Saison-Brett | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character, if that's what you're after.

38 IBU

Added by Crosling on 04-13-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,227
Reviews:
765
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
10.26%
 
 
Wants:
673
Gots:
868
For Trade:
59
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3.97/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.54/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JayAre46
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Viaduck
4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Saison Brett 2016 certainly ratnks up there with one of the loudest Uncorkings. Pours a hazy gold color with enormous foamy white head. Aroma: floral hops. Taste: bittersweet, grapefruit, pineapple, fruity, grain & a hint of funk. No alcohol flavor but a touch of heat & plenty of carbonation tingle produce an interesting effect.

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Photo of JoeMarinello
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

.750ml bottle into Libbey Tulip
Bottled 1/28/15 it's been sitting in the cellar for some time
L- Pours a slightly hazy blonde with a huge white foam head, that leaves plenty of lacing
S- sweet grainy bready aroma, floral notes, along with pineapple,
T- similar to the nose, with plenty of funkiness as well, which is complimented by the dry bubbly mouthfeel of the Brett
F- medium-bodied, dry and effervescent, with a tight bubbly feel
Overall a great Saison, further enhanced by the Brett character

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3.69/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.64/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
3.81/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mississippi
4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Brilliant golden body, mostly clear, with a touch of haze, and ferocious carbonation. Head is full and sticky, with lots of lacing. A beautiful beer to behold.

S - Lemon, coupling with pear and apple, mild floral elements, a hint of plastic and earthy tones complementing. A welcome, bretty nose, with lots of good things to dig into.

T - Follows the nose, with a nice earthy core over which glides lemon and pear flesh, apple skin and white wine, luscious fruits and spice. Delicious.

M - Very brisk carbonation, a bit of drying.

O - This is one tremendously satisfying beer. I love Tank 7, and this expands on it. Rich and layered, but superbly drinkable and pleasant. I have to get more of this one, when I next find it. It genuinely contests with the traditional saisons in quality.

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Photo of Shaymus
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
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