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RATINGS: 1626   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (6666) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 9, 2013

Appearance: Cloudy pale golden color with a fine white head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, yeast, some spices and herbal.
Palate: Medium + body. Moderate sweet and a fresh bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fresh herbal, yeast, mild citric and some spices.
Overall impression: Yeeeeaaahhhh what an outstanding brew!
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika in Oslo, Norway

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Pours golden with a lasting head and foamy lacing. Acidic, floral aroma. Taste is oranges and lilac. Sweet, spicy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2013
big hop aroma. esters and alcohol. clear pale straw color. some sweetness, some hop flavor. a little alcohol present. reasonably bitter, especially in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (1518) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Fruity aroma with a touch of honey. Sweet fruity taste, strong honey finish. Pleasant palate mild hops and honey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1538) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Poured from a tap. Clear golden yellow color, nice white full head. Smells like fruit. Sweet Hops and fruit flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (2660) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2013
A pale ale that tastes like a belgium beer. Really fruity and carbonated. Pours a golden yellow. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Great beer. I've had this numbers of times and love it and am a fan of the style. All the Smokestacks are good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freeofthoughts (688) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Tap pours unclear deep golden tone with a little white fizz. The aroma has some lemony light grapefruit with an earthy sweet Belgian highlight. The flavor has more of a Belgian funk with a robust grain presence, some nice balancing sweetness to go with the biting hops and carbonation. Some of that citrus comes thru the hops but there is a little pine and herbal variation that adds some depth but not really roundness. Sparkling carbonation lingers in the finish bringing it some sweetness with the Belgian funk throughout. Pretty solid brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2601) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Great saison. Pours a nice hazy golden. Aromas of soap and lemons. Flavours are refreshing. Citrus zest, Belgian yeast and a nice hoppy finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TOSG55 (223) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy straw color with a light sudsy head. Bright, citrus-hoppy aroma, backed by notes from the Belgian yeast. The flavor is also much more hop-driven than your average farmhouse ale, but very well-balanced. A lot of grapefruit notes, with some funky sourdough yeast flavors and apple and pine on the finish. Very complex, an impressive beer.

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