Resin | Sixpoint Brewery

ResinResin
BA SCORE
89.5%
Liked This Beer
4.12 w/ 4,775 ratings
ResinResin
BEER INFO

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

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4neeh3ziWw "

Added by Jason on 01-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,692
Reviews:
880
Ratings:
4,775
Liked:
4,276
Avg:
4.12/5
pDev:
10.19%
Alströms:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
277
Gots:
1,249
Trade:
11
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3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Medium golden color, with medium carbonation. The head was about one inch thick and faded almost immediately. Quite cloudy. I don't think the beer looks overly inviting, nor vibrant in color or texture.

I immediately smelled pine, and resiny. Actually, lots of pine. And a boozy smell as well.

Dominantly pine, but also hints of honey and citrus. Now, the more I think of it, the carbonation is biting. But it's still a refreshing drink.

The beer and resin flavor resonates on the tongue.

Overall, to me, this is a decent beer. Now, I could be spoiled, because as of late I've had the pleasure of drinking Heady Topper, Zombie Dust, Gumball Head, Dirt Wolf, and others. But I've also recently had HI-RES from Sixpoint for the first time, and I must say, that has RESIN beat hands down. Nonetheless, a decent beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

this was a stellar IPA!

Aroma was very piney, citrus, grapefruits, very hoppy, and a bit of sweetness.

The taste was phenomenal. Very refreshing, well balanced, had a very nice malt backbone paired with pine, citrus, sweet oranges, delicious hops, a very west-coasty IPA style.

I would definitely buy this again. At 11% abv, i did not taste the alcohol whatsoever!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a super hazy dark amber. Thick head of foamy bubbles.

Upfront aroma of honey and wild flowers. Followed by citrus hop resins.

Very dominant citrus rind notes. Grapefruit and lemon. Pine resins and honey.

Biting carbonation. Each sip leaves an oil slick of hop resins on the tongue.

This brew lives up to it's name. Resinous hop flavors and oily resinous mouthfeel. Never disappoints.

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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 89.5% out of 100 with 4,775 ratings
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