Sixpoint S.M.P.

Formerly brewed at Sixpoint Brewery
Brooklyn, New York USA
7.8% Smoked | 24 Ratings |
SMP is a Smoked Baltic Porter.
Sixpoint SMP is unique creation from a place like no other in the world - Brooklyn. In our neighborhood, a classic industrial sector, we are constantly reminded of the manufacturing and industry that made Brooklyn famous. I wanted to make a unique beer that combined all of the unique traditions of my favorite beer style... Porter. Like the Baltic countries of Europe, our company resides close to the ocean. And like the industrial revolution in England, Brooklyn is home to the industry of the world’s capital. It was only fitting, therefore, for me to create a unique beer altogether, the Smoked Baltic Porter. Our Smoked Baltic Porter is our most complex beer. The aroma is entirely unique, mostly due to our generous addition of dry hops in the conditioning tank. Beneath the aroma of hops is the flavor of toffee, chocolate, and a slight sharpness from the patent malt. For the discerning enthusiast, note the subtle smoky notes beneath it all... The beer is full-bodied and chewy, hoppy throughout, and finishes with a slight burnt nuttiness from the dark malts. Despite its robust complexity, the beer is very drinkable for its size and strength.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
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