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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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520 Ratings
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Ratings: 520
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 26
Gots: 118 | 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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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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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

mhbarber, Jun 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

jklecko2, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of sjccmd
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours slightly murky dark brown with amber highlights. Huge tan head with large and small bubbles which fades leaving a fairly sticky lacing.

Smell is roasted malts, dark chocolate, burnt sugar, vanilla, and oak. Some tropical fruits and musty basement from brett, and spicy noble hops. Complex and nice.

The flavor is similar to the nose but a bit more muddled and finishes slightly bitter.

Highly carbonated, but slick and full mouthfeel. Alcohol warmth increases over time.

A very interesting beer clearly trying something new. However, there is quite a lot going on in this beer, and it's not quite balanced out.

sjccmd, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

kguyty, Jun 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

redblacks75, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

mattboyer182, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

jroberts8811, Jun 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

rfbenavi80, Jun 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

craigmj7, Jun 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

GMUPatriot_inKansas, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

zeff80, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Big foam-up on Quite lovely piles of cumulus clouds in the tall Saxo tulip. Color is a murky brown. Interesting herbal nose. Pleasant sudsy mouthfeel.

Flavor reminds me of Brettanomyces with the drying tendency, buy there is a little sour in it too. Distinct odor and taste of leather for some reason. This does get old after a while. It might benefit from a little sharper note. Overall this is quite interesting, but it has a murky, almost muddy aftertaste that dampens some of the fun. Ultimately very dry with some fruity notes, a hint of blueberries and lots of stems and seeds.

Head retention is noteworthy. Not a bargain at 15 bucks for the Belgian 750 ml bottle purchased at Bottleworks in San Diego.

mactrail, Jun 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

mokanmikey, Jun 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

drgonzo2k2, Jun 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Kreko7, Jun 20, 2013
Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita from Boulevard Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.