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Global Warmer - Sixpoint Brewery

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very good

577 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 577
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 21
Gots: 43 | 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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Photo of DavidBart
4/5  rDev +2.3%

DavidBart, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of Trapman
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Trapman, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of Trish
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Trish, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of facundoCNB
4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A beautiful amber pour with 2 fingers of beige colored head, slow dissipation, excellent retention, and tons of sticky lacing left behind.
Aromas of toasted malt, caramel, toasted nuts, and lots of grapefruit from the hops.
This is a fantastic ipa style beer. More of a hoppy amber honestly. Lots I sweet caramel malt, toasted breadyness, and a delicious bitterness from the hops that lingers and also has sort of a fruity character to it.
Medium in body with moderate amount of carbonation. Slight creaminess with a nice sticky feel from the head.
I'm liking this one a lot and loving that more breweries are doing hoppy winter ales rather than a cinnamon spice winter warmer.

facundoCNB, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of misterRG
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

misterRG, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of rodemey2
4/5  rDev +2.3%

rodemey2, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of atr2605
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a very murky amber color with a foamy white head with good retention
S-pine, grapefruit, slight caramel sweetness
T-more of the same with the grapefruit and pine hop bitterness dominating. Some malt sweetness sneaks in the finish but still leaves a good amount of bitterness on the palate
M-medium bodied
O-pretty unique for the style, definitely plenty of hops.

atr2605, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of sneaks2210
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

sneaks2210, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of plaid75
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at TGIF, Central Islip, NY.

Poured a murky copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a bright citrus, a clean caramel and perhaps a touch of nutmeg.

The taste was likewise bright and softly citrusy with a clean grainy caramel and light spice.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty hop forward winter ale.

plaid75, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

ShemRahBoo, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of deonreds
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

deonreds, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Gwalchgwynn67
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into a pint glass. Orange-copper colored w/ a thick creamy head. Nice retention and lacing. Smells like skunky pine tar resin on first sniff. Fresh pine and grapefruit emerge after a bit. Characteristic winter warmer maltiness, but not sweet. Just enough hoppy bitter to balance it out. Tart grapefruit and apricot dominate the palate with toasty malt and that skunky resin.

Gwalchgwynn67, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Act25
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sixpoint continues to shoot goals. This one out of a thin cherry can.

A-Pours an amber orange body. Rich tan head with shoulders. Plentiful lacing.

A-Hoppy first and pine second. Very pungent. the way I like them - it's red IPA really.

T-Follows the smell with aggressive bitter hoppiness. Grapefruit and resiny pine hops dominate. on a bed of more subdued malt, with fruit, candied rind and spice.

M-Great feel, silky, weighty, smooth, great finish, tingly. Fine beer.

O-Must try! Original, definitely for hop heads. Great finish, great winter beer.

Act25, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of jplopez21
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

jplopez21, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of whatname
4/5  rDev +2.3%

whatname, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Tiernan, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of fav628
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

fav628, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of DevinK
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

DevinK, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of PicoPapa
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can with a Best Before Date of 27 march 2014 stamped on the bottom of the can. Tons of lacing. Pours a brownish amber color with an inch of frothy head. Hoppy aroma of grapefruit and pine. Hints of spices and orange. The taste is piney hops with some hints of grapefruit. Subtle spice notes. Fair amount of malt flavor as well. More hop forward but somewhat balanced. Grapefruit pith finish. Oily mouthfeel. Reminds me a bit of a maltier Resin. Overall, certainly worth seeking out.

PicoPapa, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

wonothesane42, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

ironchefmiyagi13, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of mdfb79
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 11/17/13 notes. Picked up a 12 oz. can on this at the Spirits in Middletown, NJ for $2. Poured into a pint glass.

a - Pours a hazy reddish-copper color with one infger of fluffy off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of light pine hops, light citrus, toasted malts, bready malts, and fruity malts. Nice nose, a good combo of malts and hops.

t - Tastes of dank pine hopes, bitter grapefruit and citrus hops, toasted malts, burnt malts, fruity malts, and some bread and grains. More hops than the nose and step up for me.

m - Medium body and low to moderate carbonation, with some light bitterness.

o - Overall a very nice beer; listed as winter warmer but more like a hoppy red ale. Nose is good and the taste has more hops to it, and the bitterness is pretty light. Would certainly have it again.

mdfb79, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

beernads, Nov 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Drew88, Nov 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

DrStiffington, Nov 18, 2013
Global Warmer from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 577 ratings.