Saison-Brett | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Saison-BrettSaison-Brett
BA SCORE
4.28/5
3,262 Ratings
Saison-BrettSaison-Brett
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
Ranking:
#607
Reviews:
778
Ratings:
3,262
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
677
Gots:
874
Trade:
58
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4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a tulip glass at Local Option.

I didn't expect to get this beer during this visit, but I'm not one to argue. It pours a partly-cloudy golden-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises orange zest, cracked wheat, coriander, light black pepper, mild Brett, and a vague sense of banana peel in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, the Brett mixing with the wheat, citrus, and spices to form a very pleasant sweetness with a swirl of spices. A pall of Belgian-style yeast hangs in the air, intermingling cooperatively at times with everything else. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a smooth feel, and a drying finish. Overall, a damn fine saison, one that uses the Brett to an immense benefit, rather than overdoing it and turning things into a damn Brett-bomb. This is some tasty-ass shit right here.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.53/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

One of the more balanced and nuanced Brett saisons available on the market. The availability of this beer clouds the greatness in the minds of some. You get apple, pear, and tropical fruit on the nose and in the first sip. The body turns more to straw and stone fruits. The finish is quenchingly dry. Only a hint of tartness throughout akin to slightly underripe fruit. Well balanced. Well executed. Consistent. Top notch Brett beer.

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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. Helluva pop on the cork.

A: Opaque golden with a white half finger head that stays. Frothy lacing.

S: Citrus, featuring oranges, apricot, lemon and pineapple.

T: Tart, tangy, dry. Follows nose with pepper in the mix. Belgian yeast brings that fermentation into the fold. Smooth, lusty. Brett moves in for a lovely mix. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Medium with frothy carbonation.

O: Everything a saison should be with excellent brett undertones. Recommended.

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 3,262 ratings
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