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The Crisp - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,035 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,035
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 60
Gots: 93 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old world craftsmanship with new, clean flavors. Bright pilsner malts meet Noble hop character. The Crisp, American Pilsner innovation.

(Beer added by: confer on 10-30-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

rdooley, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of Immortale25
3.55/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. Bottom of can says Best Before 01SEPT2013.

A- Pours a medium golden color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains a bit before shrinking to a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a light sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a thin ring behind on the glass.

S- Signature pilsner aroma with some decent floral hoppiness and bready malt. Clean and, yes, crisp.

T- Flavor is similar to the smell with some light cracker-like malt leading the way and a bit of mild hop bitterness. Refined and smooth as a lager should be though there's that weak aftertaste I get from a lot of the paler ones that I just don't enjoy. Alcohol is barely noticeable.

M- Semi-watery with medium carbonation and a light body.

O- Though I admittedly don't prefer lagers, this one leaves no lasting impression on me compared to other more flavorful pilsners I've had. Still, it's easy to drink and there's not anything necessarily wrong with it.

Immortale25, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Chugs13, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

TimHitchings, Jun 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

MikeyJ777, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of BrownNut
3.14/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Another disappointment from what I had expected to be a really great brewery based on the buzz out there. This was a weak-tasting, underpowered beer that left me with a feeling of loss and unfulfilled potential. It didn't taste bad, just muted and diluted. And it was very fresh. I liked the larger can size, I will say. For a beer that you'd want to session, that was perfect. But for me this was not only forgettable, but somewhat lacking. Would not buy again even for outdoor sunny sessioning, which I had figured it would be perfect for.

BrownNut, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

TheNightwatchman, May 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

notchucknorris, May 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

BKBassist, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Pecan, May 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

jmwildwest, May 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

SonOfKyuss, May 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

dkline72, May 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BColton1, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

ZombiesAteMyDog, May 18, 2013
Photo of zrbeer1579
4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured a nice gold with a slight straw. Good clarity. Two and a half finger white fluffy head.

Aroma: Pils malts. Light bread. Herbal/earthy hops with a very slight floral.

Taste: Similar to smell. Herbal/earthy hops upfront along with a slight floral as well. Light breadiness; it leans more cracker-like. There is a slight lemon/honey thing going on, but it is not much. Just barely there.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and refreshing mouthfeel. Feels full. Goes down smooth.. Finish has light herbal bitterness.

Overall: Crisp as properly named. A nice canned pilsner that seem to have everything a pils should and tastes good. Definitely would have again.

zrbeer1579, May 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

random846, May 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Emkehr, May 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

stoney1031, May 17, 2013
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Zimm, May 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

tnbeatty, May 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

abcdefghijkyle, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

seplo, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

leprechaunandfatman, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

TravisR, May 12, 2013
The Crisp from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,035 ratings.