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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

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2,359 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,359
Reviews: 721
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 169
Gots: 462 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bitterbill on 11-15-2007

”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
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle marked Batch no. 613081-2-03-2015. Sampled on April 29, 2014 at about 50 degrees.

It is certainly a highly attractive beer to look at with its mahogany amber pour and short-loved off-white head. Good clarity and just a lovely color.

The roasted malts are evident on the nose before anything else. But they are quickly followed up by a cherry-tart fruity character and a surround-sound yeast element. A little boozy but not offensive.

Medium to full syrupy body. Some acidity. It grates the tongue a little.

Like the aroma the roasted malts kick things off with a return play by the cherry-based defensive receiver. There is this definite pungent tart bite that makes me wince briefly but I get used to it. Some dry afterbite for certain. A little booze but that's to be expected at 10.5%. I wonder how it would be at this time next year with proper cellaring

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,359 ratings.