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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,530 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,530
Reviews: 777
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 192
Gots: 580 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

pisomojado8, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

dwoolley1, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of sjones5045
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours like you'd expect from a farmhouse. Light color with tons of head. Takes several pours to get into the glass. The smell is very nice. Can really pick up some spice in this one. The taste is the best for a farmhouse I've ever had. Then again I don't drink many of this style. It has that bit of tanginess with a lot of the spice you get from a Belgium tripel. The spice does linger just a bit but overall this is a very good beer. I would grab this again.

sjones5045, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

JLeet, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

rsths13, Oct 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

LuauLarry, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

brentusaurus, Oct 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Cholansky1, Oct 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

fivetime, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

AmeliaMill, Oct 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

ptat, Oct 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

boilerwillie, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

GreenMountainBoy, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

buzzy, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

MLaVioletteJr, Oct 25, 2013
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4.36/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Light yellow color with solid carbonation and a strong, billowy head. Smells hoppy with a hint of grapefruit and orange. Wow. Great taste! The grapefruit comes through but it's not too overpowering. It's just enough to cover up the boozy taste but not too much that it blows your taste buds off. Very drinkable. Sweet and tart at the same time. Great balance. I'm a big fan of this beer at sip number two. I can't wait to finish it.

Ryan_Graham, Oct 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

mjstacker, Oct 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

FlyingDutchman43, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

fdig23, Oct 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Velogas, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

LanceRobbins24, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

mlhyatt, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of hokieguy95
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into a Belgian Duvel snifter.

A: Golden Orange and opaque. Nice frothy lacing about 1 to 2 fingers depending on how you pour, and moderate yeast clumping in the head. Carbonation is noticeable. I love the way this beer looks when poured...Like a big Orange with a frothy white head.

S: You immediately smell pineapple and tropical fruits with some of the farmhouse Belgian yeast and Citrusy hops not far behind. Big and bold very pronounced....not hard to get a good whiff of the aroma. The hops profile almost reminds me of an IPA with Belgian character.

T: Belgian yeast and hops compliment each other beautifully. Citrus and pineapple in the hops but just a bit of a hint of pine in the flavor. Hops seem to lead the way by a pronounced margin over the Belgian yeast, but the Saison funkiness is there. Tastes of more American style hops than European. Not very dry but slightly sweet with good bittering from the hops. Aftertaste of citrusy hops

M: medium bodied, right amount of carbonation.

O: A great example of the Belgian Saison with an American twist on the hops. I don't know if Boulevard uses American hops, but the flavors are a meld of our hop profiles and the Belgian yeast styles. A good combination. One of the better versions of this style done in the US.

hokieguy95, Oct 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

arnold931, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

seavercm, Oct 21, 2013
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,530 ratings.