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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,791 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1791
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%


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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Reviews by zhanson88:
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zhanson88

California

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Very dark amber color, almost a redish-brown. Slightly cloudy with a light tan head with awesome retention. Lacing clings all over the glass. Really gorgeous lacing.

Smell: Dark fruits, cloves, Belgian yeast and esters.

Taste: Cloves, dark fruits and some yeasty flavors come out first. Then alcohol hits, which is warming going down. Nice and complex, just as a quad should be.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied with a fairly smooth mouthfeel. The alcohol is hidden nicely by the dark fruity flavors.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2010 02:01:03 | More by zhanson88
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My first official review!

Appearance- Started pouring this into a glass and instantly loved the caramel hue to this dark amber. Gave a great thick head, but it dissipated pretty rapidly; however, it left pretty lasting lines on the side of the glass. I saw small amounts of sediment towards the end of the glass, but that doesn't bother me.

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Overall- I really enjoyed this beer. I would definitely recommend Sixth Glass to a friend. For a 10% beer you can taste it, but it didn't overwhelm me. Strong bold flavor, but smooth all the way through.

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,791 ratings.