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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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MickeyD

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4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Had this one at home from a 12oz bottle poured into a "beer clean" tulip.
Dark orange red when held to the sunlight with one finger width thick foam. Carbonation bubbles rolling nicely to the top. The head stayed with the beer with moderate lacing.
Slight hop with a wheat overtone.
Very low hops on first taste with a taste of wheat bread and barley.
Not very heavy with slight bitter after taste. The beer was not thick but had a good refreshing taste but sticks with you and leaves a good clean aftertaste.
This beer while substantial, is not overbearing. The earthy taste is great for winter days or for big juicy steaks. This is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 22:20:28 | More by MickeyD
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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,923 ratings.