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Hi-Res - Sixpoint Brewery

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Ratings: 1,808
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 134
Gots: 330 | FT: 17
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Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 01-20-2014

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4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a tulip. Appears a deep orange color, with a touch of orange. There's a decent off-white head, that leaves great lacing, but doesn't have great staying power.

The nose is deeply tropical, with tons of pineapple and mango, with good citrus, and hints of pine. There are also some malt notes sneaking through, almost making this too sweet, but not quite. The taste is sweet and juicy up front, with those mango and pineapple notes coming through again, paired with the caramel up front. The citrus follows this up quickly, and the bitterness then comes through for the finish.

The mouthfeel is medium to slightly heavy bodied, with good carbonation, and a sticky finish (although not as sticky as expected). Overall, this is a good DIPA, but not something that blew me away. Also had it on tap, and think it was slightly better out of the can (no idea how fresh the keg was). The deep tropical fruits almost make this too sweet, but they don't go over the border, and that makes this an enjoyable, big brew.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

little late to the party on this one, but none-the-less...best before july 20th (still plenty of time - whew). enjoyed from a sixpoint snifter.

a - brew pours a lush transparent chestnut orange with a generous off white foamy head that had nice staying power and coated the glass with lacing.

s - really nice tropical citric. sweet.

t - wow. quite tasty. big bouquet of dank ripe fruit slapped with sticky piney hop. really raw. smack you in the face, but really soft tropical sweetness on the finish.

m - chewy. big. lush. flavorful.

o - packs a punch, very drinkable for 11% not for the faint of heart.

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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this beer into a glass from the can. It has a burnt orange color body with a thick foamy head. The smell is of strong hops. The taste has a bitter hop taste with a kick to it . The mouthfeel is smooth and leaves a nice bitter after taste on the tongue. and overall it is one awesome dipa.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.77/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap at St Gambrinus in Brooklyn. I've never had Resin so I can't compare the two but this beer is getting plenty of hype in the NYC area as one of the better mainstream imperial IPAs.

Hi-Res poured a dark orangy copper color. The off white head was thick and left quit a bit of lacing as it receded.

The smell was purely tropical in every way. From grapefruit to apricot to mango, it was tropical hops and some pine for good measure. There was a bit of sugar or something candied. However the drawback was the malt was totally hidden by the overwhelming hops profile.

The taste was way sweeter than an imperial IPA with 111 IBUs would lead you to believe. The tropical fruit from the smell meet the candied sugar to create an ultra sweet, not juicy, taste. Then layers of dark resinous hops come forward. Sweet booze and not much bitterness.

Kind of reminds me more of a sweet barleywine more than an imperial IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Can poured into a tulip

A - A shade lighter than copper. Big fluffy 2 finger head. Dissipates quickly. Big soapy bubbles. Crystal clear.

S - Soft citrus. Very sweet malt. A little touch of pine. A little too faint for my liking.

T - Very enjoyable. There are nice citrus notes with a touch of pine and a strong sweet malt backbone.

M - Great mouthfeel. Oily and slick on the tongue with a nice sweet finish. No lingering bitterness and the alcohol is well hidden. 5/5

O - It's my first exposure to Sixpoint and I am impressed. It's a very enjoyable yet potent DIPA with enough sweetness to balance out the heavily hopped brew.

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Hi-Res from Sixpoint Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 1,808 ratings.