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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,181 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,181
Reviews: 746
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 170
Gots: 459 | 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  rDev -3.8%

ColForbinBC, Feb 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

GuisseppeFranco, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

CLCardinal84, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

druptight, Feb 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Thanks to FosterJM for sharing the at a bottleshare

Look: Straw yellow in color with a 1/4 inch head and ok retention

Smell: Grassy funk with some citrus

Taste: Damn near identical to the nose upfront is some funky yeast and grassy character wtih the citrus picking up in the middle and just before the beer finishes a touch of banana shows up

Mouthfeel: Thin body and medium carbonation

Overall: Good saison not great

DarthKostrizer, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Lawl3ss, Feb 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

jcbattle, Feb 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

tigrstylz, Feb 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Fitzmke, Feb 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

XicanoBeerRun, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jhitchco, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jimdkc, Feb 02, 2012
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4.43/5  rDev +6.5%

Got this in the "Smokehouse" four-pack. (Keep the glass!) Poured into an Imperial pint nonic.

Appearance: A straw gold, almost orange, with a fluffy white head that never dissipates -- even down to the bottom of the pint. Fantastic lacing all the way down the glass.

Aroma -- honey, grapefruit, belgian yeast, light malts.

Taste -- Honey, slightly sweet on the front end with herbal undertones -- not quite grassy but not quite spicy. Refreshing bitterness on the backside -- lemon or grapefruit. Delicious.

Mouthfeel -- rare to give a 5 for this but this beer goes down with a fabulous balance of cream off the head and dryness on the back end, not too much so.

Overall -- Fabulous beer that tastes as good as it looks. Hard to believe this is an 8 ABV -- very drinkable yet very rewarding. Sorry I only had one bottle.

SeussMD, Feb 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Ejayz, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

minneapolitanjim, Jan 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

TastyIsBeer, Jan 31, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -11.1%

Picked up at a local shop. I’ve been meaning to try this for a while now.

Appearance – Pours into a tulip with a hazy orange color. Very little head is achieved with a vigorous pour which dissipates quickly leaving little lacing.

Smell – Somewhat of a muted aroma. Yeast, slight citrus, sweet backbone, lemon zest.

Taste – Heavy yeast and sweet malt presence. Lemons, an odd soapiness, white pepper, banana, a hint of hops.

Mouthfeel – Medium bodied, not enough carbonation (I’m curious why it is so low).

Overall – Not that impressed. Overly sweet and too little carbonation. I may give it another chance.

SpdKilz, Jan 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

6demonbag, Jan 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

busterthecat, Jan 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

This beer pours a fantastic cloudy, light orange with a 2 inch foamy, white head. Incredible amounts of lacing and a blanketing remains throughout drinking. The smell is pure saison yeast fruitiness and sweetness. Tasting also gives you a mouthful of spot-on saison. The beer's light effervescence crosses paths with a touch of barnyard and biting alcohol. The aftertaste is relatively neutral and light furthering this beers drinkability. I would definitely recommend this beer to many different types of beer drinkers, but I'm glad I snagged a bottle instead...to share with my lovely beer drinking partner...and girlfriend.

ThePorterSorter, Jan 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Amp, Jan 26, 2012
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,181 ratings.