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RATINGS: 268   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


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8998) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
750mL thanks to EricE. Pours a full hazed deep brune with sheen, dense, yellowish foam. Thick, sheety lacing. Nose is a bit vegetal, tomato soup, celery stalk. Taste is heavy malt cereal, moving to lemon tea and finishing very whole wheat crackery. Palate is still a bit vegetal, mildly tart, freezer burn flavors. Hmm. As it warms, some chocolate comes through with mild banana esters. Improving to near dunkelweizen. Still odd. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (943) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Caramel and toasted malts, rye, bread, barley, very wholesome beer. Nice finish. Dry, medium carbonation, some alcohol detection. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1159) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle. Opaque purplish brown pour. Very nice beer. Definitely get the rye but some cherry and other fruits in it as well. Smooth, not too boozy. Just a nice beer. Would love to have it again if I could find it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6306) - Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2014
750 ml bottle at home. Pours a darkrreddish brown color with a medium plus sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have dark fruits, cherry, chocolate, spicy rye, caramel, yeast, some acidity and tartness to go with the funk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4505) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Dusty, fruity aroma with light sourness. Foggy tea color, filmy head, small white sediment. Wine bottle, good label. Golden raisins, peaty malt, pointed bitterness, hops hit you in the back of the high palate. Lightish body. Warming. Peppery aftertaste. Thanks to someone at Baby Proof for sharing.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smallfry (120) - - DEC 13, 2014
(Tap) I like this one. It has some spiciness but is still quite refreshing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4579) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Pours a deep almost ruby amber with a smaller tab head that laced. Aroma of tart cherries, spicy rye notes and hints of dark chocolate. Flavor of toasted malt, light roast, tart cherries and rye bread.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3959) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a very large light brown head on there. Nose has some roasting to it as well as caramel, and just a bit of rye spice coming through. Taste is dry up front with a bit of coffee and toastiness, then has just a hint of caramel sweetness in the finish. Interesting and complex...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1829) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Draft at the Hop Grenade. Earthy hop nose, dark Amber poir with a thick tan head (killed the keg). Malty, earthy slightly spicy saison. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4327) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 28, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy brown with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of some spiciness, some caramel and toffee malts, light floral hops, and some hints of fruity notes. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6289) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Dry and spicy, and chewy and malty all at the same time. Interesting brew to say the least. Pepper, hops, sweet English brown malt, dark fruits... Quite the combo."


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