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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,784 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1784
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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Windexman

Utah

3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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.

Smell- You can definitely smell the spice aromas in this beer. They reminded me of a Fat Tire, but on steroids.

Taste- I liked the strong flavor of this beer. It was well balanced. It had sweet notes, followed by slightly bitter, with a spicy overlay. I wanted to open the second one before I finished the first.

Mouthfeel- I thought the carbonation fit well with the beer. It was just bubbly enough to awaken my taste buds. I felt like it left my mouth a little filmy afterwards. I didn't enjoy that very much.

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 06:19:52 | More by Windexman
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BradleysBrew

Missouri

4.7/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

My first review! The past few weeks I've been drinking these and really digging the taste. Out of the handful of quad ales I've tried, I like this the best. Drinking one right now, good rich color, a lot of particles in it but I like the added sediment. You could pour it slowly to reduce the cloudiness. Head doesn't stay put for long though compared to other abbey ales kind of reducing aromas. Or maybe I should stop typing and finish this brew right. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 04:58:02 | More by BradleysBrew
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into Chimay goblet.

A - Pours a murky burnt orange / brown with 2 fingers of foamy off white head, which dissipates fairly rapidly. A good amount of yeast sediment from my pour.

S - Lots of dark fruit in the nose, with a definite sweetness and maltiness. Raisins and sugar are apparent.

T - Dark fruits are at the forefront: raisin, plum, caramel, sweet bread, molasses, and candied sugar. No bitterness to speak of. This is a sweet, malt forward beer with minimal bitterness and spice.

M - Sticky sweet moderate body with moderate-to-high carbonation. There is a sticky, sugary fruitiness that lingers in the mouth.

O - A pretty good quad, especially from an American brewery. Nothing spectacular, but it is solid in every aspect.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 00:06:05 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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NickT2121

Arkansas

4.41/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - poured into oversized wine glass poured a creamy 2 finger head that turned into sudsy soapy bubbled that diminished into a thin layer over the reddish Amber very murky a sediment filled ale.

S - deffinitely picking up alcohol plums candy smells a nutmeg spice aswell

T - plums a sweet honeysuckle alcohol taste.

M - medium body with creamy bubbly finish

O - very very complex every nose is different and taste dark fruits exploding on the palate.

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 03:00:09 | More by NickT2121
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SLeffler27

New York

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A big, creamy, beige head slowly turns foamy as it settles and glistens gold over a clear, reddish, dark amber (SRM 15). Columns of carbonation support the head as it slowly settles to one inch, leaving thick rings of lace.

Subtle plum and candy sugar are offset by faint funkiness. Warmth brings out fresh figs.

A Unibroue tulip glass presents a well-balanced quad that oscillates from slightly sweet to slightly bitter. Dark fruits of plum and fig are followed by a hint of tart cherry. The finish is modestly long and dominated by warming alcohol.

The full body has a viscous, silky texture. Alcohol is warm. High effervescence is capped by a dry finish.

This one warms quite well, developing character along the way. It makes for a contemplative beer that proves to be quite enjoyable on a cool autumn evening before dinner. I enjoyed it with a pungent, creamy bleu “Valdbon”. The cheese brought out a sweet fruitiness, otherwise not detected.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 22:36:31 | More by SLeffler27
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Abra

Massachusetts

3.86/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very nice dark apricot color with a generous head and the classic spicy Belgian aroma.
Taste definitely picks up on dates/dark candied fruit with an even amount of spice to balance it out.
I enjoyed this beer very much...i would classify it as an Ommegang's little brother or sister- solidly good for the style, but not the best I've had.

I would try another Boulevard beer for sure though.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 02:55:03 | More by Abra
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.6/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a 4 pack at Old Farm because I had not seen this before and big fan of Quads. Awesome looking beer, great head that grew and has a good, clean smell. Taste is excellent, great balance, did not taste as strong as the 10.5% that is was. Overall is was a great beer that I am glad I have 3 more of and will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 03:46:40 | More by JamieDuncan
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Warmonster

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

This is one of those beers that tastes better with every drink. The first drink your like OMG WTF and your mouth is almost hot feeling. then by the last drink you have an oddly clear buzz and your left wanting another bottle... I love ales but this was almost too strong for me.. It barely tasted like a beer. I think the high note of this beer is the complexity of the smells and taste.. and the warmer it got the more it changed.. at nearly 10 bucks a bottle I honestly don't know If I'll get more. But it's definitely one to try for sure! But be warned the taste is extremely potent.. I think the majority of beer drinkers would think this beer is hard to drink. It doesn't exactly go down smooth. But then again, it has 10.5% alc so... that's to be expected. Some wines have less..

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 21:29:12 | More by Warmonster
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BierJager89

California

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A: A dark, but almost glowy amer with a light tan head.

S: Belgian candi syrup, cloves, nutmeg and dark fruit in the nose.

T: Cloves, nutmeg, candi syrup, dark fruits, citrus fruits.

M: Medium bodied and a bit harsh, probably more alcohol than carbonation.

O: Not the best quad out there, but definitely worth a try. I'd like to try an aged bottle or the bourbon barrel aged version.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 23:25:53 | More by BierJager89
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whynot44

Missouri

4.7/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Hazy red-amber color with a foamy light tan head that settles down fairly quickly to a thin layer that persists and produces some decent lace.

The aroma is dried fruit - plums, apricots, raisins, malt and yeast - a bit of pound cake with a touch of spice and alcohol.

The taste is similar more malt/yeast followed by mixed dried/candied fruit, mildly sweet, not excessive, with a somewhat dry spicy finish - maybe a hint of cloves, and a very definite alcohol afterburn.

Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, smooth and pleasant to drink.

Nice. Overall a very enjoyable sipping brew take your time.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 08:47:26 | More by whynot44
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DoubleJ

California

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Here comes the quad, all dressed to nod. Dun dun dun-dun dun...There's 12 ounces of quadruppel without any twists or barrels. On to the beer:

A soapy inch thick of head forms on top this light brown/orange hued ale. Within a minute the head's thickness halves and a few splashes cling to the glass. A pleasant aroma, succulent without being overpowering. The smells of toasted sugar, plums, figs, fennel, balanced with just a pinch of alcohol noted. Good things are sure to come.

I've come to terms that American-made quadruppels are not going to taste as well as their Belgian counterparts. The Sixth Glass is a counterargument to that statement. Sure, it's not one the same level as the ones made by St. Bernardus, Rochefort, and Westvleteren, but those shouldn't be the standard. Within the tasting journey is plum, a fume of warming alcohol, hint of grape, toasted malt, a drop of bitterness, and a note of fennel. The beer is full bodied and registers on the smooth side with its mouthfeel, and finishes slightly dry with a bittersweet aftertaste.

One of the better American-made quadruppels that I've tasted. With the few samples which I've tasted from Boulevard, it appears that they can pull off Belgian styles too.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 07:07:46 | More by DoubleJ
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DPJ3322

Louisiana

4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 mL into a tulip, split it with my brother.

Appearance - Gave an aggressive pour that gave a very large, frothy light sugar brown head. It lingered and settled to about half a finger that clung to the edges of the glass. Rich, deep brown color, very vibrant.

Smell - Fruity and estery. It smells like a typical quad, one of my favorite styles to smell.

Taste - Dark fruits balanced with a very spicy taste upfront. Figs and raisins maybe?

Mouthfeel - Nice and tingly, pretty high carbonation but not over the top.

Overall - A great beer, very strong on the spicy end for a quadrupel. It is interesting and a different take on the style, maybe not the best but different and unique.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 02:24:09 | More by DPJ3322
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joe1510

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz Bottle

Best By: 8/22/15

Active carbonation produces a finger high head even on an easy pour. The foam isn't the most appetizing with a soapy look and dirty beige in color. It fizzles out rather quickly to a thin ring and skim coat. The body is murky, brick red when backlit with some floating chunkies even after I poured carefully.

The nose is loaded with fruity esters, I can smell it from a few feet away. Prune, dates and fig are the first fruits that come to mind. It has a little of that dry, leathery quality. Raisin as well, I can't forget raisins. Caramel and one of those heavy, dense holiday fruit cakes make up the malt base but it surprisingly doesn't seem overly sweet, just that the spice and fruit is present.

Fruit cake again makes it's presence felt. There's better balance than the nose. Figs and raisins are most prominent. A touch of pear and apple float around the back adding a sense of sweetness. Leathery prunes and dates pop up here and there. Big caramel and a whiff of booze wrap it up. Fairly complex.

Boulevard has nailed the mouthfeel like they seem to do on every beer they release. The body is impossibly light for a beer of this strength. The carbonation is frothy and airy like dialed in Belgians. Alcohol heat is non existent and the carbonation adds a touch of prickliness to the tongue.

I don't drink Quads very often, they're not really a style I prefer but I do truly appreciate great versions like Rochefort's and St. Bernardus', with that said I'll have to pass on Sixth Glass. It's a good beer, worth a try, but I'll skip this guy in the future.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 01:55:14 | More by joe1510
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dar482

New York

2.66/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

The beer comes in a rich amber red color with a fluffy white head.

The aroma has bright fresh sugary fruit sweetness. Tart plums, some breadiness, caramel sweetness. Boozy cherries, figs, alcohol comes through.

The flavor attacks aggressively of alcohol throughout. From the top of the back to the back of the throat, there is alcohol burn. There’s a slight candied fruit note, almost a gummy candy flavor, but other than that, alcohol is all I can find.

Booze booze booze. The beer was absolutely dominated by alcohol. It gets even worse as it warms and I had to pour it out. I don’t know if it was infected as it nasted like nail polish and alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 04:55:26 | More by dar482
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

"Best by 08/22/2015" on the bottle.

Into a tulip:

A: somewhat dark hazy brown colored body with a one finger white foamy head that drifts up and falls at a nice pace, foamy clingy lacing sticks to the sides of the glass

S: mainly sweet through some spiced apples, light caramel thrusts itself in the mix, some light Belgian yeastiness does enter in on the back end

T: mainly sweet with a decent added spiciness that didn't show up at all in the smell, sweet somewhat apple-like aftertaste, no finish

M: she sits about a medium on the mouth, carbonation comes across fairly strong - sharper than most Quads I've had (I wonder if I should have let this age just a bit longer)

O: for the most part, I do like this one, but am hoping my bottle's just a bit young and hopefully the next time I have this I'll either look for an older bottle or just age whatever bottle I get longer

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 20:18:22 | More by BeerKangaroo
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Badger6

Virginia

4.89/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle, best by 07/07/15. Poured into a snifter, left to breathe warm for about 10 minutes after pouring.

A: huge, active fizzy khaki colored head, took two pours to empty the bottle. Some lacing as head recedes, mostly gone after a few minutes, head took nearly 15 minutes to disappear. A dark cherry amber body, some cloudiness.

S: Cherries, dates, dark sticky raisins, cinnamon, and spice cake. Powerful but sensual aroma.

T: Super complex beer. Cherries, all kinds of spiciness, ginger and cinnamon up front, then dark fruits abound. Finishes with a hint of alcohol that quickly turns into heavy flavors of moist fresh baked bread, very yeasty in a good way.

M: Not terribly boozy, but distinctly warming...not a summer beer. Medium mouthfeel, carbonation is not heavy, not light, and the texture is barely oily, but not dry. The initial feel was deceptive to how it formed up on the tongue, initially surprising, got better as it warmed.

O: Cold weather beer, no way I could drink this in the summer, or any weather that isn't cold, rainy and above 40 degrees. So sweet with a huge spice profile, and a fragrant alcoholic character. The flavored and mouthfeel were extraordinarily well-balanced. Not a beer to be consumed cold, started at 55 or so, and it got better as it warmed. The only quadrupels that will match this, have a label only in French and the brewery is in Belgium.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 02:42:55 | More by Badger6
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I have to thank SplashyFob for this one. He brought it over to share. Notes taken last night, 1/7/14.

I was presented a snifter with a light tan head over a dark amber/light brown body. The beer had a decent showing in the lacing category.

It smelled delightful. It was malty with dark fruit, mainly fig and plum, with just a hint of dark cherries. Light caramel helped transfer it over, with I believe a whisper of candy sugar if I'm not mistaken. Ending was very boozy.

The flavor was sweet and malty. Somehow it just didn't seem to live up to the promise of the nose. I got fig, candy sugar and booze on the end.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied. The carbonation was the key to how enjoyable this was. It was just a hint. The beer left a light film across the tongue and finished slightly dry.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 03:11:44 | More by CFHMagnet
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz Bottle from Cost Plus World Market Palm Springs CA for $3.50

Appearance – Murky brown colour with an above average size fizzy dark beige coloured head. It’s hard to make out the carbonation level due to the darkness of the beer and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell – Malts, grapes/raisins, anise

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts,caramel, and some yeast. There is also quite a bit of dark fruit flavour.. grapes/raisins and some plums. It ends with a fruity/anise aftertaste.

Overall – Really enjoyed this beer, it reminded me a bit of Rochefort but with a touch more vibrant fruitiness.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 16:05:09 | More by spinrsx
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spoony

Colorado

4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From a 355 ml bottle (best by August 7, 2014) into a chalice.

A-A normal pour produces about a finger of grayish-tan foam that drops to a thick cap that has great retention. The brew underneath is light in color for the style with a sort-of fig-like color of medium brown hue. I can see a few streams of fine carbonation in the murk.

S-The aroma is full of dark, sweet, dried fruits like prune and raisin and a sweet, fruity alcohol warmth. As the beer warms up, I get more caramelized sugar and molasses flavors and a hint of banana. The beer is a bit musty, but very inviting.

T-The taste is similar to the smell with perhaps a bit less sweetness and a bit more peppery spice. The dominant flavors are still prune and caramelized sugar, but the alcoholic finish has a little nip of spice and medicinal flavor. Slightly earthy.

M-The feel might be the high point of this beer. It is robust in body and soft on the palate but with enough prick in the carbonation to keep it interesting.

O-This is a great beer and one of the better American quads I have tried. It packs a lot of flavor and complexity, and mimics the feel of the best examples of this style. I don't think it is quite up to the level of the Belgians, but I would definitely drink more of this.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 03:23:14 | More by spoony
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BeerWizard

Colorado

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Split a 12oz with my wife and poured into a couple of white wine glasses. Huge fluffy head, totally clouded, dark amber brown ale.

Aroma is super-booze, yummy yeast, cidery aroma with fig and dark fruit. As it warms I get some strawberry and raisin aromas. Tastes boozy but not too hot. Definitely sweet and jammy, but there is a tinge of bitterness in the finish, probably from the alcohol, but I certainly don't mind it. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, with very slight carbonation.

This is not the first time nor the last I've had this. It is an excellent American quad, with wine like qualities and a lot of complexity.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 03:13:16 | More by BeerWizard
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matjack85

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got this as a gift from my sister on Christmas. It came in a 4-pack with 3 other beers from Boulevard as part of their "Smokestack series". Best before date of 8/12/15 is clearly stamped on the bottle, and since this is only December of '13, this must really be fresh. The gift pack came with its own Boulevard glass, so that is what I used to serve it in.

Be careful with the pour. With just half the bottle poured in slowly, it produced a creamy 3-finger beige head that rose quickly to the top and lasted several minutes, leaving some really nice lacing. After the head settled down, the beer took on a slightly hazed dark reddish/amber color.

The beer had a pleasant Belgian yeast smell, along with lots of caramel sweetness and dark fruits.

This is a very malty beer with both bready and caramel malts mixed together, plus some brown sugar and candy sugar for even more sweetness. I'm also picking up dark cherries and a touch of alcohol. Hop bitterness is mild at just 22 IBUs, but enough to tame some of the maltiness.

Creamy, smooth, and full bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation.

Delicious!

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 06:43:33 | More by matjack85
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a single of this for $5.50 at the House of 1,000 beers. Never seen any Boulevard Brewing beers so I snagged it up quick.

A - Well it's unfiltered which never really swayed me. The massive 1+ inch head is nice with an opaque tint to it. Hazy amber orange color.
S - I can smell the dry esters next to some cherry pits and some plums. Smell is also rather sweet and fruity with yeasts. Smell is good with no detectable ethanol notes.
T - Wow very interesting, spicy malt notes next to fruity yeasts and a bready body. Very dry when swirled in the mouth. Not overlay sweet with candied sugar or caramel either this one is balanced.
M - Medium bodied not thin but a very drink able quad.

Overall I may have to go back and snag the Saison since it is more impressive. This beer is a great quad not too bozzy or sweet. Wish it was cheaper though but its PA so what are you gonna do trading would be more expensive...

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 23:55:48 | More by DrDemento456
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Braheem

Oregon

4.95/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is right in my wheelhouse. Deep dark red in appearance with a three finger head.

Taste great! Mild and fruity. Nicely carbonated with a very well hidden APV.

Wasn't all that impressed with the first offering that I sampled from Boulevard Brewing (Tank 7) but this quad is excellent.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 06:21:58 | More by Braheem
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reddish amber in color. An inch thick layer of foam rests on top of this brew. Brussels lacing on the glass. Dark Belgian candy sugar with hints of caramel. Intensely thick and alcoholic mouthfeel. This is serious stuff. I get loads of sweet malt and dark Belgian candy sugar. Lingering fade of Belgian yeast and dark malt. This is a great teat.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 04:47:40 | More by Franziskaner
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CowsandBeer

Kansas

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle purchased as part of a 2012 Boulevard sampler pack. A cool little bottle with the best by date rubbed off. Poured straight down the middle into a Blind Tiger Brewery snifter after letting the beer warm up a bit.

Appearance: Poured a huge and expansive two and a half fingers of khaki colored head. It’s a very creamy, sturdy looking head with a few big bubbles in the center that stick around for awhile. A light cherry mahogany body that is slightly cloudy. Nice frothy lacing coats the glass.

Smell: Old cherries, sticky dates, cinnamon, bit of ginger, bubblegum, sweet alcohol, rum and spice cake. It’s a big warming aroma that draws you in but invites caution.

Taste: A beer with plenty going on. Sweet cherries, spicy esters, cinnamon and ginger followed by plenty of sweet dates, prunes, and raisins. Fragrant and perfume like alcohol rounded out by some sweet bubblegum. The beer finishes with a moist, nutty breadiness.

Mouthfeel: A very warming beer. Not boozy, but warming. While the carbonation is about in the middle and the feel is certainly creamy I expected something a little denser. Finishes dry which really brings out the spice notes.

Overall: A perfect beer to warm up with while it’s14 degrees outside. Easy to see why as it’s very sweet with a huge spice presence and fragrant alcohol. The prominent alcohol in the nose left an odd presence but I really enjoyed it in the taste. I would also like to stress that this is one of those beer that you should just drink at cellar temp or if anything chilled. In only got better as it warmed. Overall, while it’s not up there with the world class quads I still highly recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 03:27:03 | More by CowsandBeer
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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,784 ratings.