Resin | Sixpoint Brewery

4,703 Ratings

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Year-round

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.

"First formulated in 2004, this is the story of the sticky quintessence of the hop cone, and all of the joy it brings: "

Added by Jason on 01-10-2012

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a three fingered head; nice retention and a smattering of lace is left behind

Smell: Very leafy with resinous pine, of course, as well as grapefruit and pineapple tones

Taste: Resinous and juicy, with the pine, pineapple and grapefruit tones jutting forward; there is an underlying "man candy" sweetness that buttresses the hops but stays in the background

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; a tongue walloper for sure

Overall: Very nicely balanced; though I generally prefer less sweetness in my IPAs and DIPAs, the balance of this beer makes it quite beguiling

Thanks, sj3324, for the opportunity

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a pint. The aroma is filled with fresh citrusy hops with some pine in there as well. Very nice! The taste like the aroma is obviously dominated by the fresh hops. There is a nice sweet malt backbone, which I do enjoy more than the drier IPAs. Finally, there is some warmth in the finish from the alcohol. This can for my review is fresh and that makes a huge difference with this beer as it does for most IPAs. Drink this FRESH, DO NOT AGE! Cheers Sixpoint!

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The color of this beer is a cloudy deep honey color, with a sticky melted marshmallow head. It smells bright, earthy and a little astringent, like a dark evergreen forest with a wild onions and moss covering the ground. The beer starts with a hint of sweetness and then reveals it's true colors: big and bitter with a rip of acidity through the middle. The mouth feel sizzles, with a pucker at the end.

Overall this beer is bold and beautiful.

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great stuff from this brewery. I would rank this imperial IPA at the top of my list.

From the can, it has great carbonation. Smells piney, and that was surprising, coming from a can. Taste is bitter, really bitter, and it also tastes like pines needles. Mouthfeel is very light. Easiest imperial IPA to drink. I could have four of those in a row.

Excellent product.

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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
4.07 out of 5 based on 4,703 ratings.
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