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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,077 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,077
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 162
Gots: 323 | 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 TheManiacalOne
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

TheManiacalOne, May 31, 2012
Photo of diddly
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

diddly, May 31, 2012
Photo of ILiveOffHops
4/5  rDev -1.7%

ILiveOffHops, May 30, 2012
Photo of gpblackgt
4/5  rDev -1.7%

gpblackgt, May 30, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 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.

JohnnyMc, May 30, 2012
Photo of poogas
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

poogas, May 30, 2012
Photo of 1p5v
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

1p5v, May 29, 2012
Photo of amart80
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

amart80, May 29, 2012
Photo of wells9uk
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

wells9uk, May 29, 2012
Photo of zahara15
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

zahara15, May 29, 2012
Photo of GbVDave
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can into two mini pint glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!

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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.

GbVDave, May 29, 2012
Photo of gunclubchris
4/5  rDev -1.7%

gunclubchris, May 27, 2012
Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, May 26, 2012
Photo of sjverla
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

sjverla, May 26, 2012
Photo of TimPell
3.5/5  rDev -14%

TimPell, May 25, 2012
Photo of nas4atu
3.5/5  rDev -14%

nas4atu, May 25, 2012
Photo of Donsmitty
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Donsmitty, May 25, 2012
Photo of tuka
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

tuka, May 25, 2012
Photo of Flounder57
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Flounder57, May 24, 2012
Photo of Pat316
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Pat316, May 23, 2012
Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev -1.7%

st9647v3, May 23, 2012
Photo of RoamingGnome
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

RoamingGnome, May 22, 2012
Photo of ale207
4/5  rDev -1.7%

ale207, May 22, 2012
Photo of steelerguy
3.58/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Golden amber, hazy, moderate carbonation, just off white head that fades to covering and leaves some sticky lace on the glass.

S - Citrus hops and sweet malt, nice but muted.

T - Lots of citrus and tropical fruit hop flavor, nice malt backbone but it leans a bit too much to caramel malts like all Sixpoint beers tend to do. Works better in this beer than their others I have had.

M - This is a pretty syrupy beer, lots of body here. Even with a decent amount of carbonation and alcohol it leaves a coating with a definite bit of warmth.

O - This is one of Sixpoint's better beers that I have had. All with potential and all with too much caramel malt. The higher alcohol and hop bitterness help balance it out in this beer.

steelerguy, May 21, 2012
Photo of SickNukes
2/5  rDev -50.9%

SickNukes, May 21, 2012
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