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The Sixth Glass

Quadrupel Ale

”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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ABV?
Alcohol
10.5%
IBUs?
Bitterness
22
EBC?
Color
73.2
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12 oz.

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TASTING NOTES

Aroma
Belgian yeast esters, dark fruit, caramel malt

Malt
Rich, sweet, malty, caramel flavor

Hops
Low/moderate hop bitterness and flavor

Balance
Malt

Body
Full

FOOD PAIRINGS

Aged cheddar cheese
Chocolate desserts
Gouda cheese
Havarti cheese
Roast meat
Smoked meats
Wild game
HOME BREWING

SPECIFICS MALT HOPS ADJUNCT / SPICE
Original Gravity21.5Brown sugarPerle-
Final Gravity2.6Cara 300Tradition-
--Dark Candi syrup--
--Dark sugar--
--Dextrose--
--Malted wheat--
--Munich--
--Pale malt--
RECIPES

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ACCOLADES

2010 Australian International Beer Awards – Weyermann Specialty Malting Company Trophy for Champion Belgian & French Ales
2010 Australian International Beer Awards “Gold Award” – Belgian and French Style Ales, Packaged
2008 Great American Beer Fest “Bronze Medal” – Belgian-Style Abbey Ale

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