Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale | 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: 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
Ratings:
5,131
Reviews:
1,044
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.36%
 
 
Wants:
330
Gots:
1,615
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 5,131 |  Reviews: 1,044
Photo of nick_perry
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy orange color with a thick, lingering head. A creamy texture and well-rounded body, featuring notes of yeast as you’d expect, but there’s also a spicy hoppiness which I wasn’t expecting, but enjoy. Finish isn’t as dry as some others of the style, with a hint of lemon. 8.5% ABV, a bit high for a Saison/farmhouse ale, I feel, but I don’t really notice it that much.

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Photo of Yoann
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle to a pint
A - A hazy golden tint with a very strong foam, be careful when opening the bottle, it wants to escape!
S - roasty malts but with some sweetness, herbal hops
T - very balanced and no bitterness
M - pretty lively
O - Very rich but still well balanced, I highly recommend it!

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Photo of thornburyslasher
4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Atodd21
3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dalv
3.74/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Braintrust
3.71/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SoCal_Matt
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Heeenrik
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whiskey_slurpee
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Thingstead
4.52/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.69/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: 12 oz bottle freshness dated 16 April 2017 poured into a pint glass.

Look: Hazy golden honey coloration with a creamy white two finger head. Lots of suspended sediment. Good head retention.

Smell: Grassy, floral, and fruity with a fine hint of hops in the background.

Taste: Very mild hop bitterness and flavor.

Feel: Medium mouthfeel with very light carbonation.

Overall: A unique brew that I might revisit with an occasional single.

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Photo of matthewrdale
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jonthomas4
3.15/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of duvel1979
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sour_Lord
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HenryPorter7777
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Boulevard .... classic farmhouse/saison ale. Nicely balanced; beautiful aroma that stays until the end. Simply, a beautifully well done Belgian style beer; easy-drinking and good with or without food. 8.5% ABV

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Photo of Jodio
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of demian317
3.37/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Taste does follow the nose which, in this case, is unimpressive. Nice beginning but the middle gives way to an unflattering sourness (I know, it's the style but...) The conclusion is sharp and rude. Overall, a strange attempt worth investigating for comparison with others in the same style.

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Photo of sabotage628
4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cyber_phoenix
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L- Pours a frothy two finger thick head. Clear/straw/amber colored beer. Oh wait... is that some yeast that I see? Yep. Kind of makes it look like bubble tea.

Stagnate with slight carbonation.
S- Sweet, fruity, yeasty aroma admits from this beer. Honey? Maybe. The yeast meshes well with the fruity hoppyness. Great smelling beer.
T- Taste is sweet and continues to be sweet for a while after sipping. I also pick up a certain spiciness, followed by some bitterness from the hops.
MF- Mellow and dry.
O- I picked this up in Mobile, Alabama. So I'm pretty sure you can pick it up anywhere. Very interesting beer, little to no tartness that is usually expected in a farmhouse ales, but that is completely okay because this is a fine brew. With that being said this beer is a sipping beer, if you get it, take it one beer at a time.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of APH
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 20holmbrew
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
4.15 out of 5 based on 5,131 ratings.
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