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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,101 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,101
Reviews: 676
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 138
Gots: 321 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best Quad I've had, I prefer it to Rochefort 10.

The dark fruit characters are the star in this one. Plums, raisins, fig are all easily picked out. If you like dark fruit characteristics rather than the more caramel/molasses heavy quads, this might just be the best one you can buy.

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,101 ratings.