Autumnation (2011-2012) - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by SirSketch:
3.68/5 rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
A - Just off-white head with beautiful lacing. The beer is translucent orange.
S - This has the house hop character of other Sixpoint beers: a great mix of evergreen and grapefruit juice. There's also some almond and vegetal aromas.
T - Strong, orange pith bitterness grows stronger with each sip. If you look past the bitterness and citrus, you can find just a bit of candied ginger and vanilla ice-cream flavor.
M - Dry, yet a sticky mouthfeel afterwards. Medium bodied with a wonderful creamy carbonation.
O - A really great wet hop ale, though the spice and pumpkin are barely noticeable. Still, a great beer and very enjoyable.
Serving type: can
10-22-2011 02:32:50 | More by SirSketch
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4.96/5 rDev +35.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Had this at a tasting which included 23 pumpkin beers.
This made it to the top 5 for me... #5 actually. ..
The guy at the beer store said its not what you expect (not in a bad way)..
Well out of 5 judges, three (including myself) are hop heads and surely enjoyed this. The other 2 hate hoppy beers and it was at the bottom for them.
Wet Hops/hopping is used and as soon as you crack the can a beautiful smell of fresh hops with the smell of fall spices so delicately blended in takes all your attention. Had one of the best heads to me but probably because of the ipa/ness of the brew. Taste was a smack in the face of fresh hops.. fresh as I felt I had actuall hop cones in my mouth.. more pumpkin, all spice, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice makes its way thru but it is more of a light flavored pumpkin ipa. Finishes super smooth with a nice bitter aftertaste...
Suprised I was... to me yea.. its #5... but because it is so far away from your typical pumpkin ale.. but deserving enough of its own standing... I would surely find it hard to pass this up...even against the other top pumpkin beers I tried.
Serving type: can
10-15-2013 02:06:34 | More by pjkelley82
Autumnation (2011-2012) from Sixpoint Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 415 ratings.