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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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


ACHops' rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1292) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On tap @ Urban Family. Pours a watery caramel brown. Aroma is sweet malts and just a hint of hops. Taste is rich and complex: oatmeal, toffee, dark chocolate, tangy pineapple hops, lightly roasted coffee. The rye shows itself on the back in the dry and hoppy finish. I can’t remember this much flavor from such a thin beer. I was expecting a Saison, so this was a surprising treat.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (613) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2016
On tap at Darby’s Gastown. Pours a dark copper with a solid tan head. Aroma is spices, fruity, some caramel and tea notes. Taste is sweet’ish, pretty similar to aroma, but with lots of roasted malt notes. Roasted malt, hoppy bitterness aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4997) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 10, 2016
750 ml bottle poured into a snifter. The beer is a dark brown to black with a huge head of beige foam. The beer reminds me a lot of rootbeer. I get a lot of herbal notes and sugary, root nuances. Sweet overall with moderate spice notes coming through. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (726) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
On tap at the Oedipus International Beer Festival 2016, Amsterdam - day#1 (02-Jul-2016). Reddish brown colour with a medium sized beige coloured head. Aroma of summer fruits and milk chocolate. Medium body and carbonation. Taste of soft fruit - a little cherry and rye. Tart, sweet, with light bitterness. Not bad, but an acquired taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1638) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
On tap @ Oedipus Int. Beer Festival 2016. Nose is red and dark fruits. Body is opalescent brown, head is big, beige, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Aroma is fruity, cherry, milk chocolate, bonbon. Medium sweet, light bitter, light fruity sour. Finish is medium lasting fruity medium bittersweet. Medium body, slick texture, lively carbonation. Quite easy, fruity dessertish beer, nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (1850) - Hagen, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2016
Sampled from tap at the Oedipus International Beer Festival 2016. Clear, dark brownish red with a massive, creamy, tan head. Sourish, slightly funky and a little fruity aroma of caramel, wild honey, strawberry jam and elderberries. Moderately sour, slightly fruity and a little funky taste of caramel, wild honey, elderberries, red fruits and some cinnamon, followed by a short, slightly tart and quite spicy finish. Medium body, slightly creamy and a little effervescent mouthfeel, average carbonation. Good!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hungover (75) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2016 Delish! Caramely malts and dark spicy saison notes. Complex and heavy but finishes quite light. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (1138) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUN 26, 2016
On tap at Liquid Laundry, Shanghai. Pours hazy brown with white head. Aroma of chocolate with some off tasting sources and milk. A very odd beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2992) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle, thanks hirigalzkar. Pours brown with a tan head. Sweet and smooth brew. Taste of chocolate, rye, some smoke and a little funk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Strange beer that starts out like a regular saison (grassy, citrusy notes) but ends with some somewhat disturbing cholate notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (4639) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2016
(Upright Six (#6)) Biottle 750 ml at home, served into a big tulip, ABV 6.7% Brown coloured body, huge and thick, creamy light beige head on top, with very good retention. Aroma of caramel, rye, red and dark fruits, light wood and yeast. Taste follows, caramel, red fruits, dark fruits, rye, wood, cork, touches of chocolate even. Medium body with good carbonation. Pretty good.


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