ZÔN | Boulevard Brewing Co.

ZÔNZÔN
BA SCORE
38.4%
Liked This Beer
3.54 w/ 627 ratings
ZÔNZÔN
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Boulevard’s summer seasonal is our interpretation of a classic Belgian witbier. ZŌN (Flemish for “sun”) combines the subtle flavors of coriander and orange peel with other traditional ingredients to create a delightful, refreshing summertime brew.

15 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,999
Reviews:
236
Ratings:
627
Liked:
241
Avg:
3.54/5
pDev:
14.69%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 627 |  Reviews: 236
Photo of basaywhat
2.9/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours cloudy straw yellow with a medium-sized white fluffy white head. Aroma and flavor are lemon, light yeast, some coriander, clove, banana, orange peel, wheat.

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Photo of TheHopsman
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LennyBound
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Waynejagg
4.42/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Branlott42
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a refreshing wit....a little fruit, with banana, and a bit of spice. Light wheat twang. The taste has some citrus and coriander, backed with yeast and very light malt. Refreshingly semi-dry, and a fruit-filled finish, with plenty of wit character. Wonderful and refreshing.

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Photo of h4ximus
4.05/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - Very cloudy, almost like a chicken noodle soup with lemon added
S - Coriander but also bread/butter
T - Subtle citrus and dew
F - Not as zesty as other Wits

This is a very smooth beer that's easy to drink at a sessionable 4.4%. Great to sit out on the patio or porch on a late Spring evening.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barracudajenkins
4.12/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AmishLightning
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dpihl
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Harrison8
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy pale yellow with a thick white head. Head retention is moderate, with no lacing left behind. Banana, cloves, and Belgian yeast spice form a Belgian inspired aroma. Taste is banana, clover, and Belgian yeast spice, with subtle malt notes. Feel is medium-thin. Overall, a tasty beverage with good character, but at the same time a bit thin.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Miami66
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mtn
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Midwestbrew18
4.07/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cbcb
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hashmads
4.4/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of nuebs
2/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of foundersfan1
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, best by date 10/07/2015 printed on the bottleneck. A new summer seasonal witbier from Boulevard, acquired a single bottle of this stuff as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a ridiculously juicy golden orange body with a finger of short-lived white head that falls to a ring. Murky, cloudy, & juicy appearance. Fluffy head doesn't leave much lacing behind. Looks very nice, however.

S - Aroma is mostly wheaty, with some mild spice and some earthy yeast presence in the background. Not detecting any overt citrus or orange peel aromas, but no doubt they are in there.

T - Again, very juicy & delicious. All the ingredients meld together wonderfully. Wheaty, fruity, & yeasty. Again, very lightly spiced. Juicy & fruity.

M - Extremely juicy, fruity, smooth, crisp, & delicious. A clean finish, with mild yeasty flavors lingering behind.

Overall, a simple, yet very well-executed example of the style from Boulevard. One of the better examples of what a deliciously drinkable witbier can be that I've tried in a long time. Not my favorite style by far, but I could drink a ton of this stuff.

Boulevard ZŌN-----4/5.

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Photo of texasspottedcow
3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Inglewood
3.55/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of muddyh2oblues
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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ZÔN from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 38.4% out of 100 with 627 ratings
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