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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
10.2%
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
Smoked meats
Wild game
Bacon Wrapped Dates
HOMEBREWING

SPECIFICS MALT HOPS ADJUNCT / SPICE
Original Gravity21.3Cara 300Hallertau BlancBrown Sugar
Final Gravity2.6Malted wheatStyrian GoldingDark Candi Syrup
Fermentation Temp66 FMunich-Dark Sugar
Yeast TypeBelgian AlePale malt-Dextrose
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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