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The Crisp - Sixpoint Brewery

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88
very good

932 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 932
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 50
Gots: 65 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of German and Bohemian Pils love. German hops all the way. Sehr mean "very" in German. AKA - "The Crisp"

(Beer added by: confer on 10-30-2010)
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-31-2013 17:00:24 | More by mevans05
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LucienDeRubempre

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-22-2011 05:46:00 | More by LucienDeRubempre
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stephengraniero

New York

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-08-2012 03:05:24 | More by stephengraniero
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HideYaBeer

Florida

5/5  rDev +28.2%

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pgofman

New York

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-22-2011 03:12:54 | More by pgofman
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nh2032

New York

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-25-2011 13:26:42 | More by nh2032
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jimilayne

New York

5/5  rDev +28.2%

03-20-2014 20:00:29 | More by jimilayne
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ambiguator

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am sold! And I'm disappointed that this exceptional pilsner doesn't have a higher ranking compared to the other sub-par offerings on this list.

Unlike some of its regional cousins (who shall remain nameless), this pilsner could actually pass for a German import. Its light, crisp flavor stand in stark contrast to the proliferation of over-hopped or sickly-sweet pilsners that other regional craft breweries have produced. All too often these days, craft breweries throw "imperial" or "double" on the end of a beer style, in order to cover their defects with alcohol. But not this beer.

Six Point has crafted a relatively modest (in alcohol content) session pilsner that's exceptionally quaffable and deserves a higher ranking among the "big" craft breweries and their mediocre lager offerings.

Serving type: on-tap

02-24-2011 19:19:16 | More by ambiguator
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jr8994


5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-10-2014 19:22:21 | More by jr8994
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.2%

01-03-2012 06:05:06 | More by Gregwa
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-14-2011 23:28:30 | More by Lawnboy33
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mccorjf54

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%

03-25-2012 21:07:29 | More by mccorjf54
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%

05-27-2014 22:01:23 | More by Durandal_777
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-03-2011 22:26:20 | More by calmstock
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%

02-09-2012 05:15:11 | More by msarver16
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +28.2%

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +28.2%

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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.98/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Clear but very golden with a bright and lightly frothy white head. Upon thining out some good lacing is left behind.

Aroma: Biscuity, light grain, pear, the citrus notes are spot on. Light bready malts with a twinge of dryness in the nose.

Taste: Very crisp mouthfeel that has a great citrus bite and even a dam good dry finish. Notes of pear, biscuit, grapefruit, piney, wisps of bready grain. In the back there is a little bit of a buttery texture that tops it off.

Notes: Dam this German Pilsner is tasty in other words it's freaking remarkable. The dry finish is incredibly spot on. Oh yeah and one other thing I wanted to mention it's a Lager oh hell yeah. Cheers.

Serving type: can

07-04-2012 03:31:28 | More by horshack7
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Hayward

New York

4.97/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another excellent try from Sixpoint.

Pours ultra smoothly from the 16 oz. can to perfectly fill a pint-size glass. Light, golden and slightly pale colors with some nice bubbles. Lacing remains on the surface after pour.

Smell is quite exceptional. Grassy & slightly fruity hops with a sweet toasted banana bread malt.

Taste is the snappy, crisp hops in a pilsener style, detected some saaz type hops there, a hint of hop oils and or resin (not too much), with a nice sweetly balanced malt body. A very light & pleasant bitterness/sharpness left behind.

Very sharp and clean, excellent carbonization, clean and refreshing.

A delicious, highly drinkable beer in the Pilsener style. One of the few American Pilseners that adds it own unique character to the style but keeps it right in the pocket its known for.

Serving type: can

06-20-2011 23:14:13 | More by Hayward
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renegadeburger

New Jersey

4.95/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

i grabbed a 4-pack of this stuff from the buy-rite right by the holland tunnel coming back from manhattan, i was surprised to see this beer in a canned format i had never heard of it before but the clerk had recommended it to me

i poured it into my glass and the head came bursting over the top but then all of sudden stopped right there frozen in mid-air, crazy

the aroma had a nice floral nose but also there was a crazy fresh cut grass aroma and a little bit of egg as well, haha don't know if that was supposed to be there but i liked it

the taste was just great! the beer does not look like it would taste the way it does it really has a lot of bite and character there, is this was a real pilsner is supposed to be like? because if it is then i need to drink more pilsner they must have been ripping us off the whole time

the only minor blemish is i thought the mouthfeel was just a little bit flat or weak but i am really nit picking at this point, it really was super fresh and refreshing hey you might even say it was "crisp"

i look forward to trying the other ones

Serving type: can

06-30-2011 20:24:11 | More by renegadeburger
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beerdrinker4life

Connecticut

4.95/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Drank several of these with friends in the backyard of Roberta's. Had a blast!

My first beer was right out of the can. The next one I poured into a glass. What a massive pillow of a head! Great pure white foam like snow on top of a golden molten liquid. Beautiful!

I drank this so fast it was so delicious. The aroma smelled like fresh grass. It was so good. The taste followed up with a sweet undertone and a big bold hop presence underneath. It was so unique almost like an IPA but very clean too!

Mouthfeel was nice. Real light almost subtle snap to it.

Overall an excellent beer. I hope I can find these for sale in CT. It was delicious!

Serving type: can

07-18-2011 11:05:04 | More by beerdrinker4life
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Mypintishalffull

New York

4.9/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Weekend pilsner kick. Picked up some of these cans at Bellport. Nice price too. Poured with huge white big head. Sat right on top. Pure white. Color was deep yellow almost copper but not quite. Strong meadow aroma almost floral and maybe even a bit spicy. Great flavor. So balanced between sweet and bitter. Ultra clean. A real great super drinkable beer. Almost dangerous. The hops are the only thing holding you back. But at the same time they beg you forward. I will definitely be buying lots of this.

LOVE PILSNERS AND LOVE THE CRISP

Serving type: can

07-04-2011 01:31:05 | More by Mypintishalffull
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The Crisp from Sixpoint Brewery
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