Diesel | Sixpoint Brewery

DieselDiesel
BA SCORE
65.4%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 853 ratings
DieselDiesel
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This undefinable black brew is part black IPA, part American Stout, but 100% Diesel powered. Robust chocolate and roasted flavors, with thick pine hop flavor and aroma.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,299
Reviews:
302
Ratings:
853
Liked:
558
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
13.68%
Alströms:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
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4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.31/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured on draft.

Dark slightly hazy brown with a milky coffee head.

Lots of roasted malt on the nose. Milk chocolate notes.

Taste is a lot of roasted malt. Very creamy mouthfeel.

Excellent.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap @ Hudson Station in New York, NY during the Phish MSG pre-party.

Sixpoint decided to revive Diesel as a draft-only offering for Winter 2015/2016, and with good reason. Deep brown, basically black, in color with a tan head that sticks around for a while. Roasted malt aroma that shows off some coffee and dark chocolate before giving way to a burst of pine from the hops. More roasted malt flavors combine with high bitterness to create a medium-full bodied stout with long lasting flavor.

Even though the ABV isn't through the roof, the intense flavors make this more of something to sip and savor than down in mass quantities. An American Stout in every sense of the word. I wouldn't mind if Sixpoint kept this one around a little bit longer.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tasting notes. L: Pours bright black under a dense 2” light tan foam collar that grips the side of the glass. S: floral hops, citrus and pine, some roast and coffee. T: Roast and coffee bitterness are in blance with bitterness from the hops. F: Creamy, medium full body and very fine soft carbonation. O: An interesting, drinkable, assertive beer.

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Diesel from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 65.4% out of 100 with 853 ratings
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