West Sixth IPA | West Sixth Brewing Company

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607 Ratings
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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:
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Added by ltjska04 on 04-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
607
Reviews:
82
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
11.2%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
147
For Trade:
5
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Photo of Gbrunkstl
3.27/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jack74
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanCataline
3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of green_plastic
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BaconIsLife
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Papa_Marsh
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EthanBanet
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Grindelvasdrum
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had it on draft at a local pizza place
A- Amber & orange hues, short head & decent lacing.
S- Floral, pine & citrus.
T- Strong bitter that endures with wonderful complex hops.
F- Good carbonation & great creaminess
O- Awesome!

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Photo of dsruble3
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zayzay1
4.71/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kentuckyboy
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the third beer I've had from West Sixth and I must say, I am thoroughly impressed! They are now 3 for 3 in my book. They also make an excellent cocoa porter and their imperial stout is among one of my faves!
Onto the review:

Poured from can into pint glass and served cold

Appearance - Very cloudy yellow with an orange hue when held to the light. Generous one and a half finger head that shrinks to about one finger after sitting for a minute but retains very well. Heavy lacing.

Smell - The scent of this brew is very pleasant. Sweet citrus (tangerine?), pine, and dank grass being most prominent.

Taste - The taste is very Piney, wheaty, and most definitely...HOPPY! (does this surprise you?) well it is an IPA, after all! The wheat, hops, pine, and citrus give this beer excellent balance and delicious flavor. Carbonation is moderate and mouthfeel is crisp. Aftertaste is dry, piney, and hoppy.

Overall - Another excellent brew from West Sixth Brewing Co! They have definitely proved themselves in terms of quality and consistency. Looking forward to trying another one of their beers!

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Photo of long1962
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good all-around IPA!

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Photo of chasityc
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of TomMorris
3.46/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of C2brewing
2.03/5  rDev -48.3%
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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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SPD656
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SomewhereInTheMiddle
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gdaveb
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A decent translucent orange body and white head.

S - A nose of honeyed floral hops, pine, and a touch of acid.

T - The taste weighs on mint, floral notes, and pine, with lemon aspects backgrounded, and a biting bitter close.

M - Prickly and drying, but not overly so.

O - A decent brew.

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Photo of JamesHalcomb
2.1/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of CotterEU
3.67/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of elmagno
4.55/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

West Sixth IPA from West Sixth Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 607 ratings.
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