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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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bubseymour

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A very nice looking brown ale with 2 finger tan head and nice retention. The smell is more of a bock than a brown ale with some caramel scents. Taste is questionable. Perhaps the one I'm sampling is a tad old and stale. Some caramel sweetness, followed by a slight bitter finish. Some booziness comes through as well as it drinks quite heavy. Overall this beer is not up to the usual Goose Island standards I expect. I won't revisit this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2014 21:54:28 | More by bubseymour
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maketheheartglad

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-12-2014 23:47:01 | More by maketheheartglad
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Swaino

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-12-2014 23:08:54 | More by Swaino
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an opaque brownish amber with a thin, lingering beige head.

S: Aromas of caramel, cream, nougat, plums, raisins, almonds, brown sugar, and mild herbs are present on the nose.

T: Notes of caramel, toffee, brown sugar, toasted almonds, sweet cream, nougat, plums, raisins, herbs, mild citrus, black walnuts, and roasted chestnuts flit across the palate. The finish is mellow with notes of nougat, brown sugar, caramel, and roasted nuts.

M: Medium in body, but on the lighter side of medium, and quite syrupy. Carbonation is mildly prickly. Alcohol presence is noticeable, but understated.

O: An interesting winter ale that almost comes across as a stronger, maltier version of Goose Island's Christmas Ale. This should go over well with fans of brown ales and other maltier styles.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 20:19:21 | More by mrfrancis
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APH

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-09-2014 11:44:52 | More by APH
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krl2112

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-09-2014 06:09:35 | More by krl2112
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LP_Tyler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-09-2014 01:41:28 | More by LP_Tyler
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PGVG

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2014 00:48:07 | More by PGVG
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TrojanRB

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-09-2014 00:38:40 | More by TrojanRB
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-08-2014 03:03:09 | More by Birdlegs
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-05-2014 22:02:33 | More by Buggies
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warnerry

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-05-2014 03:02:46 | More by warnerry
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fiveiron

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-03-2014 21:10:07 | More by fiveiron
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-03-2014 19:31:50 | More by GraduatedCashew
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mpeterdpt

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-02-2014 22:55:35 | More by mpeterdpt
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear amber when pouring. Clear deep brown in the glass. One finger off white head that doesn't last long.

S-Nuts, caramel, spices. More of a Christmas ale in terms of the spices than a brown ale.

T-Poor balance. Starts with an overly sweet caramel/syrup like note. Then a poor blend of nutmeg/cinnamon and other spices. No bitterness.

M-Lighter, slightly watery, not much carbonation either.

O-The balance needs to improve greatly. A very mediocre beer that a lot of room for improvement.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 02:40:03 | More by rlee1390
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Thickfreakness

New York

2/5  rDev -44.1%

02-01-2014 22:42:59 | More by Thickfreakness
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dantsbeats

New York

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-01-2014 22:41:08 | More by dantsbeats
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-01-2014 10:21:59 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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asuburbanman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-01-2014 02:17:51 | More by asuburbanman
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

3.86/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Grabbed this in a mix six just so I could give it a try

A- poured orangeish brown with small head and decent lacing

S- the smell is really spicy with tons of cinnamon and fruit

T- as expected from the smell basically. Really malt dominated with molasses and brown sugar really prominent.

M- lightly carbonated and not that heavy in the mouth as I expected. left you wanting more though

O- not my style, decent but I would not buy it again

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 17:02:09 | More by ChrisChagnon
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Gio

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-31-2014 04:37:17 | More by Gio
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ExtraStout

Massachusetts

3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. I grabbed this one while filling a 6-pack of brews I have yet to try.

Darkish muddied brown color with some lacing. Pretty sweet, boozey (8.2 ABV), malty with a bit of spicy hops. Nice mouth feel, thick medium body. It was better than I thought it would be and I always like that!!

The entire way through the glass I would get this hint of it wanting to breakout into something even better but then it would fall back to earth. I would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 02:16:04 | More by ExtraStout
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

01-31-2014 01:42:52 | More by wrightst
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jwerner23

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-30-2014 10:49:42 | More by jwerner23
Sixth Day from Goose Island Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.