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RATINGS: 1133   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 thatís just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard itís 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - JUL 15, 2014
Not bad. I see what they did with this one. They upped the abv and went easy on a tame saison yeast strain to make it doable for everyone. My only gripe is in this case I like the funky, eartht, lick a rusty barn funkiness to belgo/french saisons. Taste and aroma are clean and nice, The palate is smooth and easy going. Not much funk but they make their point. Overall not too shabby, A really good offering for newcomers to the funky brew style scene

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
trackerdex (1) - - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
The very best American version of the Belgian style Saison. An instant favorite...probably swaps any given year with Funkwerks Saison. Cannot go wrong choosing either any time on any occasion.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1304) - Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Draft at the glass door. Light gold with a white head. Light funk with clove and pepper.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joelfaber (14) - Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2014 Bottle at home. Pours a cloudy orange-yellow with a tall white head of foam. Aroma of flowers and hops. Tastes of hops, fruit and dough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresyourball (516) - El Cajon, California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
On tap at Bo Beau in La Mesa. Nose is hops, mild floral. Pours a light straw color, clear, large head. Flavor is floral, wheat, pepper, corn. Light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Floback (525) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2014
4-pack from Fresh Thyme grocery store. Pours orange with a large puffy head that recedes slightly with plenty of pillows left behind. Heavy nose of soapy, horse blanket yeast. Flavors of sweet Belgian candy, cotton candy, subtle hops, citrus, yeast all around. Very crisp. Full carbonation and light/medium body. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IrishBoy (3836) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 3, 2014
750ml bottle from Costco, Bakersfield. Nose is citrus, caramel, floral, and hints of tart, cloves, and yeast. Hazy urine yellow with a big yellow, long lasting, heavy lacing, tinged head. Flavor is lightly tart, lightly bitter, lightly sweet, with a bunch of fruitiness. Actually exceptionally tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wischylini (133) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2014
Pours a hazy light orange, with a creamy white head that leaves a decent lacing. The aromas are hay, bubble gum, citrus fruits, light malts and a clove-heavy blend of spices. The taste is quite sweet, and not very bitter, although it does have a dry finish, and the high abv is barely noticeable. The mouthfeel is slightly slick, and the beer is well carbonated.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zekada (135) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget. The aroma is veryy nice. Itís a mixture of fruits, citrus and flowers with a small hint if hops. It pours a hazy orange with a rich white head and it looks very tasteful. The taste is probably the only thing I could wish more of. It is light, sweet and very drinkable - a really nice summer beer. However it leaves you a bit short taste wise. Palate is wonderful. Sweet and just slightly sour in a nice mix and it lingers in an easy pleasant way. Overall an excellent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vestlake (144) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Pours an orangey color with a big head. Great lacing on the glass. Aroma and taste are full of hops. Iím not a hop head so it was okay.

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