Unfiltered Wheat | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Unfiltered WheatUnfiltered Wheat

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer is a lively, refreshing ale with a natural citrusy flavor and distinctive cloudy appearance. This easy drinking American-style wheat beer has become our most popular offering, and the best-selling craft beer in the Midwest.

14 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001

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1/5  rDev -71.9%

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1/5  rDev -71.9%

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1/5  rDev -71.9%

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1.12/5  rDev -68.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

It's never good when you drink a beer, that the moment you get close to finishing a beer, that you feel as if you need to spit out the beer, as the taste is to bitter and lingering.

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1.48/5  rDev -58.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Opened this beer and poured it in a glass. Took a big whiff, and nothing. Took a big drink, and nothing. Felt like I was just drinking water. I really tasted nothing out of this beer.

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1.65/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Not a big fan. This beer has a nasty lingering aftertaste.

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Photo of jerryjeff
1.77/5  rDev -50.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Aroma - More of a dry bread yeast scent than a typical wheat (like a kvass gone wrong). Not really any robust fruity or clovelike scent, this is an unappetizing smelling beer.

Mouthfeel - It is pretty well carbonated to suit the style, otherwise kind of watery without any real body.

Appearance - Poured to nice head initially with large bubbles due to high carbonation, but quickly dissipated. A pale straw color with a minimal amount of haze from yeast.

Taste - Bit of an off citrus twang possibly, maybe a bit of banana like hints in the finish. Sort of doughy. Not sure what exactly is off here, it's a mix of bland and unpleasant.

Drinkability - Due to bad taste and aftertaste I'd prefer not to have many.

Overall - I can't say that it's the worst beer I've had but it isn't a very good wheat. It's not the only reason I reviewed it online, but I'd already written this out in my personal reviews I saw how high of marks it had received here and sought to offer a differing viewpoint. I like wheat beer a lot, I just don't like this one.

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1.8/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had a 12oz bottle, about a year past its freshness date. The beer was a sort of hazy yellow with no real head to speak of, its little bit retreating rather quickly. Tastewise, it was an overly simple wheat beer with citrus hints that were too mild to give the beer any real worth. It is drinkable if nothing better is on hand (as was the case last night when I tried this), but is otherwise undeserving of your time and money.

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1.84/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance - Pale, cloudy, yellow . . . orange-hued toward bottom of mug. On pour, two-finger head that dissipated very quickly.

Smell - Faint, minimal - hint of yeast in the just-opened bottle

Taste - Bitter beyond the 14 IBU would suggest. Water, orange peel (with pith) . . . metallic(?) finish.

Mouthfeel - Highly carbonated, per the style, light and watery

Overall - Cowtown v. Cowtown: even 550 miles from Kansas City, this is, interestingly, the cheapest non-AAL in a Fort Worth liquor store. (One would think Rahr could slip something competitive in there.) Unfortunately, this is no bargain; disappointing—would not buy again.

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1.92/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pros: nice color, easy drinker. Cons: bland, hardly any taste and nothing too memorable. Disappointed.

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2.02/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of jayhawk73
2.08/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Review from my trip back to Kansas last week:

This beer pours a light yellow color with almost no carbonation, and a sliver of a white head. Very light and easy to see through. The nose is very simple, wheat, lemon, and a tiny bit of malt. The taste follows suit, with a little bit of sourness on the fringe of the flavor. Not a big fan. The taste is almost non-existent really. Feel is light w/ low carbonation. Overall, this is barely a step up from the macro BMC's of the world. Not worth drinking, unless there's nothing else available.

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2.1/5  rDev -41%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12 oz stubby. Brought back from Nebraska by a buddy. Consumed 11/23/09.
A) Pours with very little... actually no head. No lacing. Slight haze but still a touch of clarity. Gold in color.
S) Faint citrus notes. Overall aroma, nearly none existent.
T) Light citrus orange and wheat taste. Mellow malt sweetness. No after taste. Finishes weak and empty.
M) Fizzy. Light dryness. Light body.
D) Feels like a beer in mouthfeel. Looks bad. Smells like nothing and tastes weak ... did I get a bad beer?

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2.18/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Was suprisling clear for an unfiltered beer, a very yellow color with small white head that was gone rather quickly.

Smell was faint light citrus odors.

Taste was very macro like, super light and non descript with just the faintest hint of lemons and a touch of wheat flavor.

Mouthfeel was on the thin and watery side.

Drinkability is pretty low on this unimpressive beer. So much better out their, just a notch better than typical Macro garbage.

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Unfiltered Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
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