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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

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2,175 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,175
Reviews: 681
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 146
Gots: 346 | 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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3.85/5  rDev -7.5%

Look: Alburn brown with an off white lacing with active sediments. Smell: Candy sugar, yeast, plum and raisin notes, spice and bread dough. Taste: Explosion of candy sugar, belgian yeast, spice, plums, chocolate notes and alcohol. Feel: Medium body, mild carbonation.

Overall: This is a very good offering of an American Brewer trying a Belgian Style. The flavors are pinpoint to a BSDA. The only thing that lets you know it is an American brewer is the carbonation. The body and carbonation is a bit light for a Quad. Enough said this is worthy.

Shroud0fdoom, Sep 02, 2014
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into a chalice
Best before: 3/7/16

A: Pours an opaque dark copper, nearly brown, with just under 2 fingers width of tan head which has great retention and leaves a solid sheet of lacing. 4.75

S: Tons of easterly banana, some white and black pepper spice, subtle clove. Tame aromas of dark fruit and toffee/caramel. Very nice. 4.25

T: Lots of spice, coupled with sweet notes of dark fruits and toffee. Some bitterness, a bit of booze. 4.25

M/D: Full bodied, carbonation appropriate but on the heavy side which makes it a bit less smooth than others in the style, ABV is very well masked, and drinkability is great. 4.25

O: Really nice example of the style. Often times I find that the American versions of Quads to fall short in a lot of areas, but that was not the case here. Certainly not of St. Bernardus/Roche/Westy caliber, but worth a try and very enjoyable. 4.25

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,175 ratings.