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Boulevard Smokestack Series - Coffee Ale



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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (2665) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle from SB. Dark reddish brown with a tiny tan head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee, fruit and hops. Full body with a nice bitter sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19961) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty spicy coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee flavor with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chudwick (2498) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2015
Some dude at DLD said here try it. I said ok. Very tasty. Hdbdbdhdhduwhdgxvrudhdhfhfhfhdh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6502) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Backlogged rating: Plenty of coffee with a bit of walnut, mocha and bredy notes. Slight spicy hop notes. Lively and pretty crisp for a coffee ale but as expected a tad thin with the coffee. Good but got one note after a while.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Muddy Dark Opaque Brown, Huge Frothy Tan Head, :Decent Lacing, Lots of Tiny Floaters. Coffee and stale Hops Aroma. Sweet, Coffee, Earthy Stale Hops. Not Bad, Just Wish It were fresh to enjoy it to the fullest. Worth A Try...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7008) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2014
bottle, deep brown colored pour, lots of coffee as expected, brewed & grounds, chocolate & nutty notes. nice flavorful offering

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2503) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a deep mahogany color. Interesting beer, Notes of dark brown sugar, earthy and chocolaty hops, green coffee, and toasted bread.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
StoreMy (29) - Nesttun, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
Looks reddish brown i glas, with OK light brown head. Cold coffee, wood, cinema popcorn (diacetyl) in nose. Kind of chocolateish popcorn. Aroma confirmed in taste, with buttery finish Worst of the Smoke Stack Series so far - earlier tastings of the series have been more than decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (7438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"I’m curious what this large but easy drinking ale would be like without the coffee. You get the impression it’d be good, but it’s so coffee centric that I can’t really say. Wonderful roasted coffee aromas, good body, little heat. Nice brew. Wish list cross off."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5828) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 4, 2014
Hazy amber color with a fine tan head. Looks nice. Ok lacing. Nice aroma for coffee lovers also. I quess this beer is nothing worth trying for those who do not like coffee. Lovely smooth coffee and nutty aroma. Solid body. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Balanced and nice. Soft carbonation. Lots off coffee in the flavor as well. What a surprise. Balanced with some caramel and mild nutty. Maybe a bit one dimensional. But the caramel touch gave it something extra. Lovely dessert sipper.
[Bottle from a trade with Inbreak]

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