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:
5,144
Reviews:
1,047
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.36%
 
 
Wants:
333
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1,624
For Trade:
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Ratings: 5,144 |  Reviews: 1,047
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

Photo of MMOSNN
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmcquirk
4.37/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.47/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Satorn
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nightgardener
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle dated (BB June 17,2017),into a large Funky Buddha snifter.Cap says smokestack series.

Frothy,white head,that stands 2 fingers tall.Hazy light gold in color,with distorted light showing through the glass.Lots of small sediment floating around in the body.Little to no carbonation.

On the nose I get bright citrus notes,sweet bread,yeast,pepper,and lemon grass.This beer smells wonderful!

On the palate I get citrus,sweet bread,yeast,and lemongrass on the front end.This is followed by some pepper and sweet malt on the back end.A little nit of a sourness after the other flavors fade away,but nothing offensive.Very nice taste to it too.

The body is thin,with a dry finish that packs a small punch.

This is my first farmhouse ale,and I have to say I really enjoyed it.I paired it with a very good lemon / almond cake,and it paired beautifully.I'll have to try some of the Prairie Artisan Ales farmhouse ales in the future.Very nice.

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Photo of Holderness
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy orange with a massive, pillowy, white head that retains well and leaves moderate lacing. Smells of honey, melons, yeast, pilsner malts, lavender, and coriander. Taste largely follows the nose, but is a tad harsh on the finish.

84/100

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Photo of SPRICER
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmh21
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Emerson-Trevelyan
4.59/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
4.15 out of 5 based on 5,144 ratings.
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