RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Neighbors for nearly twenty years, Boulevard Brewing Company and The Roasterie share a passion for making extraordinary beverages. In Coffee Ale, our two celebrated brewing traditions come together in a long-awaited collaboration. Ethiopian Sidamo from Africa’s Great Rift Valley has been carefully blended with rye, oats, and malted barley, and spiced with Perle and Styrian Golding hops. The delightfully fragrant beer presents a glowing, tawny-amber hue. The clean, crisp acidity of the air-roasted coffee mingles with malt on the palate, lingering faintly in a subtly sweet finish.

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4.2
djd07 (16307) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2013
On tap at Petrol. Pours a dark amber brown with small frothy white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is a strong coffee bean and roast. Thin mouthfeel with sweet roast and rye and nice sweet finish. Easy to drink hiding alcohol well, very impressive.

4.2
Rojum55 (12) - California, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Aroma: Coffee with cream, some spices like bread or rye, sweet vanilla. Taste: COFFEE, vanilla, sweetness, COFFEE, also did I mention the coffe flavor which works exceptionally well?! OVERALL: Pretty damn good, Boulevard has not disappointed me so far. This Ale is something anyone should try.

4.2
chuckstout (336) - Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Citrus, coffee, roast, spice, dry roast, coffee, nice caramel sweetness, earthy, malty, some alcohol presence,medium body, creamy, lively, poor lacing, this is a delicious coffee ale and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys coffee beers.

4.2
Splitenz (388) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2014
Lovely beer. There’s roasted coffee and malts in the aroma, as well as caramel. Flavor mirrors the aroma, in addition the sweetness and bitterness hold hands through it all. On the end is a warming alcohol burn. After dinner drink and coffee, all in one bottle.

4.1
freeofthoughts (688) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle pours mahogany brown with beige fizz that filled half the glass. Earthy aroma of coffee, toasted bread and some dark tree fruits. The toasted barley is quickly matched by earthy coffee with a nice feel that is paired well with fruits of the yeast. Earthy spiced hops equal the dryness to almost recreate toddy palate with a carbonated backing. Rye grains show slightly with the peppery earthy tone. Hops and coffee linger for spicy earthy feel of toddy with a zing from the acidity from coffee and lively carbonation. As it goes it starts to feel like a toddy mixed with a ruby English brown ale, really not a bad approach, works quite well as a happy medium of beer graced with coffee.

4.1
jhamp9 (2010) - Corinth, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2013
Clear brown pour with a big beige head that takes forever to fade. Huge coffee aroma with some nuttiness and toffee. Taste is a beer version of an awesome cup of coffee with cream and caramel. It’s got a nice roasty nutty character to it with little bitterness on the back end. Velvety texture. Very good.

4.1
Beerdrinker79 (2188) - Idaho, USA - JUN 5, 2013
750 ml. bottle- Pours slightly hazy ruby red with a two finger light tan head. Aroma is coffee actually, it smells like I just opened up a bag of high end coffee beans. The taste is just what it says, ale brewed with coffee, creamy authentic coffee. This beer is meant for coffee drinkers, not beer drinkers that like impy stouts brewed with subtle coffee hints, you actually taste real fresh tasting coffee, really interesting. Body is medium and carbonation is medium high. Good, The Roasterie makes a mean bean!

4.1
jzzbassman (1638) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. As someone who loves coffee and roast my own beans I find most coffee beers disappointing other than as an added flavor to a stout or porter. This is not the case with this beer. Aroma of huge coffee as expected, to the extent that is about all I get. A light brown pour with a small white head. Flavor is big coffee, with the malt taking a backseat but playing nicely. Well disguised alcohol, with just enough carbonation to keep it for leaning sweet or being too much. Thoroughly enjoyed.

4.1
jkwalking05 (4745) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2013
750 mL bottle. Brown in color with a good sized beige head. Aroma is of coffee, brown sugar, chocolate, blueberry, woody hops, light herbal and fig notes. Taste is of coffee, chocolate, citrus acidity, brown sugar, pastry dough, light berry.

4.1
JHillAustin49 (69) - round rock, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2013
From bomber, pours deep amber brown haze with thick cream tan head. Lots of active carbonation. Smells strongly of coffee and dark chocolate. Tastes strongly of coffee, dark chocolate and brown sugar. Nice coffee bitter finish.


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