Sweet Action | Sixpoint Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,305 Ratings
Sweet ActionSweet Action
BEER INFO

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

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sixpoint on 03-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,305
Reviews:
596
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.99%
 
 
Wants:
221
Gots:
537
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Quigmann
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Darrin_Smith
4.72/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of breardon1776
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer. Deep cooper color for a cream ale. Drinks smooth like a malt shake. Great taste and feel. A classic from Sixpoint.

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of baklo
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured to a tulip glass.

A: The body copper-y with red and orange hues and it's very crystalline. The head is minimal but shows some good lacing in the sides of the glass.
S: The aroma is very earthy of resin, apples, and fresh hops.
T: The taste profiles are very sweet, maple syrup, resin, citrus, pineapple, apple. The malts in the back are very well balanced.
M: The body is medium. Carbonation is medium to high. Bitterness is medium to medium high. It's a very good cream ale for me.
O: Last August I had my first Sixpoint which was a bit disappointing but this cream ale is something indeed.

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Photo of Balvenie
4.6/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mattymystique
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
3.12/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

**
08/22/2015
On tap at Pier 13, Hoboken.

Aroma: brown sugar, bread, barley.
Taste: barley, citrus. tad sour. Vinegar.
Look: Dark Orange color. Medium head.

A little strange, but pretty good overall.

**

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Photo of Lucular
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daliandragon
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I have had this many times and it has always been rock solid. Early greatness from Sixpoint. Dark golden in color with creamy, wet head. Nose is faint noble hops and bread malt sweetness.

Broad, crisp bitterness carries this beer nicely through the aftertaste. Citrus hops are medium low in power but high in flavor. Well balanced as well, however the real talent is in the mellow smoothness in the texture and finish. As good a cream ale as I have found.

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Photo of Genx
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz skinny can.Poured out a hazy, amber color with a small beige head. Smelled sweet with a hint of malt. The taste is slightly sweet and malty with a grassy hop bitterness. Crisp and sharp.

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Photo of JavierGC
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopstout
3.3/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Venice_Beacher
3.37/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

First post so I am still learning the vocabulary.

A: Color is a rich golden hue
S: I experienced a comfortable nose but was expecting a hoppy pungent. Pleasantly surprised with some citrus.
T: taste was smooth without overpowering tastes, just some citrus, mellow taste. After taste hangs around and is not clean nor flavorful, just feel like another drink to wash it down.
M: medium carbonation
O: not bad beer overall but won't be looking for it in the stores.

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Photo of mojohawk21
4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HermitDan
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light copper color, clear, with a thin head that dissipated quickly. Aroma is bread malt and herbal notes. A bit like a pale ale with it's malt base, but smooth and creamy sweet. Light pine and spice in the hops aftertaste. A very good beer, one well suited for winter weather.

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Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.26/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of MFMB
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really enjoyed this one. Sort of like a cream ale/ pale ale hybrid. good malt character that is balanced out with a piney hop kick. Ill call this a ICA , it is a bit of everything and while cream ales are a bit of a bastard style this delicious brew fits the style well, albeit hopier than anything in style that I have had.

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Sweet Action from Sixpoint Brewery
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,305 ratings.
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