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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,399 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,399
Reviews: 624
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 183
Gots: 435 | 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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Photo of Kadonny
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a tall skinny 12 ounce can into a snifter glass.

A: A golden orange color with a nice 2 finger head on a nice pour. Glass lacing is almost not there.

S: Lots of pine and fresh citrus with some orange and tangerine. Slighty grassy with some bready sweetness.

T: I got the orange and tangerine right form the start with some other citrus flavors, pineapple and some grassy notes. The sweetness is biscuit like with a deeper pine flavor taking over with bitterness at the back end. This is all Sixpoint with some of their signature yeast flavors poking through on the finish. Good beer.

M: Full, prickly, bitter and very little alcohol. Carbonation was good.

O: Wow, a really good beer from Sixpoint, I'm impressed. A really easy drinking DIPA that could be dangerous.

My whole issue with them has been the Lion contract and consistency. If Sixpoint would ever take total control of all their brewing, in house, they could be a top notch brewery. Still, I'll give them props as this one was fantastic.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of cvm4
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The cans look like redbull cans.

A - Pours an almost clear amber with a two finger eggshell head.

S - I'm getting pine, resin & orange peel. There's a citrus like sweetness that lingers.

T - Pine hits you in the mouth with a good dose a bready malts. And the end brings you a good helping of hop bite.

M - Medium bodied & medium carbonation.

O - A pine hop bomb of a double IPA. Dangerously drinkable.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Gotta love the Red Bull-style cans employed here. This stuff pours a clear golden-straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises grapefruit rind, pine resin (how appropriate), thickly earthy and spicy greens, mild toffee, and sweet flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, with the emphasis on the earth, spice, and pine, and with some light balsa joining the party as well. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, a refreshingly earthy hop-bomb, one that definitely uses plenty of hops but does so without burning the tongue and without completely ignoring the concept of balance.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of yesyouam
4.45/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sixpoint Resin is a clear, golden ale covered in a soft, thick, yellowed foam that leaves intricate lacing on the glass. It has a strong, fresh aroma of grapefruit and lumber. It smells almost a touch sour-- "nose tart". It's very full and soft in the mouth and it leaves the tongue a little singed. It's bursting with fresh hop flavor and quite bitter. Grapefruit peel bitterness becomes wooden and, finally, resiny at the finish and throughout the aftertaste, where it picks up some juniper and black pepper. The whole affair is pretty dry. I really love a beer like this. It's strong and heavy enough to support all those hops and the malt never creates any conflict.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 3,399 ratings.