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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gmellison (368) - Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pour thanks to adnielsen. Dark brown color with a lingering tan head. Aroma is coffee and dark chocolate. Taste is robust coffee, nuts, and chocolate. Surprisingly light bodied

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle @ Casa de Greg, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Holy fucken balls, the foam is out of control on this slut. No apparent sign of infection in the nose. Hazy brown appearance. Slight metallic, cola, caramel, a bit sweet, lightly roasted coffe aroma. A bit twangy, milk chocolate, mocha, light coffee, earthy, creamy flavor with a soft yeast presence. Pretty good but not as good as some of their releases.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (4680) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle - Dark brown with red tinges. Coffee, roasted malt and cocoa in the aroma. Roasted and fruity taste with coffee, plain chocolate and roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (2927) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 30, 2013
hazy chestnut, thin cream head. Light almond and coffee hints, sugary but balanced. Sweet flavor, more coffee and stinging sugar. Overly sweet but moderate balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (2758) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2013
Sample from bottle @sbwf13. Clear brown with beige head. Aroma with roasted malt, coffee, syrupy notes and dark fruit. Taste with strong coffee notes, roasted malt, faint chocolate and spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (1908) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2013
750 ml Smokestack series bottle. Pours brown cola color with a very large foamy frothy khaki head that last, but eventually settles to a film. Aroma has roasted malt some molasses and dark fruit with the coffee fighting through. Taste has nice strong black coffee roasted malt some sweet cream and chocolate subtle bitterness and spice with alcohol on the finish. Palate is thin fizzy and warming. Really taken by surprise with this one, really nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (1999) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
Flaske på RB samling hjemme (takk til Ivar): en ren, mild og innsmigrende kaffearoma stiger opp fra et flott og tett skum (som dessverre ikke varer). I smaken sniker bæraktige og søte tropiske frukter seg inn. Totalbildet er enkelt, men dog so smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2491) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
Large shared bottle from Kvadrat. Clear mahogany body with a small light brown head. Turkish coffee on the nose and in the mouth. Malty notes are present. Medium bodied and heavily carbonated. Some alco warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (4865) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours clear deep nutty brown with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of brown bread and coffee, lovely. Smooth and filling mouthfeel, taste is light sweet, roasty yet mild coffee, lingering with sweet malty sidenotes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (5613) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Tap at Town Hall Lanes. Orange amber pour with a white head. Huge coffee grounds nose. Excellent. Very slightly dry taste. Also a bit sweet. Very good.

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