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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,347 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,347
Reviews: 761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 179
Gots: 523 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.39/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This came to me from a mail order a few months past it's prime. Best by date of 6/13, batch number 752251.

Pours almost clear just a slight haze and gold. Straw yellow with a fat creamy head of white foam that fell lazily and left a rocky cap and gobs of lace clinging to the glass. I expected to see a stream of effervescence and I saw only a few stray bubbles ambling up to the top.

Nose is faint. Some muddled fruits and some chalky dryness. If I really dive into the glass I can make out some peach,apple skins and pear. Grass and a little bit herbal. Not really any spice on the nose except for a tiny bit of pepper that is so faint. Mellow and very tame. Bit of mineral quality on the nose.

Taste is subdued and soft. Very smooth and there's a touch of alcohol on the palate to warm on the way down. The fruits have lost their tartness and they remain muddy on the palate. It is chalky and dry, there's only a bit of flat pepper. While the mouthfeel is creamy it's a little hot from the alcohol and a little heavier than if the carbonation had been more sparkling. There's a bit of lemon on the palate, like lemon zest. It's not crisp.

I was a little disappointed but I realize that it is past it's prime. Wonder what it would have been like fresh?

utopiajane, Sep 09, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 750 ml bottle into a snifter, golden colored with a large white head that lingers leaving good lacing, cloudy

S: citrus, lemon, large yeast nose, bready, slightly sour

T: lemon, yeast, fresh citrus fruit, bread, ginger, excellent

M: light and fresh, high carbonation, alcohol well hidden

O: light and fresh saison, good flavors

M_C_Hampton, Sep 09, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Tulip.

A: Hazy gold with a nice two finger white head. Dissipates slowly leaving some nice lacing.

S: Nice belgian yeast aroma. for me it was quite earthy.

T: Wow! I'd been wanting to try this but have hd other saisons that didn't appeal to me. This was love at first sip with multiple taste notes. The taste is intense enought that I wouldn't drink many of these in a row but then at 8.5 ABV I probably couldn't drink too many in a row.

M: Oh so smooth. It felt wonderful in the mouth.

O: I will be repeating this. This first one was one that my son gave me to try. I will be buying more.

JimKal, Sep 08, 2013
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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,347 ratings.