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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,399 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,399
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 115
Gots: 109 | 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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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #54 (July 2011):

A hazy, dirty peach-colored beer with a thin creamy lace. Stone fruits in the nose with a deep floral hop aroma and mild cellar mustiness. Crisp carbonation, then creamy. Immediate white pepper, with fleshy stone fruits in the flavor and a bready malt character beneath. Citric hop snap rides in off the carbonation and melds into the malts, impart- ing soft floral and herbal notes, followed by ripe melon suggestions with some mild esters, thanks to the Simcoe hops. Dries up nicely with a lingering splash of melon and bready sweetness. Touted as balancing sweetness and bitterness, it lives up to this most awesomely. This is one deliciously sexy beer from a can.

Serving type: can

12-15-2011 02:37:36 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pint @ Sunset Grill.

A- Pale golden and hazy, good lacing and excellent retention.

S- Spicy twang of hops and yeast, clean but semi-pungent.

T- Rounded bitterness with more has enough hop flavor to go around. Sweet peachy maltiness mixes with a clean herbal bitterness, faint phenols brush against a wavering fruity ester in the finish.

M- Extremely smooth with a moderate body.

D&N- Reminds me a little of De Ranke XX Bitter but better, easy to quaff and the alcohol is a tad hidden IMO ... which is not a bad thing. By far one of my favorite beers ... I'd love to see this more often.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2005 23:56:48 | More by Jason
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$ 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
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Flavor of grassy hops, tastes very fresh; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Another very good brew from Sixpoint

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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!!

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,399 ratings.