Unfiltered Wheat | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,179
Reviews:
582
Ratings:
2,048
pDev:
14.61%
Bros Score:
3.87
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
474
Trade:
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Photo of blbarnett3
3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of NateMac13
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of Andrew041180
3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a very pale straw color. I expected it to be both a little darker and a little cloudier - still able to see through the glass quite easily. Very little lacing, visible carbonation.

S - Subtle, but nice. Predominately lemongrass with a little bit of bready malt.

T - Follows the nose. Lemongrass up front, with a hint of citrus, followed by a rounding light malt presence.

M - On the lighter side. The carbonation feels a little fizzy here. Very refreshing though!

O - My review would probably be different if I had this on an outdoor patio in June or July. Unfortunately I had it in a cool restaurant while watching playoff baseball on TV after dinner. Seems like it would be a nice summer beer for me.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of enulcwww
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fantastic wheat beer. Has a great cloudy look for a wheat and tastes incredibly fresh. Pours with a huge four finger head and has a great odor very easy drinking beer. Goes down very smooth leaves the palate feeling clean and leaves you wanting more. Not a great beer for the time of year but something I could enjoy a lot over the summer.

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Photo of KingFizz
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of RobbieAshmore
3.26/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a glass.

A- Nice head. Pale yellow, straw colored, hazy. Noticeable carbonation.
S-Smells delicious, like rolls baking in a country kitchen.
T-Taste does not quite live up to the smell, which was great. Not bad, but nothing to really brag on, just sort of bland, with a pleasant after-taste.
M-Sort of thin, a little dry.
O- This is an OK beer....not really good, certainly not bad. Nothing really pops on this one. Probably the biggest drawback is I was drinking Ayinger BrauWeiss last night and compared to that this is swill. But compared to say....Bud light this would be great, if that makes any sense. Not my favorite from Boulevard.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Cyrion
3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a hefeweizen glass in September 2013. Date is best by 12/15/2013.

Appearance: Light gold, quite hazy, with an appealing 3" head. Rugged looking suds that recede very slowly.

Aroma: Sweet wheat, but little else. Certainly no citric fruits as reported by other tasters.

Taste: A mellow wheat flavor, much in line with the aroma. A slight bitterness on the back of the tongue. Sourdough presents itself after a few moments and gives a little backbone to the beer.

Mouthfeel: Light and crisp, I'm getting a definite carbonation sting. Almost to the point of putting me off the beer, the carbonation is practically a flavor in itself.

Overall: A mellow, unambitious wheat, there's no mistaking this for a hefeweizen. It's your basic no-frills American wheat. There are better options.

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Photo of Gueuzedude
3.21/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Best by date of May 25th, 2012; Sampled April 2012
A steady pour into my small wine goblet produces an initially one-finger thick, pale, off-white colored head that subsides fairly quickly. The beer is a lightly hazed, pale gold color that shows more of the same, with a sheen, when held up to the light. The aroma smells a bit grassy and herbal up front, but has a sweet malt / grain character to it in the middle that is almost honey like in a beer sort of manner. Perhaps a touch of apple like fruitiness, but really the touch of fruit is more non-descript than anything specific.

Sweet tasting with a hint of bitterness. The finish is quite smooth due to the lack of hop character and has a sort of sweet, white bread crumb like flavor to it. Flavor of apple or perhaps melon add to the sweet perception in what might have been a dry beer if it had more balancing hoppiness (but that was clearly what was not the intent here). Quite light bodied, though I wouldn’t call it watery at all, this is accentuated by a touch of lemon zest citrus character that subtly infuses the flavor. The malt provides a hint of an astringent, or grainy bite to the finish.

A pretty standard, clean, American Wheat beer. Suits in a pinch, or ice cold on a hot summer’s day, but mostly something that I don’t found overly interesting.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of ZS881107
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a mason jar with a 1 inch bone white head. Let sit aside for a bit to warm up while I did some dishes. The head dissipated very little in that time. Color is a beautiful golden straw with haziness. Very little lacing.

S: Smells like a wheat. Malty and wheaty. Nothing too special but it is a great example of a typical wheat.

T: Somewhat dry and crisp. Has a very slight sweet aftertaste, with a good wheat flavor. Almost a bit of a nutty flavor that lingers.

M: Clean and crisp with a decent amount of carbonation.

O: Overall I like this beer and it would be a great beer for enjoying during the summer on a boat.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Pyramid_Head
3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The Boulevard Wheat Ale can best be described as a faux-hefeweizen. While it does have a nice wheat flavor and mouth feel, it somehow feels lacking compared to other wheat beers that i've tried. It's somewhat bland, but by no stretch of the imagination bad. Wheat beers like this are good companions to spicy food, while it's not for me i imagine that under the right circumstances this or the Schlafly Hefeweizen could be a religious experience to a Missouri beer drinker with a tongue for unfiltered wheat beers who only previously drank piss water like Bud or Natty Light. Give it a try if you've been drinking nothing but lagers.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Unfiltered Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 2,048 ratings
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