Release Sixpoint 3Beans

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by phooky, Jan 9, 2013.

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  1. phooky

    phooky Aspirant (214) Jan 23, 2010 New York

    Sixpoint just posted an instagram picutre of a can of 3Beans with the caption, "It's coming..." Being a lover of both coffee stouts and Sixpoint brews, I searched this forum but didn't find anything on it.
    I found the below picture and article from a few weeks back:



    Anyone else excited?
  2. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I want some Bolshoi in cans!!!!
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  3. crusian

    crusian Crusader (746) May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    I hope they use different hops than their regular beers for this. bubblegum in my beerbtastes bad.
  4. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (216) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    I'm too dumb to figure out what the third bean is..
  5. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,330) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    As per their facebook wall, apparently it's a Romano bean. Never heard of it, personally, but hey—I'm generally a fan of their Mad Scientists series.

    And they're calling it an "über porter," so I guess that's an Imperial Stout? Who the hell knows. Big, and probably very, very dark brown is my guess. I'll definitely try it.
  6. michaeljstraub

    michaeljstraub Aspirant (294) Oct 6, 2012 Georgia
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    Any chance that 'Coming Soon' means 'next couple of week or so'? I'd love to try it out when I'm in NY on the 18th
  7. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Devotee (407) Jun 21, 2012 New York
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    Not official release date as far as i know, but it is supposed to be released around the end of January.
  8. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,330) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Again, as per their facebook page, it sounds like it'll be getting around their distribution footprint in the next week to two weeks, but you should ask them directly to get a better idea—they're generally really good about communication.
  9. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Sixpoint is hit or miss for me, but I love me some coffee stouts so I will be trying this.
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  10. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (216) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Ah ok cool. Yeah they are used in a lot of Baltic porters. Sounds good.
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  11. HipsterBrewfus

    HipsterBrewfus Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2012 Maryland

    I'm a big fan of Sixpoint. After buying a case that had damaged cans, and contacting them, the president sent me a care package of 3 4 packs, and a t-shirt.

    With that said, Ill still try this. Even though I'm a fan of chocolate stouts more than coffee.
  12. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut
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    Looking forward to this myself. Currently a fan of Diesel & Automnation.
  13. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Aspirant (232) Sep 25, 2010 Vermont
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    Been underwhelmed by every six point offering, but I'm a sucker for strong beer with coffee and chocolate, and I do like the cans...
  14. Biermaedchen

    Biermaedchen Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2011 Texas


    Romano Beans, Chocolate via the Mast brothers and cold brew coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters. I'm salivating. If you've had Stumptown's cold brew, I'd say you can expect some pretty roasty coffee flavors-- which i am on board with. VERY EXCITED.
  15. gregkoko

    gregkoko Initiate (69) Mar 12, 2010 New York
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    Considering I already love Gorilla Warfare, I'm extremely excited for this
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  16. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    How much I enjoy this will probably depend largely on the body of the beer. If it's on the thicker and full bodied side, I'm sure I'll enjoy it thoroughly. If it's thin...probably not so much.
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  17. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    Yeah....i want this.

    I have actually enjoyed everything ive had from them. As long as the Bengali tiger is fresh then im good.
  18. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Savant (967) Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
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    Are those beer goggles?
  19. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    I really enjoy Resin and Apollo. Bengali Tiger and Autumnation did nothing for me. I had Diesel for the first time last night and quite enjoyed it. So I'd say Six Point is hit or miss, but I'll try anything they make once. 3Beans sounds cool.
  20. Giantspace

    Giantspace Defender (670) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Shane is a cool guy. I posted on BA about some not so great Bengali Tiger and he contacted me about it. He sent me 16 cans of beer and 2 bottles of his homebrew. Ended up I liked the beer he sent and have continued to buy his beers.Had he not sent the fresh cans I might have never bought his beer again. I have been drinking Diesel this winter and waiting for Apollo. Great prices on his beers. $7.99 a four pack at the WF is a crazy good deal. Give them another shot if you have given up. The mad series is always good to try. Always try Sixpoint when its on tap.

    I will be buying this coffee beer if it shows up in my area.

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  21. pumpkin1

    pumpkin1 Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2006 Pennsylvania

    I love Romano beans! Just made some pastafagioli with them. I will be in search of this beer! :slight_smile:
  22. Sneers

    Sneers Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Interesting. Do you know why?
  23. Biermaedchen

    Biermaedchen Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2011 Texas

    I think they are meant to be mad scientist goggles, from the mad scientist series
  24. Biermaedchen

    Biermaedchen Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2011 Texas

    for the protein, helps with the mouth feel
  25. sliverX

    sliverX Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2007 S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

    Wouldn't those be Romanov beans :wink:
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  26. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Oh hell yeah!
  27. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Yes. I love beer, I love coffee, I love chocolate and I love Sixpoint.
  28. HipsterBrewfus

    HipsterBrewfus Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2012 Maryland

    Makes me happy to see Im not an isolated incident. it would have been wicked easy for him to blame it on shipping and say "Oh well, not our fault, better luck next time." but he got very involved. Im not sure how many others would have been wiling to do that. i wrote a blog post about it, and got a lot of positive feed back from them and from others. Great group of people.

    I hope iI didnt sound like Ive written them off, I havent, at all. As far as Im concerned I'm a fan as long as I keep drinking beer. It helps that I've enjoyed most of what I've had.
  29. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (1,661) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    I'm understanding it get to the distributor latext week. Should be seeing it on the shelves starting the 21st.
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  30. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Aspirant (257) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    This is uber exciting news! Definitely will get some so to speak once its released. Until then it's pretty things east India once upon a time and possibly growlers of drayman's porters for me. Thanks for alerting me to this news
  31. phooky

    phooky Aspirant (214) Jan 23, 2010 New York

    Hunterdon distro in NJ posted this on their 'coming soon' list.. hopefully we can expect this next week!
  32. MeadGuyfromMD

    MeadGuyfromMD Aspirant (215) May 23, 2007 Maryland

    That or it's supposed to be *steampunk*, conisdering the Mast brothers are involved. They run a artisanal chocolate shop in Brooklyn.
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