Global Warmer | Sixpoint Brewery

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3.92/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States
sixpoint.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
An Imperial Red ale of global proportions, rich with toasted malt and enough bright hops to warm you through the winter.

Added by slander on 11-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
221
Ratings:
1,200
pDev:
9.69%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
261
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,200 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bb-magic
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hankersore
4.61/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Skrumpy
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, deep copper color. Thick, frothy head with solid retention and lacing. Aroma is toasted malt and citrus, with herbal and earthy notes. The flavor follows suit, with some pine hops flavor, as well as spice, floral & citrus. Resinous mouthfeel, sweet up front with a slightly bitter aftertaste. A decent beer overall.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mike22ne
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satorn
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grnmtnman
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of haines710
4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DuckFacts
4.77/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

delicious. im drinking this one later than most so its possible it may have can conditioned (is that even possible?), but i absolutely love this beer. forewarning; i am a sixpoint fan and regularily drink their standard line as my go to when i dont feel like making decisions. that said, i still think this is a solid beer that really shows that ambers can be creative too.

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Photo of Rebrown221
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pro45
3.06/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Canned on 10/27/16. The smell was the best part of this beer. Very dank and bitter. You could taste the grapefruit peel and some hops and caramel malts, but this beer was not balanced well. Perhaps if I got a fresher 6 pack, the flavor would've been a lot better. However, it's a beer I wouldn't seek out again.

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Photo of nobledust
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.61/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JPadilla
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of morimech
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reddish hued amber that is slightly hazy. Two fingers of head forms and leaves heavy lacing down the glass. Aroma of pine, citrus, caramel, and toast. Flavor is hoppy upfront with pine and citrus but the malt balances out the flavor with caramel that makes this a red ale. Nice body and carbonation compliments the flavors well.

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Photo of Stooven
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 12oz can, drink-by date of Feb 2017. Did not pour, so can't comment on the color. Smell and taste match. Taste is citrusy and piney -- don't quite sense the red ale/amber aspect. Still, it's refreshing. Alcohol well hidden. Would definitely buy again.

Can't say I agree with the name, however. It's very difficult to discern what Sixpoint beers are attempting from the can exterior. Grabbed this in a mix-a-6 and assumed (it being January) it was something more seasonal. Or maybe that the alcohol taste was prevalent. Neither. Go figure.

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Photo of MrFabulous
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce can pours a nice amber beer of piney hops. I thought it was @winter warmer" but this is a straight up IPA. It is 7 ABV so quaffable. Nice beer but perhaps not legendary

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Photo of BKast409
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluecrow
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

-clear orange-Amber tap pour to glass. Foam cap persists. Aroma is muted, more malt than hops. Flavor is slightly bitter. Body is light and finish is smooth; bitterness lingers.

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Photo of Dave1999
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Global Warmer from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 1,200 ratings