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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,668 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,668
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 192 | 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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4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - cloudy orange with a lot of bubble action beckoning drink me now!

Smell - hops, but not very forceful. Smells sweet.

Taste - great taste. This is a very nice mix of hops that aren't overwhelming. Great beer for those who are looking to get into ipas.

Mouthfeel - thicker and creamier, fuller than I was expecting.

Overall - very nice brew. A lot of unexpecteds, not very similar to any other beer I've tried.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours cloudy amber orange color with a ton of sediment floating in it and a huge 2 finger foamy beige head that was thick enough to run a finger through it, leaving excellent foamy lacing sticking to the sides, forming thick foamy rings as it went down - a great looking beer, especially out of a can.

Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, grapefruit, lemon zest, grains, sweet malt, flowers and herbs; it's light and sweet and full of hoppy notes, but oh so grainy at the same time. The nose is 50/50 hops and grains and perfectly balanced.

Tastes of citrus hops, floral hops, grapefruit, orange peel, lemon zest, light pineapple, caramel, grains, sweet malt, flowers, brown sugar, grass, honey, biscuit, bread crust and herbs; it's sweet with hoppy notes, but grainy with citrus and lots of bread that has some bitterness and great balance.

Mouthfeel is creamy and oily slick, with a medium body on the chewy side, light almost watery carbonation and a slightly bitter and dry with an almost clean citrus finish; this ends leaving you with a great aftertaste and feeling.

Overall, it was great and tasty with a real nice feel and high drinkability. Grab a can and enjoy the best cream ale on the market! This is a new wave cream ale and it's a game changer.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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

16oz. can poured into an imperial pint glass.

(A)- Pours a hazy bronze colored orange. Produced a nice cap of white froth. Good retention and lacing.

(S)- A nice crisp and grainy lemon/orange citrus with bits of biscuit and baked bread.

(T)- A nice dry crispness with subtle fruits, biscuit, and finishes a touch grainy.

(M)- A nice carbonation level and balance. Clean with a nice feel for the most part aside from a robust graininess.

(O)- Overall, I like it. It is definitely one of the more "intense" cream ales I have experienced. Lightly hoppy. Another winner to have in summertime when I have issues finding new Berliner Weiss's

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2.48/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy bright orange colour. Not what I was expecting from a cream ale. The smell is unexpected as well. It's got a zesty citrus smell.
The taste is more of the same. Nothing I would expect from a cream ale at all. This is more like how a hefeweisen tastes. I find it very peculiar that this would be identified as a cream ale. I feel like some other category would suit it far better. It's not a bad beer, it's just not what I was looking for. This is what I would want from a summer ale on the rare occasions that I'm in the mood for one.

Photo of GuyIncognito
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got some sweet Sweet Action tonight. Disclaimer: I am a devoted Sixpoint fan. I like their philosophy, I like their artwork, packaging, and pint cans, I like the amazing color of their beers, and I like drinking them. Sweet Action was no exception. The can said somthing about "love," and the balance of "bitter and sweet." That's exactly what this cream ale is: a perfect balance. Just a hint of sweetness on the tip of the tongue, and a crisp, dry, slightly yeasty finish. A perfect session beer.

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3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma has some toffee and biscuit notes, as well as some grass and pine from the hops. The flavor is fairly similar. The hop notes balance very well with the sweet notes from the malt. I get some nice toffee quality and a hint of pine. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,668 ratings.