Sixpoint Autumnation (2011 & 2012)

 
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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our first-ever seasonal can release arrives today, and it is brewed as a true celebration of this special moment in time. We made a trip out to Yakima Valley to the oldest continually operating hop farms in the country, and met with Patrick Smith, a 3rd generation hop grower. We selected and harvested 800 pounds of fresh “wet hops”

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3.3
trapped (3150) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 28, 2012
Can at New York. Rich amber colour with spongy off-white head, good retention. Strong hops aroma, slightly bitter hops taste, soft carbonation, bitter finish. A nice and balanced beer.

3.1
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 27, 2012
16 oz can with an autumn color(copper) large white head. Pumpkin, with large hop taste. Great especially out of a can.

2.5
kaser (6312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Golden pour. Wasn't expecting this. Very sticky and thick head. No aroma that I can pick up. Earthy yet slightly fruity taste. Bland. Not a big fan of this ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
dchmela (3064) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Pours an orange brown with a thick off white head. The aroma is a combination of roasted pumpkin and big juicy citrus hops. Nice malt body with more roast notes and lots of citrus hops. Good stuff.

3.4
travita (5006) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2012
16 oz can. The look is clear, big foamy beige colored head. The smell is hops, slight nutmeg, grass, pumpkin, cinnamon, and a touch of sweetness. The taste is decent bitterness, grass, hops, pumpkin, spice, and ok. Not quite as impact full as I thought it might be.

3.5
ben4321 (6506) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Location: Draft at The Growler, 10/26/12

Aroma: It has a clean malt nose, with some toast/cookie, spice, and fresh hops
Appearance: This one pours a caramel-orange color with a white head and sticky lace
Flavor: The taste is balanced between sweetness of the malts, the spice, and the hop bitterness
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a soft carbonation, and a fairly dry finish on the mouth
Overall Impression: I thought this was a pretty nice beer. I enjoyed it. They did a nice here, the malty components and the wet hops worked well together.

3.3
mikem409 (2026) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Can. Pours clear orange with frothy head. Aroma of hops. Taste is slight spice no pumpkin lots of grassy hop

3.6
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Growler togo pours a reddish amber with a thin off white head. Aromas of pine some grain malt and a bit of citrus. Flavor is bitter and grainy almost kind of sour. Body is medium and finish is bitter and grainy

3.3
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2012
16oz can from Lizardville RR, IBU 78?!?? from a pumpkin beer, well I was wrong this is a wet hopped beer with some spices added and in my opinion it doesnt meld quite well.. as it warms it gets better, initially you’re drinking an IPA with some off spice in the finish, then as it warms your drinking a thin bodied pumpkin beer dominated by hops... good not great.

3
christian_no (2) - - OCT 22, 2012 does not count
Nice aroma beautiful filtered reddish colour but the taste doesn’t go the distance. It’s missing a little bit of body. You do get anice toasty taste and quite a bit of bitterness yet it’s missing in all aroundness. Still a nice beer on a hot autumn day.


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