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The Crisp - Sixpoint Brewery

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The CrispThe Crisp

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very good

907 Ratings

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Ratings: 907
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 52
Gots: 59 | 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:
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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4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-09-2013 02:12:10 | More by mcphish22
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-08-2013 22:40:35 | More by mpalestino
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

08-05-2013 02:47:00 | More by Mister_Falcon
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4.49/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Five Horses in Davis Square. Humid day and it seemed perfect for a crisp pilsner. Very clean taste right away - classic German notes. Very surprising. Very lemongrass and wheat smell with little head. Not overly carbonated but the beer kept its crispness throughout. Very refreshing beer - nice change from overly hopped regulars always served. Very good beer

Serving type: on-tap

08-04-2013 17:23:38 | More by BradMacMullin
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-04-2013 04:46:42 | More by CTJman
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-01-2013 01:00:14 | More by woodchip
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-31-2013 17:00:24 | More by mevans05
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-30-2013 09:56:37 | More by Cynic-ale
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New York

4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought as part of a 4 pack of 500ml cans from Beers of the World on 7/27/13.

Poured into a large Pilsener glass served cold.

appearance: light gold with a towering white head. nice lacing.

aroma: classic noble hops with a lemon zestiness. a step above any other pils.

mouthfeel: full with a slight spritziness.

taste: tart apples are an expected addition to this nicely hopped but perfectly balanced lager. finish is very dry and tart.

notes: perhaps the best German styled Pilsner I have ever had. refreshing, tasty, delightful.

Serving type: can

07-28-2013 16:28:51 | More by fx20736
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-28-2013 04:47:02 | More by MaxT
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4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

First Sixpoint taste!

Pint can poured into Sam Adams glass

Almost crystal clear, bright yellow color with excellent carbonation and a snow white, short lived head. Good lacing in a ring around the edge that says with the beer quite a while.
Smell is just what I like best - Grapefruit notes with that nice german malt/hop smell. This is what beer is supposed to smell like!
Taste is great too - smooth with just the right bite and mildly lingering after bite. This one goes down great here in the Florida heat and humidity!

Ill be back for more!

Serving type: can

07-27-2013 00:05:48 | More by lostinfla
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-26-2013 19:18:27 | More by obrike
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-24-2013 00:33:55 | More by dvmky
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3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer has a hint of hazy to the body with a slow microcarbonation trailing up to a bubble white head.

S- The clean aroma has a touch of pungent hops but not much else even as it opens.

T- The dry sulfur flavor fades to a little green note of hops that lingers a bit in the finish.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a tight fizz in the finish that scrubs the delicate flavor.

O- There is not much hop flavor in this beer and there is no malt flavor to be found at all. It is very clean and crisp just a bit boring.

Serving type: can

07-23-2013 16:00:33 | More by rhoadsrage
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Rhode Island

3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is golden yellow. Pours a white, one finger head that quickly peters out to a ring of white around the glass and a cluster of froth in the middle. Nothing unexpected here for a pils. A little more depth in color than others of the style.

Not a lot going on in the smell department. A little hoppy, grassy, metallic. Opens up a little bit as it warms.

This beer tastes like I WANT the typical domestic pilsner-style macros to taste. It is just hoppy enough to put a little bitter on the tongue, but is also sweet like apple and fresh like lettuce and grass after initial contact.

I really like the MF. There is a good amount of carbonation as expected. I especially like the velvety texture it leaves on the tongue after a good gulp. I feel like its finishing texture is similar to styles with much less carbonation like stout. Creamy, buttery, a pleasantly surprising feel when compared to its crisp, refreshing taste.

I am really pleased with this beer. This is not really my go-to style, I think mainly because it often reminds me of beers I drank before discovering the diverse offerings of the craft world. Sixpoint has taken the style that is typically a staple of college frat parties and day-drinking cookouts and turned it into exactly what we all want it to be. Drinkable, refreshing, and simple, but also flavorful and thoroughly enjoyable.

Serving type: can

07-23-2013 00:43:25 | More by youngs11
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-22-2013 23:46:09 | More by lenbert
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-22-2013 03:13:48 | More by larryi86
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-21-2013 16:53:57 | More by Bustersuess
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4.56/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Copper-gold color with a medium white head with a rocky appearance. Head retention is short with some lacing.

Wonderfully clean of DMS for the style. Yellow flowers and a firm hop spice. Slightly leesy and gentle fruit notes. Light wheat bread.

A little spicy with a nice framing in malt. Grains in the background with a gentle earthiness. Citrus notes offset and amplify. While showing body and depth, the beer is wonderfully clean and refreshing.

Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Really clean on the palate. Live up to the name with a wonderfully "Crisp" finish.

Really delivers on the palate in a big way for the style. Nicely done.

Serving type: can

07-20-2013 20:21:18 | More by Libationguy
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-20-2013 17:52:27 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-19-2013 01:48:29 | More by Dcunicelli
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-19-2013 01:25:43 | More by Jersh67
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-18-2013 18:30:32 | More by sarick84
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-15-2013 02:24:51 | More by pathman
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-14-2013 22:26:04 | More by JMUbrewz
The Crisp from Sixpoint Brewery
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