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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
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2,954 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,954
Reviews: 598
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 149
Gots: 282 | 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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bonez05404

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

04-21-2012 02:43:09 | More by bonez05404
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notdriving

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

04-21-2012 02:41:36 | More by notdriving
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Cresant

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Served this 12v oz. can in a Sam Adams glass. Best before: 30JUL2012. The appearance was viscous and very clear. The beer was the color of clover honey with a modest sized tan head. Minimal lacing remained.

The smell was fruity with metal shavings. Mild alcohol. Light floral hops appeared as it warmed.

The taste was malty sweet but with a long crispy/grassy lingering bitterness. Bready at first but hoppy oiliness and orange peel bitterness later. Strong full flavor. Alcohol was evident but not overwhelming. I would prefer less balance and more hops brightness.

The mouthfeel was full bodied with some slickness. Modest carbonation.

04-21-2012 01:17:55 | More by Cresant
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

04-21-2012 00:44:08 | More by kbuzz
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monkeyfist

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-20-2012 23:49:53 | More by monkeyfist
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%

A- Amber body with a thin off-white head. Not quite clear, but not cloudy.

S- Piney hops mostly, some spicy citrus notes.

T- Hops, more piney than citrusy. Some slight malt presence to balance it out, but very hop forward.

M- Stickiness from that hops that stays around. Some carbonation, not the smoothest beer I have had but not bad for the abv.

O- Pretty good iipa, not the best I have had, but solid.

04-20-2012 21:56:07 | More by stephenjmoore
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nanobrew

California

3.65/5  rDev -10.3%

Thanks Cbeer88 for this

a: pours an orange color beer with a small off white head. The head is thin and fades quick. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass. Very little carbonation bubbles.

s: some floral hops, but mainly the smell is dominate with alcohol and slight maltiness

t: piney and slight citrus hop flavor. The malt comes through a little, more of hard candy like. More bitter than hoppy. Alcohol is more noticeable in this than beers of similar style and ABV

m: carbonation is a little lighter than I would like. It leaves a sticky sweetness, rather than a cleanness or sticky hop residue like I enjoy from IPAs

o: I enjoyed this overall and would not mind having this again. However, at this time I cannot say this is a top IIPA. BUt with IPAs I feel like they are slightly different each time you have them, so again, I would like to revisit this sometime.

04-20-2012 19:36:23 | More by nanobrew
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buyBinboaVodka

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

A - Pours a copper orange with 2 finger slightly off white head that leaves sticky lace rings around the glass.

S - Allergies suck this time of year, but I get citrus hops, some light citrus fruits such as grapefruit, and some piney aroma.

T - Up front is some slight citrus notes that lend themselves on the sweet side and towards the end is when the hoppy bitterness comes into play. Very nice balance.

M - The mouthfeel is quite heavy almost like a good stout. Carbonation is medium and the bitter flavor of the hops lingers around after each sip.

O - I keep coming back to this beer. I don't know why, but it keeps me interested. I'm on about 5 4 packs in a month. That is a lot of just one beer for me. It must mean something.

04-20-2012 16:10:08 | More by buyBinboaVodka
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-20-2012 04:44:34 | More by chefduff2
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CopperMtnPlowboy

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -69.3%

04-20-2012 02:54:58 | More by CopperMtnPlowboy
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maz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-20-2012 02:30:31 | More by maz
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ThePortlander

New York

4.93/5  rDev +21.1%

Just had this one with dinner in my Dogfish snifter.

The clear copper and voluptuous off-white head were a fantastic surprise upon pouring this 12oz can. The nose is full of all the things I look for in hop heavy beers, from spices to grapefruit to (most important) pine. The taste follows suit, but with a considerable malt backing, with great bread and caramel flavors. Overall, this 103 IBU beer is quite balanced, and I'm a big fan. I liked other Sixpoint offerings, but this one blew me away.

04-20-2012 01:50:59 | More by ThePortlander
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jimelee108

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-20-2012 01:37:13 | More by jimelee108
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JayQue

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -12%

Pretty good DIPA. Purchased at Grape and Gourmet in Va Beach. Tall skinny 12 oz can. Pours an orange, lightly hazy color with a medium sized white head. Head retention is ok, lacing is extensive, nice thick rings.

Aroma is a bit mild for a DIPA, some citrus hops.

Tastes good. This is a balanced DIPA. Some big citrus hops balanced by bready malts. THe balance is enough that you can enjoy both but this is not a headshrinker for diehard hop-heads.

Mouthfeel is crisp and rich, bitterness is not that pronounced. The alcohol is well hidden.

This one is good but I like more hops presence and bite in a 9% abv DIPA.

04-20-2012 01:36:41 | More by JayQue
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-20-2012 01:06:27 | More by atone315
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-18-2012 19:11:13 | More by whatname
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-18-2012 15:05:22 | More by yergermeister
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TongoRad

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-18-2012 13:42:36 | More by TongoRad
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%

12 oz can, with best by date of 26Nov2012 stamped on bottom of the can.

appears a clear orange amber color. 12" off-white head, thin covering stays. very hoppy aroma, mostly citrus flavors - orange, mango.

taste is heavy on the same citrus hop flavors dominate the test- not bitter though. just enough biscuity malt to provide a base. sticky mouthfeel, medium body and carbonation.

overall, a good DIPA

04-18-2012 03:33:52 | More by jmdrpi
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vic21234

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +6.9%

12oz can poured into a snifter. Bottom of can says best by 11/23/12.

A- Pours rather clear, and a dark amber color. About two fingers worth of a frothy off-white head that sticks to the sides of the glass.

S- Smells awesome. Tons of grapefruit and overall citrus characters. Also some piney resin notes as well.

T- Up front is really like drinking grapefruit juice. The back end of the taste finishes with the piney resin notes, as the name suggests. Great hop characters with a nice malty finish.

M- Tart, bitter, very drinkable. Finishes dry. Something I could drink alot of. The alcohol is well masked as well for 9% ABV.

I like this one, and am excited to try some of Sixpoint's other offerings, as they just started distributing to my area. This was my first Sixpoint'er and a great one to start. Reasonably priced too, I paid about $9 for 4 cans.

04-18-2012 00:05:48 | More by vic21234
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev -9.1%

Another treat from Dino! Price Stick still on, good deal!! Poured from can to pint glass the beer pours a amber gold with a decent 1 finger white cap with little retention and lacing. The nose is big and resiny like the name suggests More earthy pine than citrus but its a hop bomb. Hints of toasted caramel malts. Similarly the flavor is hoppy and bitter and aggressive. Earthy pine dominated with hints of citrus with an underlying caramel malt sweetness. Medium bodied the beer finishes crisp and clean with a lingering bitterness. Overall, good! At the price if this was more readily available I'd drink a lot of it, lol.

04-17-2012 23:19:53 | More by hopfacebrew
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MichaelBurns

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-17-2012 19:05:29 | More by MichaelBurns
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-17-2012 12:21:54 | More by GeoffreyM
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Steasy66

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -16.5%

Can into Boulevard tulip

A- Orangish with generous off-white head. Pretty clear for a beer called Resin.
S- Floral and citrus hops, sweet malt.
T- Sweet, big hop bitterness, little hop flavor.
M- A little thick, a bit undercarbed for my taste.
O- Decent beer, nothing special, wouldn't trade for it again.

04-17-2012 03:40:23 | More by Steasy66
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Beejay

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%

A: Apricot in color just ever so slightly hazy, white head on top that dissipates fairly rapidly into a ring.

S: Jam packed with hops. As the name implies there is a huge amount of resiny pine aroma. Some grapefruit notes as well as a nice bit of caramel or burnt sugar in the finish.

T: Pine resin and grapefruit dominate the flavor with some earthy notes following. Some caramel notes in the middle, the finish is a big hit of bitterness with some herbal flavors.

M: Medium in body, the carbonation is fine in texture and medium in amount. There is a slight creaminess to the feel. The finish is a little puckering with the bitterness.

O: Overall a really nice IIPA. The price point for what you are getting is really the huge selling point. The price on tap was incredible, and the can was decent as well.

04-17-2012 02:12:02 | More by Beejay
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
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