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:
3,254
Reviews:
776
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
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677
Gots:
869
For Trade:
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Photo of facundoCNB
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a clean golden yellow with lots of fluffy white head which dissipated very slowly and left behind a ton of lacing. smells of lemongrass, wheat, white pepper, a slight hint of jasmine/funk. oh my, what a wonderful treat - this has a ton of delicious brett yeast, with a nice bready backbone, subtle sweetness, a bit of a pepper flavor, but really - mainly jasmine/flower petals. this is a medium body beer with high carbonation which makes it feel nice and light, making it very easy to drink. the high abv is very well hidden.

this is pretty much, as advertised, a very bretty saison. i love it.

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Photo of Jeeb
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of kmoen
4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of truckmann
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of mjtexplorer
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of Steve212
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of juliusseizure
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Pencible
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: This poured a clear (first half...cloudy in the second half) light gold with lots of fluffy white head.
S: It smelled like bitter lemon zest and grassy hops, with earthy horse blanket and unripe apricot and spicy Belgian yeast.
T: It tasted like bitter citrus zest and unripe apricot, with some earthy horse blanket and spicy Belgian yeast, and a bit of dry biscuit and candi sugar. It had a clean and mellow tart aftertaste.
M: It was oily with lots of fine natural carbonation. Great slick body.
D: This was a great saison with perfect scent and very nice refreshing taste. The body was solid also, and the finish was smooth. The alcohol was well hidden, so it was easy to drink. Built for aging, but also great fresh. This was an impressive brew, and a real treat to drink on a warm summer evening.

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4.2/5  rDev -2.1%

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

2012 bottle.

Appearance. Pours a hazy straw gold with a massive 4 fingers of white head with decent retention. Hurry up and fall stupid head, I wanna drink.

Smell. Sweet hay and grass, dry brett, some light spicy saison yeast and a nice apple/pear/pineapple fruitiness. Yum.

Taste. Dry brett and and lots of fruits, same type as the nose. Some spicy saison yeast, a bit of light grainy malt, and maybe a little bit of fresh wood. Alcohol?? Hmmm, dangerous.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, medium soft carbonation.

Overall. One of my favorite saisons (of the ones that are somewhat obtainable to me anyways). Always a treat.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of SafeAtFirst
4.84/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Star date 06/19/2015
bottle: 2012-02 best by 2014-02

She's got a really nice funk smell with a touch of grain a little fruitiness from the hops/yeast.

This is an all-star saison. One of my faves. Probably shouldn't let it get this old but it's still got a ton of character.

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
4.29 out of 5 based on 3,254 ratings.
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