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RATINGS: 934   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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"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...


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wcatsbb01 (5) - st. peters, Missouri, USA - APR 26, 2012 does not count
As you would expect this is a beer that has some serious body. dont talk back to this beer it will hurt you. Great beer. Everything you would expect from a Quadrupel.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2009
Favorite beer ever. Patterned after Westvleteren (and others) it has an aggressive carbonation to help the ABV seem a bit more tame. Belgian sugars help with a spice/plum/malt/raisin deliciousness that simply can’ be beat. You’re supposed to share this bottle with friends, but once the devil looks in my eyes, I end up drinking the whole thing. It’s a gorgeous beer. Serve it in a wide-mouthed trappist glass and you’ll be happy until, in the sixth glass...

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FalseLion (25) - - NOV 20, 2012
Very potent (over 10% alcohol content) but a very good beer. Its a stronger beer that doesn’t taste like a stronger beer. Good ale taste with hint of fruit (fig and date)

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2009 malty/alcohol aroma on the nose. golden brown pour and an off white head that just barely manages to hang on. delightful sweetness on the palate, and not too strong of an alcohol taste on the palate. great smooth mouthfeel.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Iguanaman (11) - Seneca, Missouri, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Large beer with caramel, bread, dough, malty and low hoppyness. Head is extreme when poured and takes a while to settle down.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Five0 (11) - USA - JUL 1, 2013
Pop the cork and the aroma just hits you. This is only topped by the taste of this full bodied but smooth ale.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Very nice quad. Dark fruit with nice Belgian yeast. Well carbonated with persistent head and nice lacing. Somewhat sweet and a little boozy. But very nice beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (404) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 19, 2014
The Smokestack Series never lets me down. The Sixth Glass was no exception. This quad is drop-dead sexy. The headiness is remarkable and it’s easy to spot some sediment in the brownish-red body. Fruity aromas and subtle yeast esters create a mouth-watering scent. The taste offers a hell of a lot of malt sweetness and complexity. Dark fruit flavors are what really stand out. Raisin, plum, prune, and cherry make a huge impression, but there’s also some additional sweetness from the toasted malts and syrupy grains. Both lively and soft, the perfect carbonation is an excellent match for the warm, boozy feel. The Sixth Glass might be the classiest way to end a long day.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drumdude73 (19) - Ames, Iowa, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Wow, wow, wow! If you haven’t tried this one, and you are a fan of flavorful beers, buy it today! A little on the expensive side, but is well worth it for 750mL (only way to get it). At 10.5% ABV, you won’t need much more than one bottle! ;-)

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Poured into a pint glass this beer is a hazy dark amber gold. The tan bubbly creamy head head builds about two fingers high. It dissipates fast and leaves no lacing.The nose is malt, fruit like fig, prune and date, caramel and booze.The amazing taste starts with the fruit bouquet of prune, fig and date, maybe some raisin. Bread and dough flavors and caramel are in the middle. The malt and hop balance is remarkable. The alcohol is noticeable, but not overpowering in the taste.


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