Sixpoint Launches 3Beans Coffee & Chocolate Ale

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  1. Biermaedchen

    Biermaedchen Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2011 Texas


    I would take'em in a heart beat! love me some sixpoint
     
  2. loafinaround

    loafinaround Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    I found temp to be key with this one. Cold = not very good. Room temp = amazing. A very good buy IMO....
     
  3. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Tried it this weekend. Awesome beer. I loved that I could pick out both the chocolate and coffee, neither dominated the other. Excellent brew.
     
  4. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Poo-Bah (1,594) Dec 13, 2008 Illinois

    I got a 4 pack here in north JERSEY...quite good!
    Another DAMN fine offering from Sixpoint.
     
  5. Dools9

    Dools9 Defender (611) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    How does this compare to FBS, if at all?
     
  6. CharlatanSin

    CharlatanSin Zealot (513) May 28, 2009 Connecticut
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    More intense, but also a little harsh. FBS is smoother. 3Beans strikes me as a little thin.
     
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  7. broseidon

    broseidon Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2012 Ohio

    Got to try this at work today and thought it was delicious; it was at room temp/slightly below so maybe as loafinaround said, temperature could make a difference. I'll have to take a can home to refrigerate and see. Overall though, probably one of my favorite Sixpoint offerings aside from Resin.
     
  8. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (212) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    wanted to buy this but..
    slim cans, again?!
    for shame Shane, for shame
     
  9. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    Many folks whose opinions I tend to trust were raving about this...bought a can...served with the slightest chill...and while I didn't drain pour it...I really didn't enjoy it even a little bit.
     
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  10. Irishize75

    Irishize75 Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2012 California

    Made the trip from Detroit to Toledo yesterday for some Nugget Nectar and picked up a 4-pack of this at Anderson's for I want to say $8.99. It's very enjoyable..don't know if it is better than FBS, but I like the "incognito" factor of the cans ;)
     
  11. rdilauro

    rdilauro Crusader (753) Mar 8, 2010 Connecticut
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    I am on my second 4pack. For a while we had some limited availability, but our salesman told us this week we can order more. To get an example of what I think of 3Beans. On my left is Founders Breakfast Stout, so very enjoyable, love it every time. Now on my extreme right is TenFiddy.. Who can not get enough of those short dark oil cans! 3Beans fits somewhere in between. You get the Coffee and Chocolate. With my first sip, I found my coffee, and the aftertaste was chocolate. But then my second sip it was reversed. Either way, a super stout, or should I say Porter. Even at a higher price for a 4Pack, to me its worth every penny
     
  12. ChicagoNick

    ChicagoNick Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois
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    looks like I need to warm a can up... I've had 2 ice cold and it really wasn't anything special. Dark Horse Perkulator was better.
     
  13. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Love this brew! Been thru a couple of 4-packs so far.
     
  14. MisterBisco

    MisterBisco Disciple (383) Feb 18, 2009 New York
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    My first beer I drank nearly fridge-cold, found it to be hoppy and light in body, but didn't get the darker notes coming through, and was frankly underwhelmed. Let my second time trying it warm up a bit, and at a warmer temperature the chocolate notes really start to sing and the balance of the beer comes out. Fell in love on my second can.
     
  15. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,232) Oct 24, 2010 Maine
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    I'm not too familiar with Baltic Porters, but I found that mine was surprisingly light and clear (still really dark, but not pitch-black like I was expecting). The body reflected this, but a little creamier. The nose and taste were both unique, judging by my past experiences with various iterations of dark beer. I definitely enjoyed it, and although I didn't know quite what to expect it definitely was not what I was expecting.

    My review: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/10607/88889/?ba=fmccormi

    Anyone else feel that way?
     
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