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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mokanmikey (7) - Kansas, USA - MAR 19, 2013
750 ml bottle with cork and wire cage into a shaker pint glass. Appearance: Large off white small bubble head dissipating after about a minuet with minimal effervescence . Color is a dark ruby on first pour but clouds up with sediment further down. Aroma: You guessed it, Coffee,roasty very pleasant and alcohol more pronounced as it warms. Palate: Light mouthfeel without the dark heavy feel of the familiar porter or stout with the coffee flavor pronounced but not bitter. Spices and hops well balanced. Taste: Nice medium bodied to dark coffee without bitter aftertaste of overbrewed coffee. alcohol present but not as strong as the ABV. suggests. Overall: Very good and surprising. I love a good dark stout with coffee/choclate notes, but a light bodied ale with the complex flavors of a good coffee was difficult to pull off but I believe they did a good job, Want that nice coffee note but are not in the mood for a dark heavy stout, this summertime substitute would fill the bill nicely

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6943) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle, 2013 :(. Pours hazy hazel, medium creamy beige head, great lacing. Aroma is coffee, mocha. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, loads of coffee, faint hint of tartness. Medium body. Kinda shocked how well this one held up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2016
Pours a reddish brown. Sweet caramel/roasty coffee aroma. Roast coffee/chocolate flavor with a touch of fruit and great finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNerdMalmo (18) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2016
This one got a lot of dominating bitter roasted coffee and it becomes a bit tideous. Medium thick brown. It’s alright but not in the same league as the other I had in the smokestack series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (2223) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 25, 2015
bomber from 10/2013. didn’t realize it had been around this long. pours a medium brown with light mocha color head that is long lasting. some nice lacing on the glass. I do have a lot of floaties in my glass. the aroma is full roasted malts, bitterness from the coffee and chocolate. the flavor is creamy smooth with that coffee bitterness, roasted malts, hints of chocolate and when I say creamy smooth I mean creamy smooth as in peanut butter. very delicious. just now wonder what it would have tasted like a year ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (7912) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2015
(Bottle) Dark reddish brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty nose with notes of fresh coffee, chocolate, dried fruit, brown bread, hints of smoke and tar. Malty, slightly smoky taste with lots of coffee, dark bread, liquorice, chocolate, some orange peel and a gentle, slightly earthy, bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with just a touch of sweetness. Tasty and quite interesting, with lots of fresh coffee and alcohol well hidden. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3511) - New York, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Uneccessary bomber pop late night from Greg w stl. Murky brown pour fine frothy beige head. Nose is fine coffee and dark fruits. First glass tasted kinda weird of off fruit and coffee. Subsequent glasses were more pleasant of better coffee, plums, light hops, some grains. Smooth enough. All righty then.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3413) - 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 (23333) - 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 (2842) - 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 (6557) - 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.

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