ZÔN | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

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

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4.48/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Spending some time in southern Illinois a few years back, I got to sample some of the regional brews, with this baby easily being the most memorable. It is close to the classic witbeer formulation, but with a subtle difference that is hard to describe - more full bodied, perhaps? Whatever it is, it most definitely works. Great citrusy flavor on top of a refined malt. This can be considered to be the American answer to the great Belgian Hoegaarden. And did I mention how cloudy it is? Can't beer a real wheat beer without being cloudy!

As I understand it, this is only a seasonal beer - summer, of course - and boy what a session beer for a hot humid American summer day! I could see being at an all day 4th of July picnic knocking down a six-pack (or two, if not driving!) with no problem. I just wish it were sold outside of Missouri and its bordering states.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pretty neat little belgian ale here. very summer. pours a hazy small headed hay color with a nose of belgian yeast, wheat malt, and citrus. sort of pollenated feeling flavor, yeasty and bright, orange and spice. mouthfeel is nice too, pleanty of bubbles and a moderate mody, this side of medium. cloudy mashy finish lends well to the experience. nice beer, more suited to july than january, but a nice brew

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ZÔN from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.59 out of 5 based on 627 ratings.
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