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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,098 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,098
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 167
Gots: 329 | FT: 8
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:
An ode to the sticky quintessence of hops that never forgoes balance. This piney, resinous Double IPA clocks in at over 100 IBUs.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

MarkSmithVT, Dec 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Bilco, Dec 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

kirbmeist, Dec 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

cvp684, Dec 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

TheMultiYeast, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of nelson4
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Apperance - Some slight hazing, but overall very nice color. Nice golden straw color.

Smell - A little too malty and sweet for an IPA.

Taste - A huge win. This beer has some great bitterness and nice mouthfeel. Nice sweetness balances the bitterness. This is a great tasting beer.

Mouthfeel - Nice balance. Not sticky like some double IPA's. Good carbonation flows right into a nice dry finish. Great taste.

Overall - I think this is a great double IPA. It could definitely get better in the color and aroma category, but i feel these two areas don't detract from my overall impression of this beer. The bitterness is just slightly overpowering at the end, but again I think it fits the style at the high end.

nelson4, Nov 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Spaceangler, Nov 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

ronzorelli, Nov 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

marcmylott, Nov 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

C-Dog, Nov 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

ValTass, Nov 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

frankman71, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of brewcrew76
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy amber with a thick white head and lots of bubbly, patchy lacing.

S - Piney, herbal hops with plenty of bready, sweet malt to balance.

T - Citrus and resiny hops followed by a big candied citrus, orange peel flavor. This one is fairly sweet with candied hop flavors.

M - Medium body, low carbonation, sticky, a bit sweet and oily.

D - I like the hop flavor but needs a touch more bitterness to balance the sweetness.

brewcrew76, Nov 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

flyers1980, Nov 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

pogoowner, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of elgiacomo
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz can, best by March 5, 2013. Served around 45F.

Pours quite hazy orange amber with a three finger white head that leaves tons of clumpy sticky drippy webs and rings of lacing and holds a small cap. Beautiful.

Aroma is some citrus hops, orange, grapefruit also very herbal, resinous and pungent, even a bit funky, some caramel malt as well. Good, but not great strength.

Flavor is orange marmalade, grapefruit, resinous hops, a little touch of some weird funky character, caramel malt, candy, mild sweetness, good bitterness. Some alcohol on the finish as well.

Mouthfeel is medium-plus bodied, sticky, good carbonation.

Pretty good, very hoppy, quite intense. The slight underlying funkiness keeps it from being great, though.

elgiacomo, Nov 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

SDG1070, Nov 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

harrynuggs, Nov 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

oldedog, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of coldriver
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can pours a medium amber with fluffy white head and ample lacing. Yeah, the aroma reminds me of resin with lemon, apricot, and alcohol. Taste is nice and bitter pine and citrus, a bit oversweet on the malt backing though. Alcohol is well hidden. Mouthfeel seems a bit flat - would appreciate a little more carbonation. On the other hand, the tongue-coating thickness of this beautifully bittered imperial is fanstastic. Aftertaste is puckering. I really wanted to like this more - I love resinous beers (Green Flash!) so I imagined a beer called "Resin" to be near perfect. But this one has crossed a bit over the line into surgary territory

coldriver, Nov 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

WoodburyMN, Nov 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

SadMachine, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of sarajayne
4.73/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best imperial IPA’s I’ve had. I purchased it at Boscy’s in Saugus, MA. These do come in cans (4 pack for $10). Poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden orange color.

Scent: Wonderful & so fruity! Apricot, citrus, & pine.

Taste: Resin is everything that has made me grow to love and appreciate hoppy beers. Bitter yet fruity-balanced at the same time. It is very crisp and surprisingly not a strong alcohol taste even with an ABV of 9.1%. The bitterness does last through a majority of the taste, but it ends on a sweet apricot note.

Mouth feel: Medium body with average carbonation

Overall: This is one of the best imperial IPA's I've ever had!

collage girls drink GOOD beer:

sarajayne, Nov 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Peyton5410, Nov 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

andant, Nov 18, 2012
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,098 ratings.