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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,191 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,191
Reviews: 606
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 174
Gots: 369 | FT: 7
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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4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Funky looking 12oz can received via a trade with ShroudOfDoom. According to the stamp on the bottom of the can, this is best by July 7, 2015.

Poured a straw-gold color, relatively clear, with lots of tiny bubbles arcing skyward. Good sized, fluffy, off-white head that slowly receded down the sides of a Boston Lager glass, leaving quite a bit of sudsy lace.

During the pour, I was hit by a big, piney and citrusy scent. I’m not sure I’ve ever gotten that big of a nose hit from just the pour! Upon further investigation (a fancy way of saying I did some robust sniffing), I picked up some sweet fruity scents not unlike strawberries. Judging by the smell, Resin could very well be an excellent name for this beer. I suspect that if I have another beer today, I’ll need to re-brush my teeth first!

Whoa, that’s a big, thick, hairy hop taste! Almost syrupy. Not as bitter as I was expecting, with a big malty backbone that still manages to pale in comparison to the hop flavor. Grapefruit and a little bit of pine were tasted, along with that strawberryish sweetness. There were some slightly subordinate caramel-like and biscuit malt notes as well. There’s also a teeny bit of boozy heat lingering in the background. The finish is not as dry as one might expect for the style.

Thickly resiny mouthfeel – as I suspected, the name was well chosen.

Yep, it’s a big beer, somewhere between a DIPA and a barleywine. I don’t know if I’d want repeated pints of this, but the 12oz can is an awfully nice serving size, and I could see this as a nice nightcap or a way to start a weekend after a long, draining work week.

woemad, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Pretty awesome skinny can and has pretty high reviews.

A - Bright orange color. Pretty clear and has a white head with light lacing.

S - Tons of strong hop fragrance with citrus fruit, light pine, and some dankness. Not really anything else discernible aside from the hops and a slight fruity ale-yeast character.

T - Great flavor with the strong citrus hop character predominant with some grassy, dank, and pine notes in the middle. The hop bitterness are also present but not in contention with the NW hops. There is a very light malt and yeast character but mostly covered up by the hops. Really tastes a lot like a delicious IPA instead of a heavy imperial.

M - Medium to light mouth-feel with light carbonation. Pretty much only as heavy as most of the better IPAs.

Overall, a great DIPA. Even though it isn't as heavy or malty as some DIPAs I would definitely get this again. If you like the strip your teeth bitterness and boozy character that comes with some DIPAs this isn't one for you but if you want an IPA with some more kick in the ABV and flavor department then this one is a great choice.

Glass- Shaker pint

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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,191 ratings.