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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,097 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,097
Reviews: 738
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 166
Gots: 426 | 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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Birdlegs

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-24-2012 04:22:06 | More by Birdlegs
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MrSunshine

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-23-2012 09:31:13 | More by MrSunshine
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Flatlands

Missouri

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-22-2012 17:56:17 | More by Flatlands
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Merkur

Tennessee

3.68/5  rDev -11.5%

Had on tap at the Boulevard outpost in the KC Airport.

Beer pours a nice bright cloudy yellow color.

The beer smells very sweet and citrusy.

The tastes very bitter on the initial sip and then opens up with some lemon and citrus on the finish.

Mouthfeel was just the right amount of carbonation to give it a little bite.

Overall a very good saison

01-22-2012 17:27:02 | More by Merkur
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Twal

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-22-2012 03:59:12 | More by Twal
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-21-2012 20:40:16 | More by MammothTarantula
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elNopalero

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +1.4%

This appears a golden straw color with a lot of foam. Lots. Billowy, cottony, foamy goodness releasing all sorts of flora aromatics. I pick up some coriander and a lot of, hm, floral/pollen-y aromas. It’s a smooth brew with a spicy kick towards the finish. A slight bitterness (from the grassy/straw hops) reminds you it’s an “American-style” saison, as does the less-than-sessionable ABV, but it’s also friendly enough to share with a less adventurous beer drinker (or someone who is not a fan of hoppy brews).

01-20-2012 20:17:07 | More by elNopalero
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-20-2012 02:27:45 | More by kew
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-19-2012 22:52:00 | More by Kahlerbock
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-18-2012 22:45:45 | More by KAF
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alamode

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-18-2012 15:53:48 | More by alamode
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FortSmithHops

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-18-2012 15:11:02 | More by FortSmithHops
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

3.4/5  rDev -18.3%

Re-post from my hacked "jmkratt" :(

look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had been contemplating buying some Tank 7 for quite some time now so when I was at Uptown Bros. for lunch in downtown Denver and it was on draft I went for it.

A - The beer was served in an oversized wine glass. Pours a hazy golden straw yellow color with a thin finger white head. A lot of carbonation but not a lot of retention, though pleasant lacing.

S - I was rather disappointed with the nose, or lack thereof. I struggled to pick up hints of fruit and almost a creamed corn tone. However, it was not what I was expecting for a Saison/Farmhouse. At all.

T/M - Similar to the nose I found myself underwhelmed with the flavor. It presents a juicy fruit character immediately but seems to be overpowered in the end by high bitterness. The alcohol taste is quite prevelant and distracts from the better and more appealing qualities of fruity crispness and pleasant grainy biscuit flavors. Medium bodied with a lot of carbonation.

O - I was disappointed by this beer and perhaps allowed myself to be swept up with the hype. It was not what I was expecting and left myself wanting more, like it seems most Boulevard beers have for me. Won't likely be back.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 05-20-2011 19:51:41

01-18-2012 14:48:01 | More by hopfacebrew
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-16-2012 04:04:14 | More by martyl1000
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MaxOfMetal

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-15-2012 23:53:06 | More by MaxOfMetal
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pixieskid

Germany

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-15-2012 04:39:56 | More by pixieskid
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Brewfan

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-14-2012 17:52:36 | More by Brewfan
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KarlSpackler

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-14-2012 02:44:29 | More by KarlSpackler
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2012 18:20:19 | More by bonbini26
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ATPete

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-13-2012 00:38:03 | More by ATPete
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-12-2012 21:34:20 | More by djrn2
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Frozenmoses

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-12-2012 16:42:28 | More by Frozenmoses
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MarshallMan

Kansas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-11-2012 17:03:40 | More by MarshallMan
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CNOTEKC

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-11-2012 01:40:06 | More by CNOTEKC
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weerezboy

Washington

4.55/5  rDev +9.4%

A: darker shaded yellow without cloudiness, pours a nice white head that contrasts the beer colour.

S: Nice bite, with a sweet fruit aroma along with a yeast and malt finish.

T: Great combination of sweet and spice. Has a mild bite of hop throughout.

M: light on the tongue with a nice fizz of carbonation, quit easy to drink.

O: The beer is extremely good for a saison from the states. Wish I was closer to Missouri to be able to get this more often. Four friends and a Growler of this was a great evening.

01-10-2012 17:31:38 | More by weerezboy
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,097 ratings.