sharkbcr (86) - Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A perennial winter seasonal. Amber color with a modest head. A malty sweet taste with a spicy finish.
Edgekrusher (84) - , Alabama, USA - DEC 9, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
a nice amber with a thin off white head. Aroma is toasty malt, a little earthy, light cherry fruitiness. Flavour was again toasty caramel malt, some molasses and light spice and dark fruit... Keg made it real cloudy, then settled in about 3 minutes.
BuzzBeer99 (81) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 25, 2002
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Doesnít live up to the quality of some other boulevard brews. Didnít get the molasses. I did taste some sweetness that I atribute to apricot or pear, maybe. Iíll admit Iím a hard sell on some of the seasonal ales!
JAG55 (74) - OíFallon, Missouri, USA - NOV 28, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2009 sweet carmely aroma comes around after it sits awhile and warms up; light amber color, cloudy, frothy tan light head, lightly bitter with some sweetness and spiceness, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, smooth long finish, sticky texture.
Very tasty and drinkable beer.
ShawnC (71) - - DEC 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
In bottle. Dark amber malty nose with a slight sweetness. Hops are hidden under the sweetness with a touch of stone fruit. Mouthfeel is slightly thick with modest carbonation. Nutty malty taste with sweetness hitting at the same time as the hops finish is clean with decent length. Worth the drink but not memorable.
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timtheenchanta (70) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy light brown liquid with a medium head that dissipates quickly.
Good spicy hop balanced caramel malt nose.
Very sweet malt taste. Not much spice to my surprise. Slight alcohol taste to it. Slight hop taste to it. A medium bitterness in the palate with slight caramel malt.
BOBANDDOUG (61) - Belleville, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2008
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had this on tap, at a (thankfully) smoke free bar in Illinois. Nice to really be able to taste a beer at a bar, without the aroma of stale smoke!
Poured a copper, to medium amber. Typical head, some retention.
Smells of hops, and malt.
Taste was a fine balance between floral hops, and malt, with a slight hint of yeast. As expected, the hoppiness rose as the temp rose, which worked well for me.
A nice, dry-hoppy finish. Had 2 of these, not really a session beer for me, 2 was enough. But, I really enjoyed both.
Nice job, Boulevard.
uncle_rick (60) - Missouri, USA - NOV 29, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very dark orange pour with a thin beige head. Smell the citrusy hops, resin, and caramel. Body is super smooth. Rich caramel in the front and spiciness/bitterness in the finish. Creamy and delicious. Love this stuff. First winter beer that I can highly recommend. Boulevard makes damn good beers.
newtrip (54) - USA - DEC 4, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured very dark and slightly cloudy with off-white head. Nice lacing going on here. Nose is citrusy. Taste is also citrusy and has a caramel malty type of taste. This is a pretty damn good beer.
ryrpat (53) - Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Noce brown color and nutty smell. Good taste great for the cold weather. Nice beer to relax on the couch with
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