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Diesel | Sixpoint Brewery

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DieselDiesel
BA SCORE
3.8/5
Very Good
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:
#15,176
Reviews:
302
Ratings:
853
pDev:
13.68%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
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80
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 853 |  Reviews: 302
Photo of tdm168
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - black with a huge, frothy, dense, brown head that has tremendous retention

S - big piney hops, some faint chocolate, faint coffee

T - roasted malts, coffee, faint chocolate, big earthiness, huge piney hop finish

M - medium bodied though thin at times, well carbonated

I have to say that this is not what I expected from a stout. This is an incredibly hoppy and bitter with secondary notes of roasted malts, I really enjoy this. To some peoples standards this could be construed as a black IPA. I'll have another for sure.

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Photo of rlee1390
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Black in the glass, but a clear reddish brown when pouring, one finger off white head.

S-Roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate but mostly bland.

T-Roasted malts, some burnt notes, coffee and chocolate.

M-Light not much carbonation and a tad watery,

O-A let down from the other Sixpoint beers I've hand. flavors are weak.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of ksimons
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-very dark brown with light chestnut highlights and about three fingers worth of tan head

S-roasted malt, dark coffee, and bitter hops

T-starts with roasted malt and dark coffee, very light chocolate, and then finishes with lots of bitter hops

M-medium body, very smooth, medium carbonation

Overall an interesting beer, but I'm not sure what I think about it. Good roasted flavors but a little too hop heavy for my taste.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of dar482
4.58/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This comes in a dark black color with a decent ahead.

The aroma has a hop pineyness with maltiness and chocolate.

This beer is really strange. It has stout/porter characteristics, but then a huge hop bite punches you in the middle. It's a lovely flavor that really stands out. The roasted malt, coffee, and bitter chocolate are the dominant flavors however.

The mouthfeel is great. I would compare it most to a porter. I would guess it was such instead of a "stout."

The hoppiness really stands out for me with this beer. I highly recommend it. It's delicious.

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Photo of gabrielsyme
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tall boy can in a pint glass. Looks very nice, deep brown and lingering foam. Nutty flavor, a good amount of bitterness, mostly in the aftertaste. Maybe a hint of crusty bread. Aqueous mouth feel. Tastes more like a hopped-up porter, without any of the roasty-sweet complexity that I associate with stout. Or maybe it is more accurately described as a play on UK/Irish stout, since it is quite dry. Very easy to drink but nothing too special.

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Photo of TequilaTom
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of woosterbill
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Cask Republic.

A: Black body with reddish-brown highlights; one-inch head of creamy tan froth. Great retention, good lace. Excellent.

S: Lots of roast. Coffee, dark chocolate, char. Some bitter, earthy hops. Straightforward and intense, if a bit astringent.

T: Spicier than the nose, with chili-pepper-spiked chocolate being the dominant flavor. Intense char combines with substantial hops bitterness on the finish to close things out rather harshly, though. Burnt coffee aftertaste. Acrid. Promising, but ultimately flawed.

M: Tons of creamy carbonation helps hide the fact that the body is actually a little on the thin side. Not unpleasant.

O: Not a bad Stout by any means, but it would have been better with a bit more malt sweetness to balance out the astringent roastiness.

Cheers!

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Diesel from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 853 ratings
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