Coffee Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Coffee AleCoffee Ale
BA SCORE
81.8%
Liked This Beer
4 w/ 516 ratings
Coffee AleCoffee Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Neighbors for nearly twenty years, Boulevard Brewing Company and The Roasterie share a passion for making extraordinary beverages. In Coffee Ale, our two celebrated brewing traditions come together in a long-awaited collaboration. Ethiopian Sidamo from Africa’s Great Rift Valley has been carefully blended with rye, oats, and malted barley, and spiced with Perle and Styrian Golding hops. The delightfully fragrant beer presents a glowing, tawny-amber hue. The clean, crisp acidity of the air-roasted coffee mingles with malt on the palate, lingering faintly in a subtly sweet finish.

26 IBU

Added by SavvyStudent on 03-21-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
102
Ratings:
516
Liked:
422
Avg:
4/5
pDev:
10%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
54
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 516 |  Reviews: 102
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3/5  rDev -25%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of mwilbur
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into snifter. Batch 2013-4. Best by 10-2013.
A: Pours a fairly clear but dark amber-brown hue with 1-2 inch off white head with good retention. (4)
S: Caramel malt, brown sugar, mild coffee and cream, and a hint of toffee. (3.75)
T: Follows aroma nearly exactly...caramel malt, brown sugar, mild coffee and cream, and--with warming--spicy rye comes through. I'm guessing the coffee note has diminished with age, but it does get stronger with warming. (3.75)
M: Medium body. Sweet and sticky feel. The ABV is quite well hidden. Nice lingering spicy rye and sweet cream notes on the palate in the finish. (4.25)
D: Still a solid brew. This is a year past the best by date and it is holding up fairly well. Comes across as a nice old ale. Starts off with good drinkability, but the high ABV eventually turns this one into more of a sipper. (3.75)

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3.76/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -25%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3/5  rDev -25%

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Coffee ale pours a dark brown color with a nice large lacing head. There is a mellow toasted malty aroma, with mellow coffee notes. The taste has a toasty flavor, with some noticeable coffee flavors, and there is a warm finish, and a sweet vanilla like aftertaste. Nice body, nicely melded flavors. Overall its very drinkable, and very nice and smooth to drink.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Coffee Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 81.8% out of 100 with 516 ratings
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