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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

2,222 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,222
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 149
Gots: 374 | FT: 10
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: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy, murky, amber color. A bit of sediment. A good sized white foam head. Recedes to a very thin head with a bit of lacing.

Aroma features yeast, caramel malt, and honey. A hint of citrus.

The taste is similar to the aroma. Sweet caramel malts lead the way, giving it a candy type taste. Some spices follow up. Apple and banana notes come through as it warms. The Belgian yeast definitely plays a large role in the taste here, and it interacts well the the very sweet caramel malts.

Medium-heavy bodied. Although the alcohol is masked pretty well, the sweetness keeps this as more of a sipper.

Overall, this beer escapes me. I love it, but I can't quite define what makes it so good taste-wise. Nevertheless, a solid beer, and a good value.

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,222 ratings.