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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel AleThe Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale
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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel AleThe Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Managed to score a 750ml bottle of this from a Reddit beer trade. I haven't been able to find this in Texas, which is a shame - because this beer is fantastic.

A - Pours a deep red-brown, with a thick head that hangs around with about a finger's worth of height for a bit, then dissipates into a thick lacing.

S - A sweet, malty smell is very straightforward. Also, dark fruit, honey, and perhaps toffee.

T - Unusually smooth for the degree of carbonation. Rich malts, honey and molasses are pervasive, with hints of leather, cloves, and...bananas? It's very complex, and only becomes more so as it warms. Finishes with a hint of alcohol.

M - Medium bodied with a fair amount of carbonation.

D - Fantastically drinkable. Will definitely seek it out again.

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deep copper with an inch head that stays around all night - terrific carbonation. smell is sweet booze, caramel and wood with some peppery notes. taste is belgian yeast, booze and bittersweet fruit juice, again with a black pepper accent. very clean overall pilsner-esque bite. as it warms, the belgian yeast takes on the typical bubble gum and banana taste. finishes boozy and very dry. very nice!

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The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 2,919 ratings
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