Hi-Res - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by SawDog505:
4.15/5 rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, best by July 12, 2014. Pours a hazy dark orange, with a two inch head that leaves behind an insane amount of lace. Smell is tangerine, apricot, pine, fresh cut grass, hard candy, and grapefruit. Taste is what you would expect from the nose, lots of apricot and grapefruit. Body is large, enough carbonation, not really dry, and for its heft dangerously drinkable. This is a very powerful DIPA, that is still very approachable.
Serving type: can
02-05-2014 01:05:02 | More by SawDog505
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4.34/5 rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
This brew dances from the can with an unexpected aggressive carbonation which builds a big chunky white head atop a medium amber hued body. Aggressive and chunky lacing down the glass and a cap of foam that never goes away. Floating sediment throughout provides a haze and hint of the aggressiveness in store. Big notes of honey dipped grapefruit and tropical fruits in the nose. Taste follows through delivering on the honey sweetness enveloping every other flavor of grapefruit, mango, pineapple, and papaya. Major resinous hop quality underneath it all. Flashes of alcohol heat woven onto the flavor profile which while cold adds to the depth of flavor but as it warmed became a bit much and distracting. Bright and vibrant mouthfeel with great carbonation prevents this from ever feeling heavy. Finishes with a flash of creaminess in the mouthfeel leaving behind the great flavors of the beer that's surprisingly not overly bitter. Overall I was surprised by this beer. It manages to be big, bright and complex while being drinkable. At 11.1% this beer is dangerous and if they can find a way to hide the heat this would be on a whole new level.
Serving type: can
07-24-2014 13:20:41 | More by HopBomb515
Hi-Res from Sixpoint Brewery
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