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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,073 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,073
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 163
Gots: 319 | 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 richkrull
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

richkrull, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of diesel59
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I have to say, I have had this a few times.... and was not sure what to make of the first few.... but the more I drink it, The more I crave it... this stuff really grows on you.... at least it did with me.... apperance is a hazy copper tone with a marshmallow like head.... lacing is thick and foamy ...aroma is like that of resin.... (reminds me of high school)taste is of citrus and hops, leaving you quite dry... but yet craving more... Great Job...

diesel59, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of crossovert
2.5/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz can. BB 28NOV2012.

It pours a hazy orangeish amber with a fluffy white head that recedes with some industrial-looking lacing.

The smell is decent, though it reminds me of like a hoppy wheat beer or something. A lot of banana, clove, and bubblegum in the aroma. It has a nice fresh hop scent but the variety is super like bubble gum candyish.

The flavor is reminiscent of a wheat beer as well. It has some nice fruity esters and a potent malt bill. There is some tangy citrus acidity. The bitterness is medium with some pine flavors, but not too much. It is just missing something.

It is okay, but it has a ton of "off" flavors that really don't belong in an IPA though they work a little.

crossovert, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of homebrew311
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can served in snifter. The appearance is a hazy gold/orange with a thin layer of white head. Not much in the way of head retention. Some lacing is left around the edges. The nose starts with a bold wave of resinous (imagine that!) hops pair with a bready, cracker like malt profile. Notes of citrus rind and candied tangerine are present along with a touch of honey. The taste starts with some delicate malt sweetness. This comes in the form of graham cracker and caramel. This is followed by an assertive bitter hop profile. Notes of pine needles and grapefruit come through as all 103 IBUs come through as the beer finishes. The mouth feel is moderately heavy with high carbonation. Overall, this is another hoppy tongue bruiser from Sixpoint that has pretty good balance and a well hidden ABV. Also, it is notable to mention that at 8.99 a 4-pack, this one is a great value.

homebrew311, Apr 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

bertram, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of DersOne
4/5  rDev -1.7%

DersOne, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of codon2004
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

codon2004, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of claytong
3.5/5  rDev -14%

claytong, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of egrace84
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

egrace84, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of david18
3.55/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I have been drinking this at the Amsterdam Ale House on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Overall a very good double ipa from a great brewer.

Dark orange color with a nice amount of carbonation that stuck around and left some lacing behind. Pretty cloudy but not completely opaque.

Aroma was quite citrusy. Some pine and malt but mostly citrus.

Flavor was pretty bitter but well balanced. The flavor elements balanced nicely with the alcohol, which is pretty strong.

A great beer.

david18, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can: Poured a deep hazy orangey color ale with large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of pine and resin notes with sweet malt base. Taste is a nice mix between some pine and resin hoppy notes with some solid malt backbone with quite a lot of sweetness. Body is quite full with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Well done though I prefer My IIPA a bit more dry.

Phyl21ca, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of mawacki
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

mawacki, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of LindsayKuron
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

LindsayKuron, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of Tschnab
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours from the can a hazy orange copper with a two finger eggshell foam, and alot of lace.

S- tropical fruit and citrus as well as some moderate pine and alcohol.

T- Lots of grapefruit rind and oine, mango and pineapple, some biscuity malt, but mostly hops with a alcohol bite.

O- a very nice dipa here, the abv is hidden at all but it packs some great flavor and the mouthfeel still makes this a very easy one to put down easily.

Tschnab, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of johnbjaeger
3.5/5  rDev -14%

johnbjaeger, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of oldp0rt
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

oldp0rt, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of jackrodgers77
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

jackrodgers77, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of AleWatcher
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in tulip pint.

Apricot colored body with a voluminous white frothy head of 3 fingers. Pretty nice retention and lacing. The head is really rocky and composed of microbubbles, as though this beer were served on-nitro.

Smells of lots of bready malt, piney resin, and some crisp citrusy hops-- I'm betting there's some simcoe up in here!

The taste is the same-- dry bready malt upfront with some pine, resin, and citrus hop notes. Some dry bitterness asserts itself on the finish, but not as much as I'd hoped. A little boozy alcohol warmth as it lingers.

Feels creamy and thick, again I'm reminded of a beer on nitro. Oiliness coats my teeth.

Overall-- not bad, but not one I'll be picking up regularly.

AleWatcher, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of stouts4me
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

picked up a four-"box" today in WI.

a: nice yellow /orange color, decent tiny white bubble head.

s: can't identify the hops without cheating, but it is a nice upfront cloud in your face.

t: taste IS very delicious, will be a great summer beer, can't say the big IBU over-powers me like some other big beers, but I will buy it again.

m: typical of style.

o: heard about the hype, thought I would give it a try, doesn't live up to hype, but worth buying again when I want a tasty double IPA, plus easy to pack in the cans to a backpack, with no glass hazards.

stouts4me, Apr 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

bonez05404, Apr 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

notdriving, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of Cresant
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Cresant, Apr 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

kbuzz, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of monkeyfist
4/5  rDev -1.7%

monkeyfist, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of stephenjmoore
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

stephenjmoore, Apr 20, 2012
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,073 ratings.