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West Sixth Amber - West Sixth Brewing Company

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West Sixth AmberWest Sixth Amber

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
West Sixth Brewing Company visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerme626 on 04-07-2013)
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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.19/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Serving Type: chilled can poured into pint glass
Appearance: light brown/amber; nice frothy head
Smell: Floral
Taste: Rich ale flavor
Overall: Good every day beer from a local brewery. Supporting craft brews in Kentucky. The beer was a good addition to my fridge.

Trosper53, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

nickfl, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Rod_J, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

kybeerdrinker, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can chilled and poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a light amber color with a rich and long lasting head with significant lacing.

S - Floral hops with malt background.

T - Very floral with a good malt finish.

M - Good carbonation level - very neutral finish.

O - A decent enough amber ale, but a tad on the high side as far as price for what you get.

Retroman40, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

RummyRedbeard, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

billgulch, Apr 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

mattsdenney, Apr 13, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.6%

chrisroarshack, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

NoetheMatt, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

drdiesel9483, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Mcwill51, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of BradtheGreat7
3.94/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review taken from notes: Spring 2013.

12 oz silver and black can with orange artwork. Not a bad label and design, but definitely not spectacular. Maybe a bit too much going on yet in a simple way make for a straightforward design. But hey, what's inside matters. Lets find out. Poured into a standard American pint glass.

A - cloudy amber with tones of a rusted rose brown body color. Fluffy head on the pour quickly turns to a small ring of lace leaving a bit of stick, but nothing extreme.

S - roasted malt. Grain. Slightly Burnt yeast. A nice nutty character and a biscuity style malt backbone with some small bitter undertones.

T - sweet caramel. Grainy bread notes. A tiny hint of dark fruit paired with some Dark malts. A nutty presence underneath its amber style yeast. Nice finish.

M - medium bodied and a pretty nice texture of thickness. Not as thick as I'd prefer but still enough to make a very smooth amber ale experience. Nice flavors and a tasty finish.

O - well done from West Sixth. Glad to see Kentucky craft beer taking that next step. West Sixth are definitely producing some quality brews and this is worthy of a try from anyone. Very enjoyable.

BradtheGreat7, Feb 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Johnroby, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Lukass, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

DCdevyl78, Jan 15, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Took a few sips from the can then poured the remainder into a tulip.

This ale pours a frothy thick egg shell head that slowly retreats to a blotchy film. The color is dark copper, resembling a dark well conditioned leather. Excellent laces retain on the glass. Not a very fragrant ale. A very sterile smell of domesticated yeast and - dare I say - aluminum can. The beer certainly picks up with the taste and feel. Very crisp and smooth. This moderate bodied ale has major notes of malts, a little hops, a little chocolate and caramel.

Overall not bad. For a low-key option that is readily available, this beer has session written all over it. The smell is disappointing but the ale comes through in the other metrics. This is great to have around for folks who don't like aggressive beers and for drinking on the regs.

macher0, Jan 13, 2014
West Sixth Amber from West Sixth Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.