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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

1,934 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,934
Reviews: 664
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 126
Gots: 270 | FT: 12
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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ColdPoncho

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This cork is a real pain in the ass.

A - A deep fiery red body with a giant dissipating tan head made of medium bubbles. Not too bad.

S - warm dark fruits, toffee, some tartness, a touch of spice, vanilla, smoky notes. Nice nose.

T - Good complexity and progression. The carbonation is lively and delivers the flavors nicely. Spicy, vanilla, toffee, and a touch of smoke on the front, smooth and sweet dark fruits in the back. This is pretty darn good.

M - The carbonation is a bit too much here, but its a smooth body otherwise and its a medium thickness.

O - I think this is a fine Quad and am sort of regretting not having picked up another one. It will age well, I suspect, and once the heat is died down a bit, it'll be real good.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2011 23:31:06 | More by ColdPoncho
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North Carolina

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perrymarcus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served in a snifter.

pours a mostly clear, medium amber / copper shade while yielding a good looking 2" head. decent retention and lacing.

nose offers a big fruity presence right from the outset; dark but also notes of pear, maybe peach... malty with some spice, a bit of brown sugar.

flavor opens to sweet maltiness, joined immediately by the fruit characters and then a more subtle presence of spice and a touch of caramel or toffee. very nice. medium-full bodied mouthfeel with adequate carbonation.

overall a never good quad, easily one of the better american renditions i've come across but naturally falls short of the belgian archetypes (the rocheforts and westvleterens of the world). would like to try the barrel aged version (BBQ) when it's released.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 16:24:43 | More by perrymarcus
The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,934 ratings.