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RATINGS: 1544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   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.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dansrc51 (46) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Aroma: light citrus and grapefruit, spice and sweet orange Appearance:beautiful golden straw Taste; spice, grapefruit, peppery and a little sweet Palate: refreshing coat of sweet spice and pepper with a crisp finish Overall I love this beer. Perennial favorite that is easy to enjoy Leave your pretensions at the door.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chimayx (23) - FRANCE - FEB 11, 2016
Odeurs sur les malts: malts légèrement grillés, quelques points de toffee, de caramel, et une belle fraicheur, on a l’impression que la bière vient d’être brassée. Arômes sympas également, malt grillés, caramel, réglisse, des notes fruitées de raisin, praline, et quelques notes torréfiées. Une fraicheur végétale accompagne le tout, probablement houblonnée, et la finale est relativement amère pour ce type de bière. Le corps est doux, riche en sucres résiduels, d’une densité moyenne à faible. L’effervescence est un peu trop importante au début, puis s’apaise.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Roelsmits (6) - - FEB 9, 2016 does not count
Pretty decent beer. floral, herbs, citrus, Beginning with a flavorful surge of fruity aromatics and hoppy, grapefruit notes (Amarillo hops), this complex, straw-colored ale finishes long, dry and spicy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (962) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
Hazy straw colored pour with medium off white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, pepper, grapefruit and hops. Taste of citrus, grafefruit, faint sweet fruit, yeast and dry hoppiness on the finish. Medium bodied, higher carbonation, slightly dry peppery finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (211) - BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2016
Blond bier met rijke witte schuimkraag. Geur: zeker hoppig! Amerikaanse hop? Sinaasappel, abrikoos. Smaak: zoetig – bitterig, fruitig. Grote koolzuurprikkel. Bitterige afdronk.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Rating #1611 - 24.04.2015 - On tap @underground_yeg. Pours a hazy straw colour with a frothy white head and lots of lace. Aroma is of farmhouse yeast, pepper, citrus, soft fruits Clean mouthfeel, medium carbonation, mild alcohol warmth. Taste is a crisp sweetness, tempered with herbal notes, mild pepperiness, mild sourness from the yeast. Great farmhouse.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierNederland (6) - - FEB 2, 2016 does not count
Bottle at De Cantine. Hazy, gold beer with a thick head of foam. Aroma is a mix of bitterness, sweetness and some sour. Easy to drink, making it a good beer after a day of hard work.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (324) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Draft. Cloudy orange-gold color with thick white head and substantial lacing. Citrus and coriander aroma. Grapefruit and coriander flavored with a dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tselloufc88 (295) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Keg at Drapers, Coventry. Aromas of Apple, grapefruit, funky yeast. Slightly haylike in aroma too. Taste is fruity burst of orange, grapefruit, white grape, slightly spicy, Apple finish. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
juiceisloose (1262) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours a very hazy, golden straw color and crowned by a thick, pillowy head of off white foam that’s shows great retention. The aroma shows notes of ripe citrus fruits, clove and spices, a Belgian style yeast, and some bready malts. Citrus and floral hops add ample bitterness. The flavor follows with the citrus fruits and spices followed by the bready malt sweetness, some barnyard yeasty esters, and floral hop bitterness on the back end. Medium bodied, smooth and ample carbonation leads to a slightly dry and bitter finish. Solid and tasty hopped up saison. Definitely one of the better beers from Boulevard.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3113) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2016
Has a nice balance between funky and common beer still very good. Has a Belgian flavor with lots of character ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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