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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,102 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,102
Reviews: 602
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 168
Gots: 330 | 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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3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rusty orange with a fine mist of floaties and crusty off white film that rims and speckles.
Skunk, dried apricot and orange compote nose.
Rock candy and blonde caramel with tangerine, resin, pine sap, herbal hops.
Sugared orange hard candy finish and merciless nettle bitter linger that doesn't end.
Almost medium, chewy, oily, only slight burn.

By the numbers: I sure do believe the 103 IBUs, the 9.1% is mostly buried, and the 9.3 SRM seems a bit generous - it's darker than I'd expect. The nose is a bit stewy.. Expiry 23.Aug, which is neither old nor super fresh which is why I don't get why this isn't... more. The bitterness hits hard (90 Minute comes to mind) especially for a "balanced" relatively sweet East Coast DIPA. But it's not especially bright or dank or oily - dry hopping not in evidence on aroma or palate, and doesn't go for citrus - to cut through the brown sugar so I'm not really sure what this is trying to be.

Can I wish a 103 IBU DIPA were hoppier? Undistinguished, in the end.

I keep wanting to love Sixpoint and keep being underwhelmed.

StJamesGate, Jun 25, 2014
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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,102 ratings.