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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,425 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,425
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 116
Gots: 119 | 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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11/09/11 Second taste on tap. Not your grandfather's cream ale. Nothing too exotic, mind, but adventurous. Texture's right but taste is more assertive. Hoppier than a Genesee, my guidepost in this genre. Likeable, but heavy...bready on the belly.

2012 - At Rattle n Hum, NYC. OK. A bit on the heavy side for my taste. Balanced flavor and bitterness, leaning a notch to the sweet side.

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Poured from a 12oz can into a snifter at the brass tap midotwn tallahassee, Pours a copper orange with tangerine highlights when backlit. Head is comprised of big off white sticky bubbles and tattered sheets of spongey lace. Head deflates quickly in to a sheet of large bubbled foam. Aroma consists of bright grapefruit and citrus hops with some sweet mango mixed in. Aroma is strong though not complex but simple is good with this profile. Taste is hoppy with lemon zest and white grapefruit citrus dominates up front the beer trails off mostly after this as mid pallet is void of anything in particular and the finish comes up with a mineral and chalky dry finish. The hang is bitter and consists of a little pine and citrus. This beer smells tastes and drinks like a pale. Im not exactly sure what puts it into the cream ale category accept for maybe the lack of a malt backbone. That being said it feels intentional while drinking it not like just an under done pale ,but I do like my cream ales with a little lactose or dextrose which this seems to lack. The mouthfeel is light and crisp slightly fizzy but not to a fault. Not really what I was expecting at all from this style , this beer falls into the different but not bad category, A great poolside or beach option when looking for something crisp in a can. Overall not a bad beer by any means. Sixpoint delivers as usual.

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A: Orange with slight red. 2 finger creamy head. lacing falls apart though and sinks back down into beer.

S: Orange, grapefruit, tangerine, sweet grass. Reminds me of prickly pear cactus for some reason. The citrus hops fade nice into a subtly sweet malty, light and slick-smelling base.

M: Smooth, velvety, creamy, medium body. Medium carbonation level and slightly dry finish.

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,425 ratings.