Sweet Action | Sixpoint Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
If you traced from 2004, you’d see that SWEET ACTION is a representation of our palates at any given point in time… it’s a vibe more so than it was ever one distinct formulation. This version, a juicy, blonde wheat ale, is the latest iteration in that story.


Added by SCW on 03-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,913
Reviews:
612
Ratings:
2,364
pDev:
12.05%
 
 
Wants:
224
Gots:
562
Trade:
3
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Photo of cspence
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Golden, one finger head shrank fairly quickly to a ring.

Smell: Mainly grassy, citrusy hops.

Taste: Like the smell, dominated by grassy, citrusy hops, with a little grainy malt sweetness, but really pretty dry. Very smooth bitterness, leaves a clean hop aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium light body, probably lightened by the hops and the moderately-high carbonation.

Overall: It's hoppier than I would expect for an "American Blonde Ale," but that'll appeal to a lot of people today, and I like it. A change from modern citrus-tropical fruit hops, maybe to older styles.

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Photo of TangoJuliet
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mugman8
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drinkable beer with a smooth start and a more complex finish.

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Photo of okrent
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice, pleasant , unexceptional - like kissing your sister.

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Photo of Diura
3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KMcGrath
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MoreBeer4me
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Wasn't too impressed with this beer as it tastes kind of off....hard to describe. It just tastes like something is missing which put me off a bit. Possibly I'll try it again someday buy won't be buying a sixer.

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Photo of jguzman718
4.3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of penguinsgoboom
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a think 2 finger head that dissipates into a thin film. Color of sunset gold. Plenty of lacing.

S: Citrus, piney hops, caramel.

T: Piney hop bitterness is front and center, but it's reigned in towards the end to finish mildly dry. An orange, wheaty, creaminess complements the profile and wraps up clean for the next sip.

O: Unique beer with a slightly different profile. I think it's a successful endeavor and executed well.

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Photo of EMH73
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy orange with a inch and a half white head that dissipated fairly quickly and left little lacing. Smells of citrus fruits, wheat and sweet malts. Tastes of sweet malts, wheat, caramel, bitter apricots, grapefruit, grapefruit peel, pine, grass and floral notes. On the light side of medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry finish.

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Photo of bankboy66
3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mortarforker
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy gold orange . Around a medium body as well as medium carbonation.
Aroma is grapefruit , pine, grassy, some malt and grain. Aroma isn't overpowering but still pleasant.
Taste is similar to aroma, bitter citrus peel and mild pine are the prominent flavors. Some grass and cereal/grain follow
Tastes a lot like a pale ale. It's good and worked well with food. Not too memorable but still a decent beer

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Photo of depechemode1983
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a hazy orange color. The head is white with moderate retention. Lacing is minimal.

Very malty. You get some caramel, honey, bread, and light floral hops.

Again honey in the taste. A bit more bitter than anticipated. Its a very different blonde ale.

Medium bodied mouthfeel. Well carbonated. Its crisp.

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Photo of PJCarnell
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GClarkage
3.06/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chiefz1
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antwon616
3.15/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ricochet
2.68/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Light amber. Cloudy. Decent head and lace.
S: A weak apricot smell, with a back impression of rope
M: Bitter overtones, but thin overall
T: Blonde or ESB style? Tried to be both. This was from a new case sampler being sold while the rep was at the store. All I got from this one was wet rope flavor. Not much else.
O: This wasn't my favorite of the sampler. One of those "Yeah, I drank them because I had them" beers.

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Photo of twosheds
3.51/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Golden blonde with white head.

Smell is piny and fruity.

Has a bold flavor with a smooth mouth feel. The pine and fruit from the smell come through quite a bit but there is also a mellow sweetness that smooths it out a bit.

As far as hoppy beers go, I like this one.

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Photo of cdub70085
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peaches13
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chilmer
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 2,364 ratings