Resin - Sixpoint Brewery
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3.5/5 rDev -14%
Big thanks goes out to trader who sent me this one as an extra in a recent trade! Served from can into a balloon wine glass. Poured yellow orange with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, alcohol, spices, earthy hop, subtle citrus, and spicy hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, floral, spices, spicy hop, earthy hop, and alcohol. It had a medium feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. The alcohol notes on this one was fairly evident. There was definitely a huge hop presence in this one, but the alcohol covers a lot of other tones up that I picked up on, but couldn’t place. Worth trying if you get the chance, but that’s about it.
05-31-2012 12:25:04 | More by thagr81us
4.15/5 rDev +2%
Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.
A: The beer is a light amber color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.
S: The aroma contains grassy hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.
T: The taste starts out with sweet flavors of citrus and caramel that are followed by a strong piney hops bitterness. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.
M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.
O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid 2IPA to drink for a long time.
05-31-2012 02:40:44 | More by TheManiacalOne
3.9/5 rDev -4.2%
Poured from a can into a tulip glass
Pours a dark red/amber, with a great thick tan head.
Aroma is hoppy - mostly piney, with a little citrus to top it off.
Taste is more sweet than bitter, surprising for the style. Good balance, but that's not always the best thing for a DIPA.
Mouthfeel is a little thick, but good overall. Nice carbonation.
Overall, a good DIPA, with a ton of hop aroma, but could definitely use a little more in the flavor. Just a little too sweet for my liking.
05-31-2012 01:32:53 | More by diddly
3/5 rDev -26.3%
First beer from Sixpoint.
Pours out a pretty dark amber/ruby with hints of orange and a 1 finger off-white head.
Smells of piney, earthy hops and caramel malt sweetness.
Very sweet for an Imperial IPA. Right away there is a strong taste of the caramel malt with a biscuit like flavor as well followed by the piney and earthy hops. Not very bitter for over 100 IBUs.
Overall, not a bad beer, but too sweet for my taste.
05-30-2012 05:16:47 | More by JohnnyMc
4.1/5 rDev +0.7%
Poured from a 12oz can into two mini pint glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!
Best Before 20JAN2013
A: Pours a bright, coppery-gold with a bit of haze. One creamy finger of light-orange foam forms on top and displays decent retention. Lacing was a bit light but carbonation was just right.
S: Big noseful of spicy and piney hops. As it warms up some grapefruit and pineapple make their way out as does some mango and tangerine. Nice carmel malt balance.
T: As above. Fistfulls of hops thrown into its' malty stew. Slightly minty alcohol flavor as it warms.
M: Slick and quite oily. Would be a pretty slippery mess if it weren't for the prickly alcohol presence.
O: A quite nicely balanced DIPA. We thought the serving size was perfect for the abv.
05-28-2012 23:00:38 | More by GbVDave
3.98/5 rDev -2.2%
Nose: Mostly pine resin and some citrus (grapefruit). Definitely some Belgiany, fruity esters. The malts seem to play a solid balance. It's got some sweetness, but doesn't quite start to encroach on barleywine turf.
Appearance: Good quarter inch of head sticking around. The color is a deep red, almost ruby - it's darker than your typical double IPA.
Taste: Somewhat imbalanced. The first flvaors are sweet and bitter, but the finish is all hops, with some strange banana notes. The finish is somewhat astringent and bitter.
Overall: Not bad, not great. Definitely not craveable. A lack of balance kind of kills it. And the out of place esters don't add to it.
05-26-2012 00:39:01 | More by sjverla
4.15/5 rDev +2%
12 oz can was poured into a tulip glass.
Appearance: The beer poured a two finger that has reduced and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a hazy orange yellow with some tiny bubbles coming up through the glass.
Smell: bready and crystal malts, clean aroma, citrus, grapefruit, and citrus aromas. Malts smell nice, but the hop aroma is bery subtle. Hoping for a big taste.
Taste: Very tastey for a DIPA. IBU's are not even noticeable for being that high, which is extremely remarkable. Bitterness is there, but it is balanced out nicely with the caramel and bready malts.
Mouthfeel: easy going, smooth, light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, delicious, and the booze is hidden very well.
Overall: Very smooth anf drinkable DIPA. Love it how theycome in 12 oz cans. Will be enjoyigng this sleeper more in the future.
05-24-2012 04:32:49 | More by Flounder57
3.88/5 rDev -4.7%
Thanks to Jackie for the can. I wasn't sure what was in the bag at first. I was thinking, is this a Red Bull??? Glad it was beer...
Poured from a 12 oz can into a tulip style pint.
A) A cloudy/hazy copper with nearly 2 fingers of white head. Good retention on the head, which slowly settles to a dusting. Nice lacing is produced as well.
S) Not much on the nose at first, but it became more aromatic with warmth. Nice malt sweetness, bit of caramel, some floral presence, and a hint of mango. Then a little alcohol. A bit earthy as well.
T) Where did the mango go? Anyways, malt upfront, a bit of a honey taste. Then a wave of hops. Light pine, lots of grass and earthy flavor, like ferns and mulch earthy. The alcohol is very well hidden, considering the ABV. The finish is rather dry.
M) A medium body, with a good jolt of carbonation. This coats the mouth, leading to an aftertaste that is less than desirable. It just loitered about the inside of my mouth, and would not go away.
O) There is more upside than downside to this offering. It didn't knock my socks of, but it's definitely worth a try.
05-22-2012 02:52:45 | More by RoamingGnome
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
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