Sweet Action | Sixpoint Brewery

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3.91/5
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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 Sixpoint on 03-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,688
Reviews:
604
Ratings:
2,343
pDev:
12.02%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
Wants:
219
Gots:
559
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 2,343 |  Reviews: 604
Photo of cdub70085
4.32/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peaches13
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chilmer
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nasty15108
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Claude-Irishman
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Spieglau wheat beer glass. Looks golden/yellow,orange. Nice foamy white head about 1". Minimal lacing. Smells like muted citrus,earthy,slight pine. Tastes like a wheat beer. Mellow,subtle flavors. Some hop bite. Feels crisp with a dry finish. Overall this seems like a delicate beer. All the flavors and nuances are subtle. If I did not know this was a wheat beer I would think it bland. Not bad,worth trying.Might buy again. Actually very refreshing on this 90 degree day.

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Photo of ArnoldBlumenthal
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DigitGrowler
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckles21
3.2/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Curt3
3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tomvon
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nass
3.02/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sixpoint makes some of the best canned artwork in the New York area. They have been copied by other breweries without a doubt. Anyways, enough talk & to the review. Does not taste much like a blonde ale to me but more like a strong west coast pale ale to me. Personally, I don't like drinking strong tasting hoppy pale ales very often, so when I expect a blond ale then that is what I want the beer to taste like. Still worth a test out if you like this sort of thing. Cheers! C (75-79) score range

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.47/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours an almost clear honey yellow with a thick white head that slowly recedes to a thin cap that leaves great lacing. The aroma is lemony sweet corn. The flavor starts a touch tart and has some grassy hop bitterness. Feel is soft and a bit watery. Overall not impressed with this offering.

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Photo of kw_pip
3.33/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

draught

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Photo of JMills52
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sethro
4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can poured into a pint glass

Pours a pale orange color with a white head, no retention, slight lacing and carbonation, slight haze. Soft notes of citrus, pine, and a herbal earthy note with a touch of stone fruit, light wheat note as well, touch of malts. Subtle flavors of citrus and pine, light bitterness, finish is slightly piney with a touch of malts, not picking up the wheat that I got from the nose. Mouthfeel is light bodied with grainy feel, finish is dry.

Not a big fan of American blond ales, this one is solid but I'd never pick this up again, drank this one because it came in a Sixpoint variety pack.

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Photo of Rebrown221
3.49/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dawon
3.47/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JasonLWest
4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 12 oz can dated 14OCT2017. Pours a slightly cloudy Amber color with a nice head. Hoppy biscuit notes on the nose and palate, and a bitter finish. A pleasant beer.

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Photo of kds2437
3.45/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beeragent
4.17/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a glass from a can.

A - Pours a light gold, forming a medium gold body in the glass. One inch thick white head with sticky lacing on the glass.

S - Balanced aroma of light malt and spicy hops. Nothing exciting but not bad.

T - Straw pale malt flavor up front, but then a strong delicious candy-like caramel flavor weaves through to the finish. Not expected and very surprising. Medium hop bitterness that becomes pronounced in the finish.

M - More medium bodied than light, with high carbonation. The carbonation feels like it washes out some of the flavor and would be a bit smoother if the level was lower, but still works.

O - Great appearance and flavor. The aroma is a bit boring but shouldn't be too pronounced anyways based on the style. Overall, a nice blonde with a bit more flavor than the average.

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Photo of ADKbeerguy
3.64/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YoungMtn52
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on draft at a local bar....great aroma, bronze, slightly cloudy appearance with a big foamy head with a crisp hoppy flavor and smooth finish. I liked this one a lot...

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Photo of Wheels2532
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 2,343 ratings