Autumnation (2011-2012) - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by stickynotes:
4.15/5 rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours a slightly hazy caramel orange, a white head bubbles down actively leaving consistent thin lacing. Nose is pine, rich grass, some clove, a little citrus. A malt background. A strong, sharp aroma, I like it. Taste parallels the nose. The wet hop is apparent, a grassy, earthiness dominate, some citrus, a little clove, a little ginger, I'm getting little to no pumpkin. Mouthfeel is medium, vigorous, fine carbonation. Overall this is great.The wet hop is apparent throughout. I am getting hardly any pumpkin, more like a heavily hopped octoberfest to me and I have no problem with that.
Serving type: can
10-14-2011 02:30:43 | More by stickynotes
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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 416 ratings.