Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Tank 7 Farmhouse AleTank 7 Farmhouse Ale
BA SCORE
4.17/5
5,203 Ratings
Tank 7 Farmhouse AleTank 7 Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Most breweries have at least one piece of equipment that’s just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard we have fermenter number seven, the black sheep of our cellar family. Ironically, when our brewers were experimenting with variations on a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale, the perfect combination of elements came together in that very vessel. You could call it fate, but they called it Tank 7, and so it is. Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.

38 IBU

Added by grumpy on 06-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,249
Reviews:
1,064
Ratings:
5,203
pDev:
10.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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335
Gots:
1,654
Trade:
15
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Beware drinking a bomber by yourself then getting off a high stool while wearing heeled boots.

Really good beer.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- bright hazy golden color with a fluffy, coarse pure white head. It looks like merengue on top of the beer. Lots of active carbonation is visible.

S- peppery, funky, and lots of yeast. Bright notes of Lemon zest help to round it out.

T- typical barnyard funk and bitter lemon. Some white pepper in the finish.

M- light, crisp, refreshing. Aggressive carbonation.

O- a solid American saison offering.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip. Cloudy golden with nice columns of fine bubbles and a 1" head. The aroma is of funk with slight sweetness and breadiness. The taste is crisp with a balanced combo of funk and slight sweetness with a hoppy astringency. The body and carbonation are perfect for this style.

Overall, this is one of my favorites of this style. It's refreshing and interesting but not overly complex. I'll look for it again.

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

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed straw orange color with a big billowy white head. The head has a fantastic level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is big of yeast and some bready and wheaty smells. Along with these aromas comes some lighter notes of a lemon and grapefruit smell as well as some grassy notes all complimented by a nice lemongrass aroma. A decent level of a funk smell mixed with hay and some coriander spice are all there giving a nice, somewhat drier overall farmhouse aroma.

Taste – The taste begins flavors of citrus with both sweeter orange as well as some bitter grapefruit and lemon both being there. Wheat bread flavors and some yeast are present upfront with the yeast getting stronger as the taste moves forward. While the yeast grows stronger the orange citrus fades all while some lemongrass and hay come to the tongue. A little bit of spice of coriander and clove come to the tongue along with a rather moderate showing of funk. The funk and grass flavors get stronger as the taste advances to the end, leaving a more crisp and slightly drier nicely funked but still refreshing flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side for a saison with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. While traditionally a thinner body is more stylish for the saison, the thicker body actually does rather nice in this one accentuating the funk nicely, which in this one is rather nicely balanced by the other flavors of the brew. While the non-standard thicker body is nice the standard higher carbonation level is very nice as well for the flavors and brew as it makes for a nice refreshing beer overall.

Overall – This is one very nice, fruity, but drier and nicely flavor blended and funked brew. This is a nice saison that is super easy to drink at 8.5 %. Delicious and dangerously good.

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Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 5,203 ratings
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