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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,411 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,411
Reviews: 769
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 179
Gots: 538 | 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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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Beware drinking a bomber by yourself then getting off a high stool while wearing heeled boots.

Really good beer.

BeerAngela, Oct 22, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed straw orange color with a big billowy white head. The head has a fantastic level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is big of yeast and some bready and wheaty smells. Along with these aromas comes some lighter notes of a lemon and grapefruit smell as well as some grassy notes all complimented by a nice lemongrass aroma. A decent level of a funk smell mixed with hay and some coriander spice are all there giving a nice, somewhat drier overall farmhouse aroma.

Taste – The taste begins flavors of citrus with both sweeter orange as well as some bitter grapefruit and lemon both being there. Wheat bread flavors and some yeast are present upfront with the yeast getting stronger as the taste moves forward. While the yeast grows stronger the orange citrus fades all while some lemongrass and hay come to the tongue. A little bit of spice of coriander and clove come to the tongue along with a rather moderate showing of funk. The funk and grass flavors get stronger as the taste advances to the end, leaving a more crisp and slightly drier nicely funked but still refreshing flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side for a saison with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. While traditionally a thinner body is more stylish for the saison, the thicker body actually does rather nice in this one accentuating the funk nicely, which in this one is rather nicely balanced by the other flavors of the brew. While the non-standard thicker body is nice the standard higher carbonation level is very nice as well for the flavors and brew as it makes for a nice refreshing beer overall.

Overall – This is one very nice, fruity, but drier and nicely flavor blended and funked brew. This is a nice saison that is super easy to drink at 8.5 %. Delicious and dangerously good.

Darkmagus82, Oct 21, 2014
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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,411 ratings.