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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

1,900 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,900
Reviews: 660
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 124
Gots: 257 | 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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Georgia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-10-2014 16:23:11 | More by joemetric
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Tennessee

4.76/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Like what? Trappist-style ales seem simplified to me, but the tangy yeasts and bready mouthfuls of flavor in this bronson are smooth despite the 10.5% alcohol. Really impressed with this number, even considering the enormous amount of decent trappist ales out there. Fantastic beer that I look to make a staple of my summer Tour de France viewing libation menu.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 04:02:50 | More by PennFBarts
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-10-2014 01:48:42 | More by rydev24
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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Maryland

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured bottle best by 2/14/16 into tulip glass

A-Deep amber color with a fluffy beige head. Great lacing!

S-Big sweet nose of candi sugar, plum, and yeast.

T-Sweet caramel flavors with more sugar, white raisins, plum, some yeast and lots of blooming alcohol.

M-Well balance and well carbonated.

O-Overall a great example of a Trappist quad. Will get some more.

Serving type: bottle

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Iowa

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Massachusetts

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Kentucky

4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy medium brown with copper tones and a dense, frothy khaki head that slowly dissipates, leaving light lacing.

Aroma is raisins, figs, dates, plums, bananas, and dark candi sugar. Very rich and sweet.

Flavor reflects similar notes, but the slightly sweet brown sugar backbone finishes fairly dry. Clove, soft prunes, dates, and muted raisin add complexity. Banana dominates as it warms.

Body is fairly thick, with prickly carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

Fairly complex brew. Nice dry finish prevents it from being cloying, and the esters are yummy. A little hot, this would age well.

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -27.7%

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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,900 ratings.