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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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4.16/5
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2,919 Ratings
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): 10.20%

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,383
Reviews:
837
Ratings:
2,919
pDev:
10.82%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
231
Gots:
789
Trade:
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.71/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Boulevard Smokestack tulip glass.

The beer is a dark honey amber color. A cream colored head recedes to a huge circle of foam with light watery spots of lacing on the glass.

The aroma is slightly boozy, but bubblegum and bready yeasts come out.

The beer starts tangy with pineapple fruitiness paving the way for a bubblegum sweet middle and a piny, bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is pretty heavy.

Overall, flavorful, but too sharp and boozy for me to enjoy much of.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Very cloudy deep orange, almost ruby. Two finger head that attempts to leave some lacing.

S-Yeast, clove, banana, dark fruits, some alcohol.

T-Clove, banana, yeast, caramel, dark fruits. Nice spice. Not much bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated and the alcohol from the nose is hidden here.

O-A good quad. But it doesn't hold a candle to the belgain/trappist ones.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz.(poor person size) to a Burnt Hickory Brewery snifter at 60-65 degrees
A- Clear red-copper hue with a wispy but abundant beige-gold head that dissipates quickly as anticipated.
S- Rich sweetness with a hint of clove spiciness, high alcohol content apparent.
T- Malty and caramely with the alcoholic bite that is smooth and at no point bitter. he alcohol bite serves this beer well as it gives a warm feeling, leaving you with a raisin like taste .Sweetness without overt fruity or overpoweringly caramel.
M- Light, highly carbonated, very smooth and bubbly.
O- This is a good, true beer. It's not a sneaky buzz. You are keenly aware that you are, in fact drinking beer and needn't play is it will sit you down. That being said the flavor is superb, well-rounded without frills, which is easy to appreciate.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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