Blog
Recent Posts |

Sixpoint Xporter

xporter-featured-image

London porter, in the 1800s, was utterly unmatched in scope, reach, and quality. Our latest small-batch release, Xporter, continues the great tradition of London porter. One of the tricks of the great brew seemed to be in the water: More »

Recent Posts |

Sixpoint at Winter Jazz Fest 2015

Featured_WJF

NYC Winter Jazz Fest is a modern improvised jazz bash, and one of the best runs of jazz concerts in the country. Electric crowds go wild while some of the finest jazz musicians in NYC and beyond jam out. The Mad Scientists are no stranger to improvisation — we love beers that weave between styles, never quite settling, never playing by the book. More »

Recent Posts |

Deer Tick at Brooklyn Bowl: Beer Tick

deertick10

deertickedit3SHARP
We’ve crafted a new small-batch brew, “Beer Tick,” as part of a concert series with one of our favorite bands at one of our favorite venues. Starting the day after Christmas, Deer Tick is going to be jamming at Brooklyn Bowl for six straight nights, finishing with a grand finale on New Year’s Eve. More »

Recent Posts |

Epic Holiday Beer Showdown

sixpoint-hop-tree-featured

Sometimes, competition breeds greatness… (sometimes)

JingleJangle_4

Jingle Jangle in front of the official Sixmas tree

The first annual in-house Holiday Beer contest is in full swing here at Sixpoint. More »

Recent Posts |

Respect the Cask

Firkin_Wide1

Heather McReynolds, Brewing Manager, is shaking a cask, and reaching in to pull out a rotting bag of once-fresh hops. The cask came from another brewery, then got here from our distributor. The hops are old, they’ve been in there for a while, and they smell.

“I sometimes feel like cask ale is the Rodney Dangerfield of the beer scene…. no respect.” More »

Recent Posts |

The Mad Science of Session Drinking

IMG_2416

Questions of definition dominate the “Session Beer” conversation… putting aside the debate over ABV, let’s talk about the session itself. In this discussion, we’ll avoid the term “session beer” entirely.

As diverse, full flavored beers increasingly become the norm, balancing those many powerful flavors over an extended pub session becomes a practice worth considering. There is certainly some strategy, and a bit of art to the whole thing. More »

Tweet Action

Upcoming Events

  • Dual Sixpoint Night at McLadden's CT
    7:00pm January 26, 2015
    add
    | map
    Which location suits your fancy? Jake will be in Simsbury and Adam will be at the West Hartford location. Hi-Res and Beast Mode for EVERYONE!
    McLadden's Simsbury/West Hartford
  • Sixpoint Tasting at Total Wine Pembroke Pines.
    6:00pm January 29, 2015
    add
    | map
    Come on down to Total Wine Pembroke Pines and see why Beer is Culture and why our cycliquids are Mad Science!
    Total Wine & More, 15980 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027, United States