The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

The Sixth Glass Quadrupel AleThe Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale
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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel AleThe Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

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

Added by Bitterbill on 11-15-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,348
Reviews:
833
Ratings:
2,905
Liked:
2,595
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
10.82%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
232
Gots:
779
Trade:
6
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Brewed by Boulevard Brewing Co., The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale is a Belgian-style Quad and part of the brewery's Smokestack Series.

The aroma of toffee and dark fruit are smelled. Caramel malt is noted among the malty body. Belgian yeast is felt with the creamy body.

Figs are dominant from start to finish. Toffee is rich and sweetens the beer. The toffee is strong enough to make it taste like brown sugar. The creaminess of vanilla yields that we are tasting toffee instead.

Banana gives the beer weight and adds a layer of flavor to the body. Raisins are sensed with the banana and compliments the fig tasted. A spice is experienced in the finish, and blends well with the creaminess of the drink.

The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale is a delicious Belgian Ale. This isn't my first time drinking this beer. I cut my teeth developing my palette with this one. I appreciate how great this beer is having it for the second time. The richness of the fig and toffee creates the beer we experience. Incredibly creamy, it's contagious and disguises the content of the alcohol. I do frequently find this beer on the shelf. Enjoy it while the supply lasts. I'm not surprised this is one of Boulevard Brewery's popular brews.

Cheers. Prost. Drink for the love of beer.

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This is the best Quad I've had, I prefer it to Rochefort 10.

The dark fruit characters are the star in this one. Plums, raisins, fig are all easily picked out. If you like dark fruit characteristics rather than the more caramel/molasses heavy quads, this might just be the best one you can buy.

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Literally the best beer I've ever had in my entire life.

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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.3% out of 100 with 2,905 ratings
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