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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
BA SCORE
4.16/5
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2,922 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:
#1,391
Reviews:
838
Ratings:
2,922
pDev:
10.82%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
232
Gots:
791
Trade:
6
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,922 |  Reviews: 838
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4.88/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Wow! Recommended from the House of 1000 Beers in New Kensington, PA.
Brownish orange foam, and I must say its the best tasting foam ever.
Smooth, creamy, caramel, licorice and hints of spice light up the tongue. Perfect amount of carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden, but u still get that nice warming feel.
Best quad we ever had, slightly better than weyerbacher quad.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of MickeyD
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Had this one at home from a 12oz bottle poured into a "beer clean" tulip.
Dark orange red when held to the sunlight with one finger width thick foam. Carbonation bubbles rolling nicely to the top. The head stayed with the beer with moderate lacing.
Slight hop with a wheat overtone.
Very low hops on first taste with a taste of wheat bread and barley.
Not very heavy with slight bitter after taste. The beer was not thick but had a good refreshing taste but sticks with you and leaves a good clean aftertaste.
This beer while substantial, is not overbearing. The earthy taste is great for winter days or for big juicy steaks. This is a great beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of messyhair42
4.47/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Boulevard snifter. Pours with two fingers of variable sized bubbles that fade quicly.

S:Bread, sweetness and Belgian yeast aromas

T: Somewhat sweet, mildly tart, full bodied bready with only slight hop character. Only mildly boozy, the 10.5% is well hidden

M: smooth, lots of bubbles on the tongue. An soon as it hits my tongue all my taste senses hit overload.

O: I probably could have scored this higher but I've only had a handful of quads. Would definitely drink again.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.76/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into Tulip

A- Nice Dark honey color, with a beautiful off white head that goes crazy but falls down quick with beautiful lacing. Nice Big Bubbles!

S- Supprisingly first thing I smell is caramel malts, then dark fruits mixed with a bit of that belgian yeast smell (I say barnyard but that sounds negative). NO alcohol smell at all!

T- Nice smooth dark bready malts with again the same dark fruits. Not to sweet, not to astringent, not to "yeasty" Just a great combination of the flavors you expect in a quad.

M- Oh so smooth. Almost to easy to drink. Great mouthfeel, and a great easy drinker shockingly.

Overall one of the best quads that I can easily find in the midwest, for half the price. Can not beat this beer unless you work really hard.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel glass with reckless abandon giving way to a voluminous multi-finger off-white head burying a clear deep amber colored body.

Big fruit and spice load with some caramel sweetness. It seems kind of odd. There are the dark fruits but then some banana and pear type aromas are there as well.

Alcohol warmth, but no alcohol taste. Lots of dark fruit, peppery spice, bread, and sweetness.

Massages your tongue with a smooth and creamy medium mouthfeel and gives a nice happy ending.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 2,922 ratings
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