A Review Of Boulevard Brewing Company's Unfiltered Wheat Beer
An unfiltered wheat with notes of citrus, clove and banana swirling around in a hazy gold oasis. This brew is a perfect compliment to those sunny, hot summer days as this wheat refreshens and cools off those dried up palates and sweat filled faces. Boulevard Brewing Company is located in Kansas City, Missouri and is opened for free public tours 7 days a week at varietal time on a first come first serve basis.
Boulevard Brewing Company: Unfiltered Wheat Beer
Style: American-Style Wheat Beer
Appearance: Hazy Gold
Aroma: Initial whiff provides a clove, banana and slight cereal aroma that really blends together rather well. Following are notes of citrus, coriander, herbal and floral hops, and a light cinnamon touch giving a bit of a spicy and overall fruity impression with a well rounded gesture to the nose that seeps on to the palates already giving a glimpse of its flavor before the actual first sip.
Flavor: With the first sip brings a clove, banana and cheerio type flavors with a citrus kick that amps up the senses and tingles on the palates. Hints of coriander, lemon and orange peel with a sour, zesty and spicy punch towards the end. Slight pickle notes show up with a tangy finish.
Mouthfeel/Body: Light body with a slick, tangy and sour finish. Very crisp, refreshing as well as cleansing to the palates. The tangy and sour finish seem to linger around on the palates giving a slight pucker and smacking of the lips.
Food and Beer Pairing Suggestions: This light and refreshing brew deserves a hearty meal that compliments the flavors, but provides a bit of distinguishment at the same time. Two pairings really come to mind when pairing a wheat beer with the first suggestion being an easy to do while the other being a little more complex in flavor and style. The first pairing option is a pizza. Pretty simple pairing option that gives a few complimentary characteristics of bread, tang and spicy notes along with the mozzarella cheese pairing up real nice. The overall bold flavors stand out but provide an overall simple enjoyment with the beer. Another option would be a bowl of shrimp gumbo and baked bread. This recipe isn’t too complex, but is more complex than pizza and provides complimentary flavors of spice, tang and zest while still providing a bold and rich flavor that suits up with the wheat very well. A complimentary dessert dish would be a key lime pie or banana cream pie, both giving enhancing different flavors of the wheat.
Give Boulevard Brewing Company’s Unfiltered Wheat a try along with the delicious pairing options and feel your taste buds come alive. To truly enjoy a beer is by complimenting it with a meal and vice versa, so don’t miss out and grab your wheat beer today and see what real enjoyment and relaxation are all about.