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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,671 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,671
Reviews: 467
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 201 | 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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3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buschyfor3
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, served into a standard pint glass.

A: Glowing amber pour; slightly cloudy body as the beer settles into the glass; golden-orange highlights along the edges; a fluffy, off-white head forms on the pour, good retention; sticky sheets of lacing.

S: Very citrus forward - notes of freshly-peeled citrus rind and grapefruit juice are prominent; aromas trend more towards an IPA than a cream ale at the start; then a sweet, cereal-like grain note rises up, creating a nice base that supports and moderates the initial waves of citrus.

T: Much like the nose, the initial sip is dominated by hints of freshly-peeled citrus rind (orange peel) and fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice; the initial puckering bite of citrus flavors are gradually tempered by the introduction of a sweet honey note, and the cereal-grain flavor of the underlying cream ale; a touch creamy through the middle, provides nice balance; the finish dries slightly, leaving a fleeting hint of honey and orange-like flavors; I can definitely see the "creamsicle" comparisons that many reviewers note.

M: Slick body, with crisp carbonation that cuts through to keep proceedings light and very refreshing.

O: While it may be difficult to place this beer squarely into any single style-category, one thing remains clear - regardless of what you consider this beer, consider it a supremely drinkable example. Smooth, light, and very refreshing, all wrapped up in a low-abv package that makes this beer very sessionable. Recommended.

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4.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Gperson
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%

Brooklyn at Berg'n. Made great first impression and my wife never wavered. I decided that the carbonation was tricking me into thinking that it was distinctive.

Photo of ZBowden
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Nose is lemony and hoppy with a slight note of chocolate, pours slightly hazed dark yellow color with a very thin light airy head. Tastes of light citrusy hops with the hint of lemon and slight bready malts. I like this beer, very drinkable and sessionable at 5.2% ABV.

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3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.92/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.16/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of thommo_nk
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Within a bawhair of the best beer I have ever had, no question!!! From a 330ml can this is other-worldly....the draft version must be intergalactic!!! Planetery!!!

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3.76/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.28/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of NinjaJesus
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Oh man this is good. Bought from NY by a friend, this beer is delicious! It is not overly hoppy but has enough to balance the creamy side. Well put together and definitely worth drinking. Hop profile of the darker orange fruits kind of like Sculpin IPA but with less of the piney and more of the creamy. Great job Sixpoint

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.84/5  rDev +24.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,671 ratings.