West Sixth IPA | West Sixth Brewing Company

West Sixth IPAWest Sixth IPA
BA SCORE
76.5%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 613 ratings
West Sixth IPAWest Sixth IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
West Sixth Brewing Company
Kentucky, United States
westsixth.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ltjska04 on 04-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,512
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
613
Liked:
469
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
11.25%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
149
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 613 |  Reviews: 82
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1/5  rDev -74.4%

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1.25/5  rDev -68%

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2/5  rDev -48.8%

Photo of C2brewing
2.03/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

There is a distinct cattiness to the aroma and a sharpness to the hop flavor that borders on astringent. I have tried to like this beer for a while, but I just do not enjoy it.

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2.1/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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2.16/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -42.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

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2.64/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Although I'm not a fan of IPA's to begin with, this is one of the more floral tasting beers I've had. Extremely bitter. Too much..

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

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2.76/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.99/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brent
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour was a deep gold, tinged with amber. Moderate head. Hopping was appropriately up-front with a slight herbal character. Firm through the middle, fading toward the finish. Some crackery note in the malt. Hopping was adequate, but lacking in aromatic character - just there for the bittering. The abv at 7% was well integrated into the flavor, with no heat and just a touch of pepper.

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.02/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.1/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a dark amber, very thick and sappy looking, lots of floaties, reminds me of Heady Topper. Only a thin head but it sticks around pretty well.

Nose opens with pine, moves into orange citrus and maybe grapefruit, hints of grassy hops too, only moderate bitterness in the aroma and there's a fair amount of malt character too.

Taste is fairly bitter but not a lot of aromatic hop character, tastes like an IPA someone forgot to dry hop (or maybe it's just a little old, no dating on the cans so I can't tell). A bit of pine character, some maltiness but it's not overbearing and not too sweet. Still enough bitterness and a tame enough malt character that it doesn't have that gross cardboard flavor of really faded IPA, but also doesn't taste super fresh. Pretty decent just not that interesting.

Mouthfeel is pretty thick, nice carbonation though so drinkabity is pretty good.

6.1/10

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3.17/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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West Sixth IPA from West Sixth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 76.5% out of 100 with 613 ratings
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