Harvest Dance
Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
4.03 | pDev: 10.42%
Jun 03, 2023
Oct 30, 2009
John Barleycorn is memorialized in English folk tradition as the personification of the barley plant, sacrificed at harvest time and then reborn as beer or ale. Our Harvest Dance Wheat Wine is a celebration of John’s Midwestern cousin, wheat. Beginning with a large portion of wheat malt, we add an equally generous helping of Hallertau and Citra hops and age the ale on both French and American oak. The result is a big, warming burst of tropical fruit flavors, highlighted by subtle wine-like notes, and rounding slowly to a long, dry, oaky finish.

23 IBU
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750 ml bottle from Boise Co-op. Pours out with a beautiful fluffy head, cloudy amber body with lots of particulates. Nice bready aroma, thick and heady. Taste comes out stronger, still bready, but with a lot of body behind it. Smoother than the average BW, ABV hides well in the background. Burn comes on very late, in the stomach.
Jun 03, 2023
Rated: 4 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jul 11, 2019
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Yellow/orange color; very murky.

Huge white head; spotty lacing.

Pineapple & grapefruit in the nose; wow!

Medium mouthfeel.

Pineapple & grapefruit are joined by wheat & booze in the taste.

Not as mindblowing as the nose, or the draft version; still tastes like a delicious IIPA. Worthy.
Apr 01, 2019
Rated: 4 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Feb 10, 2019
Rated: 4 by heysuz from Indiana

Feb 10, 2019
Rated: 4.08 by hopley from Massachusetts

Jan 18, 2018
Rated: 3.92 by timontheroad from Colorado

Jul 13, 2017
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Reviewed by HopsAreDaMan from Missouri

4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2015 Poured a frothy, off-white head (Lots of it), clear and golden in color ; strong aroma of wheat/bread; a lot going on in the flavor department, too much for my untrained palate to unravel, but I did get sweet, some sour, and definitely fruity; medium body, fizzy. Interesting beer, and I am glad I tried it, and there may be much in it that is lost on me, and, although this beer was a little too much like champagne for my tastes, EDIT this is something I would consider buying again, because, after tasting it again a few days later, I am impressed at how sweet it is, and how much I like it (although I don’t care for the tartness in it). I am upping the rating.
Jun 13, 2017
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a glowing, almost clear coppery amber, swimming with fine particulates amongst rising effervescence, producing a huge, 3+ fingers (so rapidly developing as to be difficult to pour), billowy, off-white, long lived head that leaves chunky motes, streaks & wisps of lace. Aroma is wheat, a wide assortment of sweet fruity esters: apple, banana, cherry, lemon, melon, orange, peach, pineapple and possibly others I can't define. I also detect some grapefruit & faint pine. Taste is sweet, heavy to wheat with some soda biscuit hints, yeast, fruity notes are numerous but are not as diverse as in the nose: heavy to orange, with fainter lemon, apple, peach & pineapple. Finishes semi-sweet, with a vinous dryness & some pepper, but more heavily to alcohol, spice (the alcohol portion of which is probably responsible for the dryness). Aftertaste is fruity, alcohol spice & bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied with high carbonation, thick with chewy creaminess, alcohol warmth & spice. Many of the reviews I have read state that the alcohol is well hidden but I must respectfully disagree as I can detect it not only as warmth in the mouth & gut but also in the spiciness & bitterness that it produces.
Apr 01, 2017
Rated: 4.04 by DrAnnaNemis from Illinois

Feb 27, 2017
Rated: 4.13 by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

Nov 19, 2016
Rated: 4 by psmith161 from Indiana

Oct 24, 2016
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Reviewed by zillarunner from Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
It's smoother than a baby's bottom. Another awesome beer. John Barleycorn would be proud (listen to the Traffic Version).
This is one of the beers we like to finish with.
Oct 17, 2016
Rated: 4.02 by Ctb6582 from Maryland

Oct 12, 2016
Rated: 4.5 by BrewskiBrandon from Missouri

Sep 17, 2016
Rated: 4 by Narthax from Texas

Jun 23, 2016
Rated: 4 by monkeybeerbelly from New York

Jun 14, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by Lance_Hathorn from Alabama

Jun 11, 2016
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Look: It pours dark golden with a fluffy slightly off white head.

Smell: It has aromas of citrus highlighted by orange, a wheat profile with citrus fruit, vinous (white wine), and oak aromas.

Taste: There are tropical fruit flavors, wheat, vinous (white wine) and oak. The combination of flavors is very complex and works well together.

Feel: It has a chewy feel, not as heavy as traditional as expected. It has alcohol warming with a dry finish.

Overall, it is a unique favorable beer complex in aromas and tastes that is slow drinking and quite tasty.
Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 3.61 by darktronica from Indiana

May 29, 2016
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