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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra IncognitaBoulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita

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BA SCORE
81
good

498 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 25
Gots: 112 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: metter98 on 06-24-2012)
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Reviews by Hopswagger:
Photo of Hopswagger
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

P: Murky dark brown muddy swamp covered in a massive swell of cavernous beige froth.

S: Nice sour yeast aroma, subtle black trash bag in the sun funk, dirt clods, and wet moldy wood.

T/M: Heavy dirt presence, bitter baking cocoa, watered down bourbon , pine cones, charred grain, snuffed out cigars and hints of apple peel dusted with cinnamon. This creates a lingering mouth coating similar to being out in the woods for several days camping. The spicy hop bitterness is nice and not overpowering. Astringent orange once it warms. Moderate body with a smooth bubbly effervesce.

O: There is no denying that this beer lives up to its name. Huge waves of fresh dirt and spice cascaded along the palate with a shower of bitterness to finish the rustic offering. A well crafted ale but I wanted the sour nose to translate better into the taste. I feel like this is more of a brown ale with an after thought of wild yeast to spice things up. Interesting but not something I would revisit.

Hopswagger, Aug 10, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of lordofstarside
4.15/5  rDev +15.6%

Batch #3, Bomber to a snifter

Pours dark brown, almost black with red hues. Very murky muddy brown when held up to a light. A half finger of foam has died down to a thin ring pretty quickly, mild carbonation from the sides, think lacing 4/5

Smells pretty complex. Upfront dark notes, dusty chocolate, raisin, fig, cherry, oak, white wine, bourbon, some funk and a little alcohol. Everything comes together well, really interesting beer. Smells like a mix between a bb stout and a wine barrel Belgian 4.25/5

Taste is a bit of a curve ball. Lots of fig, raisin, chocolate, and molasses in the front. After that is a tart dark berry, followed by some oak- nice mix of mostly wine with strong hints of bourbon. Ends with a touch of alcohol 4.25/5

Feel is a moderate body, actually really smooth on the way down. Moderately tart, nothing close to sour. Alcohol is hidden well, it's really easy to drink 4.25

Overall it's different, but good. I know it's classified as a wild ale, but I still have no idea what sort of beer I just drank. More like a BA strong ale. It's really good though 4.25/5

lordofstarside, Aug 31, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

mojohawk21, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of tectactoe
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

tectactoe, May 15, 2014
Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Tiernan, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of SanFranJake
3/5  rDev -16.4%

SanFranJake, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of NWer
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

NWer, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Dbrulet
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Dbrulet, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Beerswag
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Beerswag, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of tigg924
4.33/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: dark brown in color, 1.5 inch head, high carbonation, cloudy

Smell: chocolate and oak

Taste: oak, hazelnut, toasted malt, sweet chocolate and bourbon--especially at the end

Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, heavy body, sweet with oakiness that gives a slight bittering

Overall: A nice malty and oaky treat. Really loving the complexity on this. Would not have thought of it as an American Wild, but it is delicious. Very subtle flavors that mix well. I will get this again.

tigg924, Jul 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

aquazr1, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of Mattco
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Mattco, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of Franziskaner
3.86/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep dark brown in color and minimal light will get through this brew. Carbonation is very high and thick with a brown tint to it. The aroma is loaded with whiskey, dark carmelized malt and a bit of molasses. The mouthfeel is a bit thick and rich,as this is a bit weighted with alcohol. The taste is actually a bit subdued in light of everything else. It is very forward with caramel and gentle sweetness of fig. the back of the palate is a bit of a warming sensation as the whiskey trickles down your throat.

Franziskaner, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of kwkdmk
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%

kwkdmk, Sunday at 05:19 AM
Photo of chinchill
2.9/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

As promised, this has a wild ale aroma and flavor; not always a good thing for my tastes.

It starts promising with an excellent presentation: essentially black body covered by a semi-durable head that leaves good lacing.

Has a distinct, and to me unpleasant, aroma of Brett.

Some Brett in the flavor too.along with medium roasted malts, yeast, and hints of dark fruit.

O: challenging

chinchill, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

valkyre65, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of iSrALE
2.76/5  rDev -23.1%

iSrALE, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of rocvish
1/5  rDev -72.1%

rocvish, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of stereosforgeeks
2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

stereosforgeeks, Jul 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

bdtva, Jul 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

sgttibbs, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of rhoadsrage
4.4/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a snifter)
A- This beer pours a thick, 3/4 of a glass, head of dense foam that settles down to a dark brown body and there is still thick lacing with each sip.

S- The earthy tart wet wood that takes on a pencil shavings note before becoming more dry old oak as it opens. There is a nice hint of Flanders Red yeast esters with cherry hints and basement hues.

T- The nice dark fruit tartness leads to a bit more funk character and some old barrel notes to follow. The white cheese rind brett taste and some earthy darker malt notes blend with wet oak in the finish.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a full roundness from the gentle fizz and no real alcohol heat or astringency noticed.

O- This beer has a great wild funk character blended with barrel notes and some good yeast esters and malt flavor for support. This is very drinkable.

rhoadsrage, Jan 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Schlafly33, Thursday at 02:58 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

acurtis, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of bigolwilly
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

bigolwilly, Mar 04, 2014
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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita from Boulevard Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.