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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

1,920 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,920
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 127
Gots: 262 | FT: 11
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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Zorro

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear reddish brown colored beer with a tall tan colored head.

Smells sweet and sour with a strong herbal scent. Scents of brown sugar and ginger with a little allspice.

Starts out little bit sweet with brown sugar as an after taste. Phenols give a faint bubblegum taste. Slight banana flavor.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall good but not world clase.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 23:54:42 | More by Zorro
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

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

Sixth Glass pours a dark reddish color, with a nice large frothy lacing head. There is a sweet, wine like aroma. There is a rich taste, nice subtle dry fruit flavors, wine like flavors, and a nice warmth from the alcohol. Great body, and very good feel. Overall its a very solid and very tasty quad.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 00:35:07 | More by vette2006c5r
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-24-2014 17:13:53 | More by FrankHammer
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ASirahSyrah

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This is a really good beer! It has sharp teeth, so be wary of the bite - the ABV presents itself almost instantly. The taste is similar to many other quads but what makes this one unique is the taste of almond and overt caramel. The mouthfeel and the body are identical in many respects to other quads, but the level of smoothness that this particular one brings to the table is paralleled by few others. It's definitely worth a try. Kansas City has made big strides to match the monks' skills and pallet.

Serving type: growler

07-24-2014 00:14:43 | More by ASirahSyrah
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.76/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Like what? Trappist-style ales seem simplified to me, but the tangy yeasts and bready mouthfuls of flavor in this bronson are smooth despite the 10.5% alcohol. Really impressed with this number, even considering the enormous amount of decent trappist ales out there. Fantastic beer that I look to make a staple of my summer Tour de France viewing libation menu.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 04:02:50 | More by PennFBarts
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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,920 ratings.