The Crisp | Sixpoint Brewery

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,748 Ratings
The CrispThe Crisp
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
Ratings:
1,748
Reviews:
434
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.62%
 
 
Wants:
115
Gots:
379
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,748 |  Reviews: 434
Photo of Tbone2131
3.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whatsgoody
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tvghost
3.31/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pnelting
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattyG85
4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a bright golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About a finger of white head that settles into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A crisp and bready malt forward aroma with a scent of cracker, biscuit, and subtle fruit. Pale malt with hints of grains, cracker, biscuit, caramel, and lager yeast. Some Floral and grassy hop hints. Citrus hints of lemon and orange. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like the nose hints at, a crisp and bready malt forward taste with notes of cracker, biscuit, and earthy hops. Pale malt with bready notes of cracker, grains, biscuit, caramel, and lager yeast. Solid presence of floral and earthy noble hops. Also some subtle citrus notes of lemon and orange. A pretty solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, pretty smooth, and drying on the finish.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a Pilsner. Nice bready malt notes with a solid hop presence.

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Photo of Wheels2532
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BuddyZ
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EdrickCS
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gatornation
3.26/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a golden yellow color with a brilliant white head looks nice , smell has notes of malts lemon grass and cracker meal, taste was awful for the style very little noble hops had an off setting soapy taste some sweet malts led to a tasteless finish , mouth feel was not crisp more sweet malt with dissapearing hops , this pils is nowhere near the style of a noble Czech style just awful IMO, will never buy this again a poor rendition of the style

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Photo of Wizzle32
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Taybeh
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shanty76
4.07/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours brilliant straw gold under a 1” white foam collar that is moderately persistent.

S: Floral aromas with some light grains.

T: a trace of fruit, light malts, a bright, assertive bitterness, grainy Pilsner malt background, light tartness on the finish. The malts are medium light, the hop flavors and bitterness are medium. Nice balance of flavors.

F: Creamy yet crisp, light to medium light body, medium high carbonation.

O: Very refreshing and easy to drink.

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Photo of Josholson666
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TooGood
3.76/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SweetChicken
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau pilsner glass from a 12 oz can on November 26, 2015. Look is bright gold with a creamy white head and lingering lacing. Smell is floral hops and bread malts. Taste is herbal and a hint honey. Feel is light, crisp and and a little dry.

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Photo of OlaB
4.4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Golden, high carbonation, thin head when i pour in the glass
S:Hops, lemon,flowers grass
T: very tasty and clean , the hops dominante the taste, gives a rounded bitterness in the taste
F:Light bodied high carbonation, very easy to drink
O: A good Pilsener type , was very drinkable , i had my doubts when i bought this beer, but it suprised me.I would definetely try more from this brewery

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Photo of MichialTanner1
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigP83
4.43/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear golden lots of carbonation. Smell is sweet bready malts, noble hops. Clean drinking pilsner, they did not over-do it with the hops. Nice bubbly mouthfeel from the carb. I like it a lot could be a summertime go to

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Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a pilsener glass.
The appearance was a golden yellow color with a nice transparency about it. Carbonation ran up at a moderate pace to fill a slim finger's worth of white foamy head that ended up dissipating at a good rate. Light stringy lacing.
The smell had a "crisp" sweet corn, light grassy and floral hops and a light sweet grain to it.
The taste was moderately sweet with a nice crisp refreshing floral bitterness in the initial flavor and in the aftertaste. It gets wet and sweet in the finish.
The mouthfeel was light bodied with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation does hit nicely on my tongue with a nice bitter harshness.
Overall, nice German pilsener well worthy of having again and preferably in the Summer, this time of year, eh, not so much but still a nice one.

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Photo of Skillz
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bylerteck
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The Crisp from Sixpoint Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 1,748 ratings.
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