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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,073 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,073
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 163
Gots: 319 | 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  rDev -1.7%

bierdabbler, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of warnerry
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Best by 3 March 2013, which seems pretty optimistic.

A - Pours a slightly hazed burnt orange with three fingers of craggy off-white head. Head has nice retention and leaves a nice amount of lacing.

S - Pine and lots of citrus, with orange pulp and zest.

T - Nice resiny (hey, I get it) hop taste up front, with lots of pine and pretty good citrus as well. Caramel malt with some bread as well. Grassy aftertaste. A little maltier than I was expecting from the nose. Some noticeable alcohol, but not detrimental. Nice lingering bitterness.

M - Medium mouthfeel with a nice dry bitterness throughout. Nice amount of carbonation makes it a bit silky.

O - Very solid if unspectacular DIPA. A little less malt would be welcome, but the bitter aftertaste is very nice. Just a touch of alcohol heat. I'd have this again.

warnerry, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of dedhed1981
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was in the mood for a double IPA or something similarly piney yet crisp. I was actually planning to get some Sierra Nevada Tornado when this can caught my eye in the package store. I had never had a Sixpoint brew before but decided to give it a try. Wow! Slightly cloudy appearance, tenacious lace on the glass. Great taste, very strongly piney and a little heavy bodied for a dIPA. I really enjoyed this beer's drinkability. I will certainly buy this again. (Note: It did wallop me with a pretty nasty hangover the next morning, which I attributed to the heavy hops and high ABV.)

dedhed1981, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of jhartley
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

jhartley, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of stogirelli
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

stogirelli, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured into bells tulip glass.

Best before date of 11/23/12.

Appearance: cloudy golden bodied beer with 2 fingers of white head. Leaves nice curtians on the side of the glass. The head has decent staying power to it as well.

Smell: Big pine notes with some mangos and pineapples to compliment.

Taste: Just like the nose pine starts this beer off, but it fades fairly quickly to citris notes. Oranges, mangos, and pineapples. The beer is moderately bitter and is fairly hop forward with a little bit of malts that break up some of the bitterness, but I would not say its very well balanced. Malts taste like fresh baked french bread and honey. The beer finishes with a mild citrisy and grassy bitterness that seems to linger for a while.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. ABV well hidden.

Overall: Its a good DIPA, but nothing thats unique about it. I love that its a solid beer offering in a can. I wish it was a little better, but its still pretty good beer.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jul 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

22Catch22, Jul 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

jhighlandbrewing, Jul 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Archemedies, Jul 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

dumptruck81, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of JohnK17
4/5  rDev -1.7%

JohnK17, Jul 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Googs, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of tzieser
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed at the pour farm tavern in new bedford.

poured from an awesome energy drink like can into a standard pint.glass. straw colored with a thick haze and white head that settles into a thin lacing.

lots of citrus and pine hop aroma with little malt character. its gonna be a west coast style i can already tell.

loads of citrus hop flavor with some nice tropical fruit flavor (guava) special thanks to a heavy hand on the hops. has a bit of light caramel malt sweetness but i didnt find it to be sweet at all. perfectly balanced for a 9% abv DIPA. up there with the best of em.

sticky, resinous mouthfeel. enjoyable.

a cant-miss brew for hop heads. worth seeking out.

tzieser, Jul 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

kennethkearns, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

tsm2011, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

HopBrain, Jul 10, 2012
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

nickmantia, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of Teleweizen2
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a cloudy gold/yellow color. Nearly four fingers worth of tan foam. Decent retention, it fades slowly leaving a thick coat of on the glass.

S - smell is a bit muted though an interest aroma as it seems to be a contrast of light and dark. Bright notes of sugar coated orange peeles, and soft fullfy biscuits drizzled with orange blossom honey. There is also a dankness with lots of resiny pine notes. Very balanced and unique.

T - biscuity honey flavors up front but much drier than expected. Burst of citrus flavored and bitterness along with pine needles. Snappy bitter finish. The flavor is simple yet delectable.

M - the lighter side of medium bodied. Watery with a sort of creamy edge. Strong and foamy carbonation.

O - tastey double IPA. Delicately balanced between sweet and bitter. Certianly something I would keep on hand. Plus the can is just freaking cool.

Teleweizen2, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

gpawned, Jul 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

beerdedbiker, Jul 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Localdrinklax, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of confer
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It came in the tall skinny can. Pours amber/gold with a slightly off-white head that has a mix of large and small bubbles.
Deep pine hop aroma.
The balance between the hops and malt is amazing. The deep pine hop taste is there but it never gets to the point of bitter. Although the hop flavor lingers there is also a sweetness that hangs around in the aftertaste as well.
For a double it is on the light watery side, but I'm okay with that.
This is a beer I will go to again, all around above average.

confer, Jul 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Stinger80OH, Jul 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Tank77, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of duceswild
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

duceswild, Jul 08, 2012
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,073 ratings.