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Hi-Res : Zooming in on Hops

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Magnify… Amplify…

The eyeball is the prism that transmits light into image; your palate transmits loads of hop resin and flavor compounds ripping through your brain… More »

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Beer Foam: It Rules

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Think about beer… it’s a humble beverage. It’s been the drink of choice for the working classes for centuries, great for quenching thirsts and sustaining hard labor.

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But there is something mystical… something alluring about a beautiful pint. A golden body topped by rocky, bone-white foam. Or a black brew with a deep tan topper. A cloudy hefeweizen crowned with a big bowl of frothy foam, or a crystal-clear pils with a tight white head. More »

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Sixpoint Global Warmer Returns for 2015

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There’s no denying it. The beer climate is changing.

Ironically enough, a beer founded on change has now become our longest running seasonal offering. Global Warmer was actually the beer that got us re-thinking the seasonal program, and kick-started the Mad Science that is “Cycliquids,” our unpredictable, ever-rotating series of new formulations. 
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Diesel Stout Back in Small-Batches

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Diesel is one of the original Sixpoint recipes, a black-as-night stout with piney bursts of American hop character battling through roast and malt. We’ve revived this brew in time for winter, draft-only for now. More »

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Irish Hello Dry Stout

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Irish Hello is our latest beer brewed in collaboration with homebrewers as part of our Homebrew Alley series. Tom Jambor’s stout was a standout brew at the fest this year — piercingly roasty, creamy, and extra-dry. In a homebrew contest highlighted by Imperial and mixed fermentation brews, Tom’s brew resonated with our team due to a certain clarity of flavor. More »

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Bang Bang Dudley: Barrel-Aged Irish Red

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Bang Bang Dudley is an Imperial Red Ale aged for months in Irish Whiskey barrels from Teeling Distillery based in Dublin. These barrels have been around the world, housing bourbon and rum before making their way to Teeling. This huge take on the Irish Red style drinks almost like a smooth “Irish-style” barleywine, with rich, full, and complex malt character complemented by the unique flavors of the barrel. More »

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Sensi 2015 Video Game

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To create SENSI, the Mad Scientists travel out to the Hop Motherland in Yakima, Washington and visit with farmers, check out the year’s crop, and make sure only the finest whole-cone, still-wet hops make it into the beer. More »

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Sensi 2015 Wet Hop Ale

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The Mad Scientists make a pilgrimage to the hop motherland during harvest time to experience ripe hop cones in their freshest form. Pulled right off the bines, and never processed or dried, these juicy cones go straight into SENSI. It’s an incredible moment, witnessing hop cones at peak maturity… smelling them at their most fragrant… and it can only be experienced at the hop harvest. (Or by drinking a SENSI.) More »

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