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Global Warmer - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

744 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 744
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 29
Gots: 88 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

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

Availability: Fall

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 dogfishandi
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz slim can at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before 27MAR2014.

Pours out a nice deep dark fiery orange color, hazy with some sediment visible. Nice dense off white colored head with great retention and really nice sticky lacing.

Resinous hops, grapefruit and orange, as it warms a bit of some tropical fruit aromas creep in. Hardly no malt detectable in the aroma.

Resinous, grassy, and citrus hops rule. Some tropical fruits. Malt really plays second to the hops providing a nice backbone and mouthfeel, slight dark bready sweetness.

Medium in body. Just a slight muddy yeasty flavor at times that I find in a lot of six point beers.

More of an IPA in my opinion, but call it what you will, a pretty good beer non the less. Would need a lot more malt to stand up to the hops to really call it an amber ale.

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of scottwurst
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Bustersuess
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 12/14/2013 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, citrus, and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel and citrus. Then a good hops presence comes in. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while.

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of SFC21
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of AndrewMichael
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of coldriver
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of mbatley
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz slimline can... pours a true amber color with a decent head.

Nose: Citrus come through right away giving a hint of a west coast style imperial amber.

Taste: Citrus hops right up front in a bracing way. Nice. But the finish just falls away. This beer, perhaps, wants to be more but after a few sips it just falls a bit short of outstanding. I know that its an amber but when the initial hit of hops fades there is no sweet malt caramel rich finish to let you know an amber is in the house.

If I can relate it to a true imperial amber giant, I'd say that it wants to be a Troegs Nugget Nectar when it grows up.

Photo of Fahz
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of tdm168
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Zraly
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Decent looking amber with a two finger head in a DFH IPA glass.

Resinous, earthy hops dominate the nose. Citrus peel accompanies in the bitterness department. Malt is smooth and toasty. Clean, and relatively crisp considering the ABV. An interesting hint of vanilla pokes out in the malt bill toward the finish once the ale warms. Warming and a hint of alcohol in the finish; there is also a faint whiff of perfume/flowers. Mouthfeel is quite nice. Medium bodied.

A nice winter warmer without all of the spices and heavy sweetness. Great for those who prefer hops over malt this time of year or anytime of year for that matter. Sharp cheddar or a tasty bleu cheese would pair.

Photo of athomasPSU
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of justintcoons
3.7/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Orange / amber with a short head that dissipates quickly. Yeast sediment floats around the glass.

Nose
Orange citrus, pine, grapefruit and caramel.

Taste
Resinous pine with lighter notes of orange / tangerine citrus and grapefruit zest. Light caramel backbone with hints of toasted bread. Pine needles linger with a modest bitterness.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, crisp and semi-dry.

Overall
A moderately hoppy and bitter Red Ale. Rather thin but goes down easy.

Photo of Davepoolesque
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of garfscores
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of jkd03c
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of tigg924
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: 1 inch head, clear, copper in color, moderate carbonation

Smell: piney and floral hops,

Taste: caramel, floral hops with a touch of salt at the end

Mouthfeel: sweetish start with a bitter middle and an increasingly bitter end, medium bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall:A nice and hoppy floral red. I got a distinct bit of salt at the end of this which was a nice change. Outside of that this beer is a bit above average, but nothing I would rush out to get again.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Global Warmer from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 744 ratings.