Hi-Res | Sixpoint Brewery

Hi-ResHi-Res
BA SCORE
90.7%
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4.15 w/ 2,525 ratings
Hi-ResHi-Res
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States
sixpoint.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Once our eyes were opened to the potential of the hop cone, we couldn’t be stopped. With a laser focus, we magnified the hop factor, and pushed the boundaries of flavor, aroma, and perception itself to create HI-RES. It’s Mad Science.


Added by BeerVikingSailor on 01-20-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,459
Reviews:
441
Ratings:
2,525
Liked:
2,289
Avg:
4.15/5
pDev:
9.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
191
Gots:
633
Trade:
12
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Photo of tillmac62
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

BB 7/12/17. Clear light amber pour with a touch of garnet. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

Very good nose of sweet citrus (orange, mango) with a touch of spicy spruce along with a strong dose of pine. The bready base is slightly sweet with soft caramel undertones. Intensity is a bit lacking, hence the less than outstanding rating. As it warms, light notes of alcohol are present.

Medium body with a nice oily slick texture. The carbonation / body balance is quite outstanding. Mid-palate effervescence is tingly while the finish is finely bubbled and rollicking. The level of effervescence really opens the flavor profile up.

The flavor profile is more complex than suggested by the nose. Overall, it is quite outstanding. The tasty bitterness is surprisingly moderate which has a touch of zest added to the mix of pine and a much more subtle spruce. The middle is moderately sweet and allows the orange and mango to flourish. Hints of pineapple and passion fruit are present. Unfortunately, the alcohol becomes slightly uncovered and delivers the typical astringency and off flavor near the finish. Otherwise, this is a world class offering. The finish lingers and allows zest to shine. As it lingers, grain alcohol becomes evident along with astringency.

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Photo of wmcgar01
3.45/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BCborn
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Feldpausch
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
3.79/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KShophead
3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The appearance is a golden yellow to amber colored body with a two finger white foamy head. There is a light lacing that displays a white color and clings slightly. The smell has a super citrus bittersweetness. The taste is bittersweet all the way through with a super nice juicy citrus aftertaste that leaves a dry finish. The palate sits about a medium on the body with a decent sessionability that wants to gulp not sip which leads me to say: 11 % really? I don’t see it, wow. Carbonation sits just right on the mouth and tongue as its harsh enough to display the proper characteristics of a pretty good DIPA. Overall, wow, Sixpoint, I would say you guys knocked this one outa the park!

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Photo of npendres
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look-4. Nice head, some lacing. Lemony cloudy
Smell-hoppy but reqsonably so for my tastes. Aromas are easily dealt with
Taste-little after taste that's OK. Overall I think I catch a tad of sweetness that, again for my tastes, detracts a tad.
Feel- ok as I swirl it around my mouth.
Overall---lots of brews out there and I am glad I had this one to try but I would not be likely to buy it again.

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Photo of CPAles
3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baldy00
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ghrymm
4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can, BB July 12/2017. 115 IBU's
A: Pours a Golden Amber with a nice white head and some lacing.
S: A mild hop nose not much there ut nothing bad.
T: A thick IPA for sure lots of hops nice and bitter the alcohol is there for sure but it does not stand out to much.
F: Strong hop mouth hit with a bitter sweet finish.
O: A nice double Imperial IPA for sure a little sweet though.

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Photo of BigSmooth12
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of midlifec
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GinDC
3.64/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rorjets
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sonofliberty2
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buckyp
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluehende
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeWard
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can into a pint glass. best by 7/12/17.

clear golden yellow body, small white head, decent enough lacing.

nothing on the nose at all, nothing good, but nothing bad either.

tasty beer indeed. good strong hop bite, thick, almost syrupy, sweetness, from the malt. alcohol fairly well hidden.

close to full on the mouth, tangy, bitey, hop finish, with a strong sweet wash.

Overall, enjoyed the battle between bitter and sweet. both strong, and nicely balanced to this palate. upon reflection, bitterness just about won out.

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Photo of NonicPanic
3.25/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can, Best Before 12 July 2017

Clear dark golden in color, thin white head. Good lacing. Strong hop aroma - pine, floral, resin. Taste is fairly bitter, dominate hop flavors, light malt flavor. Sticky mouthfeel.

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Photo of EdwardAbbey
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wardt16
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 90.7% out of 100 with 2,525 ratings
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