Resin | Sixpoint Brewery

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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
Ratings:
4,703
Reviews:
866
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.32%
 
 
Wants:
270
Gots:
1,217
For Trade:
11
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Photo of DesertFox24
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Angerfred
4.97/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of pro45
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I enjoyed this more than Hi-Res. Very bitter but had good taste of pine, citrus, earthy dankness. Very bitter on the finish. Got a lot of grapefruit pith, tangerine, pine and hops with this one. Well carbonated and goes down easy. Would've gotten a higher rating if there was a canning date on the can.

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Photo of OldManMetal
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Resin is a beautiful Imperial IPA: a medium pebbly off-white head perches atop a crystal-clear pale amber body that is alive with very-fine-grained carbonation; head retention is moderate and lacing is excellent, consisting of dense, thick bands and ladders. The nose is medium-big: a delicious blend of spicy florals and grapefruit, with more subtle candy-like and perfumey florals and a hint of tamarind; deceptively modest alcohol overtones top things off. Up front, the palate is moderately bitter pink grapefruit and pine, with the slightest hint of nutty malt. Mid-palate the hops explode to show the complex florals from the nose, the grapefruit character intensifies, and a bit of soapiness becomes apparent. The malt rolls in, as the bittersweet nuttiness increases, a slight caramel character emerges, and we get a fair view of the bready malt foundation; this pushes perceived bitterness back to a modest level, leaving things close to in-balance for the style. The finish is a modest hit of grassy, nutty caramel; the linger is a moderate, slightly grassy, vaguely sweetish pine bitterness that lasts for a good while. Retrogustative olfaction is somewhat grassy. Mouthfeel is on point for the medium body, and is slightly astringent; the texture is slightly creamy, medium-slick and slightly peppery from the surprisingly subdued carbonation. (12 oz tall can, 154 days before best-by)

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Photo of Rebrown221
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.74/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phil9250
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GLBClover85
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up the alcohol content/punch. Was worried it would be super boozy. I was wrong. Upon opening I noticed a strong hoppy citrus aroma. The taste of this beer is excellent. The alcohol is hidden very well. If you like hoppy IPAs with a higher alcohol content this is your beer. Look forward to trying more of their beers. Well done Sixpoint

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Photo of MOARBEEEER
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of qcghost
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marklaker
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
4.64/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bmeehan
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer packs the punch you'd expect for a hoppy double IPA, but it's not overwhelming. It's got a nice color and a very rich taste without being too in-your-face. For non IPA fans, I'd recommend this.

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Photo of beermeplz
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of johnsweber
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

In the context of so many IPA's and DIPA's released since Resin was first released, it deserves a new assessment. This is a strong competetor among the masses. While others have gone over the top in syrupy sweetness for the quest to produce higher ABV, Resin seems exceptionall well balanced and understated in the most positive sense. As fresh and refreshing as the best Pilsner or lager on a hot summer day, yet packing an impressive 9.1%. Wow. It's wonderful! Pine, hemp, citrus, but again, the key here is balance. Sixpoints consistently rocks!

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Photo of Philsadvns
3.6/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The look and smell is really great. However the flavor doesn't seem to be as potent as the scent for some reason. Still a good beer but it seems a little flatter in flavor than I expect a double IPA to be. Drinks like a single. Good beer but not my favorite dipa.

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Photo of iridius
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of seanh99
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nolster
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BIGPOPPAS
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Ohhh my this totally lived up to its reputation and everyone's recommendation :)
The look is a gorgeous golden color with a huge head and full lacing .
Smell is a fresh piney, citrus notes and I couldn't wait to taste it .
Mouthfeel is a typical good DIPA, but as a mostly Stout drinker it is a refreshing change for me .
The taste was delightful with hardly any noticeable bitterness . I could see myself getting in trouble with these as it went down so easy and it was my last beer of the night . I actually had to slow down drinking it as it would have been gone in minutes if I had chosen to do so .
This was my first time drinking it and I will be getting these again in the near future.
Highly recommended refreshing, kick butt DIPA ;)

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