definitely coats the mouth well, alcohol is present at the finish which is nice and dry.

Verdict: A really pleasant Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard. The flavors are layered, bright and enjoyable. While it may not be the most complex and exciting Farmhouse Ale, it is certainly a worthy brew for anyone who loves a good Belgian Style Ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 02:02:12 | More by kevanb
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phishbone23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-23-2013 12:58:39 | More by phishbone23
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comradekyle

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-21-2013 18:35:06 | More by comradekyle
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tcsather


4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-21-2013 03:54:38 | More by tcsather
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dokupe

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-20-2013 02:42:02 | More by dokupe
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Bakker

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-19-2013 16:57:12 | More by Bakker
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,846 ratings.