Pale Ale
Boulevard Brewing Co.

Pale AlePale Ale
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Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
American Pale Ale
Ranked #1,056
Ranked #26,149
3.62 | pDev: 12.15%
Sep 02, 2023
Nov 19, 2001
Our Original Beer 1st Keg - Nov. 17, 1989

Boulevard Pale Ale is a smooth, fruity, well-balanced beer with year-round appeal. A variety of caramel malts impart a rich flavor and amber color, while liberal use of whole hops adds zest and aroma. Pale Ale is the first beer we brewed, and continues to be a perennial favorite.

30 IBU
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Rated: 4.02 by MJSFS from Florida

Sep 02, 2023
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Had this beer for free at my conference. Decent pale ale. Nicely bitter. It looks pretty good too. Golden light brown with good head and lacing. Toasted biscuit smell and taste. Rich feel for a pale ale. Bit of a sweet caramel background.
Jul 26, 2023
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Reviewed by hopman333 from Illinois

4.83/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
Ok. I'm rating this beer as it should be > This is a Pale Ale !!!! It's not an IPA >

This beer is fantastic. The aroma of rich malts and Zesty whole cone Cascade hops give this brew a delightfully and savory aroma. The first few smells is one of balance > Malt's and hops working harmoniously together in the best way possible.

As you sip and swig this beer, the first impression is that of balance > And if you get it really really fresh it's even more apparent. Ahhh > semi sweet and toasty caramel malts playing a tug of war with the fresh hoppiness. And the finish is dry, lengthy and hearty. This is not a boring beer by any means. I'm guessing their house yeast plays a big part in the dryness and fruitiness as well as the hops.

I have been a HUGE fan of this beer for at least 23 years or so > Yes I think the recipe is a bit more boring since AB bought it > The original had a blend of 7 different hops > Very complex. Now it is just Cascade. But it still tastes fantastic. This is a quintessential Pale ale and a classic in it's own right.
Jun 25, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by MJ64 from Mississippi

May 19, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by Lucnifter from California

Apr 20, 2023
Rated: 3.52 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Mar 11, 2023
Rated: 3.54 by Olesjm from Kansas

Feb 16, 2023
Rated: 3.98 by Elemental19xx from Illinois

Nov 25, 2022
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had on tap at the brewery

Or arrival a fine white 1 f9nger head was present that leaves some lacing. Body is a light golden amber with lively fine carbonation.

Aroma is hoppy a bit caramelized and crisp at the same time. A traditional bitter resin WC hop aroma comes through with a touch of relatively clean fermentation and malt.

Taste follows the aroma but is very balanced with a nice malty sweet finish that balances the hops very well. An earthy, piney hop note blends well with the light nutty toffee malt.

Feel is full bodied up front with a dry, but long finish. Carbonation feels very fine, but there is a bite. Nice on an autumn day on their beer hall patio.

Overall this is a good example of a nice and balanced hoppy and malty pale ale with the right amount of approachable flavor. Nice.
Oct 20, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Oct 11, 2022
Rated: 3.68 by dbauer from California

Oct 02, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

Jun 11, 2022
Rated: 3.69 by BeerBeast from Florida

May 29, 2022
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Bright amber appearance with a small white head and little lacing. Aroma of citrus, soft fruit and caramel. Flavor profile follows the same pattern although the citrus is not as distinct. Easy drinking, light-to-medium bodied moderately carbonated mouthfeel. A bit thin on the palate. Short lived finish.
Feb 12, 2022
Rated: 4.47 by landdog

Jan 27, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by cbcrunch from Wyoming

Jun 09, 2021
Rated: 3.32 by hophugger from Virginia

Apr 30, 2021
Rated: 3.67 by funku2 from Colorado

Apr 17, 2021
Rated: 3.67 by HighwayChile from Kansas

Apr 11, 2021
Pale Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 1153 ratings