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Hi-Res - Sixpoint Brewery

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1,306 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,306
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 75
Gots: 132 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

abkayak, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

bilhelm, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
4.51/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured 11oz can dated best by 6/12/14 into New Belguim globe

A-Pours hazy copper color with a dense creamy to frothy white head that leaves pretty good lacing.

S-Strong aroma of grapefruit, floral hops and citrus.

T-Flavor of caramel, sweet malt, citrus, sweet tropical fruit and piney resin.

M-Medium to heavy body, average to soft carbonation, sticky texture, leading to a malty sweet, citrus and lightly bitter finish.

O-Can’t taste the 11% abv. Had to remind myself a few times to slow down. Very impressive DIPA!

reebtaerG, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of shawnp
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

shawnp, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of lanciloti
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

lanciloti, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of SavageHopHead
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

SavageHopHead, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of clausm76
4/5  rDev -3.4%

clausm76, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
4/5  rDev -3.4%

DrunkinYogi, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

ygtbsm94, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of 57md
4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is a cloudy light brownish copper with golden edges. There was only a thin layer of head on this offering. The nose has notes of hops, but the nose is not exceptionally bright. The flavor profile is true to the name – an abundance of resinous hops. However, there is much more to this offering than hops – malt flavors and a subtle fruity sweetness combine with the hops to create a very tasty DIPA.

The 11+% ABV is so well hidden that this beer could be confused with a heavy, but sessionable IPA. Very dangerous!

57md, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of RollTide7
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

RollTide7, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of timmy2b
3.81/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into a goblet.

Pours a light orange color with a 1" head that dissipated quickly. Left a lingering amount of foam around the edges of the glass as I was drinking it.

This is losing some of the hop/citrus smell that it had a week ago.

Flavor is mild amounts of citrus, with a decent amount of smooth malt flavor.

Is fairly smooth with each sip and gets better as I go through each glass.

Overall this is a decent double IPA. One of the few that I would prefer to drink out of the can as I did last week.

timmy2b, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of Zach136
3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into an IPA Glass. Best by July 14, 2014.

A - Super light and translucent, thin white head and great lacing.

S - Citrus and grass cotton candy.

T - Booze, sugar and light citrus hops.

M - Light dry refreshing. Surprisingly not sticky for how sweet it is.

O - Not sure that it qualifies as a DIPA, more like a strong ale. A touch too malt forward and boozy, it's all covering up the hops IMO.

Zach136, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of mfnmbvp
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 fl oz. can, with best before July 12, 2014 printed on the bottom of the can. Another new beer to me from Sixpoint. Excited for this one based upon it's good acclaim.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Ah yes, it pours three big fluffy fingers of creamy sudsy off-white head. Body is a beautiful golden honey orange with some nice clarity. Some nice fat sudsy lacing. Looks excellent.

S - Smell is bright, juicy, tropical, floral, and fresh. Big juicy hop bitterness - pine, grapefruit, papaya, mango. Some honeyed bread malts. Maybe a bit of burnt white sugar? Some creaminess. Some soapiness. Mild alcohol fumes. Smells great.

T - Taste falls a bit short of my expectations, but it's still very nice. Big resinous pine, grapefruit, mango, & papaya hoppiness. Dry bready malt. Honey / sugary sweetness. Creaminess / soapiness. A bit of fusel alcohol warmth on the finish.

M - Feel is smooth and creamy, with a sticky, resinous, and piney hop aftertaste.

Overall, a delicious DIPA from Sixpoint. The high 11.10% abv is well-masked, but you can tell this thing is packing a punch. A fresh, juicy, and delicious beer; definitely recommended.

Sixpoint Hi-Res ---4/5.

mfnmbvp, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of buschbeer
3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 FL. OZ. can
Served in a tulip glass

A - This beer pours amber with golden highlights. It is topped with a couple inches of off-white head.

S - I could smell some pine when I poured it. I also notice a candy sweetness.

T - The taste starts out piny and bitter. Then some honey sweetness comes in, and it finishes fairly clean.

M - Medium

O - I kind of like the pine with the honey sweetness. The sweet taste cuts the extreme pine bitterness to make it an interesting and quaffable beer.

buschbeer, Feb 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

ToddBeans, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of BillBabbitt
4.79/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Doesn't have the crystal clarity of some ales, but it makes up for it in every other respect. A nice white head with a resin aroma. The initial impression is somewhat akin to sipping a very smooth bourbon. A truly balanced IPA. With 111 IBU's it might seem a little intimidating, but the smooth, balanced bitterness hits exactly the right note for me. This is a Top 10 beer for me. I went to the store looking for Bell's Hop Slam, but they were sold out. The owner put me onto Hi-Res. Thank you! Great recommendation.

BillBabbitt, Feb 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

Zimm, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

ahbithwabm, Feb 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -39.6%

Brew33, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Dirtinabottle, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Skabiski, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Canti4341, Feb 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

bdtva, Feb 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

sneth019, Feb 05, 2014
Hi-Res from Sixpoint Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,306 ratings.