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Sixpoint Sweet Re-Action
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Original Sweet Action recipe from 2005. Similar to a Belgian Pale Ale, this offering deviates from the norm with generous Pacific Northwest hop additions. Also, look for orange peel in the nose and on the palate towards the finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Tap at Blind Tiger. Pours a very slight hazed dull golden with thin white head. Aroma is big warm biscuit, fresh bread, mod sweetness, some honey hint, light phenolic. Flavor is toast, light yeast, biscuit, some grass, light fruitiness, warm cookies. Finish is fairly clean, some nutty hints in the end- hmm- not sure what to make of this, but it isnt bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CUJO (383) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2009
RnH: nice Belgian. The nose carries the bright citrus tones one would expect. The beer is highly carbonated, which washes away the bitters well. Nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 23, 2009
Draft @ RnH. Pours hazy gold. Belgian spices, yeast and hop tang. Nice nose. Medium body some indication of alc Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Tap at Barcade: (Sixpoint’s 4th Anniversery Party) Hazy light golden with a sporadic white head. Nice aroma of soft honey notes, dry Belgian phenols, light chalkiness, touch of herbal suggestions as well.Crisp and lively mouthfeel. Has a soft sweetness throughout the flavor- touch honeyish along with a dry mildly spicy Belgian phenol, peppery vegetal, and some flowery bitterness from what seems like a noble hop variety. Very solid profile and easy to session.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2009
(Draught) Pours a hazy golden body with a small off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, coconut, toasted grain, tangerine, orange peel, and Belgian yeast. Flavor of banana, pineapple, apple, yeast, and clove.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2361) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2009
On draft at Rattle and Hum. Pours a hazy golden orange with a medium beige head. Aroma of light spice-banana, coriander, cloves and candied sugar. Taste of mild spicy hops-banana, cloves and bubble gum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
puzzl (3252) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2009
Tap at Rattle’n’Hum. Nice pour, good lacing, solid goldish color. Aroma is light, sweet, salty grapefruit, tangerine. The flavor has a mild bite, citrus sweetness but with little citric acid. Decent body. I didn’t know this was supposed to be Belgian going in and has no idea in tasting that it was at all. Tasted completely like an APA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2052) - USA - JAN 20, 2009
Another very exciting beer from Sixpoint, on tap at Rattle n Hum. There is a fresh aroma of lemon and coconut oil. Looks like an unfiltered hefe. I thought I tasted wheat malt, citrus, and other grains. There is plenty of hops and malt also. A rich and complex brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8530) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2008
Growler from Whole Foods. Deep golden colour, fairly hazy with a fast-fading white head. The aroma is lightly spicy and fruity. A bit of bubble gum aroma, rich spiciness, some light mintiness as well. Flavour is quite nice. Sweet Belgian malt aroma with a softly spicy yeastiness. Fruity with notes of peach, apple and pear. Lots of clove as well, but no banana at all. Good balance with a soft minerally bitterness toward the back. Herbal and minty hoppiness on the back. As it warms it even gets a little bit tropical. This is pretty nice stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeSammy (543) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Growler from Bowery Beer Room. High drinkability for a 7% brew. alcohol well hidden. Candy yeast. Fruit cocktail, orange zest and some light spice. Hopy end.


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