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Resin - Sixpoint Brewery

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3,507 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,507
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 190
Gots: 503 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy light copper color with over a finger of off-white head. The hops in the nose are pretty mellow and accompanied by a touch of pine. The hop bitterness is definitely the feature of the flavor profile. This offering is rather full-bodied as DIPAs go, but the maltiness does not manage to poke through the hop onslaught.

This is a good but definitely unbalanced DIPA. I’d recommend going straight to Hi-Res which is a notch above in more than just ABV.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.15/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.15/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Perfectly clear copper. The color of pennies. Head is dirty white, chunky, and leaves some solid lacing. Head drops to a thin cap pretty quickly. Nice depth of color. Carbonation looks to be on point.

Smell: Some pine. Caramel and biscuit malts. Slightly earthy and a touch of mint. It carries that distinct Sixpoint aroma. Hints of citrus. Big doughy malts. Not a ton of depth, but what's there is decent.

Taste: Pine and citrus rind. Malty, chewy, biscuits. Dough and some caramel notes. Hops drop notes of mint and earth. Floral in good measure. Pine is unrelentingly bitter on each subsequent sip. It never becomes punishing, but remains pithy and slightly resinous. Faintly earthy.

Mouthfeel: Moderate body with a moderate carbonation. A touch dry on the end of each sip.

Overall: It's an imperialized Bengali Tiger. The hop profile is similar, but they beefed up the malts enough to cover up some of the weaker hop elements. Decent, but the reduced can size seems silly. There's a 16oz can waiting to happen.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.38/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - The pour showed a dense, cloudy, burnt orange body with a fluffy white head that stood one finger tall...the head fell to a full ring and left behind some decent lacing

S - A big nose filled with sticky, sweet caramel and a big dose of bitter, sticky, pine resin hops...a touch of alcohol is shining through

T - There is a lot of sweetness going on here...the flavors do come across as balanced, but I feel the sticky, sweet caramel outshines any hop profile that is around...the caramel lends itself throughout the entire beer...the hops are in the background trying to breakthrough...they have a chance to provide some bitterness at the end...and that's where the name comes into play as there is a lot of resiny flavors that still leave a sticky feeling on the palate

M - Medium bodied...sticky sweet, resiny, oily, bitter, alcohol

O - I had heard mixed things about this one, so I'm glad I finally got to have some...the 10 ounce draft I had was just enough for me...it tried being balanced but I think the caramel got in the way...I'd rather have sweet, juicy hops rather than that bitter pine resin

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer reminded me of Lucky Charms... magically delicious...

Huge pine notes and stickiness dominate this baby... not a one trick pony though.... the malts do an ample job of carrying this as well...

Beer is fresh as well and I can tell... no hint of booze at all...

Dangerously drinkable...

This will be a go to hereafter...

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4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Apricot in color just ever so slightly hazy, white head on top that dissipates fairly rapidly into a ring.

S: Jam packed with hops. As the name implies there is a huge amount of resiny pine aroma. Some grapefruit notes as well as a nice bit of caramel or burnt sugar in the finish.

T: Pine resin and grapefruit dominate the flavor with some earthy notes following. Some caramel notes in the middle, the finish is a big hit of bitterness with some herbal flavors.

M: Medium in body, the carbonation is fine in texture and medium in amount. There is a slight creaminess to the feel. The finish is a little puckering with the bitterness.

O: Overall a really nice IIPA. The price point for what you are getting is really the huge selling point. The price on tap was incredible, and the can was decent as well.

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 3,507 ratings.