The Crisp | Sixpoint Brewery

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3.93/5
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1,797 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Old world craftsmanship with new, clean flavors. Bright pilsner malts meet Noble hop character. The Crisp, American Pilsner innovation.

Added by confer on 10-30-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,900
Reviews:
450
Ratings:
1,797
pDev:
11.45%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
Wants:
115
Gots:
399
Trade:
3
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Photo of Beerucee
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed it at Opry at times square

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Photo of beeragent
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Sam Adams pint glass from a can.

A - Pours a crystal clear straw, forming a thick rocky white head with medium rings of lace on the glass.

S - Strong aroma of spicy saaz hops dominate the nose with a little bready background from the pils malt.

T - Starts out nice and spicy from the hops along with a nice light malt backbone to support and balance the hops. Towards the finish on the first several sips, I tasted a very strong metallic taste, like licking the outside of the can. May be something to do with the can as I verified the glass used to be clean and free of any soap residue. After a while, the taste went away, leaving a nice clean pilsner.

M - Light bodied with high carbonation. Perfect for the style.

O - Great appearance, aroma, and mouthfeel. I'm just put off a bit by the first few sips of the beer. Either the metallic taste faded or my palate got used to it. I would have rated it higher if I had never tasted it to begin with. I'll try it again another time and see if the experience is the same.

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Photo of Efoley46
2.28/5  rDev -42%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ChazBoner
3.54/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SiepJones
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NilocRellim
4.37/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very clear pale yellow colour, vibrant and clean. Smells faint, ight, crisp, lager yeasts, pale malt, and slightly sweet. Tastes crisp, clean, medium-light bodied, great bitterness, pale malts, lager yeast. Great pilsner, very refreshing, great flavour, perfect carbonation, not too crazy. Solid beer.

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Photo of cambabeer
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jondoeworks
3.42/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into Pilsener glass. Canned on 14th October, 2017.

L: Chill haze straw yellow, finger width white head has decent retention.

S: Pale malts, biscuity, touch of honey, herbal hops, some citrus too.

T: Again, pale malts, biscuity, very herbal grassy hops, nicely bitter.

F: Light, crisp, semi-dry.

O: Great Pilsener.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brendanjames
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Electros
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ALLMUCH
3.42/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidST
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AgentMunky
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a cup. Canned 10 August 2017. Best before 06 February 2018.
3.5/3.5/4/4.5/4.25
Clear, pale straw with light head and heavy lacing.
Sulfuric apples. Very pilsen, on the fruitier side.
Yum! Crisp indeed, with a lovely hoppy undertone that wonderfully complements the malty body with hints of grain and fruit. Vaguely metallic and compellingly bubbly.
Another grand American pilsner! This catapulted itself into the best three I've tasted, up there with War Flag and Southern Tier.

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Photo of Gemini6
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffthepony
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NiceTaps
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz skinny can in a long tall tapered pilsner glass.

Clean and inviting pale golden color with a 1F white cap that tapers to a film and leaves some spot and ring lacing. There's constant fresh bubble activity. A looker for a light lager.

The hops work the floral, spice, grass, and dry herb aromas without blocking out the fresh baked light malt aroma. Very pleasant.

More of the floral and spice hops with a generous pils malt bill.

"Crisp" and fresh upfront with a dry yeast and hop finish. Lingering flavor.

Sturdy and drinkable lager.

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Photo of taters21
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden color with a one finger head, quickly receding leaving some lacing.
Smells of lemon, pepper, and some grassy hops, very light malt in the background, nice.
Taste follows exactly, with the hops lingering nicely on the palate while not being too bitter, great balance.
Mouthfeel is nice and light, smooth all around.
Overall an excellent German pilsener!

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Photo of Philcassella
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SFNC
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Apellonious
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz can from 6/16/17 poured into a pint glass. Pours a pale clear golden with a half finger head that dissipates immediately. The aroma is lemon citrus, grains, and faint pepper. The taste is of floral and lemon hops with a undercurrent of bread/grains. Maybe some mint. I am assuming this is a new formulation, as I recall having this previously and it being much more hoppy (like Bengali) and not as close to a traditional Pilsner, more like an IPP (yeah you know me). The mouthfeel and carbonation is medium light. Drying on the palate. Overall, an interesting Pilsner worth trying.

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The Crisp from Sixpoint Brewery
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