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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14074) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2014
At home. . Deep brown... Thin tan lacing... Soft sweet blackcurrant ovaltine roast nose... Soft sweet coffee roast... Soft malts... Light easy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Crompt (109) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAR 2, 2014
I love coffee stouts but this is my first straight coffee ale and I was very impressed. Boulevard is really starting to impress me with this Smokestack Series. Drank this at 8am while smoking a boston butt in the winter cold beside the fire pit. Best morning ever? I want this again if I can ever find it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1301) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Kobber brun Kaffe choklade korn støv Bitter modrat sød lidt Oileblød @ f1

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10642) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, coffee and vegetables. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 010314

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich vegetables, coffee, little roast malt, notes of chocolate and hops. Lovely coffee taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7666) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 005: Coffee-tastic 01 on 02/08/2014. Pours a slightly hazy reddish-brown color with a medium foamy tan head that recedes gradually to a film. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted coffee, malt and hops. Medium to full body with flavors of charred malt, black coffee and earthy hops. The finish is roasty with a grainy malt and espresso aftertaste. Above average overall.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2014
A dissapointment, tastes like old, and cold coffee. Man, what were you guys thinking?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gr0ve (2128) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2014
750 ml bottle from Vinmonopolet, Vika. Dark brown with foggy floaties. Tall light off-white head that falls down after a little while. Delicious roasted coffee aroma. Rich malty caramel flavours. Refreshing carbonation to cut the sweet malts and the coffee. Well balanced beer with an interesting edge. It is a somewhat unusual coffee beer, but a great one. Love it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear brown - white head. Fresh fruity coffee, herbal notes, brown malts, acid notes, roasted, light hoppy, nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Far brew...not much of an aroma..despite claims. No distractions from bad brewing...obviously cuz big brewery. Malty maple not bad here...slight bitterness from hops or roasted coffee like sensation.


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