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RATINGS: 1729   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Most breweries have at least one piece of equipment thats just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard its 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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
megabeergulper (13) - California, USA - JAN 18, 2013
One of my favorite regulars. Pours with thick creamy head, nice lacing, nose of spiced Orange sweet rolls, with alcohol. Taste citrus, spice, bananna esters, grassy hops with a nice malt/slight acid finish to chew on. Nice carbonation. Well balanced for this style. Not overly spiced like a lot of other saisons Ive tried. Arguably, the best mistake that boulevard has made

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (23683) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2013
2nd July 2011
Very hazy gold beer, good white head. Light crisp palate, semi dry. Bitterish seltzer minerals vie with fresh bitter hops the impart a little fruit but mostly bitterness. Palate gets softer before the semi dry finish. Somehow it all works!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (1084) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Cloudy gold color with big head and lacing with great retention. Can detect the yeast in the aroma with grapefruit and some spice also apparent. Has a little earthiness of a Saison. Yeast and light grain in taste with sweet citrus and mild spice. Slight tartness and a little bitterness also. Nice and light tasting and very drinkable. I was pleasantly surprised. Really liked it cold. Would buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mitch_with_a_B (4) - - JAN 13, 2013 does not count
Hoppy and great nose. Enjoyed a nice 12oz bottle pour going to be going back for more... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (992) - - JAN 13, 2013
Refreshing taste. Pine and citrus with a sweet aftertaste. Golden yellow color with a big white head. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thetmaxx (905) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Found this at the Nugget, they had a bunch of this brewery Ive never seen before. Poured in to a tulip glass. Pours with a very thick champaign like head. AROMA IS GREAT, SLIGHTLY TART, citrusy. Flavour was similar. Didnt have then grainy flavour some saisons have. really a clean flavour. Palate is bubbly. light body and finishes abruptly with no lingering after taste. This is by far one of my favorite saisons and inspiration to brew my own.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ukoolaid (580) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Pours a golden yellow with a big foamy bright white head. Aroma is hoppy and citrusy with a little earthyness. Flavor is wonderful. Perfect balance of sweetness and citrusy hops. A little tart. I like this one a lot. On a different level than other boulevard Ive had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sheep (93) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2013
750ml bottle, best before 02/2013. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a soapy white head. Aroma is fruity with some citrusy notes, estery and banana-like yeast and some caramel. Taste has bready malt, slight spicy/herbal notes and citrusy fruit with a prominent, estery yeastiness tying it all together. Finish is dry and slightly bitter. Palate is sparkly, slightly sticky and full with medium to high carbonation. Not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigbully100678 (6) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 7, 2013 does not count
Aroma is of lemon, citrus and hops. Pours a pale golden color with a thick creamy white head. Lots of lacing. Taste sticks with the aroma with a hoppy taste, along with pine. Very balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8915) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a big off-white head. Spice and yeast aroma with light grapefruit. Grapefruit and yeast flavor with spice and light malt. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and light spice linger with light yeast and light malt.


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