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RATINGS: 1422   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.


charule's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle thanks to artmcd8. Poured hazy golden yellow with good lace. Typical farmy fruity aroma. Pleasant pear taste that very smooth.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1230) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 4, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 355ml. Belle couleur blonde, mousse blanche. Effervescence moyenne. Joli malté accompagné d’un houblonnage discret mais efficace sur le fruit. Belle corpulence avec longue finale aromatique.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3303) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2015
(Boulevard Smokestack Series - Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale) Bottle at home, 355 ml, served into a tulip, ABV 8.5% Sunny, bright golden yellow colour on the body, mostly clear, with continuous activity in it. More than two fingers of white, thick head sitting on top, with great retention. Aroma of straw, light citrus, grapefruit, clean saison yeast. Nice taste, very fruity with plenty of vinous notes too, white grapes, fresh grass, peach. Medium thin body, nicely carbonated, long dry finish on the palate. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (1185) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 3, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 355ml à la maison, couleur blonde belle mousse et effervescence moyenne. Nez sur le houblon et le sucre. Attaque sur le malt et la levure bien sèche en bouche elle continue sur un côté agrume fort bien équilibré qui réveille le palais avec une amertume légère mais équilibrée.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChtiBreizh (225) - Rennes, FRANCE - AUG 30, 2015
Blonde with an average head. Lemon, grass, light banana. Dry, sour, with a light bitter finish. Wheaty character. In between a pale saison and a wit. Somehow different and interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
note666 (1206) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2015
2015 - 08 - 29 ml bottle. yellow colour. medium white head. hay in aroma. dry, light bitter taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6303) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2015
355ml bottle from LCBO (thanks to blankboy for this one). thick-looking cloudy orange-yellow, solid lasting frothy white head. Aroma - mmm, lemon/lemongrass saison, not too sweet, not much alcohol - nice and fruity/yeasty. Taste follows, more bitterness, less fruit, a touch more alcohol than in the aroma - definitely citrus zest, and what sweetness there was in the aroma is much less in the taste - lovely stuff. Fresh, lively mouthfeel - really dances on the tongue - medium tingly slightly dry grassy/spicy finish - really clean and refreshing. Wonderful beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (4858) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2015
Bottled. 10cl sample. The aroma has citric tones, orange and lemon peel, funk, bit barnyard. Hazy, yellow coloured beer with a medium-big, white head. The taste is light-moderate bitter, has citric tones, funk, some flower, spicey tones. Medium bodied mouthfeel with quite some carbonation. Pretty nice stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (704) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2015
On tap at the Pint Room. Yellow gold pour with a white head.. Citrus, malt and spices in the arma and taste. Excellent saison.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (766) - SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Duvel is actually the farmed version of this beer while Tank 7 is the pure wild untamed pepper and lemon variant. True story. Delish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AleRider78 (226) - - AUG 20, 2015
Not sure if it was just my bottle or batch but got a huge foamy overflowing head after popping the cap. After cleaning up the mess, it still pours a fairly large foamy bubbly white head and has a slightly hazy golden appearance. Ok lacing. Aromas of wheats, citrus, yeast. Flavours are mostly citrusy. Orange peel, zest, coriander and some pretty good yeasty notes. Full bodied mouthfeel. Astringent and tingling sensation on the palate. Some bitterness and sourness as well. Excessive carbonation. Pretty good stuff!


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