Resin | Sixpoint Brewery

ResinResin
BA SCORE
89.6%
Liked This Beer
4.12 w/ 4,776 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:
#1,702
Reviews:
880
Ratings:
4,776
Liked:
4,277
Avg:
4.12/5
pDev:
10.19%
Alströms:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
278
Gots:
1,251
Trade:
11
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Photo of AmeriCanadian
4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear, bright, orange-tinged golden body, with serious carbonation running up the glass and a monstrous, soapy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a wonderful, sticky film. Smell is dank, extremely piney, with notes of grass, tobacco, fresh biscuit, and citrus rind. Very floral. On the tongue the bitterness hits first, very grassy and herbal, piney and pithy. But there's sweet, bready malt balance to be sure, with slight notes of brown sugar and candied apple. Very harmonious, but the sweet notes aren't nearly strong enough to battle through the bitterness, which is consistent through each sip. Alcohol is noticeable, but not hot, resulting in a pleasant booziness. Feel is medium (for a IIPA) and well-carbonated, sticky and syrupy, but somehow also quite crisp. Aftertaste is sharp, long-lasting, resiny bitterness, which left on its own I don't necessarily love, but it makes me want to take another sip, which I do. Very good beer.

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Photo of Zazzi82
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ha-sheem
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilsPils
3.86/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Been wanting to try this for some time so here goes. (Thank you D&Q Beer Station, Houston). Crack! And before I even start to pour, I smell some pine. Pours a pretty, almost clear sunset golden orange. Respectable head and more pine showing up on the nose. First taste...smooth, well-balanced, where did the pine go? Pine is still the dominate hops taste but much more subdued than I expected. Right away I can tell it hides its 100+ IBUs better that its 9+ ABV...definitely a little boozy to me. Bitterness seems right on to me and the mouthfeel is good. Just missing some of the aromatics that I expected. How can I feel slightly disappointed by a beer I like so much? I must be getting jaded... Good solid Imperial IPA and one I would definitely have again if the playing field wasn't so crowded with stars these days.
EDIT/ADD After revisiting this beer, I find I like it less than when I first reviewed it. Way too malty sweet and alcoholic to be a good IPA, double or otherwise. When I think of the hops punch Jai Alai gets out of an obviously lower OG...or Two Hearted...or... Again, certainly not a bad DIPA, just out-manned by it's competition.

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Photo of Lightman
3.85/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pants678
3.23/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear orange with white head.

Pine, floral, fruity. It's an IPA.

Simcoe is prominent. Citra sticks out on the finish. Reminds me I have such a small range with IPAs. I'd rather a much softer bittering charge. I might have guessed this was a red.

Aggressive carbonation.

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Photo of jwswigs
3.72/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaltonCastle
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look- Nice golden color with a 2 finger of an off white head

Smell- A lot of Citrus and Dankness

Taste- More dankness than citrus with sweet malt in the finish

Feel- Nice body and carbonation

Overall- A very interesting DIPA. An excellent East Coast take on the West Coast IPA. Will purchase this again for sure.

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Photo of donkeyrunner
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DWNY80
4.88/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of BoredRocks275
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 407Guy
4.84/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skrumpy
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 12 oz can into standard pint glass. Nice creamy head that receded into a film atop the beer. Decent amount of lacing. Clear in appearance and amber/orange in color. The aroma is great - grapefruit citrus and malt sweetness combined. The flavor is malt forward, a resinous pine hops bite at the end. The mouthfeel is full and rich - there is a slight heat as well like from grain alcohol. Very well balanced and smooth - excellent DIPA.

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Photo of arini10
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap, 04/25/2016.

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Photo of TrojanRB
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of madelf66
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nwhittin
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rootscipio
4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of musicman1234
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nininik12
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Av10
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZekeMillz
4.32/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Resin is an excellent name for this beer. Definitely a dank, resinous taste and feel, but seemed to drink lighter than other DIPAs. Smelled a little citrusy. The high abv came through at the end. I could see this one being trouble if one was not careful.

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Photo of IckyT2012
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 89.6% out of 100 with 4,776 ratings
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