In this fall beer blog, we are going to get into another beer from Sixpoint Brewery. This beer is their fall seasonal called Autumnation. If you read my earlier blog on their Apollo, you are know the history on this brewery. If you have not, please, read the first part of that post. Let us get into the beer.
This fall seasonal has a clear copper color without a head on the beer. The smell is a slight piney to it. There is no smell to this beer. The taste is a sweet carbonation to earthly with a dry bitter aftertaste. It is kind of drinkable beer.
Here is a description from the beer can:
No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seem in one autumnal face. One of the most special times of the year for craft brewers is the hop harvest. The Autumnation celebrates this season by harnessing pumpkin and fresh “wet hops” chosen by our fans.
Here is a description from their website (www.sixpoint.com):
AutumnationAutumnOur Autumnal brew is made with subtle pumpkin and spice, but its prominent feature is the fresh harvested “wet-hops” that are added. New hop strain and selection every year. Autumnation 2012 features Citra Hops.ABV 6.7%IBU 74SRM 15
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In closing, I really enjoyed the change of pace that this beer gave me to the rest of the fall beers on the market. Do not give me wrong, I love my fair share of pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers. I love the hoppy taste and yet the beer pulled out some malty taste. I have not been disappointed with any of the beers that Sixpoint has put out on the market. I really need to make it to Brooklyn to check out the brewery. If you have yet check out their beers but read all my post, go get some and stop reading for a bit. You will not be disappointed with this brewery that is taking the traditional beer styles and put a twist on them in a good way. This beer is no different. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser