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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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2,884 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,884
Reviews: 595
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 145
Gots: 249 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2012)
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Photo of mynie


3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass because I am a Real Man. Nice hazy dark brown with a surprisingly large and fluffy head, considering the ABV.

Smells, umm, resinous. Thick and green with big grapefruit nodes. Nice, but not particularly complex or otherwise interesting.

Tastes as it smells. Smoother than I anticipated, almost like hop frosting. It's thick, is the thing. That's nice for the hop because it gives off a sticky hop cone feeling, but the malt is a little syrupy and just too darn bitter and so you don't have enough balance. On top of that, the hop profile is nice and strong but there's just not enough going on there to make it carry the beer.

Serving type: can

05-07-2012 04:56:56 | More by mynie
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

05-06-2012 23:24:17 | More by kmoore149
Photo of danedelman


3.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to thebeerbug for this as an extra.

Served in a DFH tulipish glass

A-orangeish reddish with large fluffy 2 finger head that sticks around forever.

S-very citrusy hops with a hint of pine lingering in the background.

T-Very dry grapefruit taste. Aftertaste is similiar to eating a christmas tree. The hops are very in your face and take over the beer. I like it!!

M-medium body with good carbonation.

O-not my favorite style but good beer nonetheless.

Serving type: can

05-06-2012 17:34:16 | More by danedelman
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14%

05-06-2012 15:07:36 | More by Seany
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

05-06-2012 12:52:02 | More by dgeebs07
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3.23/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into my FFF tulip

A - Dark, rust orange color. Rather hazy with a small, white head

S - Nose is hops as I get grapefruit, orange, and slight lemon peel.

T - Orange peel at first with a malt backbone that keeps it balanced during the middle of the flavor. The hops comes through much more in the finish apwith grapefruit being the dominat flavor.

MF - Medium body with nice carbonation that gives the beer, a full smooth feeling. The finish leaves a nice thick resin on the tongue. Definitely the best aspect of the beer.

O - Solid easy drinking DIPA. Well balanced as it is not too sweet, not a hop bomb. However, while good, there is nothing remarkable about this one.

Serving type: can

05-06-2012 04:53:18 | More by jeonseh
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

05-06-2012 02:25:47 | More by JustinMatthew
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

05-04-2012 20:31:50 | More by nicholas527
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

05-04-2012 18:53:03 | More by HumanParaquat
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3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange-copper color with a small but fluffy white head that settles down slowly and some spotty lacing. Very hoppy aroma, yes, resinous, lots of pine, some citrus, a whiff of fusel alcohol underneath.

Not my favorite DIPA or Sixpoint offering. Booze was way too in-your-face present; harsh; sharply bitter and resinous hoppiness with a weak malt backbone underneath. Just felt a little out-of-whack and overly boozy. Light citrus and caramel sweetness also in there. Just not loving this particular blend of these flavor notes.

Medium-bodied, moderately carbonated, just a little syrupy in a way that didn’t help the booziness. Not all that fun to drink even for a hop-bomb. I’d take a Hoptimum or GF Palate Wrecker over this one in a heartbeat. Not terrible but not my particular cup of tea for the already crowded DIPA style.

Serving type: can

05-04-2012 14:42:56 | More by tobelerone
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3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden color with two fingers of pillowy, white head.

Big, spicy pine with some blood orange spice and a bit of sweet caramel.

Orange and pineapple and finishes with big dose of bitter pine.

Creamy feel with low carbonation and a slickness but finishes bone dry.

This is a pretty good DIPA at the price point... not bad at all.

Serving type: can

05-04-2012 05:48:10 | More by samie85
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

05-03-2012 05:46:35 | More by injuredreserve
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4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- clear, golden color, a little darker than AAL. A small amount of white head.

S- piny, citrus hop aroma. Some biscuit and caramel in there too. Not quite as strong as I expected.

T- similar to the smell. A little more hop flavor though. Not quite as much as I was expecting of caramel and biscuit malt from the smell.

M- a fuller body than most doubles. And like the name implies, its thick, slick and resiny. Medium carbonation.

O- pleasantly surprised by this beer. A solid double Ipa.

Serving type: can

05-03-2012 01:39:54 | More by vobr0002
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4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: very clear, golden color with a small amount of off white head.

S: Smells very strongly of citrus hops. Almost like a cascade hop but I probably am not good enough to pinpoint hop type yet! All-in-all, the smell with a DIPA, citrus hops followed by a piney hop along with orangey smell to it.

T: Good tasting, mild DIPA. Has a piney hops flavor that dominates a mellow citrus hop.

M: Good medium mouthfeel, highly carbonated.

O: Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this beer!

Serving type: can

05-03-2012 01:39:38 | More by TVolt1
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

05-02-2012 14:45:56 | More by DavyJones
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

05-02-2012 01:56:31 | More by stbo101
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-01-2012 18:27:07 | More by Hirshi
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New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-01-2012 18:18:13 | More by patmcd
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3.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewing the Resin from Sixpoint Brewing Company out of New York.
Score: 82

The can boldly claims that it is best before November 23, 2012. Served in a Founders Tulip and enjoyed on 03/30/12.

Appearance: Pours a honey orange color that falls between transparent and translucent. One finger of creamy cream colored head at pour slowly settles into a thin layer. Slightly average lacing, above average retention. 3.5/5

Smell: Spicy caramel, hops, mulch, orange and grapefruit. Not bad, but not very bold. 3.5/5

Taste: Spicy caramel, peppercorn, orange, modest hops and lots of malty tropical citrus. Not a whole lot going on beyond that. Very straight forward, not complex. Too malty for an IPA, but very drinkable. 9% ABV completely hidden. 3/5

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, low carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. Bitter finish. 3.5/5

Overall: Too malty and under-carbonated for an IPA. It's drinkable, and unoffensive, but not stand out by any stretch of the imagination. I think this one was way overhyped for what it was.

Recommendation: Decent IPA, but nothing worth seeking out.

Pairings: Mango BBQ drenched chicken wings.

Cost: $10.99 for a four pack of cans.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 06:39:43 | More by jegross2
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New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12-oz. can into a Duvel Belgian Tulip glass.

Appearance: A semi-aggressive pour got me maybe a ¼’ off-white head. A thicker pour is present, lightly syrupy cloudy –amber-orange in color. Lacing is light, but sticky and thick.

Smell: Citrus hops, pine and lightly sweet malt is what I get in the aroma. With a deeper inhale I get a tangerine and grapefruit blend. Nice, but not as dominant on the nose as with most DIPA’s. A hint of booziness prevails as it warms.

Taste: The sweetness of the beer glides across the tongue only to have your palate smacked around with a distinct hoppy bitterness that lingers long after the swallow. As in the smell, I get a citrus tangerine-grapefruit blend in the middle, followed by a pine resin-light malt finish. Pretty darn good in my opinion. Booziness is not shy and sneaks in at the end.

Mouthfeel: Moderate to heavy body with a sticky sweetness that gets you to let your guard down, only if for a brief second or two before the bitterness sneaks in to remind you that your drinking a DIPA. Carbonation is spot-on. Lingering bitterness sticks around on the tongue. A moderate alcohol bite is present, but not overwhelming.

Overall: A recommended DIPA for fans of the style, plus the tall-skinny can it comes in looks pretty cool. I picked up this reasonably priced 4-pack from Joe Canals in Lawrenceville, NJ. I prefer my DIPA’s with a bit more malt in the finish so this wasn’t one of my favorites, but still a fine beer nonetheless. Lagunitas Hop Stoopid ranks up there as one of my favorite DIPA’s. Try them side-by-side and I think you’ll agree.

Serving type: can

05-01-2012 01:33:07 | More by cmq103
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before 23NOV2012 printed on bottom of the can.

Poured into a mug, it has a hazy orange color and a persistent head of white foam. Concentric rings of lace form over time, and the skim never breaks.

Soft fruity orange peel aroma, citrus forward with some floral traces as well. Some herbal eucalyptus.

Sweet and juicy, bitter orange peel and grapefruit rind, light yet substantial pale malts in the background. Some light sweetness, the bitter citrus peel keeps it balanced, dry bitter aftertaste. Definitely lives up to its name, fully resiny and slick. Hopefully the next batch to Chicago is fresher...

Serving type: can

05-01-2012 01:19:41 | More by emerge077
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2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

05-01-2012 01:17:08 | More by antoines15
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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the can a hazy gold color with 3 fingers of rocky white head. A massive amount of lacing with this one.

Aroma of strawberries and caramel malts.

Tasted of piney bitterness with a bit of booziness and a healthy malt backbone. Bitterness lingers through the finish.

Medium bodied and sticky with a moderate carbonation.

Not quite the hop presence I was hoping for, but a solid IIPA for sure.

Serving type: can

05-01-2012 00:23:00 | More by Monkeyknife
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 30JUL2012

A: Pours a dark amber color with almost no head

S: Slightly sweet with a big dose of hops and slight malt. Hops are mostly piney with some grassy and citrus notes

T: Follows the nose, starts out sweet and then quickly transitions to the bitterness, which lingers on for a very long time. Again, hops are mostly pine with some citrus rinds and grass as well. Lacks some complexity, but I don't think that's what this beer was really going for

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation that attempts to wash away some of the oily hops, but simply fails because of the sheer intensity of them

O: Certainly one of the most bitter beers I've tried, it lives up to it's name very well. If your palate tends to be destroyed after drinking bitter beers, it will most certainly happen here.

Serving type: can

04-30-2012 23:51:26 | More by BEERMILER12
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

04-30-2012 22:53:34 | More by JDbullodg
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
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