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Sixth Day - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

479 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 10-14-2013)
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-12-2014 03:41:49 | More by nmann08
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davemarc87

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-10-2014 16:08:06 | More by davemarc87
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-10-2014 02:54:00 | More by 21Maestro8
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Duff27

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-09-2014 02:36:43 | More by Duff27
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-06-2014 02:19:21 | More by Hellpop65
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

04-05-2014 16:33:30 | More by Luweezy
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PhillyNole

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-29-2014 23:36:02 | More by PhillyNole
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-29-2014 01:07:22 | More by thatoneguymike
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leffebrown84th

Georgia

3.64/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Sixth day: Reddish brown in color. Pours with a head that fastly dissipates.
Smell is complex, slightyly sweet and almost a nutty smell.
Tastes like brown sugar, bitter hops and a lingering almost honey menthol flavor. And a toffee/vanilla aftertaste.
8.3% alcohol goes down slightly warm but alcohol not really detectable.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 01:11:55 | More by leffebrown84th
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bushbeer75

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz brown bottle - Bottled on 9/30/13

Goose Island Sixth Day American Brown Ale has a hazy dark amber body and atop sits a nice creamy and bubbly 1 1/2 finger tan head. The head gradually reduced to a foamy collar and sticky lacing lined the walls of my pint glass. The nose was dominated by dark malts, toasted bread, and caramel/toffee scents. The taste begins with toasted bread flavors; followed by dark caramel, dark fruit and hops. The mouth feel is slightly creamy, a little sticky and even slightly chewy with a medium body. The carbonation is active, almost a little prickly.

Sixth Day was a pleasant surprise. This Brown Ale is a must try for those that are a fan of the style - nice job Goose Island.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 16:54:10 | More by bushbeer75
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HopGrazer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-21-2014 13:54:11 | More by HopGrazer
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Pegasus

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep amber brown body is surmounted by a massive, dense and persistent light tan head, which threatens to escape the glass. Thick, glass-coating lacing resembles fern frost on the glass walls.

Aroma: Dark malt dominates the aroma, with notes of deeply toasted bread, as well as caramel, bitter cocoa, and faint sweet alcohol..

Taste: Opens with toasted dark bread flavors, and a fairly strong punch of herbal hops. Burnt caramel and bitter cocoa soon follow. Later in the taste, there are some understated dark fruits and a ghostly alcohol presence, more notable for its warmth than flavor. Late in the taste, the earthy hops and burnt caramel bring the taste to a graceful close.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, pleasant and very full.

Drinkability/notes: Quite nice, I hope this reappears for the next winter season, Sixth Day could easily become a classic. I love the name, a clever allusion to The Twelve Days of Christmas. One wishes Goose Island would produce a holiday beer for each of the Twelve Days, and perhaps a special one for Twelveth-Night.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown glass long-neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 22:34:22 | More by Pegasus
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MrBoz21

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured brown, murky with 1/2 inch tan foamy head that settled to skiff. Light comes through but is mostly opaque. Light carbonation.

Aroma: Fruity plum, raisin cookie and molasses. A hint of solvent.

Taste: Gingerbread spice with complex stone fruit medley and dank and woody bitterness. A bit of booze on the tip of tongue.

Mouth: Warm on tongue, juice like with a dry finish.

Overall: It is strong and complex ... hard to consider it a brown. More like a light barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 03:54:47 | More by MrBoz21
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Bstrickler

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-17-2014 02:30:39 | More by Bstrickler
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J_Barrett

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-17-2014 01:52:13 | More by J_Barrett
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-16-2014 23:17:44 | More by SharkNado
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

03-15-2014 03:21:24 | More by ZEB89
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-14-2014 01:23:37 | More by DoubleMalt
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oso

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-13-2014 05:40:22 | More by oso
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Stidge77

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-13-2014 02:19:44 | More by Stidge77
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Seabass1964

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-12-2014 02:32:05 | More by Seabass1964
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-12-2014 02:16:53 | More by Zetcha7x
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-11-2014 20:29:10 | More by AnalogErik
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PaulAndrew

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-09-2014 09:14:08 | More by PaulAndrew
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-08-2014 22:46:09 | More by Karibourgeois
Sixth Day from Goose Island Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.