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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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3,410 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,410
Reviews: 769
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 180
Gots: 537 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

barbellsNbeers, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of jrenihan
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BB Jan 2013

Beer is a cloudy golden colour with a moderately sized white head. Pretty good retention.

Very nice smell. Yeast, spice and light fruits. Lemon, banana, grapefruit. Vague tropical fruit scents. Wheat.

Taste is also very good. Spice, yeast, citrus and tropical fruit. Lemon, pineapple, grapefruit, a bready flavour and a bit soapy. Quite hoppy, clearly American hops.

Medium body, moderate carbonation, a bit oily, a bit bready. Good.

Overall, a very good beer indeed! Quite a hoppy saison- perhaps more of a Belgian IPA. Whatever you call it, it is yummy!

jrenihan, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of flyingmick
5/5  rDev +19.9%

flyingmick, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of Bendurgin
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip. This one pours a hazy golden straw color with three fingers of creamy white head head. Nice retention on this one.

The aroma has a bit of a berry smell to it with your standard saison yeasty dough aroma to it. A little bit of of spicy pepper aroma. Seems to be a little bit more weetness than other saisons. Yeasty flavor with some floral hops on the pallet. A little bit buttery with some fruity notes in the background. Finishes dry and crisp.

The body is nice and light with good carbonation. Overall seems to be a bit of a different take on the style, but this one is pretty enjoyable.

Bendurgin, Jul 06, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy yellow with two fingers of off-white head that fades into a thin cap with decent lacing.

S: Some candy sugar and sweet aromas up front with a finish that is drier, mustier, funkier, and Brett-like.

T: Similar to the aroma, there are some candy sugar and sweet flavors up front before funky, musty, and barnyard flavors kick in. The finish is dry and slightly bitter.

M: Medium-light body with medium carbonation, this beer is dry and clean on the palate.

O: A good saison, overall. Many American saisons are often too sweet or heavily spiced for me, but this one is more reminiscent of a Belgian one with lots of funky and barnyard flavors.

n2185, Jul 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

jaminjohnson, Jul 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

JimDH, Jul 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

fuzznuts, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of whynot44
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful hazy gold color with a generous frothy white head that persists well and leaves some nice lacing to the end.

The aroma is spicy with hints of citrus, tropical fruits, bready grain, coriander, funk and yeast.

The taste is lemony citrus and corainder up front, a nice light malt background with a peppery overtone and a dry hops finish.

Really very nice. Medium bodied, plenty of carbonation but smooth and dangerously drinkable.

Overall, very enjoyable.

whynot44, Jul 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

ChrisGemmiti, Jul 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Thomas_Picton, Jul 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

DaveHack, Jul 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

roadies, Jul 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

strongaf, Jul 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

swfraser, Jul 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

JRBecks, Jul 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

rkcrozier, Jul 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

MorganPalmer, Jul 02, 2012
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4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a cloudy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of wheat, lemon zest and other citrus, coriander, yeast, farmhouse smells, some grains, and a bit of funk.

T - Starts off with a mix of lemon zest and other citrus flavors with some wheat and grains and some coriander. Through the middle, some yeast and farmhouse flavors come through with a touch of pepper and some funk. The finish is a mix of lemon zest and grapefruit with some sweet wheat and grains and some Belgian yeast.

M - Medium bodied with moderate-heavy carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and lightly tart and funky finish.

D - Very drinkable. Really nicely balanced Saison. Nice amount of yeast and spices.

ngeunit1, Jul 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Timmay, Jun 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mistroth, Jun 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

ms11781, Jun 30, 2012
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4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip. Pours a golden yellow color with lots of carbonation and a big pillowy head that leaves good lacing throughout. The nose is beautiful on this beer. It is dominated by a spicy, zesty character of coriander, lemon zest, pepper, and as the beer warms, some hop character as well. Very quiet bready malt in the back. The taste and mouthfeel is very full of carbonation; it almost takes away from the beer, but not quite. It's quite dry up front. Lots of sweet lemons, spicy burn on the tongue with the very minimal touch of burn from the alcohol. Overall a very tasty beer. I'm glad I got the 4 pack.

estlinska, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Nay
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic, dangerously drinkable saison from KC of all places. High carb, tall lasting light frothy head, gold (not amber or orange) hazy. Dry yet malty pils, bitter with Belgian phenols blending perfectly. Perhaps a bit simple, maybe not enough farmhouse, but really so tasty and clone-worthy.

Nay, Jun 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

blingice, Jun 28, 2012
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 3,410 ratings.