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3Beans - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,113 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,113
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 88
Gots: 84 | FT: 2
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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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter

A: Dark brown with a half finger head that dissipates. Frothy lacing.

S: Coffee strong. I'm awake now.

T: Heavy coffee with light hops and chocolate undertones. A great breakfast/brunch drink.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: For coffee beer fans, this one is a standout. Stout, robust and "wake up" yummy.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 16:40:28 | More by brewskifan55
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BrewsterPunky

Connecticut

4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this on draft at Aunt Chilada's in Hamden, CT. Served in a snifter because of the high ABV. Appropriately named because you can actually taste all three beans. Very strong. Very tasty.

This was my first time finally trying a Six Point brew. Can't wait to try more varieties.

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2013 16:36:32 | More by BrewsterPunky
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smcnulty1981

Rhode Island

4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A: pours a dark brown with about 1 finger of khaki head shows a slight ruby red hue when held to the light good head retention and lacing

S: lots of coffee and chocolate on the nose very roasty also a hint of cream almost like a coffee milk no real hint of hop bitterness

T: bitter up front with coco and coffee slight hint of vanilla there is a hint of alcohol

M: full bodied a little sticky lingers for a good amount of time

O: cery good over all it would be tough to say that the the alcohol on the taste would go away with some aging however the coffee and coco flavor would desipate after a short time

Serving type: can

03-13-2013 04:07:52 | More by smcnulty1981
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wil19b85

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-12-2013 22:36:44 | More by wil19b85
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-12-2013 21:53:37 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smell is a good balance of coffee and dark chocolate. Not a huge aroma, this is pretty tame, but really nice. Not a lot of roast, but a little bitterness from coffee and cocoa.

Taste follows, really nice balance between the coffee and chocolate, coffee does not dominate. Not a "big beer" exactly, really suprisingly mellow and tame for a 10% beer. Very tasty.

Booze does not show at all, hard to believe this is 10%. Almost want to say the body is thin, but it doesn't feel thin so much as it just doesn't feel as thick and sweet as a 10% porter usually would.

8.0/10

Serving type: can

03-12-2013 21:13:08 | More by AlexFields
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n2pux

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-12-2013 04:27:18 | More by n2pux
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-12-2013 04:25:51 | More by ilikebeer03
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Matagal

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-12-2013 01:31:30 | More by Matagal
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-11-2013 23:33:37 | More by hilgart1
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -25.6%

03-11-2013 22:12:46 | More by sacrelicio
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Skye1024

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-11-2013 02:36:53 | More by Skye1024
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wattershed

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-11-2013 02:23:44 | More by wattershed
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-11-2013 01:20:14 | More by deapokid
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2013 23:47:28 | More by spycow
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Very dark brown in color with a light tan head rocky head as it thins out thick lacing is left behind.

Aroma: Espresso, cocoa, smokiness, char, almost burnt hops, very dark roasted malts.

Taste: Chocolate malts, espresso, notes of vanilla and bourbon. Very dark roasted hops, char. Very smooth mouthfeel much like melted dark chocolate.

Notes: The alcohol blends in very well and is rather drinkable. A remarkable beer. Cheers.

Serving type: can

03-10-2013 23:13:24 | More by horshack7
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beehivechaos311

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-10-2013 20:02:48 | More by beehivechaos311
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2013 16:07:39 | More by nebula1999
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-10-2013 06:59:12 | More by Coduhhh
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TheLevi4000

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-10-2013 03:41:29 | More by TheLevi4000
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Bierguy5

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2013 02:10:10 | More by Bierguy5
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barczar

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
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
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 12 oz snifter, best before July 2013. Pours a dark brown, with a 2 inch tan head, that slowly settles in patchy bubbles, leaving behind plenty of lace. Smell is dark chocolate, coffee, molasses, licorice, and some vanilla. Taste is all of that, vanilla leads the flavors, with some roasted coffee in the finish. Body is maybe medium, plenty of life, on the dry side, and easy drinking for its heft. This is a solid brew. I drank it close to room temperature and it tasted the best of the 4 pack I bought.

Serving type: can

03-09-2013 15:25:02 | More by SawDog505
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smonice

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2013 11:10:32 | More by smonice
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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-09-2013 02:40:33 | More by nh2032
3Beans from Sixpoint Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.