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Global Warmer - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

550 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 14
Gots: 40 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial Red ale of global proportions, rich with toasted malt and enough bright hops to warm you through the winter.

(Beer added by: slander on 11-04-2013)
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ChrisMQ

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

11-17-2013 16:07:48 | More by ChrisMQ
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LSMroz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

11-17-2013 15:29:00 | More by LSMroz
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Casterbridge

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

11-17-2013 14:25:53 | More by Casterbridge
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-17-2013 13:06:43 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

11-17-2013 05:48:07 | More by djrn2
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notdriving

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-17-2013 03:09:54 | More by notdriving
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-17-2013 02:55:18 | More by muskiesman
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 23:50:31 | More by Lare453
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The Sixpoint folks know how to brew a drinkable beer, this is a amber ale with hops in to the 70 IBU plateau. Completely different take on a winter ale than what most of the brewers are doing right now. Aroma dank hops, herbal, pine, citrus notes but most notably some type of vegetable be it garlic/onion combo this would make sense. Flavor bready, caramelized sugars, hints of dark roasts but nothing like a real porter or stout just a hint of roasted malt. Big layers of hop bitterness, fresh hop flavors, and dank oily resinous hop oils combine on the palate for one fantastic drinking experience. Mouthfeel has slick hop oils medium bodied with even carbonation a joy on the palate with lingering spicy hop bitterness between each sip. Overall I can't wait to buy another four pack, don't think one 12 ounce "Red Bull" style can will hold you over, great drinking beer perfect for the holidays and Global Warming.

Serving type: can

11-16-2013 23:12:08 | More by WVbeergeek
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 22:53:44 | More by Gww1864
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lokieman

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 20:00:51 | More by lokieman
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 19:02:29 | More by gshackles
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nyclee

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 19:00:16 | More by nyclee
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CassinoNorth

New Jersey

4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours a pretty off white head dissipating to an uneven lacing about the glass. Not super pretty, but I like it. Nice amber/reddish hue.

S- Reminds me of some of my favorite smelling IPAs. I think this is where this beer excels. big juicy hops all over the place. Resinous, pine, hops.

T- Reminds me of some of my favorite red ales with its hop flavor. Not the best, but solid tasting brew.

Overall, another hoppy winner from SixPoint. Definitely seek this one out.

Serving type: can

11-16-2013 05:41:23 | More by CassinoNorth
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a sturdy orange. Expected darker but I could care less. Thin head that is slightly tan. Plentiful lacing.

A-Hoppy first and foremost. Really friggin hoppy. Piercing pine and a medley of hopfruit aromas. Caramel malt. Hop forward. Really enjoying the nose.

T-The flavor smacks the palate with bitter hoppiness. Grapefruit and resiny pine hops. It also delivers a respectable malt dimension that helps to tame the hops. Light spice like your generic Winter Warmer. It just pretty muscular in all areas of flavor.

M-Taking my time on this one. It drinks bigger than its ABV.

O/D-I consistently find that I value Sixpoint's beers more than the BA populous. This is a killer beer. Also, I motion to get this changed to Winter Warmer style. Why is this a Amber/Red? Too hoppy? If they want to call it a Winter Warmer then why can't it be? Oh and by the way, the cans are cherry.

Serving type: can

11-16-2013 02:33:15 | More by VelvetExtract
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jALEson

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-16-2013 01:03:43 | More by jALEson
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Brendog9

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 00:14:45 | More by Brendog9
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maxk

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a Harpoon IPA pint glass.

Looks a deep, clear amber with gorgeous head and lacing. As the head settles, it leaves a trail down the side of the glass.

Lots of resinous and earthy hop aromas, good caramel malt sweetness in the nose. Smells really tasty.

I was surprisingly let down by the taste. It smells like it would be rich, earthy, resinous, but also malty. Instead I found it to be relatively watery and lackluster. There are those hop notes in there but they taste watered down and weak. There's no malt backbone to speak of. It's a decent beer but definitely not as good as it seems like it should be.

Serving type: can

11-15-2013 23:28:52 | More by maxk
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-15-2013 13:23:59 | More by beerfinder
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2013 05:58:06 | More by ygtbsm94
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bt931912

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-15-2013 01:57:18 | More by bt931912
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice red tinted orange hue with a craggy and clingy off tan tinged head. Nose is a lot like a lot of other sixpoint hoppy stuff in a good way, super resinous and piney some citric rinds. Slick full mouthfeel. Very very hoppy throughout, bitter citric rind, lots pine , big bitterness on the back end with a touch of alcohol heat. Bitterness isn't overwhelming but rather refreshing lingering on the mid-palate rather than the back end. Toasty malt character pops it's head up here and there to let you know this is a different beer from bengali and resin. Basically it has that super classic hopped up sicpoint profile with more malt for balance and a touch of complex flavor. I like it but if bengali can be offered in 16oz cans than i think this should come in the same format.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 00:37:12 | More by jtierney89
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mfigueroa713

New York

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

11-14-2013 14:23:45 | More by mfigueroa713
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ChesterHop

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2013 07:53:03 | More by ChesterHop
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-14-2013 04:14:28 | More by alienlifeforcecube
Global Warmer from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.