Sweet Action | Sixpoint Brewery

Sweet ActionSweet Action
BA SCORE
3.91/5
2,314 Ratings
Sweet ActionSweet Action
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:
#6,223
Reviews:
597
Ratings:
2,314
pDev:
12.02%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
Wants:
221
Gots:
544
Trade:
3
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Photo of ADZA
3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I've always loved this style but I've never really enjoyed a single example I've tried so far lets hope this sets the bar anyway it pours a hazed light amber hue with a rather fluffy fluffy three finger ever present head and lacing everywhere,the nose is quite feint but I Do get herbal grassy hops along with barley,slight vanilla and grains,the mouthfeel is smooth medium bodied and quite satisfying on a hot night like tonight but the tastes are not up to par it's just grassy herbal hops,grains,barley,caramel malts and the finish is smooth and a touch sweet but not overly sweet and overall yeah it's a better option than The macro on offer but the flagfall ain't worth the ride cheers.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of CaptJackHarkness
4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Citrusy grass aroma. Pours deep ruddy amber with thick beige head. Head lasts a goodly time with nice lacing of glass. Hits the mouth with a citrus bite along with a light caramel note. Nice slight hoppy aftertaste. The can notes this is dry-hopped with fresh hops. Very nice!

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

Photo of mjstacker
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Newbiebeer
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of AntiZach
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of BeerBeast
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of heygeebee
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

At Taphouse

A - hazy straw amber. Pillowy off-white head, stacks of clingy lace

S - too cold, but hint mango, peach

T - hoppy and zesty. Apricots, mango, tangerine. Finishes slightly sweet.

M - light and nicely carbonated

O - first of style, nice surprise. Easy drinking but well flavoursome beer.

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Photo of Sspeer1
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Bicyclette
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of John_Beer
1/5  rDev -74.4%

Photo of Dreamer
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of AaronBurr
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Reappropriated
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of DustinSWB
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of StuyBeerGuy
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I have to be honest, I tried this beer blind and did not see what exactly it was until I looked up the beer online. Apparently, it is a very complex cream ale, which I very much enjoyed. In western New York, Gennessee cornered the cream ale market and provides the only real option.

Sixpoint craft beers has taken a beer that older generations refer to as "screamers" and made it into a mature beer for a contemporary crowd. I got all the malty, buttery, and caramel notes that one expects in a cream ale with some surprising citrus elements accompanied by an acceptable appearance but lackluster liveliness in the beer and head.

Although in the hierarchy of beer cream ales do not rank highly, "Sweet Action" is a solid drinkable beer that goes well with unsophicated but beloved american fare (pizza, wings, brownies, bugers, and fries)

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Photo of Trapman
4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of fav628
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of anzb
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Kopfschuss
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 2,314 ratings
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