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3Beans - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,074 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1074
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%


Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Sixpoint & Friends jam session one-off. Made with Mast Brothers Chocolate cacao husks and infused with fresh Stumptown Coffee Roasters cold brew, and then aged on oak.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013)
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Ratings: 1,074 | Reviews: 247 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by barczar:
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barczar

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque deep brown with ruby highlights and a frothy one inch light tan head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.

Chocolate, coffee, and kidney beans form the initial around. Earthy tones are rampant. Roast malt and a bit of dark fruit round out the profile.

Chocolate dominated the initial flavor, slightly sweet, with roast malt kicking in mid palate, and carrying through to a fairly bitter, slightly oaky finish. There's an earthy, kidney bean-like quality throughout, which complements the coffee character well. Dark cherries emerge late.

Body is fairly thick and a touch creamy, with moderate carbonation. Alcohol warmth is slightly overwhelming.

The earthy bean character is undeniable. Oak balances the sweetness well. There's enough chocolate character to keep things in check. Interesting brew.

Serving type: can

03-09-2013 21:58:02 | More by barczar
More User Reviews:
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One of the base beers in my recent trade with madnismo, shared one of these tonight with my Tuesday night friends.

2 finger tan head... pretty good retention and okay lacing atop a very dark brown beer that still shows nice ruby highlights at the stem.

Nose is an enticing mix of cocoa, coffee and hints of oaky vanilla.. dark caramel sugary essence helps carry and marry the aromas.

Bigger vanilla bloom on the palate that doesn't show in the nose... plenty of cocoa, coffee is lesser than the nose... dark roasty malts also don't show as much as expected... a sorta nutty malt moves in with the vanilla/caramel mash-up and produces an easy drinking brew.

Body is surprisingly light given the 10%... good carbonation, but still thick and coating... very drinkable... deceiving.

Thanks again Nathan for the great trade.

All 3.75's

Serving type: can

04-16-2014 06:02:38 | More by JohnGalt1
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glf60

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-15-2014 20:31:30 | More by glf60
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trubeernick

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-15-2014 02:23:11 | More by trubeernick
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-08-2014 15:05:42 | More by victory4me
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-07-2014 16:15:30 | More by Shandycan
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hoerr

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

04-07-2014 03:59:08 | More by hoerr
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irish01980

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-02-2014 22:59:05 | More by irish01980
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-02-2014 18:28:22 | More by devilfluff
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hplascencia1024

California

3.61/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tried this 4/1/14, so my review my be a lot lower than most.

A: beautiful dark brown, with nice 2 finger tan head
S: nice sweetness, tabacco smell, not getting the coffee nor chocolate that most people describe
T: taste like it smells, no coffee, very little chocolate, solid porter, little boozy
MF: great part of this beer! great carb, nice and light on the tounge
O: A pretty solid beer. doesnt taste or drink like 10%, but it is really good. I am sure it was better fresh with the huge coffee arome and flavor people describe. Would have liked to get this fresh, but what can you do. very solid though!

Serving type: can

04-02-2014 04:37:22 | More by hplascencia1024
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TaborTime

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-02-2014 01:20:14 | More by TaborTime
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DannyWils

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-30-2014 20:47:04 | More by DannyWils
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

03-24-2014 00:23:16 | More by tkdchampxi
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UHCougar12

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-12-2014 22:25:25 | More by UHCougar12
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-01-2014 05:05:10 | More by jpd7374
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Bnjmnlws

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-01-2014 02:36:54 | More by Bnjmnlws
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jaymo18

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-25-2014 03:11:35 | More by jaymo18
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-23-2014 05:20:36 | More by rjp217
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-23-2014 00:10:04 | More by Griffith
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kchowe

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

02-21-2014 14:12:13 | More by kchowe
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

02-20-2014 04:01:44 | More by DustinSWB
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-18-2014 16:29:52 | More by -NESTO-
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-17-2014 05:35:28 | More by Kurmaraja
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HopBomb515

New Jersey

4.74/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A - Jet black, nice 2 finger tan colored head that settles to a cap that stays and laces the glass on the way down.

S - Amazing! Coffee, chocolate, earthy burnt notes. Chocolate really pops in the nose more as it warms.

T - Balanced, of all the coffee beers I've had this one brings the most balance. Coffee and chocolate are both there, both imparting bitterness. Char notes work themselves in and a sweetness to malt body round it out. It finishes with some bitterness from the coffee and chocolate and some hop flavor that comes out in the finish.

M - Smooth, lighter in body than you'd expect, some sharp carbonation that is unexpected but works and a rather dry finish.

O - I'm going to miss this beer. Sixpoint, bring this back! This is an amazing coffee/chocolate porter that hides it's 10% punch. It's balanced, it's different and it's amazing.

Serving type: can

02-17-2014 02:55:45 | More by HopBomb515
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-13-2014 01:37:00 | More by pirmannt1
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3Beans from Sixpoint Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,074 ratings.