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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,400 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,400
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 115
Gots: 110 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sixpoint on 03-04-2005)
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Reviews by afdempse:
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afdempse

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dirty blond color, slightly hazy. Head foams up and forms a crown around the glass. Lace sticks to the sides.

Aroma is slightly vegetal with spice notes reminiscent of a Belgian ale. Fresh bready notes also.

Flavor begins slightly bitter. Malts seem understated, and there is a sour twang that prevails throughout. There also seems to be some coriander or similar spice in the mix, which feels out of place.

Medium-bodied, but slightly puckering due to the level of hoppiness. I expected it to tilt a bit more toward the sweet and creamy side. Decent drinkability, nonetheless.

Overall, a good beer, but confuses my palate. It tastes like an Abbey Singel. I enjoyed it, but it seems to miss the mark as a cream ale.

Serving type: can

10-22-2011 01:03:54 | More by afdempse
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$ 1.99/12 oz can from Vintage Estates in Boardman, OH
Can BB 8 May 15 at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma grassy and citrusy
Head small (2 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing good – stalactites of small and medium bubbles
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor of grassy hops, tastes very fresh; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Another very good brew from Sixpoint

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 22:54:39 | More by Ozzylizard
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New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Montana

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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JonAdams

New York

4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful if unexpected beer. I have learned great respect for Six Point. This Sweet Action only reinforces that opinion.
Pours a bit hazy with a warm orangy- caramel tint, warm and full bodies looking. Head sticks around for a bit, once that gets sipped away there's a sticky laciness that stays on the walls of the glass. From the tap into a standard pint glass.
Even minutes after the pour there's a nice tingle from the carbonation on the tongue.
Flavor is hoppy without being hopped up, very little malt and no cloying aftertaste or coating.
Without knowing any better, I'd call this a pale ale, but I'm learning more every day.
Long after the sip, there's a tiny explosion of orange on the sides and back of the tongue.
Even 2/3rds of the way through the pint, I'm not sure that I can find anything that would remind me of a cream ale.
I will be back for another!!

Serving type: on-tap

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New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,400 ratings.