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3Beans - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,152 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,152
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 92
Gots: 94 | 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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Photo of Madjoja
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Madjoja, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of mixed_master7
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

mixed_master7, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of meanmutt
3.16/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz. skinny can into a Founders snifter

A: Aggressive pour yields about 2 fingers of tan colored head.

S: Strong smell of alcohol followed by coffee with just a hint of chocolate.

T: Coffee laced with hints of chocolate. Alcohol is very prevalent...perhaps this would smooth out with some age.

M: Overly carbonated and thinner than I had hoped for.

O: Not a bad beer, just not quite what I was hoping for. I'm probably gonna hold on to the rest of the 4-pack for a while hoping that some age will mellow out the alcohol flavor.

meanmutt, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of Kate08
5/5  rDev +24.1%

Kate08, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of wmobley
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

wmobley, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of atoulouk
4/5  rDev -0.7%

atoulouk, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of CreightonSM
4/5  rDev -0.7%

CreightonSM, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of jgammoniv
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

jgammoniv, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of FTowne
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

FTowne, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of BeerOps
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

BeerOps, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of sandiego67
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

sandiego67, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of jrstamp
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz can into a Russian River Tulip

A- Pitch black with a 3 finger dark cream head. Dissipated to a small ring in less than a minute.

S- Dark and toasty malt notes with a little bit of chocolate. Did not get much coffee at first, but as it warms you find it.

T- Good dark malt flavor. Alot of roasted flavors jump right at you. Actually has a little hoppy bit to it but its masked by the chocolate and coffee. The taste I am thinking is chocolate might be something else, but it tastes alot like artificial chocolate powder that is a little bitter sweet. Might actually be just the coffee showing up differently for me.

M- Big and full. Fitting for the style and much what I expected.

O- I've had a couple of these and while I think it is a personal thing I am thrown off by what I feeling is a bittersweet chocolate taste in this beer. Something intrigues me though, as I keep coming back to try and figure it out. Always enjoy what I get from Sixpoint and will probably end up buying 4 more of these at some point.

jrstamp, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Dave_Treat, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of campfirebrew
4/5  rDev -0.7%

campfirebrew, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of brewskifan55
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.

brewskifan55, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of BrewsterPunky
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.

BrewsterPunky, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of smcnulty1981
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

smcnulty1981, Mar 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

wil19b85, Mar 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

CheapBeerBuzz, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of AlexFields
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

AlexFields, Mar 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

n2pux, Mar 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

ilikebeer03, Mar 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Matagal, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of hilgart1
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

hilgart1, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of sacrelicio
3/5  rDev -25.6%

sacrelicio, Mar 11, 2013
3Beans from Sixpoint Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,152 ratings.