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Harvest Dance - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

582 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 582
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%


Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
John Barleycorn is memorialized in English folk tradition as the personification of the barley plant, sacrificed at harvest time and then reborn as beer or ale. Our Harvest Dance Wheat Wine is a celebration of John’s Midwestern cousin, wheat. Beginning with a large portion of wheat malt, we add an equally generous helping of Hallertau and Citra hops and age the ale on both French and American oak. The result is a big, warming burst of tropical fruit flavors, highlighted by subtle wine-like notes, and rounding slowly to a long, dry, oaky finish.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: bort11 on 10-30-2009)
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Reviews by StlHopHead77:
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StlHopHead77

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a nearly transparent,coppery orange body that sat beneath a HUGE,creamy white,4 inch cap of super dense foam that left clumpy,clingy globs of lacing.My initial reaction was that this looks very Belgian.

S-Mild fruity,citric hops,wheaties,Old school-baseball card pack-stick bubblegum,lemon and doughy yeast.

T-This struck me as an almost hoppy saison.Definitely unique for the style.Sweet citric hops,green banana,sourdough bread,caramelized grains and some toasty oak.

M-Uber-carbonated,medium bodied with a bright and earthy feel.

O-Very different from any wheatwine I've ever had but really nice.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 14:44:08 | More by StlHopHead77
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Harvest Dance from Boulevard Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 582 ratings.