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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Tank 7 Farmhouse AleTank 7 Farmhouse Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,593 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2593
Reviews: 716
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%


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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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Fallen Rock. A huge head, yellow body. Pleasant aromas and a nice bitterness. Served a bit cold, on a freezing night. Belgian yeast, the beverage seems more to me as a Belgian IPA, with some lemon and grapefruit and other nice fruit. Nothing overt.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2011 05:48:27 | More by Sammy
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 6/8/13.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a thin cap on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, spices, yeast, pepper, and some chalky aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild tropical fruit flavor on the finish and a slight alcohol kick. There is a medium spice and yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great smell that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2012 03:24:21 | More by UCLABrewN84
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks."

--Emo Phillips

Lightly hazy sun-splashed goldenrod with a billowing crown of alabaster colored whipped cream that has all sorts of interesting surface topography. The foam is pretty sticky as well, as evidenced by an attractively decorated glass.

What could be better than a saison that uses boatloads of Amarillo and Simcoe hops? Never mind, that was a rhetorical question. The tropical fruit juiciness of Simcoe is especially noted.

Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale is yet another outstanding Smokestack Series beer from the good folks at Boulevard Brewing. My taste memory of Saison (R.I.P.) is murky at this point, but T7 seems to be a more than worthy replacement. It's also higher in alcohol, which could a positive or a negative, depending on your preference.

Flaked corn adds a bit of sweetness to the barley and wheat, without making the beer taste corny. Unfortunately, the hops have faded somewhat since this bottle is nearing the 'best by' date. That's my fault for waiting, not the brewery's fault.

There's still a good bit of hop flavor left. Pineapple-pink grapefruit-orange from Amarillo and Simcoe... bitter herbs and grasses from Tradition (Hallertau variant). Gentle white pepper notes put the finishing touches on this Americanized version of a farmhouse ale.

Slightly too much unmasked alcohol keeps the taste score from the next highest number, although a fresher and more hoppy beer would have covered that up to some extent. The mouthfeel, while far from Belgianesque, is more than capable. The carbonation contributes just the right amount of lift and energy.

The lesson to be learned here is that Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale is good beer even when approaching its 'best by' date. My suspicion is that the taste and drinkability scores would both have earned 4.5s if I had popped the cork last summer or fall.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2011 13:00:20 | More by BuckeyeNation
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

In a day loaded down and filled with new beers, this one really stood out amongst the crown for me. For the style this was a A+ for sure.

Great pour, nice golden amber color with a huge, towering head of white that refused to part ways no matter what you did. Really just superb looking with tons of lacing down the sides of the glass and a rich and proper looking appearence. Nice elements of light clove, peach, hints of grain and fresh grasses and a nice little spicey punch to it. Warming brings out the wonderful light tart notes through the air that carry over so well into the flavor. Not over done at all, in fact it seemed to fit perfectly as the mellow sourness played off of the rich grainy and frsh flavor. Smooth, subtle and soft, this just worked on every level it possibly could have.

One of the best, most easily drinkable and most sublte, soft, and most intresting beers I tried this weekend. Would love to have this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2010 14:30:27 | More by mikesgroove
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womencantsail

California

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks for the bottle, Greg.

A: The pour is a cloudy golden color with a large white head that settles down to a more manageable layer.

S: Just about as good as it gets for a Saison aroma. Tons of yeast, spice, and fruit. A mild bread sweetness with some light straw notes. Tons of apples, lemon zest, pears, and maybe even a little candied citrus peel.

S: A nice lemon zest, orange peel, and straw player to open it up. A touch of sweet melon, some bready malt sweetness, and just a light bitterness. There is a fair bit of yeast flavor and only a mild spice note.

M: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation.

O: one of the best Saisons I've had. Tons to like about this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2011 01:31:54 | More by womencantsail
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives with a clear golden colored liquid covered by an inch or so of foam; although the head wasn't impressive for the style, the lacing action was decent

Smell: A range of interesting aromatics - grassy and lemony from the hops, biscuity from the malt and peppery from the yeast

Taste: The malt stays in the background, with a subtle hint of sweetness at the outset; quickly, the peppery, herbal flavors arrive to dominate the profile, though by mid-palate, the beer takes on a lemony/grassy character; after the swallow, the malts re-emerge to provide a bit of peach character but the finish is dominated by the lemony/peppery elements

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with crisp carbonation

Overall: A wonderful blend of flavor elements combine to make this an excellent example of the style; a bit hoppier than most Belgians but still a cut above most of the domestic examples of the style I have tasted

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2011 18:08:14 | More by brentk56
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy and cloudy beige color ale with a super large frothy head with great retention and some very good lacing. Aroma of fruity ester with spicy yeast and semi-sweet malt backbone. Taste is very well balanced with great notes of fruity ester with lightly pepper yeast with a solid malt backbone that is just a tad too sweet. Body is full with limited filtration and great carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Another great beer from a brewery that just keep surprising me.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2010 03:41:14 | More by Phyl21ca
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tank 7 is definately a modern take on a traditional Belgian Farmhouse. Because of aggressive phenolic character and high hopping rates, this beer shows a lot of layering.

Tank 7 pours with a medium golden hue and haziness that makes it look like a Witbier. A froathy and airy white head has great retention and lacing. A very solid appearance.

Mouthwatering aromas of citrus, vinous, American hops, and a peppery twang. The malt character gives a slight sweet scent with low grain character.

True pilsner malts give a soft confectionate sweetness and a pleasant grain flavor. The malts only act as a springboard for the more powerfull flavors of sharp, bitter, and citrus hops by contributing flavors of lemon, orange, grapefruit, and pineapple. Esters exacerbate the fruity hops with apples, under-rippened berries, lemons, and white grapes. Not stopping there, the yeast gives a lot of phenolic (almost plastic or medicinal) at times and perhaps a light soapy note. All these flavors layer upon themselves allowing for new flavors to be explored in every sip.

Creamy and soft up front but the beers bitterness, light astringency, and acidity builds and breaks down the beer's texture, allowing for a palate cleansing and refreshing finish. A minty note rises in the finish and aftertaste, giving a tea-like taste.

Tank 7 is a remarkable beer that belongs with the experimental Belgian IPA's. And, it's certainly better than most.

Thanks again BlueOkie!

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2010 15:34:59 | More by BEERchitect
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Pours a hazy deep yellow with a billowing white head that settles down to just a thin layer. A bit of spotty lacing on the sides of my tulip. Nose brings some grassy, herbal notes as well as a bit of American hops. Slightly earthy and a bit of grain as well. The taste is fairly smooth with hops and the grassy character competing against one another just a bit. Mouthfeel is nice with a fairly dry finish. Drinks quite well. Very solid.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2010 14:24:12 | More by Thorpe429
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, honey-colored body with a tall, dense, airy, white head that's notably long-lasting.

Smell: Spicy, citrusy nose of white grapefruits and lemons dusted with finely-ground white pepper. Additional notes of sliced bread, meadow flowers, white grapes, and just-picked orchard fruits.

Taste: Initial impression of white loaf bread with a few subtle wheat grain nuances. Light honeyish sweetness in the fore. Bright peppery spiciness throughout. Modest hint of apricot. Though chiefly citrusy in nature, the hops also present some soft floral undertones. Restrained, mild bitterness. Splash of chilled Riesling. Crisp, nicely drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-high carbonation.

Drinkability: Tasty, refreshing, well-balanced, easily drinkable -- I enjoyed it. A great late afternoon patio beer. Give it a try, won't you?

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2010 18:16:31 | More by ChainGangGuy
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oberon

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a small tulip glass an orange tinged dull light golden with a large fluffy,sticky white head that left two full rings of lace behind as it settled verly slowly into a frothy mass.Big lemony citrus notes in the nose along with bready malt and light phenolic spice.Crisp and quite dry on the palate with citric undertones to go along with light phenols.A very good American version of the style,alot of the time I stay away from the style because of the dreaded funk,this is funk subdued.Nice job here.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 20:17:54 | More by oberon
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Finch's shaker pint glass at the Schaumburg Whole Foods.

Well, since it's $3 pints, why only have one? This follow-up pours a mostly clear goldenrod topped by a half-finger (at best) of white foam (my bartender seems to have overfilled the glass...). The nose comprises lemon zest, clove, black pepper, light yeast, and grass. The taste holds notes of lemon zest, clove, nutmeg, black pepper, orange peel, cardamom, earthy (/flowery) hops, honey, and that characteristic saison earthiness/mustiness. The body straddles the border between heavy light and light medium, with a moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable farmhouse ale. It may not be the paragon of the style, but I wouldn't mind putting back several of these in a row.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2011 00:09:37 | More by TMoney2591
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Hazy, straw yellow appearance, big, lush bone white cap of foam. Looks great.

Soft, airy aromatics, coriander spice perhaps, ginger, clove, with some citrus zest, as well.

In the mouth, more of the same, brisk, spicy, pulpy fruit, orange, lemon, pomegranate, pineapple. Meatier than most saisons, and big in alcohol, as well, at 8.3%. It catches up with you, but not for a while, meanwhile, as you drink, it's stays zippy and zesty.

A bit of a stretch for a saison, this one, but very flavorful and refreshing. I recommend it, and look forward to enjoying more and more of this one.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2009 06:10:59 | More by feloniousmonk
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Batch #79338 acquired from millers, so a big "Thank You" goes out to him. Poured from a 750ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick but spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of Belgian yeast, spices, light malts, lemon, grapefruit and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with some spicy flavors along with the breadiness of Belgian yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. The some sweet flavors of lemon, grapefruit and caramel come in along with some tartness in the background. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean and dry.

D: Very tasty with good complexity, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a nice beer to drink for a long time.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2010 02:08:24 | More by TheManiacalOne
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Explosive bang from the cork, foamy pour into a Duvel tulip.

Glowing orange, sticky white meringue foam that forms a sturdy head. An intricate crown of lace forms at the edges, and retention is constant. Visible carbonation and some murky sediment.

Lemon orange zest, dry herbs and hops, sandalwood, Belgian yeast lends a lightly fruity sweetness. Pleasant but slightly muted.

Spicy hops and bitter grapefruit pith hit first, deep earthiness from the complex spice elements. Moderately bitter, spicy with a spearmint note. Not really sweet as the aroma might suggest, dry bitter and spicy. Zippy carbonation. Light enough to quaff, but medium bodied and pretty substantial in feel. Balanced spiciness with a faintly bready malt base behind the hops, spice, and yeast flavors.

Pairs well with food, and likely best shared, though a 750 was no problem solo.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2010 23:25:45 | More by emerge077
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.47/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

BBD 12/10 Boy was this cork hard to get off! Opened with a respectable pop...

Pours semi-hazed apricot/amber with 4 fingers of cream colored head. Some floaties, but also a nice viscosity to this as well. Good head retention & lacing

S: Phenols, lemongrass & coriander, plus orchard fruit once warm

T: Lemons & grapefruit with with grassyness & white grape juice up front. More grassyness & phenols as this warms, plus more grapefruit signature, then pineapple & honey & just a hint of barnyard. Finishes crisp, hoppy with a bit apple peel & honey. Can't quite bring myself to give this a 5,0 since it strays off style a bit IMO, otherness this would be 5.0 as an American Saison hybrid

MF: Medium bodied & fairly spritzy. Dry out a bit as it warms, shows superb balance

Drinks too easy, ABV is completely masked, nice effort with decidedly American slant. Another killer Saison from Boulevard! I may even prefer this to the saison-brett... must revisit...

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2010 21:12:26 | More by russpowell
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a wine glass. Beer is light amber with a mild haze and aggressivensteady carbonation. Lacing is a go.

Aroma is stront and estery. Nice overall.

Beer is medium body. Mildly sweet. Mild bitter. Great drinkability. Mild overall. Like it. Would have it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2010 03:50:58 | More by drabmuh
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellow with a large white head. The aroma is Belgian yeast, spices and some citrus. As the beer warms, you get some flowery aromas. The flavor is citrus - mainly lemons and oranges - as well as yeast, spices and flowers. Medium mouthfeel, low to medium carbonation and a very dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2010 04:33:01 | More by Mora2000
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zeff80

Missouri

4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured a clear, bubbly, orange color with a small, white, fizzy head of foam. It left sticky, rings of lace.

S - It smelled very funky with yeasty notes and hints of caramel. It had a nice grain aroma with fruity notes.

T - Great funky and spicy flavor with a sweet caramel backbone. It had a good yeasty flavor.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium-bodied beer with a dry finish.

D - This is a very good saison. Great funky character withjust enough sweetness to balance things out.

Serving type: on-tap

10-28-2009 01:36:58 | More by zeff80
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Optimator13 for this one.

Pours a large pillow fizzy head that fades semi quickly over hazy golden banana colored beer.

Nose has a nice saison, plenty of toasty farmhouse malts, a rustic wheat aroma, light fruits, banana, a light tropical fruit like hop addition, light earthy hops as well, some sweetness, light spices.

Taste comes with a nice dry saison flavor of course, drier malt flavors, straw, cracked wheat, light rustic farmhouse taste, some light banana and other fruits, a bit of hops also come with some fruit and light earthy grassy hops, despite being dry it has a sweet malt like demeanor with all the fruit flavors. Finishes bone dry, with some foam still from all the carbonation, it starts to get fairly bitter, lingering earthy and light spicy hops, light banana and fruits as well as light rustic malts, and just a touch of a warming booze.

Mouth is a bit lighter bodied with lots of carbonation.

Overall pretty good, not quite a summer drink as the booze and overall malt content are a bit higher, some interesting hop characters as it seems to go from grassy and tropical fruit, to mild grassy and earthy, to earthy and spicy on the finish. Nice malt characters, and fruit, no off flavors, mild booze, tasty.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2011 01:09:39 | More by jlindros
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Best By Date 04/2011; Sampled June 2010
A soft pour into my large Tripel Karmeliet tulip produces four-fingers of pale, off-white colored head. As the head slowly subsides it forms pillowy clouds of froth as well as some thick, layered lacing on the sides of my glass. The beer is a rich gold color that shows a brilliantly clear, bright yellow hue when held up to the light. The beer smells of lemon thyme, some definite hay, kumquat zest, Meyer Lemons as well as a satisfying, underlying cracker like grain character, some fresh crushed pale malt aromatics as well as some freshly crushed wheat aromatic like notes. The hops and some of the malt notes combine to produce some honey like aromatics. As the beer warms some of the grassy, cracker like grain notes become more noticeable, but so does an almost candy like hop fruitiness. After my nose adjusts some musty, earthy phenolic, characteristic Saison like aromatics become more noticeable.

This is definitely honey like in flavor, citrus infused though, but it is not as sweet as that might seem. There is quite a bit of citrus flavored hop character in this beer; flavors of tangelo, kumquat, ample lychee, citrus oil zest as well as some spruce, citrus infused pine, as well as some menthol are noticeable. The beer has a firm bitterness to it that is mixed up with a touch of zesty hop astringency. The malt character is much more reduced in the flavor, despite not being dominant in the nose, but it still provides some cracker like grain notes, a touch of grassy pale malt. There is some sharpness, a peppery spiciness, even a touch of warming medicinal character, cotton-ball soaked estery notes, some pear like fruitiness and even some turpene driven clove notes that show that a Saison yeast was used here. The yeast character isn't dominant here, and definitely plays a more supporting role underneath the hop character, but it is definitely still quite omnipresent. This isn't quite as dry or light as I prefer my Saisons, but it definitely still fits the bill; it seems the American, fruity hops seem to accentuate the sweetness, perhaps a bit more than is actually here even.

This is much more hoppy than I expected, though not having read much on the beer beforehand that is not too surprising, and the American hops are certainly a nice touch. I was expecting this to be something a bit more like a "traditional" Saison, more like a riff on the retired Boulevard Saison, this is certainly not that, but it is tasty in its own right, but somehow I can't help but feel disappointed in some way. I can understand being enamored of interpreting classic styles coupled with American hops, I do it often myself, but sometimes (perhaps even often) a classic interpretation is really the best. This is a great beer, but not quite the equal of the Boulevard Saison, and the Saison Brett.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2010 14:15:45 | More by Gueuzedude
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Impressive bright white head that dissipates extremely slowly. Leaves a ring of lace. The liquid is appropriately cloudy (with suspended particles?) straw-gold color.

Fresh, clean smell without any of the typical barnyard aromas. There's some notable sourness, but it is muted. Good yeast presence also.

Starts off as a Saison but then I note a good dose of bittering hop. Interestingly, the swallow loses this as the sourness returns to the palate. In a word, complex. Rich body for the style. Fine bubbles and plenty of them.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 00:28:44 | More by smcolw
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Halcyondays

California

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, Boulevard finally shows up in the Southland,

A: Pours a dark gold with a fizzy 2 finger white head with good retention. Gobby spotty lace.

S: Tons of flowery peppery spice, light notes of bubblegum, clove and sage. Pungent and classic.

T: Citrus peel, yellow apples and some lemon. Again very peppery and dry tasting. Grassy for sure. Noticable earthy rustic hop appeal.

M: Medium-full bodied, frothy lush carbonation. Definitely has a creamy feel to it. Crisp, dry finish. Very mild hint of booze.

O: Quite a good American saison, for fans of the big spicy American style this is one to pick up.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 00:55:18 | More by Halcyondays
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mactrail

California

3.8/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big foamer but settles down though a bit coarse in the carbonation. Aroma of clover. Pleasant Belgian character. Yeasty with a hint of honey. Dark taste in the back of the mouth. Fairly thin mouthfeel. Long bitter aftertaste.

On the whole, this is a more harsh and unruly kind of Farmhouse, but quite distinctive. Just a promise of sweet malt with long acidity. Interesting example and worth a try if you like the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 03:31:13 | More by mactrail
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pours a thick straw golden color with a fading lace head into a snifter. would never guess this to be 8%. smells yeasty and fully fruity. taste is robust ripe sweet full flavored fruit. plums, apples, berries, all blooming in the mouth. yeast backbone and a hop presence in the middle. problem with this one is the mouthfeel. way way too heavy and filling for the style, i should be able to session this. as filling as my bbq ribs i ate with this. heavy feeling bust still properly carbonated. i liked it, but as with many of boulevard's beers, there are 50 better alternatives per style.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2011 07:31:00 | More by StonedTrippin
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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,593 ratings.