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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,335 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,335
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 178
Gots: 414 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

LindsayKuron, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of Tschnab
4/5  rDev -2%
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 -14.2%

johnbjaeger, Apr 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

oldp0rt, Apr 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jackrodgers77, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of AleWatcher
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
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
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3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
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 -8.1%

bonez05404, Apr 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

notdriving, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of Cresant
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
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 -20.3%

kbuzz, Apr 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

monkeyfist, Apr 21, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
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
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3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

nanobrew, Apr 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

buyBinboaVodka, Apr 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

chefduff2, Apr 20, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -69.4%

CopperMtnPlowboy, Apr 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

maz, Apr 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

jimelee108, Apr 20, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

JayQue, Apr 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

atone315, Apr 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

whatname, Apr 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

TongoRad, Apr 18, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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

jmdrpi, Apr 18, 2012
Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
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