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Hi-Res - Sixpoint Brewery

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1,338 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,338
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 80
Gots: 136 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 01-20-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

ahbithwabm, Feb 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

Brew33, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Canti4341, Feb 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

bdtva, Feb 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

sneth019, Feb 05, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A copper clean pour with a finger of head which dissipated slowly and gave off some excellent creamy lacing. Smells wonderfully hoppy - pine, grapefruit, with some tropical mango hints. A dash of caramel too.
The flavor is a bit too harsh still, it seems like. Fairly boozy, very bitter grassy notes at first which reveal a sweet citrus blast towards the finish. Lots of malt sweetness behind that wall of hops.
Full body, creamy on the lips, medium carbonation.
I appreciate a hoppy beer. I appreciate a heavy beer. For some reason this one just isn't sinking in quite right. I'll have to spread out the other cans for the next month or so, and see how this develops. Right now it's just overly sweet malt, with an overly hoppy kick. There's no in between, and that's hurting it. I love resin, and I want to like this one even more, but no.

facundoCNB, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Sweffin, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

phooky, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of Patches0Who
4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Huge aroma of pine, alcohol and slight malt sweetness. On the first sip, nice hit of pine light citrus with a smooth sweet malt backbone. Very resiny and sticky with a spicy boozy finish, this beer is very complex and dangerously drinkable for such a big beer at 11% ABV it drinks more like a 8% IPA, even with its boozy finish it goes down ever so smooth.

Patches0Who, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

hit728, Feb 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

JTomczak, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Wompus, Feb 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Jslay013, Feb 05, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, best by July 12, 2014. Pours a hazy dark orange, with a two inch head that leaves behind an insane amount of lace. Smell is tangerine, apricot, pine, fresh cut grass, hard candy, and grapefruit. Taste is what you would expect from the nose, lots of apricot and grapefruit. Body is large, enough carbonation, not really dry, and for its heft dangerously drinkable. This is a very powerful DIPA, that is still very approachable.

SawDog505, Feb 05, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Pours a translucent, golden orangey-brown. Minimal head retention.

SMELL: Piney hops are apparent, along with some sweeter notes that are almost floral.

TASTE: The pine hops have the most immediate impact, followed by some smoother, sweeter flavors, and finally an alcohol aftertaste, not overwhelming but definitely present.

MOUTHFEEL: Moderate carbonation. It's fairly light but a bit sticky in the mouth.

OVERALL: This is a solid DIPA. It's quite hoppy, but not as bitter as many other doubles I've had. The high alc. content is definitely present in the taste but only a hint. This beer doesn't seem to utilize as large a range of flavors as Sixpoint's Resin, but it's still quite good. I wouldn't say that just because you like Resin, you'll like Hi-res, but it is definitely worth a try. I'll admit, I expected a bit more out of Hi-res just based on what I've come to expect from Sixpoint, but it is still a very good DIPA.

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

JerseyHopHead, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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Hi-Res from Sixpoint Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 1,338 ratings.