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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,419 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,419
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 116
Gots: 118 | 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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zoso1967

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

03-30-2012 03:44:04 | More by zoso1967
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seedyone

New York

3.19/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: on-tap

07-30-2014 16:43:59 | More by seedyone
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andyek

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

07-30-2014 02:15:31 | More by andyek
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Betajeff

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-30-2014 01:44:55 | More by Betajeff
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wildcatboy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-29-2014 23:47:44 | More by wildcatboy
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irishpride

New York

1.25/5  rDev -67.9%

07-29-2014 03:03:12 | More by irishpride
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Comparison_Ford

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-29-2014 00:30:19 | More by Comparison_Ford
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Fieldzy27

Florida

3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 22:20:35 | More by Fieldzy27
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AlvinLin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-28-2014 20:43:58 | More by AlvinLin
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orcrist_cleaver

New York

4.84/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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.

T/O: It does indeed taste like an orange creamsicle, but it has enough hop bitterness to balance the back end. Not too sweet, not too bitter, well put together. Too sweet to be an APA. More consistent with a light EPA with higher carbonation level that makes it taste crisper. Honey rolls, caramel flavors not pronounced but qualities of both found. Creaminess from the caramel; and, floral sweetness with a bready backbone from honey rolls. I could drink these forever.

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 19:24:18 | More by orcrist_cleaver
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Massachusetts

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07-28-2014 14:23:36 | More by SunDevilBeer
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-27-2014 22:42:56 | More by kcq101
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-27-2014 21:31:01 | More by evilgeniusx
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-27-2014 19:06:44 | More by alexsergio
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Mikedhoppy


4/5  rDev +2.6%

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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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jdaddy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Std73

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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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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nodder

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,419 ratings.