Boulevard Smokestack The Sixth Glass 4 pack 12oz Bottle

Boulevard Smokestack The Sixth Glass 4 pack 12oz Bottle

SKU 28841

4 x 12oz Bottle

This devilish ale is dark auburn in color, with a creamy tan head. Fruity aromas of date and fig precede flavors of prune, raisin, and subtle hints of chocolate. This malty, full-bodied beer finishes with a warming Madeira essence that begs for another taste. As it ages, the Port flavors will further develop. Stored upright in a cool, dark place, this beer will mature for up to 10 years. Drink The Sixth Glass from a goblet at 50º to 58ºF.
Category Quadrupel
Region United States, Missouri
Brand Boulevard
Alcohol/vol 10.5%
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Beer Advocate"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...

November 15, 2007