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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,038 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,038
Reviews: 733
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 159
Gots: 411 | 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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andrewinski1

New Hampshire

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%

Poured into a tulip. The color is slightly hazy light straw with a white one inch head.

The aroma has some grassy hops with a touch of melon to go with the maltiness.

The taste has a lot of melony fruit with a hint of spicyness towards the finish. There is a bit of honey sweetness as well. I would like this better with a little more spicy yeast flavor or zesty hop flavor to balance out the sweetness. Still pretty darn good.

This is refreshing with full fluffy carbonation. I like this one. Will drink again.

03-23-2012 04:59:56 | More by andrewinski1
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-22-2012 06:29:07 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-21-2012 22:19:24 | More by Crimsontider22
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Johnfitts


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-21-2012 16:36:42 | More by Johnfitts
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-20-2012 22:45:50 | More by jak
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Herky21

Iowa

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-20-2012 20:08:35 | More by Herky21
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shebby

Utah

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

03-20-2012 17:21:53 | More by shebby
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TheBeard89

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-20-2012 16:11:35 | More by TheBeard89
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djohnse

Iowa

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

Appearance - Very cloudy throughout the beer. Light golden yellow coloring. Pillowy inch of head formed after pouring and settling down to a very thin layer, resting on the top after a few minutes.

Smell - I smell a bit of citrus coming from the glass as well, very light malt in the background. Spring has ruined my sense of smell for a bit though so it's hard to bring out.

Taste - Bitterness coming through pretty quickly with a strong citrus presence. Smooth, sweet malt at the finish when swallowed.

Mouthfeel - Thick with carbonation as it sits in the mouth and has a dry finish that keeps me sipping again and again.

Overall - I really like how this all comes together with the bitter/sweet contrast of the hop use and malt base. I always end up drinking up drier beers pretty quickly so it's vanishing pretty quickly next to me.

03-19-2012 00:50:09 | More by djohnse
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GRD13

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-17-2012 21:03:35 | More by GRD13
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BigInChicago

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-16-2012 14:37:50 | More by BigInChicago
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Hack72

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-16-2012 02:07:00 | More by Hack72
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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-15-2012 01:43:14 | More by Mark000
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voidrunner

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-14-2012 14:19:55 | More by voidrunner
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ksimons

New York

4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

A-a cloudy golden orange with two fingers worth of white head that sticks to the glass.

S-Very pleasant aroma, pale malts, light apples and pears, spices, and yeast.

T-Taste is much hoppier than the smell suggested. Pale malt, citric hops, and a slightly peppery finish. I am not getting much of the Saison yeast but the beer still tastes pretty good, but maybe more like a Belgian IPA.

M-medium mouthfeel, high carbonation, light dry finish.

Overall another above average beer from Boulevard. Not getting too much “funk” from this one but the smell is very good and the taste is very nice.

03-13-2012 21:08:55 | More by ksimons
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JuanBonet

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-13-2012 04:44:14 | More by JuanBonet
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rmaste6282

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-13-2012 03:45:16 | More by rmaste6282
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KB1976


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-13-2012 02:39:29 | More by KB1976
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poppyjohn

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-13-2012 01:36:33 | More by poppyjohn
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uustal

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours a bright straw yellow with a very bright, two-finger white head. Great lacing and the head doesn't go anywhere any time soon. Aroma of lemon zest, yeast, a bit of spice and straw, didn't have a huge nose. Nice lemon rind and apple notes to start. Moves into a yeasty, grassy flavor blended with a sweet, pale bready malt. Just a hint of spice in this one on the very back end. Some slight sweet citrus, bordering on tropical hop notes hide the spice, before a touch of bitterness on the finish. A lot going on in this flavor profile, really complex. Good sweetness and hop notes for the style, also great drinkability for a saison.

03-12-2012 23:09:54 | More by uustal
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kzov21

Missouri

2/5  rDev -51.9%

03-12-2012 02:57:17 | More by kzov21
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-09-2012 05:16:57 | More by SHCC
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denver10

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

PPours a slightly hazy whitish yellow with constant effervescence and a hufe frosty white head. Aroma offers some nice spice from the belgian yeast, bold lemon citrus juice, some of its rind as well, and a kiss of some bread underneath it all. Flavor mirrors the aroma quite well. I don't taste any alcohol, but I can feel the alcohol at the close of each sip/ A crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, great saison. I only wish it was a little lower abv.

03-08-2012 22:41:08 | More by denver10
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bum732

Lesotho

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

S: Classic fresh cut grass/pepper saison aroma, sweet pils, some caramelized pineapple.

L: Golden yellow, some particulates floating, white carbonated head with decent retention.

T: Semi-sweet pils malt with white pepper. Medium grassy bitterness leading to additional spiciness. Semi-dry finish with some fresh cut grassiness.

M: High carbonation, effervescent, medium bodied.

Great example of the style, great flavors and aromas that work great together. One of the better American saisons I've had.

03-08-2012 03:22:47 | More by bum732
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev +9.4%

It Produced a big pillow-like white head. the beer color is hazy honey. It had floaters.
Smell is of a farmhouse funk, honey, citrus, and spice.
Taste is about the same. Low bitter factor. Light mouth-feel,slightly dry, and high carbonation.
Very good beer! Tank 7 is a keeper.

03-07-2012 23:03:48 | More by TCMike
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,038 ratings.