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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,601 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,601
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 205
Gots: 561 | FT: 9
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:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2012

An ode to the sticky quintessence of hops that never forgoes balance. This piney, resinous Double IPA clocks in at over 100 IBUs.
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Photo of Stinger80OH
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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2.25/5  rDev -45%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of TheNightwatchman
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of maryd837
2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of jujigatame
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of CheezyBlaster
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not bad at all. Resin . . . I've seen more resinous beers in my day, but okay.

Seriously solid double IPA all around. Drinkable off the charts for a 9.1% beaster. Doesn't offend much at all, and this makes me wonder if drinkability was high on the priority list. Hops juicify, bitterize, spicify, and resinilatize this thing; they clearly guide the conversation -there is a nice sweetie-pie of a sticky malt in the middle too. Balanced as fuck. However, nothing steps out as above the fray for a double in the hop-forward family . . . aside from the craftsmanship! Just a well-crafted, even-handed, beauty beer. I'd buy this again, for sure!

The rest of six-point's beers turn me off a bit because of the price per ounce/abv, despite being good. For example, Apollo* and Sweet Action are dope! But, in those instances, you're giving me 4 talls for 10 plus bucks where I live . . . in Boston! It's not even like I'm in Kansas!

*Apollo is the best Kristallweizen ever, besides the obvious Westenpheerznsiernserm.

Photo of sneth019
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of sheikyerbouti
3.32/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As a big fan of all things Sixpoint, I was very excited about trying this. $13 a 4 pack of 12 oz cans.

Aroma- Moderate hop aroma, Columbus perhaps? I had this right after a stone IPA from a bottle and the stone had more hop aroma.

Flavor- High bitterness, but not mouth puckering. Well balanced with the malt profile.

Finish- Dry, which is excellent for any IPA/DIPA. If I had to guess, I would think this was an 8% beer.

Overall- Save your money. Though a very good beer, there are so many other DIPA's as well as IPA's which are much better than this. I was very disapointed at the lack of hop aroma for this type of beer. Other than that, it is a solid IPA, nothing special and certainly not worthy of its price tag.

Photo of gutbuster
3.92/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours a crystal clear medium amber in color with a solid one inch head that dissipated fairly quickly, leaving a thin amount of lacing across the top of the beer and the sides of the glass.

Smell- Floral. Tropical fruits. Pomegranate and a hint of grapefruit. A nice "sweetness" that reminds me of cotton candy.

Taste- Citrus up front with oranges and grapefruit that becomes piney, and finishes with toasted bread. A Slight spiciness lingers after each sip.

Feel- Creamy and dry with low to medium carbonation.

Overall- A very enjoyable double IPA that I look forward to throwing into my "go to" beer category!

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of mntlover
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a a very pretty deep rich amber color that is slightly hazy. Off white head falls slow to a ring with some nice lace.

Aroma is nice big wonderful hops just like the name Resin. Pine dominating nose with some underlying citrus notes mingled with some sweet hints of malt.

Taste is nice big huge amounts of hops assault the tongue. Pine resin, tobacco, grapefruit rinds and some herbal notes. In the finish you can get glimpses of the malt sweetness. Big slamming taste bud crushing hop feast. As it warms some alcohol hints are noted but do not distract.

Mouthfeel is medium with slightly peppy carbonation.

Overall if you want a big in your face hop bomb look no further. Not a balanced I2PA but very nice hop forward brew. Might not be world class but fairly tasty.

Photo of ericlitchfield
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of RES
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of mattcrill
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Pine and cedar notes immediately up front. Some caramel sweetness as the beer warms up. I get a little bubblegum which is kind of odd. Not German hefe bubblegum but definitely an artificial gummy aroma. In the background is some lemon zest character. Amazing layered complexity.

Appearance: Slightly hazy deep amber pour. Low tan head that dissipates into a sticky, sudsy film.

Flavor: A touch of the caramel sweetness up front that quickly loses out to some juicy orange, lemon, and grapefruit flavors. This is again followed by a wave of earthy bitterness. Balance is firmly bitter. Finishes dry and aftertaste lingers with more earthy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Tastes slightly oily and a little bit of hop-derived puckering astringency.

Overall impression: Hops seem a bit subdued to be deemed "Double IPA". That said, I do enjoy it. Dangerous given the ABV. Seems more like an American Barleywine to me. Regardless, I enjoy it immensely and I will have another.

Photo of residentbrewer
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into snifter.

I first reviewed Bengali Tiger, The Crisp, Righteous and Sweet Action and I have to say, this beer is by far the best of the group. I have not yet tried Apollo, but I find it hard to believe this would be second to that beer. This brew is a wonderful Eastcoast DIPA.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,601 ratings.