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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,094 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,094
Reviews: 737
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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fatmcb1

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

Pours a yellow straw color with a light, white 2 finger head.

Very spicy yeast full of black pepper, lemon, and tropical fruit. Theres also just a hint of barnyard funk.

Tropical fruit and spices mingle together. Citrus comes out stronger than the nose with grapefruit and lemon with a subtle hop presence.

Very high carbonation level that lends to the smooth creaminess of the saison. Finishes crisp and dry.

This is one of my very favorite saisons, and definitely the best I've had in a four pack.

01-09-2012 00:16:28 | More by fatmcb1
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ipcolling

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-09-2012 00:02:05 | More by ipcolling
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%

A - cloudy straw color with a fluffy head that sticks around

S - very inviting, black pepper, sweet grains, delicate, smells like the best of 'em

T - terrific, mild bitterness, a bit of spice, those same black pepper and sweet grain elements

M - thin, appropriate for the style, entirely drinkable - dangerously so

O - this fits right in with all the other awesome offering of the Smokestack Series

01-08-2012 22:27:15 | More by yamar68
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bbadger

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-08-2012 18:14:41 | More by bbadger
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DaveRTP

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-08-2012 00:48:16 | More by DaveRTP
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Jtthegreat

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-08-2012 00:47:00 | More by Jtthegreat
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-07-2012 22:23:54 | More by TippySelenoid
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schoun

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-07-2012 14:20:10 | More by schoun
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-07-2012 00:32:34 | More by klipper
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DSlim71

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2012 14:05:17 | More by DSlim71
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-06-2012 06:52:09 | More by pirmannt1
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SirPlunkett

Kansas

1/5  rDev -76%

01-05-2012 23:24:32 | More by SirPlunkett
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-05-2012 23:14:17 | More by drummermattie02
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AAxsom

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-05-2012 21:48:13 | More by AAxsom
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dav

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-05-2012 04:50:12 | More by dav
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argock

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Poured from 12 oz brown bottle into a white wine glass. No obvious freshness date. Purchased as 4-pack at Binny's Liquor Depot (Chicago, IL) for $10.79. Reviewed from notes.

A: Peachy yellow hue with stark white, frothed 1-finger tightly bubbled head with good retention and a lot of fine lacing despite the hotel glass.

S: Sharp, spicy Belgian yeastiness on a barely sweet light ale malt background with herbal, lightly grassy hopping

T: Just the right mix of interesting yeast esters including phenolic, spicy, citrus-lemon/lime, and farmyard to blend with the softly sweet continental pale maltiness. A very nice heft on this beer. The hopping takes a firm backseat, but it comes through with some herbal notes.

M: Delicately balanced mouthfeel with fine carbonation and a firm medium body in spite of the easy drinkability.

O: A really nice beer that I wish I could get my hands on readily -- when are you coming east, Boulevard?

01-05-2012 02:37:38 | More by argock
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-05-2012 02:09:42 | More by Massbmx
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abp02

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-04-2012 23:40:05 | More by abp02
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ElGordo

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured from the 750ml corked bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. Body is a pretty, cloudy golden hue with a huge, fluffy white head that sticks around for awhile, descending into peaks and valleys with a touch of lacing on the glass. Aroma of pale malt and wheat, with nice herby notes of coriander and lemon peel. Some citrusy hops and a touch of pepper round out the complex nose.
Palate is lightly sweet pale malt up front, with light citrusy hops providing balance and a little bitterness before the swallow. Notes of coriander, lemon peel, and a touch of pepper on the finish. A lingering bitterness on the finish shows off the substantial hopping. Body is creamy and lively, and still heavy enough to support the substantial alcohol content. This beer is an impressive example of the saison style, one of the better American versions I've had.

01-04-2012 05:46:57 | More by ElGordo
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rgoodyear24

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-04-2012 01:35:25 | More by rgoodyear24
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SirRyanFsu

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-03-2012 17:26:35 | More by SirRyanFsu
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Blind

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

01-03-2012 00:52:07 | More by Blind
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Arvo

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2012 23:47:20 | More by Arvo
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Ryan1423

Alaska

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2012 22:35:21 | More by Ryan1423
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Sinewave

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-02-2012 21:51:33 | More by Sinewave
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,094 ratings.