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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character, if that’s what you’re after.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2009 750 ml bottle - thanks bitbucket for my first of many chances to try this amazing beer!! straw gold with fizzy white head; huge aromas of grassy goodness with lemons, pepper, yeast, mild funk; way too sessionable for 8.5% as it drinks fruit, sweet and smooth; easily my fav offering from boulevard so far

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Bottle. Light amber beer with a whitish head. Peppery aroma with brett. Peppery, bretty flavor with light malt and light lemon. Medium bodied. Pepper lingers with light malt and light brett.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1536) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Bottle shared by psprings at hellbillys hellraiser 3.0. Pours a straw yellow with a white head. Aroma is coriander, funk, yeast. Flavor is funk, coriander, wheat, yeasts, a little sulfur. Nice brew, but the sulfur threw me off a little.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2009
Hazy blonde. Good froth on it. Gorgeous nose - footy, fruity, yeasty, very bretty, earthy and tart. Nice beer - many of these characteristics follow through, with a nice bitter orange character on the palate. Very yeasty finish. Cool.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Sampled at hellbilly’s hellraiser 3.0 tasting. Fermented fruit and grain aroma. Yellow body with white head. Dry grainy flavor with some fruits in background and a spicey bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Bottle shared by psprings at hellbilly’s hellraiser 3.0 tasting. Pours a hazy gold with a bubbly white head. The nose is lemon zest, light funk and spicy yeast. The taste is sour citrus, yeast, barnyard funk and light spice with a nice dry finish. Light prickly body. Good stuff – thanks Paul!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beershine (5212) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2011 Thank you SoLan! Looks lovely. glowing with a killer, filigreed white head. A fascinating aroma includes melon skins, fruit pulps, lemon rind, and nice stuff like that. The body is juicier in comparison, and has a nice sweetness for balance. Flavors include orange, kumquat, starfruit. Lots of fruits that are both sweet and acidic. A healthy, refreshing, lively, enjoyable, flavorful saison. 8-5-8-4-14 Re-rate 2011. Not the nicest color, a bright yellow like pee. This aroma is one of the CLEANEST Brett aromas in beerdom. Undiluted, unadulterated, pure dry, woody and characterful bug. So superbly dry and astringent with citrus peel, kumquat skin, and pith. Great Brett finish. One of the best Brett beers in America.9-3-9-4-17

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Who doesn’t love the Brett yeast? This is a light saison with a funky nose (not funky in a bad way, of course) -- the taste doesn’t disappoint. It’s a medal-winning brett you could drink all night long.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Pours hazy golden yellow, tart, citrus, spice, funky, soapy, litle hoppy, dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Thanks to Mreusch for this, my highest rated Saison. Foggy bright golden pour with a finger thick white head. The nose is unmistakably Brett and moderately sweet citrus as is the flavor. Slightly full mouthfeel with some liveliness.


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