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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   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


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4112) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Slightly clear dark amber under a thin tight foamy light tan head. The nose has some caramalt and toasted biscuit but there’s also this rye bread dough tone with a touch of honey and earthy toffee. Smooth flavor with some sweet earthy toffee, some light honey, rye, and toasted biscuit malt with some Belgian fruity yeast esters. Very complex and lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7616) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2014
Dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, getreidig, würzig, hefig. Geschmack hefig, malzig, Karamell, fruchtig, reife Früchte.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Cask at Alibi Room, Vancouver
Cloudy brown color with large frothy head. The aroma is mildly spicy, nutmeg. Smooth and soft mouthfeel, some caramel flavor, highly drinkable, fresh, a bit spicy and nutty, very lightly soapy.
I don’t favour spicy beers, but it’s quite tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3347) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2014
hazy amber, thin cream ring, good lacing. Heavy caramel front, light burnt sugar, pear, and metallicity. Juicy front palate is lightly burnt sugar, red delicious, tons of grain across mid, estery in bubblegum with lightly burnt end, sticky and full, decent dryness takes over in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 17, 2014
750 ml. bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a huge tan head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and yeast. Taste is rye, yeast, malt, fruit, floral, and spice. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4000) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours quite dark with a bit of a crimson hue. The aroma has mushy doughiness, granola, cream and light rye. It has a medium smooth body with quite a bit of smooth carbonation. The taste starts off with toffee / caramel, earthy belgian yeastiness, rye spice, dry doughiness and some nutty toastiness. The finish has lots of dough and is very malty. NIce, but not what expected.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3225) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 30, 2014
750 ml bottle, Deep brown color, massive over carbonation, had to be poured real slow. Nose shows fruity Belgian yeast with rye bread and earthy malts.

After the carbonation there is no problems and the flavor is rather nice. Rye malts, earthy tones of dried leaves and subtle Belgian yeast. Light body with a dry texture.

Overall this is nicely crafted and falls just short of being spectacular. The over carbonation gave me a ton of bad burps.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (606) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. Lots and lots of slightly tanned foam, dark muddy brown almost quad like. Aroma lemon, mild hops, and dusty grains. Taste starts off slight sweet, gets a little yeasty and lemon like towards the middle finishes semi bitter with a lemon, herb/grains like aftertaste that lingers on the back of your tongue. Really nice stuff, a bit richer than most of the saisons i’ve had but really nice nonetheless.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2636) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle: Dark brown in color, sort of a flat brown. Huge pile of fluffy tan head that takes a lengthy time to subside. Nose is spicy and lightly floral. Rye is evident, also in the taste. Slightly fruity and sweet before turning dry, husky, and earthy. Light florals linger. Good use of rye and the saison yeast.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2125) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with off white head. Caramel, spicy, yeasty, malty aromas. Malty, caramel, dark fruit flavors. A bit cardboardy. Nothing special.


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