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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

2,026 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,026
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 135
Gots: 297 | 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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Thanks to Beerwolf77 for this want...Good looking out Todd!

A--Nice amber hue, lacing is solid and some sticking to the glass...

S--Oat flavor coming out in the nose. Fruity, bread, good nose.

T--Fruits are coming through on this one. Little more mild for a quad, not that sweet or cloying attack on the palate, good stuff.

M--Smooth and silky on the tongue, good feel.

D--Strong, it is a quad. Probably not a beer I would sit and drink a bottle of...Oops, oh yes I did.

garbercury, Mar 23, 2011
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bort11 hooked me up with this one as part of Brews N Tunes 3. thanks tim!

750ml bottle, corked and caged. sampled august 9/08.

pours deep red-brown with a big yellowish tan head. the head drops fairly fast and leaves only a few spots of lace.

aroma is good. white bread. cracker. nice dark fruit. date and fig. bit of raisin. light alcohol. earthy and slightly floral. touch of yeasty spice. hint of grain.

taste is good. light warming alcohol. caramel, toffee, and a bit of butterscotch. light dark fruit - date, fig, raisin. bit of light yeasty spice. whole wheat bread. cracker. low bitterness level. a bit earthy. leans more toward the spicy side than the fruity side, but still nice.

mouthfeel is good. just over medium body. medium-high carbonation level.

drinkability is good. the carbonation helps lighten things up a little, but also carries just a touch of sting. not quite balanced, but i still like it.

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,026 ratings.