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Brownstone - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

423 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 31
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sixpoint on 03-15-2005)
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brealbg

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-04-2012 14:03:35 | More by brealbg
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-14-2012 11:33:31 | More by Coduhhh
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jk3

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-08-2012 00:27:02 | More by jk3
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-03-2013 18:44:20 | More by goldenM13
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bellsd62

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-30-2013 18:58:43 | More by bellsd62
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-17-2014 03:04:59 | More by maxcoinage
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Matt Torrey's in Brooklyn.

A dark brown beer with a small creamy head that tapers down to a wisp on top. Nearly opaque. Nice sheets of creamy lace cling to the glass. A floral hop aroma with a backbone of toasty malt. Flavor puts the toasted malts in front but it's also nicely hopped and grassy as Sixpoint beers tend to be. Creamy mouthfeel with low to medium carbonation. Medium long finish with a solid blend of the hops and malt as it fades. Very well balanced between the two; definitely more hop forward that a traditional brown ale. Really enjoyed this. Another winner from Sixpoint!

Serving type: on-tap

10-25-2011 14:31:54 | More by tobelerone
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ArmedsouthernEr

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-04-2014 21:46:18 | More by ArmedsouthernEr
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notchucknorris

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-25-2013 23:02:04 | More by notchucknorris
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PeteTheBeerDrinker


4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-08-2012 13:58:19 | More by PeteTheBeerDrinker
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-17-2013 18:55:59 | More by gpblackgt
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-10-2013 18:24:17 | More by Zach136
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-14-2012 21:46:20 | More by tbeer40
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sirsteve42

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-02-2013 10:54:37 | More by sirsteve42
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POTABLE83

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-29-2014 16:25:04 | More by POTABLE83
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Elprico

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-26-2013 04:15:12 | More by Elprico
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-05-2013 17:11:29 | More by Kruja5
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flagmantho

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 16oz tall can into a dimpled mug. Best before March 2013.

Appearance: medium tawny brown with a moderately heavy haze. Head pours a finger of frothy tan foam with decent retention and an attractive lace. Pretty good!

Smell: rich and complex malt aroma with caramel and toastiness which change character over time; a good dose of earthy hops is also present. I like it.

Taste: again, toasty and caramelly malt character which seems a bit sweeter than in the aroma. Hops are earthy and a little bit herbal and are more intense than the aroma. Bitterness is on the high side for the style, but altogether it works pretty well.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a very good carbonation and a concomitant creaminess. I like it.

Overall: a bit bitter for a brown ale, even an American one; still, quite drinkable and definitely worth having again.

Serving type: can

12-01-2012 00:28:10 | More by flagmantho
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jlindsey

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-17-2012 16:56:33 | More by jlindsey
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ZombieJester

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-09-2013 01:24:48 | More by ZombieJester
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kemoarps

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-21-2012 22:47:25 | More by kemoarps
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-14-2012 02:05:19 | More by BugTownPub
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Brownstone pops open with some ivory foam already formed in the CAN. Once out, the liquid takes on a shoe polish brown look with some red poking in at the sides. Not much of a cap, semi lacing.

Smell is fairly easy for a fairly simple beer, Brownstone does have pungent strength. This includes a boatload of English malt giving off nuts and slight toffee and grain. A nice hop presence from the dry hopping.

Taste starts off malty and nutty and well, that's pretty much it. But wait, English malt is just large in this. A bit of chocolate malt in there as well, maybe a pinch of cocco flavor/brown sugar. Brownstone is a str8 forward style with a str8 forward taste. No bells or whistles.

Feel is kinda nice and the carbonation is pretty lively for a brown. It just sort of goes down smooth like and there is no prick. For the style though, not everything needs to pop like that.

Brownstone is great beer and one I would take down with some BBQ, it seems like a great match. 6% leads to all day drinking.

Serving type: can

12-14-2012 03:37:31 | More by BARFLYB
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JulianT

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-20-2012 04:17:07 | More by JulianT
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at The Blue Monkey in Merchantville, NJ; served in a pint

Pours a chilled brown with a fluffy, creamy tan head. Excellent retention and loads of lace.

The aroma was subtle but distinct. Fresh baked dark bread, citrus hops, brown sugar and toasted nuts.

Some light orange peel up front with a doughy, chewy bready middle. The finish was of brown sugar and slightly toasted nuts and a touch of smoke. As it warms, I get more and more molasses. Amazingly clean. The flavors are real bright.

Medium body, not overly thick by any means. A hearty flavor profile with adequate carbonation. Pretty damn smooth.

This is an easily sessionable brown ale. Hearty, flavorful and relatively low in abv.

Serving type: on-tap

12-07-2009 22:28:42 | More by ColForbinBC
Brownstone from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.