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
Ranking:
#655
Reviews:
782
Ratings:
3,282
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
678
Gots:
875
Trade:
58
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Cloudy gold with an ample 3/4" head that has good retention. No legs.

N: Tons of lemon zest, grapefruit, grass, straw, and some lavender. Oak, peppercorn, soap, and funk.

T: Very funky with a moderate bitterness and an underpinning of malt sweetness. Lots of firm farmhouse flavors here. Damn good.

M: Well carbonated and light.

O: This is a great representation of the style and worthy of its high ranking. Hits all parts of the tongue, and I would definitely buy more.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - The head on this beer is huge, nice light golden color with a white head and good lacing

S - A nice appealing lemony tart aroma

T - Nice combination of tart and sweet a very well balanced beer

M - The mouth feel on this beer is just outstanding, light bodied and goes down very smooth

O - This is a great beer from Boulevard, the outstanding combination of flavor, mouth feel and aroma make this one spectacular.

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3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at CBS Scene at Patriot Place. 10 oz. pour into a snifter.

Appearance: Hazy golden orange with a small whitish head that fades slowly, with some nice lacing.

Smell: Very citrusy with lemon dominating followed by a grassy, grainy character and a bit of sweetness thrown in.

Taste: Crisp tartness with a bit of sweetness and some lemony notes. Very tasty with hints of wheat as well.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and extremely easy drinking. Absolutely no hit of alcohol and I'd never guess this one was 8.5%.

Overall: Very good, and even better than Tank 7. A great beer that I could drink for a while.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.99/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a very thick foamy head. Head retention is high. Lacing is excellent. Very high carbonation. Has that typical funky Brett aroma. I can also detect lemon and banana. Very bready, malty taste up front with strong Brett funk and more of a banana type aftertaste. There is some spiciness and very slight tartness at the end. Good beer, but I do favor other saisons over this.

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 3,282 ratings