Global Warmer - Sixpoint Brewery
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3.9/5 rDev -0.3%
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.
11-18-2013 15:57:47 | More by mdfb79
3.99/5 rDev +2%
12oz slim can poured into a snifter. Best before March 27, 2014.
A: Pours a hazy copper ruby with an average off white head. Fairly quick to dissipate it is gone in a minute or two, leaving some nice lacing on the glass.
S: Bold hop aroma with a firm malt sweetness backing it up. Needs to get warm for more nose to come out.
T: Bitterness is the first thing I get, pretty substantial with an herbal citrus hop flavor. Malts are strong and add some depth to the beer. Touch of spiciness rounds this out. Interesting take on a winter warmer.
M: Medium body with a pleasant creamy mouthfeel. Crisp and dry finish. Mild carbonation. Nice and warming.
Overall its a good beer that is quite different than the winter warmers on the market. For those who enjoy hops this is one ya gotta pick up.
11-18-2013 01:20:37 | More by CloudStrife
4.25/5 rDev +8.7%
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.
11-16-2013 23:12:08 | More by WVbeergeek
4.06/5 rDev +3.8%
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.
11-16-2013 05:41:23 | More by CassinoNorth
4.11/5 rDev +5.1%
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.
11-16-2013 02:33:15 | More by VelvetExtract
Global Warmer from Sixpoint Brewery
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