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RATINGS: 1391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewballs (212) - USA - JUL 27, 2013
Amazing brew! In the series that includes the Saison Brett and the Sixth Glass this fits most excellently! It’s like a great story like Star Wars Episodes 4 and 5! It has a foamy head, yet delicate. Malty notes with a bit of a herby swing to it. But not overpowering. The washdown is so smooth. Each glass brings you to it’s creators vision. A masterpiece! Sublime. Understated. Complex. One of the year’s best brews!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barrelbelly (706) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2015
Golden with large head. Nice fruity hop nose, not sour as a saison can be. Reminds more of a light IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3950) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle at home from luvians
creamybodied, wheat spices, slightly tart, earthy, yeasty esters. Fresh, dry...excellent saison

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chris__hartley (325) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2015
It pours hazy gold with ochre tinges; the head is off-white and foamy. The aroma has notes of: grapefruit, orange-zest, and alcohol. The taste is medium bitter; there are notes of: grapefruit, orange, pepper, alcohol, and plums. The palate is medium bodied, has medium-heavy carbonation and a medium finish. Overall, it’s pretty boozy for a saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vickey9 (718) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2015
Light golden and hazy with a white head. Nose if a real farmhouse, stinky but also fruity and grapefruity. Taste is bitter. Palate is a great variety of summer tastes, aromas, flavours and smells. Coriander and Belgian yeasts as well. Dry and spicy aftertaste. B@H

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hikeg (42) - - JUL 31, 2015
Pours flat straw yellow with big frothy head. Good lacing. Aroma is sweet, medium malty, aromatic hops, lemon, cellar, hint of perfume. Notes of banana, peach and summer flowers. Flavor is rather malty, bitter, even liquors, leaves a smooth, long aftertaste with some earthy tones. Dry finish. Body is medium, palate is oily, carbonation is lively. Not sour for a Saison, still well balanced and delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (438) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Awesome aroma of bubblegum, yeast, grapefruit, grass and tropical fruit. Taste is moderately sweet. Flavors of Belgian yeast, tropical fruits, bubblegum, banana. Excellent saison. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanscourt (926) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Had at numerous locations here in kc. This has been my favorite one so far. Great barnyard flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (771) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
4 pack from the LCBO. One of the prettiest beers I’ve seen pour into the glass, all long legs of golden honey & a thick platinum blonde cap on the top. Bready yeast, baseball card bubble gum, grapefruit candy, balanced spicing & a strong hop presence on the tongue. A crisp, dry finish. It’s the summer of the saison -- at least in my neck of the woods -- & this is an epic beer, perhaps the best saison I’ve had this year. Going back to buy more of these before you do. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (998) - - AUG 2, 2015
Golden pour, massive head. Spicy, almost rustic aroma and taste. Light tart citrus, pepper, coriander.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bawelt (74) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUL 31, 2015
Une "saison" d’exception. Son seul défaut est d’être selon moi un peu trop alcoolisée ce qui la rend vite écoeurante. Autrement, le houblon amarillo est très perceptible au nez avec des arômes florales, de pin avec un fond d’alcool. La bouche est là aussi très florale et resineuse. L’alcool donne un corps très présent. La longueur en bouche présente une légère amertume qui sèche la bouche et pique un peu la langue. Une saison finalement assez caracterielle malgré une belle subtilité en arômes.

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