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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Six is a dark rye beer with layered flavors including chocolate, caramel, pepper, wood, cherry and tropical fruit. It starts semi-dry and smooth and finishes fully dry and tart with a small bite from the hops. The overall balance of the Six makes it easy to pair with richly prepared meats along with many harder cheeses.
Malts: organic pale, caramel, rye, black
Unmalted: rolled rye
Hops: magnum, tettnanger
6.7% abv


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Dark red-brown, sweet, earthy and a hint of caramel and toast. Dryish, not bad. The rye shows mostly in the finish. Not my ideal type of beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Kenny. Murky orange caramel with a light cream head. Aroma is sweet caramel, orange, some age. Flavour is sweet berry, orange, caramel malts toffee. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation. Light liquorice. Some age but pretty tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
8th August 2014
RBESG pt 5. Brew By Numbers. Bottle share. Very hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and dry. Mild fine carbonation. Fair bit of crystal malt like caramel. Little toffee as well. Light dried fruits and light dry malt cream. Heavy on the caramel and lacks refinement but not terrible by any means.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11841) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle shared during RBESG - thanks to Kenny. Pours golden-amber, foamy off-white head. The nose has crunchy bread, toffee, caramel. Medium sweet flavor with toasty bread, dried caramel, some old orange. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with more toffee, aged malts, read. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14106) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at RBESG14. Hazy dark amber beige head. Sticky sweet aroma. Some decent hop on the finish. Ok but a tad sweet for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (576) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Holy bubbles, Batman! Bottle, a few weeks old. Pours reddish/caramel brown with mountains of tan head. Super carbonated. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, dish soap. Light and crisp body, plenty of dark fruits (fig stands out, some raisin) and malt come through. This was a fizzy one for sure. Enjoyed it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - JUL 9, 2014
Aroma is sweet with slight rye spice malt. Cherry aroma is faint. Appears dark amber with a average off white head. Taste is slightly Belgian yeast sweet malt, spicy malt, back end bitter with fruit, crisp pepper and cherry skin. I sound like an asshole. It’s good but not my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6938) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Taster on tap at iTAP-CWE in STL during RBSG. Mildly hazy red brown color. Thin off-white khaki head. Leaves good thicker lace. Interesting chewy rye malt profile. Soft, smooth, lighter carbonation. Medium to bigger body. Light slick. Some chocolate aromas, hint of fruit. Moderate sweet taste, light spicy, some herbal notes. Cool interesting unusual beer. Great way to do a rye beer. Nice one to try.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1136) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle courtesy of toffsbury. Cloudy, with a tan head. Spicy yeasty aroma. Very dry taste, light spiciness, slight caramel notes, with a dry finish. I like this.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTheRick (460) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
D’un brun impénétrable et surmontée d’une onctueuse mousse beige, la bière dégage des parfums de toffee balayé d’une vague d’alcool fort. Des fruits secs et d’autres rouges picotent doucement les narines. Ce même caractère fruité se répète en bouche et s’allie avec le seigle pour créer un tout autre monde de saveurs plus épicées. Des notes chocolatées sont également perceptibles et la présence imposante du malt confère une rondeur imposante, mais somme toute passagère puisque la levure Saison utilisée amène une douce sécheresse en finale.


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