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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,923 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,923
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 127
Gots: 265 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
”Do you know what dwells in a glass?” asks Ole, in Hans Christian Andersen's The Watchman of the Tower. Better known for stories such as The Little Mermaid, Andersen wrote this short, cautionary tale for a somewhat older audience. Our quadrupel ale, also meant for the mature connoisseur, is a deep and mysterious libation, dark auburn and full-bodied, its sweetness deceptive. As Ole describes the glasses in turn, their contents become more ominous until, in the sixth glass...

22 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 11-15-2007)
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EORS

Maryland

4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

According to the bottle I should have another year or so to get around to drinking it.

A: Dark amber with a good amount of off-white head, half inch or so. Definitely a good amount of carbonation in the bottle. Lacing all the way down the side of the glass.

S: Plums and a bit of spice, mellowing out with some honey/floral sweetness as the beer warms up.

T: Sharp and warming from the alcohol, spicy yeast, more fruit, and a good body to balance it out. Really great balance of flavors, and even though the alcohol is higher here, I prefer this to a dry quad.

M: Smooth and heavy without being oily, very little carbonation.

O: Impressive. Glad to have stumbled upon a bottle of this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 03:10:01 | More by EORS
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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,923 ratings.