Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Situated at opposite ends of the California Trail, pioneering breweries Sierra Nevada and Boulevard have embarked upon a journey into the unknown, to a land where adventures in flavor await. Terra Incognita is, fittingly, an earthy beer, celebrating the unique terroir or the two locations. Beginning with a grain bill of pale malt, amber malt, and both malted and unmalted wheat, it is then assertively hopped with Bravo and Styrian Goldings, dry-hopped with East Kent Goldings, and then barrel aged for nearly three months.

Added by metter98 on 06-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
590
Reviews:
107
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
14.99%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
122
For Trade:
11
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark brown, almost cola like color. Short dense tan head that settles into a light ring.

The aroma is of a brown bread malt. Some caramel and vanilla notes provide extra sweetness. Perhaps a hint of bourbon. The wine barrel and yeast add a tart edge to the aroma and a fruit grape note. Some sugary sweetness. Its interesting to say the least. Kind of works.

The taste is quite bizarre. The barrels seem to contrast and produce an odd herbal flavor. The flavor starts off bready, some toast. This quickly is over-taken by both barrels, at the same time. The bourbon fights with the wine barrel, which produces a vanilla tart grape. Not sure vanilla and grape should go together. The beer has a nice caramel backbone. The base beer is pretty nice, a bit of a Belgian thing going. Some clove, plum and licorice. I dunno a bit too much going on.

Moderate feel with fizzy carbonation. Clean on the palate, perhaps a touch sweet. The abv is well hidden. Drinks well.

Not sure the combination of barrels worked well with this beer. It contrasts too much and produces an odd flavor.

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Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.67 out of 5 based on 590 ratings.
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