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Signal - Sixpoint Brewery

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87
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 08-23-2010)
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420Rick

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-24-2014 21:06:52 | More by 420Rick
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garfscores

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-18-2014 16:52:31 | More by garfscores
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-27-2014 21:44:34 | More by Durandal_777
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abseattle

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-27-2014 20:19:56 | More by abseattle
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-04-2013 21:22:35 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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sleazo

New York

4.49/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A_hazy pale orange brown with a very frothy white head. Excellent lacing and retention.

S_Mesquite smoke, orange and bit of pine

T_Bready up front followed by a slight sweetness and then an orange cranked hop attack. The finish leaves the palate with a decent amount of smoke. Campfire and barbecue mixed together. Slightly spicy as well

M_Medium body with a nice mellow but present carbonation

O_A smoked beer mixed with a citrus forward balanced IPA. Fairly complex as the smoke, sweetness and bitterness mesh wonderfully. Terrific beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-02-2013 21:40:07 | More by sleazo
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-25-2013 18:49:37 | More by petermethot
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-29-2013 17:24:09 | More by InspectorBob
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – Served a clear orange-amber color with a one finger off white head. The head has a moderate level of retention, fading over time to give a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma was a mix of sweet caramel and a bready aroma mixed with a lighter amount of smoke. Behind all these smells are some quite light notes of a citrus and earthy hop aroma giving a rather smoked but sweet dirty aroma overall.

Taste- The taste begins with a big dose of caramel sweetness mixed with a bready malty taste. Upfront there is a little bit of citrus in the taste mainly of a light grapefruit hop and some orange. As the taste advances more roasted malt flavors start entering the taste. With these flavors comes smoke and burnt flavors with notes of a salty bacon like taste and a light almost pepper flavor hitting the tongue. The citrus hop is then joined by a little bit of an earthy hop in the end leaving a smoky but somewhat hoppy flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side as well. Both are rather fitting for the smoky and hopped flavors of the brew balancing the drinkability and allowing all the flavors to be fully sensed by the tongue.

Overall- A nice smoky brew with a nice blend between sweet caramel, smoke/burnt flavors, and hop flavors. Quite tasty overall.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2013 00:50:57 | More by Darkmagus82
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wes123

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy amber color. Nice head with sticky lacing on the glass. Smells very smokey with a little citrus hops and sugar sweetness. Strong taste of smoke which merges with the bitter and citrus hops. A little lingering sweetness. Very nice carbonation and clean mouthfeel. Had this at a smoked beer event. The smoke is a little distracting but fades into the hops as time goes by.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2013 22:43:24 | More by wes123
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JohnQVD

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-17-2013 19:47:00 | More by JohnQVD
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gshackles

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

11-19-2012 01:19:30 | More by gshackles
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-29-2012 15:03:46 | More by dunix
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Kelseyadolf

New York

5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is amazing. If you like the tastes of foods like smoked salmon, bacon, ect, you need to try this beer if you ever stumble across it. Every gulp is like a delicious smokey heaven. One of my favorite and most memorable beers I've ever had. Try it!

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2012 17:58:26 | More by Kelseyadolf
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

10-12-2012 22:17:47 | More by DonFrap
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Sharkophile

New York

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: My first Rauchbier! Poured from a growler into a Sam Adams pint glass. Appears an orange amber with lazy carbonation with a thin white head that leaves a bit of lacing.

S: Smells very malty up front with some toasted malt, caramel particularly. Towards the middle the smoke enters the aroma but is not overpowering. Interesting.

T: Similar to the smell, with a big malty foretaste that reminds me of a good Oktoberfest beer, with some caramel and nuts. Then the smokiness comes in with a jerky-like smoke flavor and finishes a bit dry with some astringent smokey residuals on the tongue.

M: Medium body with very light carbonation, could perhaps stand to be a bit more carbonated. Quite smooth on the palette though.

O: I was expecting the smoke to be in my face, but it is rather subtle and contained within the other qualities of the beer here. Very interesting and paired fantastically with some smoked gouda cheese.

Serving type: growler

08-03-2012 03:34:08 | More by Sharkophile
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tikk

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-03-2012 02:41:51 | More by tikk
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-27-2012 13:30:14 | More by hoppymcgee
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-11-2012 01:01:30 | More by whartontallboy
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-10-2012 18:10:37 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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capuozzo84

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-21-2012 21:29:53 | More by capuozzo84
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GoGators

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-06-2012 13:45:54 | More by GoGators
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-17-2012 01:16:02 | More by SPRichard
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callmemickey

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy orange-amber body. Moderate sized white head, faint skim left on the glass.

S: Yup, there is some smoke here... but not as much as I was expecting. Lemon-citric and grassy hops over top a soft malty body.

T: The smoke is a bit more amped up, but not so much so that it drowns out the hops. Nice lemon-grassy hops.

M: Medium bodied, appropriately carbonated, mild bitterness, a blt slick in the finish.

O: I was pleasantly surprised by the balance between the smoke and hops that actually worked decently well.

Serving type: on-tap

02-12-2012 15:07:14 | More by callmemickey
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bentonquest

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-10-2012 01:29:55 | More by bentonquest
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Signal from Sixpoint Brewery
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