1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,921 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,921
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 127
Gots: 263 | 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)
View: Beers (52) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,921 | Reviews: 662 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by messyhair42:
Photo of messyhair42
messyhair42

Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Boulevard snifter. Pours with two fingers of variable sized bubbles that fade quicly.

S:Bread, sweetness and Belgian yeast aromas

T: Somewhat sweet, mildly tart, full bodied bready with only slight hop character. Only mildly boozy, the 10.5% is well hidden

M: smooth, lots of bubbles on the tongue. An soon as it hits my tongue all my taste senses hit overload.

O: I probably could have scored this higher but I've only had a handful of quads. Would definitely drink again.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 07:47:49 | More by messyhair42
More User Reviews:
Photo of ananh
ananh

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-25-2014 07:58:48 | More by ananh
Photo of vette2006c5r
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
Photo of FrankHammer
FrankHammer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-24-2014 17:13:53 | More by FrankHammer
Photo of ASirahSyrah
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
Photo of Scottie_A25
Scottie_A25

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 15:02:00 | More by Scottie_A25
Photo of Smileitsfreetobehappy
Smileitsfreetobehappy

Alaska

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-22-2014 05:49:22 | More by Smileitsfreetobehappy
Photo of Stagga_Lee
Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-22-2014 04:02:32 | More by Stagga_Lee
Photo of gelasin
gelasin

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

07-22-2014 00:09:42 | More by gelasin
Photo of kwcheatham
kwcheatham

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-21-2014 04:44:54 | More by kwcheatham
Photo of SuperHop18
SuperHop18

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-21-2014 03:16:09 | More by SuperHop18
Photo of RobertH50
RobertH50

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-21-2014 01:15:32 | More by RobertH50
Photo of hsus0225
hsus0225

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-20-2014 15:46:43 | More by hsus0225
Photo of patre_tim
patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-19-2014 21:32:18 | More by patre_tim
Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-19-2014 06:03:20 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
Photo of FrankHashimoto
FrankHashimoto

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-19-2014 01:24:46 | More by FrankHashimoto
Photo of WckdVbz
WckdVbz

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-16-2014 12:14:33 | More by WckdVbz
Photo of SKYY
SKYY

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-15-2014 23:28:04 | More by SKYY
Photo of GarrettFM
GarrettFM

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-13-2014 22:57:57 | More by GarrettFM
Photo of adam5454
adam5454

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-13-2014 15:41:02 | More by adam5454
Photo of abuono
abuono

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2014 00:27:13 | More by abuono
Photo of NerdEgghead
NerdEgghead


4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-12-2014 00:34:11 | More by NerdEgghead
Photo of EliHammett
EliHammett


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-11-2014 01:48:25 | More by EliHammett
Photo of shadyside
shadyside

Georgia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-10-2014 22:46:13 | More by shadyside
Photo of joemetric
joemetric

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-10-2014 16:23:11 | More by joemetric
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,921 ratings.