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RATINGS: 632   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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Based loosely on the Smokestack Series’ The Sixth Glass, this abbey-style quadrupel is separated into a number of oak bourbon barrels where it ages for varying lengths of time, some for up to three years. Cherries are added to make up for the “angel’s share” of beer lost during barrel aging. Selected barrels are then blended for optimum flavor. The resulting beer retains only very subtle cherry characteristics, with toffee and vanilla notes coming to the fore.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (2979) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 29, 2015
2011 bottle. It poured a hazy golden/orange color with an off-white head. The aroma was of oak, bourbon, vanilla, coconut, some cherry and a hint of dark fruits. The taste was of oak, coconut, vanilla, bourbon and light cherry with caramel malts and dark fruits. The finish was dry and oaky with some booziness. It had a medium body with lots of character. 2011 was a very good year.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABS (646) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
Deep brown, wooden colour, Quite a bit of white to slightly tan, foamy head. Head quickly settles, but leaves a thin, white layer on top. Wine, alcohol, bourbon and light cherry nose. Also some wood. Similar flavours, together with raisins, dark fruit, vanilla and some spices. Mostly sweet. Some sourness from the cherries. A bit dry. Medium body. Lively carbonation. A bit too heavy on the bourbon and cherries. Many of the very nice flavours in the original Sixth Glass seems to be lost during the aging process.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1440) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2015
750ml split with michcam "I don’t do 8 balls any more". Pours a deep Amber with a decent sized white head. Aromas of bourbon barrel, dark fruit, yeast. Lively and light for a beer this big. Gentle barrel character. Solid rew. Would chug again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fellebag (1054) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
75cl bottle. Small light brown head. Clear brown colored. Aroma is oak, caramel, sugar. Taste is very sweet, bourbon, wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1944) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2015
Flaska från SB 2013 vintage. Smak och doft av fat, bourbon, körsbär, vanilj med toner av russin. Lagom sötma, fruktig, aningen mycket kolsyra, fin beska. Hade kanske tjänat på att stå några år till.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4495) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle at Malmø beer festival.Muddy dark orange colour with medium head aroma is fruity of tart cherris raisin and slight yeast even marmalade flavor with vinious mouth feels and sweet warming finish nice smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jens_thogersen (11) - - MAR 14, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Very nice. There's obvious bourbon on the nose and palate. I enjoy the complexity. Worth getting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2365) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
Flaska från SB 2013 vintage. En tydligt bourbon fatlagrad abt/strong ale. Fina vanilj, fat, russin, torkade körsbär och såklart bourbon. Trots lite större alkoholstyrka än den vanliga Sixth glass inte tillräcklig stor kropp för att riktigt hantera bourbonlagringen helt. Men det är en liten reservation mot en annars riktigt bra öl

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
olsvammel (3835) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at a big tasting (Nörprovning 2015). Bottle from 2013. Fruity and yeasty smell. Yeasty taste with herbs and soap. Overly carbonated. Unbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
demannu (110) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Pleasant sweet bourbon on the nose. Fizzy pour, thin head, no lacing. Sweet bourbon flavor. Not really finding much of a typical quad taste only subtle hints. Still a good beer though.

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