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Saison-Brett | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750ml bottle no. 18773 (2011 Batch 2) to a Boulevard tulip. I reviewed 2011 Batch 1 back in 2011. This bottle was cellared for approximately 2 years.

A: Lemon yellow to amber in color with lots of sediment. Super foamy white head that dissipates to nearly nothing but clings to the glass.

S: Wet hay, apple, and alfalfa as before, but also much more of a floral tulip aroma. Less of a wet pile of hay, more of a green grassy pasture.

T: Malt, grass, coriander, pepper, Granny Smith apple, lots of Belgian sugars, and a more tart finish than before cellaring.

M: Medium-bodied, with a good measure of hops bitterness (as this is a dry-hopped Tank 7), a peppery burn from the 8.5% ABV and a dry finish.

O: A very good saison / farmhouse. Tart without a pucker factor. As the pour warms, it's very much pasture and apples. I think a horse would really love this and I do, too.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a short tulip.

Appearance- Huge rocky eggshell head, clear golden body. Decent lacing.

Aroma- Pleasant Brett (probably will grow as it ages), lavender, more flowers, very nice.

Flavor- Very pleasant funkiness. Orange fruity character. Some medicinal funkiness lingering on the finish. Very nice bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Big creamy carbonation, not sharp, light body, dry finish.

Overall- This is apparently based on Tank 7, and I think that it's a great counterpoint. Relevatory. This is what I like!

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Saison-Brett from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 3,264 ratings
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