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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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82
good

562 Ratings
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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 27
Gots: 124 | FT: 10
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:
Beer added by: metter98 on 06-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of rajendra82
4.34/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The deep burgundy colored body was not highly carbonated, and the one finger thick head was short lived. The smell was very wine like, with sour, fruity, woody aromas dominating the nose, and this was backed by a rose like floral aromas. The taste was that of raisins up front, with a followup of cherry. There were some hints of chocolate and toffee in the finish. The aftertaste was oak, vanilla, and a touch of banana. The body of the beer was a little thin and the feel slick. A nice creation, but a bit pricey for the quality.

Photo of balinor
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nose wet wood,mild malt, sourness, slight nuttiness, dark fruit,&mustiness;.Taste yogurt, oak,dark fruit, sourness, seedy bitter finish;3.3!

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TrojanRB
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of toothirsty
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alamode
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours brilliant chestnut under a 3” pillowy lightly tan tinted foam cap that leaves clumpy lace. A spicy nose with a hint of anise, a touch of roast, faint vanilla and bourbon. It pours creamy and drier than the nose might suggest with dark kettle sugars, a hint of horehound, cola, and anise that culminate in a dry roasty bitter finish. Some astringency on the finish from the grain or maybe the hops is not altogether pleasant. Medium to medium high carbonation and medium full body.

Photo of The_Dude_710
4.17/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dactrius
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Patches826
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rome5309
4.56/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A well composed orchestra of different flavors... The wine flavor really sets it apart

Photo of Fitze
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of patrickomatic
1.25/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Very overcarbonated, took 5-6 minutes for foam to dissipate. Smells of chlorophenols, highly carbonated on the tongue. There may be a little malt in the taste but it's mostly dominated by phenols. Definitely an infected bottle

Photo of 510a
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of svensaison
4.04/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SHODriver
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Best before Dec 2015

A: Poured into a tulip to a deep brown with a monsterous three finger dense light tan head that retains well and leaves nice lacing. Pretty well carbonated as the cork came off with a satisfying pop but fortunately didn't gush.
S: smells of barnyardy funk and acetic sourness, it's a little earthy with some slight band aid as well. It smells the part.
T: taste is slightly roasty with some chocolate and funk with hints of sourness. nice underlying barnyardy flavor with some band aids and earthy flavor. There's some vanilla at times as well. swallow is more light roasted malt and a slight tartness with more funk and some lingering oaky flavor
M: Fairly light on the palate with somewhat prickly carbonation and a very dry finish
O: A very impressive beer. Great complexity and flavors with some nice funk and slight sour notes. This beer seems to have required some time as it seems like when SN does funk it takes a good while after bottling for it to come out. The sour is definitely subtle instead of being more up front so if you want some serious pucker this one isn't for you

Photo of MDHopster
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought on a whim to see what multiple aging techniques in blended form tasted like. This is batch # 3, 13% Ale, 55% Wine barrel aged, 32% bourbon barrel aged and 9.8% alcohol content. Pours dark, almost black but has reddish hues when held up to light. Medium pour from a 750 into a a flute, resulted in a two inch light brown head that lasted several minutes while leaving little to no lacing on the glass. Aroma like a Belgian Dubbel with vanilla, fruit, and bourbon prevailing. Allowing beer to warm to around 55-60 brought out much more of the flavor profile and like many bourbon barrel aged beers, raised the presence of the bourbon barrel aging, yet the tartness of wine barrel aging still lingers but not a strongly as if drank colder. Medium mouthfeel with carbs and alcohol bite.

Overall my personal opinion is this is a good strong ale, not sure about the wild category but still quite palatable and enjoyable. Although I can understand the blending may be off-putting to some, thus this beer seems to have a higher than usual deviation on ratings.

Photo of Georgiabeer
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of sonic4482
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of mbeerdino21
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of bpk59
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of theschmooz
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%

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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita from Boulevard Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.