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Hi-Res - Sixpoint Brewery

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1,288 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,288
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 67
Gots: 130 | FT: 8
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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Photo of Immortale25
3.66/5  rDev -11.6%

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Bottom of can says Best before 12JUL2014.

A- Pours an orangeish medium amber with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains well before falling to a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Sweet, floral hop aroma with a whiff of booze. A bit resiny of course.

T- Eesh. The booze strikes down on the palate with brute force and there's little redeeming hop flavor trailing behind it. Looking for some malt to give the profile some backing but it's lost among the strong alcohol presence. Once it warms, some actual hop character surfaces but it's too little too late.

M- Sharp and bitey, mainly from the booze. Medium-low carbonation doesn't help things either. Body is medium-plus.

O- I know this beer was canned back in January but an IPA in a can, especially one this strong, should be holding up fine even 5 months down the line. Pretty disappointing especially since I like the regular Resin so much. Probably the most unimpressive "Triple IPA" I've had.

Immortale25, May 23, 2014
Photo of neckbracesub
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

neckbracesub, May 23, 2014
Photo of Hacksaw99
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Hacksaw99, May 22, 2014
Photo of MichiganderHB
4/5  rDev -3.4%

MichiganderHB, May 22, 2014
Photo of ChrisinRI
4/5  rDev -3.4%

ChrisinRI, May 21, 2014
Photo of Morey
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Morey, May 20, 2014
Photo of EROCK75
4/5  rDev -3.4%

EROCK75, May 20, 2014
Photo of stafford2
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

stafford2, May 20, 2014
Photo of dgilks
3.66/5  rDev -11.6%

Hazy deep golden colour with a big, fluffy, off-white head. Very good head retention. Good lacing.

Richly citrussy with quite a bit of mango. Plenty of resinous notes. Not particularly intense but still good.

Moderately sweet malt. Moderate citruss and tropical fruit hop flavour. Moderate bitterness. Not as sharply bitter as I might like but still good.

Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. Suitable.

A really solid IIPA. Nothing over the top but it works quite well.

dgilks, May 20, 2014
Photo of BodyPolitic
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

BodyPolitic, May 19, 2014
Photo of mklisz
4/5  rDev -3.4%

mklisz, May 19, 2014
Photo of patrick802
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

patrick802, May 19, 2014
Photo of csfcmitchell
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

csfcmitchell, May 19, 2014
Photo of 2ellas
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

2ellas, May 19, 2014
Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3/5  rDev -27.5%

Kroehny_Loves_Hops, May 19, 2014
Photo of Kubrickx
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Kubrickx, May 18, 2014
Photo of Porter
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Porter, May 16, 2014
Photo of mrw1zard
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

mrw1zard, May 16, 2014
Photo of robgage
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

robgage, May 12, 2014
Photo of papat444
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%

Poured from a 12oz can, best before 12JUL2014.

Tiny beads race up a slightly hazy, golden honey body. Head is 4 fingers thick. Aroma is caramelized hops mixed with sweet pine. Onslaught of sweet hops on the palate and is quite astringent across the board. Juicy orange and apricot compliment. Body wasn't as robust as expected but overall a good choice.

papat444, May 12, 2014
Photo of hozersr
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

hozersr, May 11, 2014
Photo of RichardMNixon
4/5  rDev -3.4%

RichardMNixon, May 11, 2014
Photo of MNPikey
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

MNPikey, May 11, 2014
Photo of tpauer
4/5  rDev -3.4%

tpauer, May 11, 2014
Photo of KMcG
4/5  rDev -3.4%

KMcG, May 10, 2014
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