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Spice Of Life - Nugget - Sixpoint Brewery

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Spice Of Life - Nugget
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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: trxxpaxxs on 03-21-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 44 | Reviews: 6
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light fluffy 1 finger head, doesn't really fade but leaves a nice lacing when the beer disappears, semi hazy golden straw colored.

Nose is loaded with nugget hops, earthy and spicy, just touch of fruity hops, bit of malts underneath.

Taste similar, hops are fairly dominant but not as mouth crushing bitter as I expected, grassy earthy hops with a bit of spicy, then some bitterness but not a lot up front. Then grainy malts, little sweetness, bit of juicy malt and hop. Finish ramps with bitterness earthy and grassy, but never hits the levels I expect.

Mouth is med bodied, good carb.

Overall not what I expected, fairly bland and very lame for nugget hops. Oh well.

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Appearance: very hazy and cloudy orange color with a 2" head that slowly falls. Nice lace paints the glass.

Smell: earthy tones and some softer citrus comes through to the nose.

Taste: caramel, lemon zest, some pear, big earthiness, and some grassiness. Bitterness is moderate in this single hop ale.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Crisp from start to finish. Light dryness late. Aftertaste is short lived.

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S: some lemon zest, pine needles, waves of citrus, not much malt

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O: nice hop forward ipa, nothing out of the ordinary, heavy on the bitterness

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Spice Of Life - Nugget from Sixpoint Brewery
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