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Coffee Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Coffee AleCoffee Ale

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90
outstanding

477 Ratings
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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 20
Gots: 44 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Neighbors for nearly twenty years, Boulevard Brewing Company and The Roasterie share a passion for making extraordinary beverages. In Coffee Ale, our two celebrated brewing traditions come together in a long-awaited collaboration. Ethiopian Sidamo from Africa’s Great Rift Valley has been carefully blended with rye, oats, and malted barley, and spiced with Perle and Styrian Golding hops. The delightfully fragrant beer presents a glowing, tawny-amber hue. The clean, crisp acidity of the air-roasted coffee mingles with malt on the palate, lingering faintly in a subtly sweet finish.

26 IBU

(Beer added by: SavvyStudent on 03-21-2013)
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1000lbgrizzly

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3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Murky mud brown. Not much carbonation to see, although even a smooth pour leads to a head that refuses to stop growing- it overflowed my glass twice now, even with sipping. I think I see some sediment at the bottom, which I never find appetizing. I'll focus on the comically large head instead.

S: Strong scent of semi-sweet coffee, some toasted malts in there too. A small platter of other dark smells, too- milk chocolate, hazelnut, a bit of smoke.

T: Lightly roasted coffee, some sweet cream, and dark malts. Even a bit of bitter hops contributing some resin flavors, which throws me a bit. Some alcohol in the burps. It's a coffee ale for sure, but the flavors just aren't harmonious. Finish is short.

M: Too fluid and too much carbonation for such heavy flavors. I like a thicker body for such strong dark flavors.

O: It provides the coffee, but winds up just not working very well. The flavors seem a bit thin and a bit disjointed, and the body definitely is. A noble attempt to mesh such wonderful drinks, but not a brew I'll consider again.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 20:06:18 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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Coffee Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.