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RAD - Sixpoint Brewery

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77
okay

298 Ratings
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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 18.69%
Wants: 11
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  3.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No one in their right mind would dispute it being... TOTALLY RADICAL. Sixpoint Rad is a unique blend of fruit juices with ale to create the original summer crusher. The first Sick Liquid form the MAd Scientists’ Laboratory - a refreshing take on what beer can be.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-26-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

06-26-2014 00:13:33 | More by CSO
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 16:13:17 | More by jdaddy
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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1/5  rDev -70.3%

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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -11%

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Maryland

2.54/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

16 oz can into a pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy orange color with pulp seemingly floating around. The head is about a finger high with an off-white shade. It has retention and a texture similar to soda: in other words, awful. Could be a contender for the Ugliest Beer Evah.

S: There is a strong wheat smell similar to a hefeweizen...only it doesn't work for some reason. It's overly hay-like and stale. The yeast is rubbing me the wrong way. In fact, it's drowning out the fruit juice notes I may have also liked. Man, it's not looking good for this one, is it?

T: Now I'm getting more of a fruit juice quality - to me, akin to a blend of orange, grapefruit, and cranberry juices. There seems to be a disconnect between the fruitiness and the wheat beer-y finish. In addition, it's fairly tart throughout (this is my favorite feature). It's not really bad tasting, just imbalanced.

M: This drinks exactly like fruit juice - same sweet and sugary body, same full texture, same pulpy tartness. Even if its via 'cheating' methods, it *is* rather rich for 3.2%. But here's the real problem: it's not refreshing going down.

O: Not a fan, unfortunately. This is a style I'll have to give another chance, because I think I might really enjoy a good radler. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem integrated that well. Will not be returning to this one, that's for sure.

Serving type: can

07-21-2014 21:25:42 | More by ThisWangsChung
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 21:12:38 | More by Mexicanhat
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Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Super hazy orange, like orange juice. Thick, white head.

S - Tart citric juice, grapefruit, zest, pils yeast.

T - WAY more tart than I was expecting. Could be a good or a bad thing, depending how much you like tartness. Heavy, fresh grapefruit juice follows the tartness, along with all of its bitter glory, and all-malt pils in the back with flavors like banana and wheat. At first I was kinda turned off, but the more I drink, the more I enjoy it. Definitely fulfills it's purpose: a refreshing summer crusher, but lacks depth.

M - Like carbonated orange juice minus some of the clingy sugars.

O - Expected this to be a better radler than Stiegl, and it is in my book (but only slightly). However, I will buy Stiegl over this, because it is drastically cheaper. I will enjoy the rest of the 4-pack on the lawnmower or by the pool.

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RAD from Sixpoint Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.