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Diesel - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

795 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 795
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 61
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2005)
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gratefuldawgg

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

02-19-2013 17:02:24 | More by gratefuldawgg
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dunix

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

12-27-2012 01:41:37 | More by dunix
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gshackles

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-04-2013 02:18:04 | More by gshackles
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zerosiah

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

02-11-2012 14:36:16 | More by zerosiah
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nickfran

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

12-12-2012 19:57:17 | More by nickfran
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-29-2013 19:01:19 | More by shigg85
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LostInTheFlood

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

02-13-2012 08:13:37 | More by LostInTheFlood
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amosher13

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

04-09-2012 16:57:15 | More by amosher13
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-18-2012 02:55:54 | More by deapokid
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KGarrett

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-16-2012 02:45:59 | More by KGarrett
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scootercrabb

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-04-2013 01:33:13 | More by scootercrabb
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

12-16-2012 02:09:34 | More by RoryOMoore
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audrew

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

03-30-2012 23:05:09 | More by audrew
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deanhead

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

04-06-2012 13:40:23 | More by deanhead
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-14-2012 00:23:46 | More by mbs11
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-25-2013 16:47:54 | More by Lukass
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Total black body except for a laser line of ruby along the bottom of the glass. Three fingers of rocky semi-dark tan mixed size micro bubbles. Good thick lace coating the glass as he head breaks down to stable top.

Aroma of cocoa powder, raisins, bread offers an inticing invitation.

Taste features coffee, with a bit of milk in it, chocolate, raisins. Smooth hop nudge more than a nip. Good balance. Finishes with earthy hops riding chocolate syrup.

Nice smooth mouthfell, more than medium but not quite slick and thick. Chewy though.

A pleasant size stout, bigger than many, not an imperial. Seek.

Serving type: can

03-22-2012 19:57:09 | More by RonfromJersey
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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sprague808

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Discovered Sixpoint on a podcast called the Brewery Show on my BlackBerry and the recent posts about 16oz cans coming soon!!! Had on tap @ Blue Dog in Lansdale, PA.

Great carbonation and dark chocolate brown color. Lacing was absolutely beautiful and head was retentious. Smell is outstanding, bittersweet chocolate and caramel. The flavor reminds me of a dark chocolate snickers bar. Very rich, excellent caramel profile. Hops shine accordingly. Smooth mouthfeel and would have had loved to try it on nitro.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2011 02:10:38 | More by TheSupremeAJ
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engagechad

Virginia

4.47/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased as a single from Wine and Beer westpark in Glen Allen, VA - belgian flute glass

Pours an amazing dark brown with a fat head, everlasting head that clings for dear life down the side of the glass. Very nice looking beer.

Smells roasty and sweet but not overbearing

Taste is fantabulous, very smooth with a roasty bite. Very quaffable. Feels great on the palate, i coulnd't ask for anything more.

Overall this is a brew I will buy again, very good am stout that i could drink all day.

Serving type: can

01-06-2012 15:16:55 | More by engagechad
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass is a black, opaque beer much like the color of a black hole in outer space. On top is a very thick rocky beige head that is almost brown. The head retention is very good and nice thick lacing is left behind.

Aroma: Well there is quite a hop aroma grapefruit notes in the front. Dark bread with a touch of rye and roasted malts. Bits of molasses are scattered here and there. Figs and other dark fruits are towards the end.

Taste: Vanilla, bourbon notes, Hops and malts are very much roasted dark. Only a twinge of citrus on the palate along side a hop bite. Dark rye bread wisps with a touch of dryness.

Notes: Such a dam tasty beer very hearty. Cheers.

Serving type: can

01-08-2012 02:34:15 | More by horshack7
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Sycodrummer

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from the 12oz. black bottle into an imperial pint glass the beer was a dark black color with two finger of frothy tan head. A cappucino like consistancy to the head that reduced down to about a half-finger and remained there for the entire sample. No outright signs of carbonation and very little lacing.

The smell was deeply of roasted malt and slight grain. Coffee, milk chocolate, cocoa powder, and oatmeal all met the nose. Softer hints of hop and chicory as well, and a slight "smell" of sweetness.

The innitial taste was heavy in roasted character in a robust malty flavor and some oat as well. Each sip finishes with a short crisp bitterness. Little hop flavour and the bitterness is a chicory like coffee bitter. Some softer chocolate notes as well.

Mouthfeel is moderate with a sturdy body and good consistancy on the palate. About an average amount of carbonation.

This is my second time reviewing this beer and my first from the bottle. I noted in my earlier review that perhaps I was given the wrong beer and I now believe that I was in fact given the wrong beer, or a very flawed version of ths beer. In in this sampling I reverse myself on nearly every flaw I found with my other sampling. I enjoyed this beer a great deal here and it exhibited many of the characteristics I know and love from a stout. I'm not sure what went wrong with my first sample, but if this sample is the intended taste of the beer, then this one indeed ranks very high in my judgement. Many thanks to Brewmaster Shane Welch for his time and this botteled sample.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2006 01:15:39 | More by Sycodrummer
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goodbyeohio

Oregon

4.43/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

12 oz homebrew-looking bottle "i handbottled all them shits"

pours majestically into a widemouthed 1664 pint glass. tan head that looks like flaky pastry crust and a dark body with crimson ruby light-drawn highlights. head hangs around for a while leaving cratery air pockets and multi-layered lacing. aroma is best described as vanilla double-hop frapuccino. stouty with lactose notes and a hint of sweet spice. bouquet evolves with warmth. flavor is intense yet smooth... goes down creamy with a hazelnut finish. taste runs the gamut from roasty malts to orange flavored chocolate with hinrs of creamed coffee. body is medium, much lighter than its flavor should demand. makes it very drinkable, although this is a beer to be savoured- not something you'd have more than 2 pints of without experiencing tastebud overload. glad i got to try this again at the right temperature. what a difference 12 degrees fahrenheit makes.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2005 07:18:33 | More by goodbyeohio
Diesel from Sixpoint Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 795 ratings.