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Sixpoint Lil Frankies Ale

Sixpoint Lil Frankies Ale
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   ABV: -
Only available at Lil'Frankie's Restuarant

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Tap at The Big Hunt in DC. Apparently not just available at Lil Frankie’s Restaurant. The pour is a hazy, glowing gold with a thin, creamy head. Sticky, sheety lace. Nose is a bit buttery and soapy. Taste follows suit with some higher alcohols causing instant headaches. Overall pretty heavy grainy, richer, with some heavy diacetyl and soap. Wasn’t a big fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Cask. Pours a hazy golden body with a think white head. Hoppy citrus and grass y notes. Caramel malt with a light fruit aroma and some cracker malts. Finish is less vibrant with a mild bitterness and hint of citrus. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2010
Cask at Rattle N Hum. Hazy pour with a nice thick sticky head. Very pale golden yellow. Lots of bright fresh citrusy hops. Very bright aroma over a soft lightly toasted malt base. Earthy and lightly resiny finish. Quite fresh and quite tasty. A really nice session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1870) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2010
cask @ RnH: fruity grapefruit and grape. flowery and pine notes. sweet caramel malts. Finishes with some bad astringency. Basically an IPA, as Sammy says.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11177) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2010
Decent bitterness, cask at Rattle ’N’ Hum. Looks, smells, tastes like an understated IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2010
On cask at Rattle N Hum when I went for their Cigar City event. Pours a hazy golden brown yellow with a thin white head. Big hop profile, earthy, vanilla. Had some hop sediment which freaked me out a little as I didn’t see it at first glance and had chunks of hop leaves in my teeth after my first sip. Smooth supple grapefruit bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2009
Growler from St. James Beverage - nose of citrus and earthy hops, buttered bread and light honey - light, but still fairly creamy in the mouth - the anticipated sixpoint hop profile is there, but you want that in this beer - the hops are spicy and herbal - these are balanced by a light sweetness and notes of toast, and even a light nuttiness - a straightforward and tasty pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Growler. Aroma of citrus and flowers with strong bready malts. Flavor bready, chewy, juicy; tons of sweet bread with moderately tropical yellow-orange fruit notes. Not terribly complex, but really nice, luxurious malt with hops that may not overpower but aren’t overly subtle either. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3736) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Growler. Pours a clear deep orange with a thick off-white head. Aroma of bready malts, honey, and some herbal notes (jasmine and other flowery notes). Flavor of sweet pale malts with wheaty/bready notes, honey, and floral hops in the finish. A chill, relaxing kind of beer. I’m not so in love with the herbal/flowery and honey notes. Decent APA. 7/4/7/3/14 (3.5/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TeamTrappist (832) - jericho, New York, USA - JUN 2, 2009
Tap at Frank. This poured a thick looking dark amber. Was very surprised by how much I liked this, as I love six points attitude towards brewing but dont always love the beer. The hops are minimized in this beer, but the malt is solid and very tasty.I found it to have a slightly bitter yet almost zesty finish.

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