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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
82
good

535 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 26
Gots: 120 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: metter98 on 06-24-2012)
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Massbmx, Jul 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

00chris, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of katan
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml into a pint

A - Pours a reddish brown color. Very thick, opaque looking. Lots of off dirty colored head formation.

S - Very much a sour, lots of citrusy/acidic like funk. A bit of apple must in the background.

T - Rather light at first, a little bit of sweetness and maltiness. A bit of as sour bite in the middle, but rather restrained overall. Finishes with a little bit of a caramel and chocolate malt flavor. The underlying backbone finally sneaks in.

M - A moderate body and a mostly effervescent carbonation. Not extraordinarily fizzy for a sour. Alcohol is well hidden.

o/D - A good an approachable wild ale, however not necessarily one that would satisfy someone's desire for full on funk. A bit filling after drinking it, so I would share (if you can).

katan, Jul 06, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

fsck, Jul 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Zbeetleman, Jul 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

Harvey98, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

illidurit, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

smithj4, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of Archemedies
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Archemedies, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of stogirelli
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

stogirelli, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of Mattco
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Mattco, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of bump8628
4/5  rDev +11.1%

bump8628, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of chugalug06
2.8/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Very dark and nicely clear. Annoyingly large straw colored soapy head. Lacing is spotty.

Tons of Brett, coffee and chocolate. Weird.

The flavors are an un-melded mess. Coffee, Chili, light, chocolate, pine, molasses, birch, vanilla, bright heavy carbonation, weird dry sweetness, zero bitterness... Tastes like infection is immenent

Near drain pour. Can't recommend. Sierra Nevada and Boulevard can surely do better than this "collaboration". Tastes like Boulevard had the upper hand in brewing.

chugalug06, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of YogiBeer
4.5/5  rDev +25%

YogiBeer, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

DPMomutant, Jul 02, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.4%

beerist, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of notchucknorris
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The cork absolutely exploded out of this one, leaving me a bit worried. The beer actually looked pretty great though, with an absolutely monstrous light brown head foaming up immediately. The head settles in the glass, leaving huge honeycomb and cobweb-like designs against the glass and plasters foam down the sides as it slowly recedes. Took a full 15 minutes to get the beer at the level I wanted to drink it at.

S: Faintly reminiscent of Love Child #3. A lot going on here, though not all of it is good. A blanket of sour dark fruit, mainly unripe plum, covers some muddled aromas of light roasted coffee, brett, cocoa, and some tropical fruit aromas as well. An interesting medley, but some of these smells seem to clash, and as it warms it smells a bit like hot wet trash.

T: A bit like the smell, with faint, earthy notes mingling with a dry, bretty sourness. Plum, raisin skin, earth, some leather and a faint hoppy drawl across the finish. Whiskey notes hit more when the beer is cold, but you can still detect them as it warms. Mouthfeel feels a touch light. Overall, it's not a bad beer, but it feels bit disjointed and the flavors may need a bit time to meld into something tasty.

notchucknorris, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Haybeerman, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

nabit, Jun 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Jslay013, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Pdrufo, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Mike, Jun 28, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +15.3%

Gave last year's batch a 3.75 because this beer with Brett was a little on the funky unpleasant side.

BUT this year's batch does not use Brett and the resulting beer has characteristics of a larger, malt forward beer with tastes of red wine and oak and a more subtle taste of bourbon.

Each batch should probably be considered a completely different beer. I give this years a 4.15

FlussigkeitMut, Jun 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

dubmax, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Amerikon, Jun 27, 2013
Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita from Boulevard Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.