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Boulevard Smokestack Series - Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale

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RATINGS: 1286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Most breweries have at least one piece of equipment that’s just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard it’s fermenter number seven, the black sheep of our cellar family. Ironically, when our brewers were developing variations on a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale, the perfect combination of elements came together in that very vessel. You could call it fate, but they called it Tank 7, and so it is. Beginning with a flavorful surge of fruity aromatics and hoppy, grapefruit notes (Amarillo hops), this complex, straw-colored ale finishes long, dry and spicy.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mjp12 (635) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
A great saison, multi layered aromas Belgian yeasts and pineapple , it’s one of those beers I could sniff for ages. A very balanced flavour, more pineapple and grapefruit, but a good peppery saison finish. Hides its abv well.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (607) - truckee, California, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Smells like green acorns in a wet area.glowing cloudy orange with a huge frothy lasting head. Cold tart and crisp entering your mouth. A smooth warming spice generates as it swirls in your mouth. Refreshing yet still a slight grassy dryness as it fades.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpartanVirus (2) - Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2015 does not count
Wow for an 8,5 this jont takes the cake. Fresh cut lawn when it comes to aromatics with a sweet fruity aspect blended in, maybe orange. Hoppy as expected.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (776) - LATVIA - MAY 1, 2015
Pale amber with small white head. Nice bitterness with fruity citrusy notes, long lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (1185) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
355ml bottle, pours hazy light gold with a foamy head. Aroma is caramel malt, white grape, coriander, orange, grapefruit. Body is light with a creamy texture, the finish is grainy and dry and moderate bitter, Tasty stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2501) - New York, USA - APR 30, 2015
Tap at some local bar in queens where my brother inlaw was performing. Light hazy golden pour. Nose is fruity and grassy. Tastes of banana, vanilla, grassy, lemon, hay, and fruit stripes gum. Sweet palate. Smooth drinking. Never would have guessed the abv

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gsmoothbrew (2) - Boston, Alabama, USA - APR 28, 2015 does not count
A: clear, golden, thick white head. What looks like specs of fruit pulp floating in it. S: yeasty, fruity M: light body, a little warming T: fruity with hints of pineapple, citrus. Grassy. O: I like this a lot, the fruit and hops blend together well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (145) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a clear straw colour with white fluffy head. Aroma is citrus with a little yeast funkiness. Taste is citrusy with some yeast funkiness. Easy drinking beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (7173) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 24, 2015
Small bottle. Fruity, dry nose, crisp and floaral. Lemony, yeast, biscuit and bread, crackers. Pepper finish with lemon and orange. A great saison, not like to many thick and sweet American ones.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vjohans (189) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2015
Hay, citrus, bread, grass Golden, white head, hazy Mid sweet, light bitter Medium body, average carbonation


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