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Brownstone - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

427 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 427
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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Dwpayne89

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-30-2013 00:34:24 | More by Dwpayne89
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hobbitz

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-29-2013 22:45:40 | More by hobbitz
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-28-2013 00:21:27 | More by milkbone_underwear
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notchucknorris

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2013 13:46:31 | More by touchmeimsac
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dkline72

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-19-2013 13:18:23 | More by dkline72
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danwho

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-19-2013 00:24:26 | More by danwho
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SirHefeweizen

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2013 22:45:29 | More by SirHefeweizen
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-14-2013 21:08:16 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-12-2013 17:47:58 | More by mikeburd1128
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -15.9%

16 oz can poured into a shaped pint glass.

Appearance
Mahogany with 3 fingers of creamy, off-white head. Good retention leaves behind decent rings of lacing. Really good clarity with low carbonation.

Nose
Caramel, bread and candy sugars. Hints of nuts and brown sugar.

Taste
Light on the palate. Caramel, brown bread and a dose of candy sugar. Light nuttiness with a touch of brown sugar. Just a hint of piney bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel
Medium-full bodied, silky and smooth.

Overall
A little bland in the flavor arena, but very easy drinking.

05-08-2013 20:51:57 | More by justintcoons
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

Poured from a sixteen ounce can.

Pours chestnut brown, good 1/4 inch white foam. Fluffy on top. Malty caramel nose. Vanilla too. Rich malty refreshing taste. Light bitter hop in the close. Subtle balanced sweetness. Halfway between a pale and a brown. Flavorful. Really good.

05-08-2013 01:25:59 | More by KTCamm
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schaffer9252

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-04-2013 13:52:46 | More by schaffer9252
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.04/5  rDev +3.6%

Ruby caramel tinted mahogany brown body with a fine bubbled cream colored head, nice textured lacing around the sides of my glass. Aroma has some chlorophyll green quality mild citrus leafy tobacco notes, with caramel malt backbone riding thru with a quality bready maltiness. That's where Sixpoint ales win it's there malts they never forget that the hop show is nothing without the base malt, flavor here screams that with a nice bitter hopped up brown ale still able to show off a complex malt base. Semi bitter finish medium to light bodied nothing cloying or holding me back from another drink gravity did all the work, damn where did the beer go...drinkability is insane I want a whole four pack. Damn good balanced but hoppier neo brown ale.

05-04-2013 00:21:23 | More by WVbeergeek
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.1%

04-29-2013 02:53:59 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -23.1%

04-29-2013 00:44:24 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Haglev

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-28-2013 23:30:29 | More by Haglev
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johntandlich

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-26-2013 00:45:24 | More by johntandlich
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-25-2013 17:48:53 | More by Jason1337
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +2.1%

A - dark caramel amber with a large, thick, dense, brownish head that has great retention

S - caramel, faintly nutty, citrusy

T - caramel, big citrusy hop character, mild piny bitterness, an underlying nuttiness

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is really a nice beer. It has the hallmarks of a traditional brown ale with big caramel notes and a faint nuttiness. This beer, however, brings a big hop punch with an intense citrus character and solid, balanced bitterness. This is definitely worth a try.

04-23-2013 22:53:17 | More by tdm168
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-23-2013 04:43:10 | More by Kelp
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BeerNotes

Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +11.3%

A: Dark brown in color, pretty clear. Pours with a 1/4-inch eggshell head that dissipates quickly, but leaves some lacing on the way down.

S: Full malt aroma. A slight hint of toffee and nuts with just the tiniest bit of hops.

T: The malt from the nose is big up front, like a traditional brown ale. Hints of chocolate. Halfway down, the hops kick in and finish out the flavor.

M: Creamy on the tongue, but finishes a bit prickly and dry.

O: A really interesting take on a brown ale. The hop flavoring — and where it kicks in — makes this a surprisingly refreshing darker brew. The transition between the malts up front and hops in the back is a bit weird, and really the only downside to the flavor combination. It was a really smart move by Sixpoint to release this when they did, as the beer is a great segue from lighter, refreshing summer beers to the Märzens/Oktoberfests and pumpkin ales of the fall.

04-21-2013 18:29:55 | More by BeerNotes
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cram

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-18-2013 00:59:19 | More by cram
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-10-2013 03:11:33 | More by dmorgan310
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Keith_R

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-07-2013 23:36:51 | More by Keith_R
Brownstone from Sixpoint Brewery
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