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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,232 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,232
Reviews: 609
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 173
Gots: 377 | FT: 7
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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Photo of 2xHops
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It's a good beer, with one small flaw.

It truly does taste like a classic double IPA, which is a good thing. I had no way of knowing whether this 4-pack I bought was actually fresh or starting to lose the hoppy flavor. I found this in a local Spec's, and the guy in the store told me they just had gotten Sixpoint beers few weeks ago.

Having said that, the taste is very good except that it seemed that the alcohol was coming through a bit too strongly. I'd have to give this beer another go someday soon to see if it's just a one-time phenomenon.

I'd drink this again, but since it's coming all the way from New York, and it seems like anything from New York City is ridiculously overpriced. $9 for four-pack? I'm undecided if that's too much or not.

2xHops, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of ChrisMon02
4/5  rDev -2%

ChrisMon02, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of sdaly3
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

sdaly3, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of Durge
4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From the cool can into the pint glass, the appearance is a slightly hazed amber color with a decent white powder puff on top that deflates quickly to a solid cover and plenty of lacing. The aroma brings a decidedly crisp citrus theme with a subtle pine biscuit and a fair malt presence as a supporting cast. The flavor grabs your taste buds with aggressive citrus grain hops that tingles the tongue. Lots of caramel grain and citrus bite. Body is solidly medium-plus with tiny, sprite bubbles to provide a tingly, refreshing feel despite being a bit on the viscous side. Very nice hop brew!

Durge, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of hoptitsbrews
3/5  rDev -26.5%

hoptitsbrews, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of MrBoh
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

MrBoh, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of HEADYdb
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

HEADYdb, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of jdhasse
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

jdhasse, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of Adamostella
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Adamostella, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of GuyIncognito
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is a knockout. Literally. Halfway through the beer I was really feeling it! At 9.1%ABV, this is no joke. It is a perfectly named beer with amazing hop resin oozing from every sip. The perfect balance of bitterness, and it doesn't taste high in alcohol. This beer is dangerous. One of the most balanced Imperial IPAs I've had. This beer is the energy drink of hops (and the can looks like it too)!

GuyIncognito, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

IPAman89, Sep 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

AntLeatherface, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of JaySchneider
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

JaySchneider, Sep 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

JJFordick, Sep 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

OddNotion, Sep 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

MichPaul, Sep 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

zberger, Sep 13, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -63.2%

harrylee773, Sep 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

Kornoms, Sep 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

jhhollier, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of StaveHooks
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a hazy honey amber with 3 fingers of cream colored head. The head melts slow and steady while leaving very little lacing.

S - Pine oils, leafy green hops, spearmint, sweet pungent citrus, tropical fruits, dense pale malt.

T - Follows the name, resinous pine with bright ruby red grapefruit, leafy green hops, faint mint, grapefruit pith bitterness quickly cuts through the sweetness. The hop oils blanket the palate. A shortbread malt provides mild sweetness with some saltiness on the back end. Has a bright grapefruit bitterness long through the finish.

M - Oily, bitter, resinous, medium body, medium creamy carbonation.

I love this DIPA! It's everything I want in the style. Loads of sticky, oily hops, creating a bright sweetness but plenty of bitterness. I know people say this alot, but I would seriously have this in the fridge at all times if I could get it in Oklahoma. It's nice to see a step away from the American Strong Ale, Barleywine category. Seek this out!

StaveHooks, Sep 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Ozurr, Sep 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

kew, Sep 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Jsproat, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of rodlavers
3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a perfect pint glass. Light and hazy orange/gold. About a finger of white head that disappears rather quickly. Decent retention on glass. This appears to be a very good beer. Smell is amazing, with sweet pine and citrus aromas and a bit of malt. Taste is where this falls off slightly. I am not disappointed with the taste, but I think it must be a combination of factors that lead to my slightly above average taste rating. Pine and citrus flavors are prominent, but grapefruit rind sort of dries out any sweetness I may have picked up from the smell. It's not bad, but the taste is not as appealing to me as other beers like this. I suppose it is resinous, too. Mouthfeel is thick and heavy, almost like a bite of bread, or something similar. Overall this is a decent beer. It's unique, too, and that is why I say that I still enjoy it, even though some elements are not as agreeable as some of my favorite DIPA's. Cheers.

rodlavers, Sep 09, 2012
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 3,232 ratings.