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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,666 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,666
Reviews: 680
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 208
Gots: 601 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2012

An ode to the sticky quintessence of hops that never forgoes balance. This piney, resinous Double IPA clocks in at over 100 IBUs.
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Pours golden amber with a foamy off-white head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of resin, pine, herbal/floral notes.

The taste shows the name is appropriate. Resin upfront and throughout. As bitter as it is - and it is - a caramel-ish backbone adds sweetness that keep the hops in balance and adds fullness and smoothness. Alcohol well-covered.

Full-bodied, full-flavored, but not thick.

Resinous, bitter, big and bold, this is "too" easy to drink. Strong but smooth. If you like a strong pine/resin character with a touch of caramel, this is certainly strongly recommended! Very nice DIPA to say the least!

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I'm not going to review this with my normal A, S, T, M, O because I'm doing it from memory.

The body was a nice orange copper with a short but thick off-white head. Lots of citrus on the nose. Great by itself, with a lot of bitter and citrusy hops showing up. Eating it with Mexican food, however, it was an entirely different beer. Some much more citrus fruit comes through when paired with spicy food. It's almost a tad sweet. Just delicious. Full mouthfeel.

I'll definitely be having this one again. I've always hesitated to pull the trigger on a 6 pack, but I think I'll do it now that I've had it.

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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
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