RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Boulevard Pale Ale is a smooth, fruity, well-balanced beer with year-round appeal. A variety of caramel malts imparts a rich flavor and amber color, while liberal use of whole Cascade hops adds zest and aroma. Pale Ale is the first beer we brewed, and continues to be a perennial favorite.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eve (240) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 28, 2006
Light fruity smell, bright gold with lots of lively bubbles, tastes very fresh and lively with light malt, apple, and piney hops. When I bought this (on tap) for all the Budweiser drinkers, everyone took one sip and looked up with bright happy expressions.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bullyvard (1) - USA - JAN 18, 2006 does not count
absolutely the best beer in the world i go to my bar and have them fill up an empty gallon of milk carton and i take it home and enjoy it all night

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2006
Pours a hazy dark orange color with lots of bubbles and a nice layer of foamy white head. Aroma is a bit light, hoppy and floral but still very sweet smelling. Flavor is light and easy drinking, sweet malty with a bit of a bitter hop finish. Weak. Overall, decent, but not fabulous.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sincere (145) - wichita, Kansas, USA - JAN 7, 2006
Quickly fading head. Great smooth aroma AND taste. Light bodied, but still malty goodness. One of my favorite pale ales at this point in my journey, and its fairly local so most bars have it on tap. Across the board, good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - JAN 2, 2006
12oz bottle BB 05/05/06...Pours a slightly(everso) hazy copper color w/ a nice frothy white head...lotsa racing bubbles in the tumbler...Head retention is excellant, leaving a thick lace where it has slightly fallen over the course of 5min or so. This is what Id call nearly perfect appearance. From there, I go to a faint & faltering nose. Just not there...where is the aroma?? I cant smell my beer! Trying to delve into the shallow scents I can note some light malt prescence, a bit of phenol resembling plastic or cellophane, and a small brushing of resiny hops. Really, I am stretching to create those things...Ive been smelling it now off and on for almost 10 min and the only thing I can call a dominate aroma is the bit of plastic...which is probably the hops or yeast...but it doesnt please me. It is amazing for its near complete lack of aroma. Then I taste it and I see why it doesnt have much aroma...it doesnt have much flavor either! Bland. Tastes more like a filtered lager beer than a bottle-conditioned pale ale. Slightly malty...a bit of metal pricks my tongue (all those rushing bubbles)...then a subliminal blend of citric and resin hops to round out the bitter finish. It does have some bitterness, this is at least something...and that plastic tinge comes back too...Very distracting. The head is still solid though, halfway through the glass...impressive. But the watery body isnt. Every time I drink this beer, I hold onto this hope that Ill find some redeeming quality in it and Ill be able to happily drink it from then on...it does look great in the glass, but that isnt helping my taste buds...the slight hop presence in the finish isnt enough to redeem this beer from tedium.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zombywoof (462) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - DEC 19, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2007 Aroma of malt and citirc hop. Fruit hints with balanced flavor. Clean finish. This is my fallback beer in KC- its frequently found on tap and is much more preferable to any Anheuser Busch, Coors or Miller beer that would be offered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shanereid (75) - Portsmouth, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2005
Draught: A nice APA. Very nice hops and great caramel tones. The colour was a nice amber and followed with a pleasant taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Odeed (1803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 14, 2005
(bonus brew from ericmc83)poured a murky yellow/orange body with a nice white head.as the head sunk it left nice lacing on the glass.aroma and flavor was your usual mix of hops and malts,although this was a little "dusty".overall not bad i guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strykzone (7052) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2005
Honey colored beer with just a hint of orange tones in it. Nice looking beer with only a little head but the lacing lasts to the bottom of the glass. Light carbonation. Aroma is of tart fruits. The taste is light bitter and hops. Very smooth in the mouth. This is not really one of my favorite styles so points are probably lost for that. Nice beer, though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Very thin-bodied palate, a little watered-down with weak hopping for style and not much of a malt base, either...so what does it have?

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