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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

1,979 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,979
Reviews: 667
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 128
Gots: 284 | 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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dgfool

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-13-2013 05:47:39 | More by dgfool
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-13-2013 00:01:51 | More by Syraquse
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

09-12-2013 23:49:26 | More by trevorpost
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Jame515

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-12-2013 00:37:47 | More by Jame515
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2013beer101

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -12.5%

I am afraid I set myself up for disappointment on this one. I was hoping to have an experience similar to a La trappe, but it wasnt there. The color is amazing, smell wasn't horrible either. My biggest dissappoinment was in the flavor and mouthfeel, they are almost inter-twined for me on this. It didn't have the smooth and rich feel I was expecting and that brought along a kind of harsh flavor for me. I am not sad I tried it but it will not make it into the regular line up.

09-11-2013 04:14:16 | More by 2013beer101
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-11-2013 01:10:39 | More by mccallisters_dali
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-10-2013 07:15:55 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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edenstjames

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

09-09-2013 19:55:17 | More by edenstjames
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JasonMinck

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

09-08-2013 11:38:09 | More by JasonMinck
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jaywes754

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

09-08-2013 00:39:44 | More by jaywes754
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arizcards

Arizona

4.34/5  rDev +4.6%

Picked up a caged and corked 750 ml bottle from the City Beer Store while visiting San Francisco at the end of May. Best by 08/2014.

Beer poured a ruby color with a tan head that was excellent upon the initial pour. The head is still hanging around after 10 minutes.

Nose is classic belgian yeast with dark fruits.

Taste is classic belgian as well; dark fruits with a huge malt base. It is sweet but the belgian yeast imparts a wonderful ester undertone.

Mouthfeel is full and very smooth as the belgian yeast used does this brew well.

Overall this is an extremely impressive brew, probably the best American Quad i have experienced to date including Allagash Four.

09-07-2013 23:30:47 | More by arizcards
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rph97

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-07-2013 22:58:39 | More by rph97
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TGS

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-07-2013 16:33:57 | More by TGS
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IPA1978

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-07-2013 02:42:07 | More by IPA1978
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brywhite

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-07-2013 00:26:56 | More by brywhite
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jsurfs82

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-05-2013 02:54:09 | More by jsurfs82
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Beer_Ninja

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

09-04-2013 19:22:57 | More by Beer_Ninja
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DLucky

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-04-2013 18:53:16 | More by DLucky
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bouncepass

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

09-04-2013 07:19:28 | More by bouncepass
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bcoutu

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-02-2013 21:12:24 | More by bcoutu
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Pookie

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-02-2013 19:20:07 | More by Pookie
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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backslide311

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-02-2013 09:34:32 | More by backslide311
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Choch

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-29-2013 23:57:19 | More by Choch
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heymikew

California

4.4/5  rDev +6%

Amazingly delicious easy sipping dark fruit concoction

This is a nice after dinner brew in a snifter or tulip.

Cloudy pour with a soft foamy head on top

Sweet and rich, some noticeable alcohol but not overly so. Caramel, toasty rum-raisin bread with brown sugar and , cinnamon, plums, figs

Smooth in the mouth and disappears in the glass too quickly...

08-29-2013 03:22:50 | More by heymikew
The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,979 ratings.