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Sweet Action - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,692 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,692
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 143
Gots: 215 | 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:
Beer added by: Sixpoint on 03-04-2005

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of obninsk23
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came in 4 can pack. 16 oz/can. They say in can its better preservation then in bottle. OK. Poured in Sam Adams 2011 style glass. Carbonation is good, foam is nice, not creamy though. Smells like fresh Cascade hops, lot's of them and I did appreciate this fact. Tastes naturally bitter, a bit amateurish like a typical home made brew. My overall is 3.79.

Photo of KickbacksSteve
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Unibroue tulip from a 16 ounce can. Off-white head head, low retention. Oily, clear lacing. Hazy, cloudy coppery body. Best by date is 11/12/12. Smell is mainly floral hops with mild caramel malts. Taste is citrus like, mainly lemons and nectarine with some malty sweetness, slightly bready. Nothing bad about this beer, maybe not the most memorable one every either.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of AdamBear
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A-orange amber with a sticky white head

S-fresh hoppy and crisp grains with a touch of artificial honey. Smells refreshing

T-comes in with a very creamy and full bodied taste of honey and hops with a touch of fresh barley. It's a really good and crisp flavor. There's a sect bitterness in the after-taste.

M-creamy with a medium carbonation that fills your mouth. Dry finish

O-it's a great beer. I've had this a lot and its definitely something you can drink over and over again and might be even better out of the can. It's a pretty unique beer too. Doesn't taste like other cream ales I've had.

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.31/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – Served a hazy orange colored brew with only a tiny head. The head fades very fast to leave almost no lacing.

Smell – The smell is rather light. There are hints of a bready aroma as well as a very light citrus and pine smell.

Taste – The taste begins with some bread flavors and a lighter citrus hop flavor. The citrus is largely orange peel in nature, but some light flavors of grapefruit. In the middle of the taste some lemon comes to the tongue and mixes with the rest. The taste ends with a pine and earthy bite, which leave a lightly bittered flavor on the tongue

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is just above average. Not bad for the style of the beer and gives it a crisper feel.

Overall – A decent beer, but nothing too exceptional. Nothing really stands out in this one, but nothing really takes away either.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of ToddT
4.42/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

L- Somewhat hazy orange amber topped with a medium sized off white head. Head fades slowly to a ring and some nice lace on the glass.

S- Hop notes balanced out with malty biscuit notes, very nice balance. Hops notes are light mostly floral, orange, citrus, and grass, while the malt notes are somewhat heavier and consists mainly of toffee and bread crust.

T- Follows the nose well, light citrus hop notes balanced out with a caramel/toffee backbone of malt. Finish is unusual, not unpleasant but hard to describe, drying and slightly grainy at the same time.

M- Medium in body and a little more in the carbonation department, slightly creamy but with a hop residue final note. Finish is balanced but not what I was expecting.

O- Nice beer, complex and balanced, not sure what style I would have put this in if I had to classify it or what I would have though of this in a blind taste test. It has characteristics of an IPA but more malty and chewy with the body and heft of a cream ale, an easy drinker at 5.2% ABV to boot.

Photo of rlee1390
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Cloudy orange, some carbonation with a one finger head.

S-Floral and citrus hops, wheat with orange and lemon notes as well.

T-Rather malty, good deal of wheat, orange and lemon as well. Not much bitterness, but some. Balance is off. Also some bread and butter notes.

M-Medium bodied with nice carbonation.

O-Never would have thought this was a cream ale. The hops do not balance with the malt, which was the main drawback to me.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,692 ratings.