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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,890 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,890
Reviews: 837
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 223
Gots: 789 | FT: 11
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:
Beer added by: grumpy on 06-19-2009

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
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4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.59/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hip-Hop
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Get this when you find, very good.

Photo of vrbulldog22
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

My first ever saison!!! I really enjoyed this beer, nice subtle hoppy citrus tones with spicy and peppery tastes on the finish maybe some banana in there. Pretty complex but overall delicious and easy drinking to me. Will definitely buy another bottle of this to age.

Photo of Sip_Of
4.56/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tbub18
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phigg1102
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Hazy light orange coloring, thick cap (about two fingers) that settles into a broken raft. Bready aroma with peppercorn, fresh herbs and slight citrus. A bit more citrus in the taste as well as tropical fruits, and biscuit. Very crisp dry finish with a fair amount of bitterness lingering. Welcome to NYC Boulvard!

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4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Delicious beer. Highly recommended, actually.

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4.56/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - Pour was bright orange with a full two finger lasting head.
S - Banana, cloves, citrus fruit and yeast.
T - Like the smell and lots of hoppy fruit, mango, papaya and some pepper.
M - Medium to full body and plenty of lingering flavor.
O - Complex and enjoyable at every sip.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Deep yellow, kind of marigold colour with a billowing, rocky white head.

Doughy and slightly funky on the nose. A strong citrusy grapefruit aroma dominates with light, peppery phenols and a touch of alcohol.

Crisp citrus upfront unfolds into sweeter tropical notes of grapefruit, mango, and papaya. Toward the end some savory and sweet bready malt hold the backbone, with slight peppercorn phenols, grapefruit bittering, and a touch of alcohol providing a dry and well-balanced finish.

Crisp, juicy, and dry. Higher alcohol and slightly noticeable ABV, but still very refreshing if you're in the mood for something a bit stronger.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.59/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

February 26, 2015

12 oz bottle, tulip

A – Deep gold, with a decidedly orange tint, quite hazy/cloudy though not sedimenty. An inch of pure white bubbly foam with moderate-long retention.

S – Lightly doughy malt and then a blast of fruity hop aromas. Grapefruit, lemon, mango, papaya, honeydew, and lime. The mango is most prominent. Strong peppery/spicy phenols from the saison yeast follow. Very complex and brilliant, fresh.

T – Sweet doughy malt and then tropical fruit hop flavors, mango and papaya being the most prominent with the backing of lemon-lime citrus. Belgian/saison yeast’s characteristic pepper phenols are high in the mix, combining with moderate-high hop bitterness to round out the sweet malt and fruity hop flavors. Again, very complex, very bright.

M – Extraordinarily dry, well-attenuated, enough sweetness up front to hold up a big hop bite on the back end. Deceptively big body almost hidden by the dryness and high carbonation. Very refreshing.

O – Had this before, long ago, but this time it’s a revelation. Complex, fresh, beautiful, and very drinkable, this stands with any of the best Belgian saisons.

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4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,890 ratings.