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3Beans - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,132 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,132
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 89
Gots: 87 | 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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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
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-08-2013 23:51:59 | More by jwps214
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-08-2013 22:49:13 | More by WoodburyMN
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Color was a very dark maroonish-red, that verged on black, but not quite. A bit of translucency was evident. Tons of bubbles rising from the bottom, to a nice solid 2 finger thick head. Head was rich and thick, with a fair it of side cling. Aroma was a slightly sweet, chocolate smell, with a very small hint of acidic in the backend. Taste had both coffee and chocolate, without either overpowering the other or being the main focal point. The coffee notes kicked in first, with just a tab of bitterness, but then mellowed out and left a nice sweet cocoa flavor on the tongue. Coated the mouth extremely well, not overly bubbly with a bit of chew. Overall a very solid beer. Perhaps a bit expensive ($3.75 for the single can) but a very solid beer, right up my alley.

Serving type: can

03-08-2013 22:37:27 | More by mountdew1
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inlimbo77

Delaware

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz, BBD 7/10/13
Riedel unmarked snifter

A: Pours out a deep chestnut brown color. In the glass it appears black and not much light gets through. Think layer of three fingers light tan head, 3+ fingers of tight bubbles. Leaving some sticky lacing.

S: Getting that coffee bean smell. Certainly the most dominate. Then you get milk chocolate. Actually some sweet malt goodness coming through.

T: Up front, definitely pulling that coffee flavor. It's a very muted light roast. It meshes really well mid-palate with the creamy milk chocolate that comes in. Very pleasant. Lingering dark chocolate bitterness. Dry finish.

M: Full bodied. Some creaminess.

Serving type: can

03-08-2013 14:27:28 | More by inlimbo77
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.69/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sixpoint - 3Beans - 12fl oz can

Continuing on my journey through Sixpoint brews, this one was a logical next step.

Look - Pours dark and settles black with a hint of brown around the edges. Huge, soapy head, lacing from the Gods. Carbonation apparent when pouring, brew settles in waves into the glass.

Smell - Cocoa, mocha, and espresso. Malt is there as well.

Taste - Creamy chocolate with subtle coffee and malty overtones throughout. Supremely delicious.

Mouthfeel - Sits a bit on the sweeter side but not overbearing, a bit sticky even but again not a big detractor. Insanely drinkable, no way of knowing this is 10% until you've finished one.

Overall - This brew is simply amazing! I must have got a very fresh batch since the characteristics seemed to point to that. Each sip impressed me all over again throughout.

Serving type: can

03-08-2013 12:28:02 | More by JMScowcroft
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jdhugeloser

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-08-2013 05:12:26 | More by jdhugeloser
3Beans from Sixpoint Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,132 ratings.