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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

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2,028 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,028
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 135
Gots: 298 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Ian_Alexander, Oct 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

travy82, Oct 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Wobbly, Oct 04, 2013
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DustinSWB, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Wsherry1, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of Benish
3.66/5  rDev -11.8%

Poured into a tall snifter glass.

Appearance: a tremendously huge head built up while pouring. Had to sat the glass down for a bit before finishing the pour. Very nice presentation, pretty thick, can almost make stiff peaks at the surface. However the head didn't last long. The appearance of the beer struck me odd. It had a ton of floaties; clearly this is unfiltered. Kind of off putting as you can see the sediment building up at the bottom. The beer had a color of light ruby.

Smell: picked up mostly cherries, some other dark fruits, and some yeast

Taste: A little bit of heat, plenty of cherries with some wood to the side. Starts out sweet and finishes slightly bitter but still sweet. It's almost like taking cough medicine...but not in a terrible way. It's also a little bready.

Mouthfeel: kind of slick with a medium to full body. Not overly carbonated - just perfect.

Overall: smells and taste great but the floaties is kind of off putting. Just didn't expect this.

Benish, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

ROGUE16, Sep 30, 2013
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enelson, Sep 25, 2013
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JISurfer, Sep 24, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -6.3%

Poured a ruby red brown with one finger head that died quick. Has a slightly boozy aroma, dark fruits and figs (maybe raisins) are a tad noticeable and there are some sweet malts. Beer is medium bodied, smooth, real sweet for some reason, good amount of caramel, candi sugar and a touch of fruit sweetness. Good balance as I get some dark fruits as well and there is a hearty, heavy finish. Not a bad American quad at all and well worth the low pricepoint; not the tastiest or most complex quad but it got the job done.

clayrock81, Sep 23, 2013
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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,028 ratings.