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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,847 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,847
Reviews: 730
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 137
Gots: 327 | FT: 13
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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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-22-2012 14:58:31 | More by waiting4lunch
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Andy1022

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

08-21-2012 20:11:37 | More by Andy1022
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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

08-21-2012 14:21:34 | More by AaronBurr
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-21-2012 06:37:01 | More by slowdaddy
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tlazaroff

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wonderful and classical peppery and fruity nose. It's a bouquet of wonderfulness that is inviting, sweet, and warming.

Golden straw in color, little bits of carbonation are seen making their escape to the top of the glass to join the crisp white head. Lacing is alright, though, it could be better, but it's alright.

It's peppery, yeasty, lemony, grainy on the palate. Strong right up front and mellows out to a nice dry finish which rounds it out nicely. It's a fine drinking beer, and the alcohol is lightly warming but easily felt. Just a few sips and I can feel it working it's magic. Great Saison here, made in America.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 00:20:20 | More by tlazaroff
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guytyping

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-20-2012 21:21:57 | More by guytyping
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Tech_Savy


4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-20-2012 01:50:48 | More by Tech_Savy
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a tulip glass

A: Pours a hazy golden color with a finger of active pillowy white carbonation. Very good retention.

S: Lots of tropical fruits and spices, I get guava with some nutmeg in the background. A bit musty as well.

T: All the fruitiness that I got in the aroma is basically gone. I still get quite a bit of nutmeg and clove, and behind that I get some bready malts. The beer stays dry the entire time, I get very little sweetness at all. As I keep sipping, I get a bit of tropical fruit sweetness that I got in the aroma, but not a lot.

M: Medium mouthfeel with strong carbonation.

O: The aroma in this beer is wonderful, but the taste is a bit disappointing. Still a good Saison, just not world class.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 22:45:39 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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jmbraxton

Alabama

3/5  rDev -27.9%

08-19-2012 00:57:28 | More by jmbraxton
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EtOHMD

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 4 pack with freshness date Jan '13 into pint glass.

A: classic saison appearance with hazy golden yellow color with steaming carbonation and thick 1-2 inch foamy white head which slowly settles with lots of lacing. Very inviting.

S: grassy, floral. Not picking up a ton.

T: mild hops, clove, mild pepper, long lingering taste. Milder than many similar beers but nice nonetheless.

M: very crisp and refreshing

O: perhaps most amazing thing about this beer is how well it hides 8% abv. Could have a few

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 22:54:24 | More by EtOHMD
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-18-2012 17:26:17 | More by Chrixsus
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Jmick28

Arizona

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-18-2012 03:18:43 | More by Jmick28
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maze

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-18-2012 02:45:15 | More by maze
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

08-17-2012 05:00:13 | More by ScubaSteve00
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NardiByNature

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An uncharacteristically brief review, but I feel it's a must (my first beer from Boulevard). Bottle from March 2012.

Lighter and clearer than I expected with an exceptional head and lacing. Fruity fragrance with a barely yeasty funkiness associated the style and belgians in general. You know what I mean. The taste is excellent - definitely fruity and without an alcohol burn to speak of considering the ABV. It's on the dry side but not dryING - you'll want another sip.

Super impressed with this one and I'll order another. Beats a Dupont anyday.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 03:15:49 | More by NardiByNature
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Optifron

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

08-16-2012 23:21:51 | More by Optifron
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CalebHiliadis

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-15-2012 08:45:15 | More by CalebHiliadis
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cfrances33

Illinois

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

Bottle poured into a Boulevard tulip.

Pour: Hazy yellow orange with 3 fingers fluffy white head. Very sticky. Head hangs around and lots of lacing.

Smell: Really spicy coriander, clove, banana peel, and Belgian yeast. I can already tell this is going to have huge taste.

Taste: Even bigger than the nose. More clove and banana peel, with some coriander and lemon rind. Belgian yeast spiciness.

Mouthfeel: Kind of a sipper because it is so spicy. I like it, but not what I was expecting.

Overall: Pretty cool saison. I'd definitely get again

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 00:58:44 | More by cfrances33
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

08-13-2012 20:36:23 | More by danthehopslamman
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kellypodz

Texas

3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear yellow until you hit some yeast floater cloudiness at the bottom of the bottle. Has a big fluffy white head that fades slowly and leaves nice lacing down the glass. Smells of bready yeast. Tropical fruit and pepper on the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 22:48:16 | More by kellypodz
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-12-2012 14:10:55 | More by KAP1356
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Beer_Runner


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

Batch number 712111. Best by date: 01-2013
Poured slowly into a standard pint glass.

A: Poured to a light and foamy off-white head of about two fingers. The head disapated to a single layer of bubbles and left some lacing as the glass emptied. The brew is a bright golden straw color with lots and lots of carbon bubbles rising through to the head.

S: The aroma consists completely of Belgian yeast funk.

T: A good balance of flavors. The Belgian yeast funk blends with some spicy hops and just a little bit of citrusy hops and a touch of light roasted malt.

M: The body is light and there is a good deal of carbonated pop to it.

O: A very good farmhouse ale. (Note: Farmhouse ale is not one of my favorite styles.) It has a nice spiciness and the Belgian yeast funk does not go over the top. This is a good beer for a summer day. This beer can cool you down and still provide some entertainment for your palate.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 16:23:54 | More by Beer_Runner
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CommonRider

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-10-2012 13:15:06 | More by CommonRider
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dogfish7

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

08-08-2012 04:06:13 | More by dogfish7
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-08-2012 02:47:28 | More by dugly2ugly
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,847 ratings.