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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
Ranking:
#1,746
Reviews:
885
Ratings:
4,801
pDev:
10.19%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
278
Gots:
1,263
Trade:
11
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Photo of Nace4
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MTGoeltz
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ACasteel
4.57/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of h0wdy
4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: A rich light orange coloring to it that can still be seen through.
Smell: Full of hops.
Taste: Hops galore!
Feeling: Upon first tasting this there isn't much of a feeling. But as the drink goes down my gullet there is a soft kick to it.
Overall: Enjoyable beer, wasn't my favorite though.

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Photo of RunBeerFood
4.72/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brendanjames
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkh012
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ufph1
4.71/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ned57
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkblr
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can bb 10/24/17 poured into a Resin branded stubby tulip pint glass at fridge temp 9.1% ABV 103 IBU. The beer is bright and orange golden in color. The head is khaki colored moderately sticky and leaves behind some lacing. The aroma is mildly sweet and fruity with some rind and pine mixed in. The flavor is summed up in the name "resin". It starts barely sweet with a hint of caramel and then goes bitter with pine and earthy flavor. Mouthfeel is soft, moderately carbonated and semi dry. Hop oils coat the tongue once the beer is swallowed. Overall, very good. Resin is one of the beers I fell in love with years ago and it still stands out now. Glad to have the freshness "window" on the new boxes to see canned on and bb dates. Recommended.

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4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.48/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sticky head on this relatively hazy beer. Lacing looks like bubbly sticky countries on a map. Light gold beer with a finger head. Name says it all - resinous, sticky beer on the tongue with a pine, earthy, dank undertone. A little dry on the back of the tongue, great taste though. Moderately high bitterness, really enjoyable beer. I like the can shape - really ergonomic design. A great imperial IPA, true to its roots. I see it's now 13~ years old. Cheers to that!

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Photo of von_kaiser
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wertschy
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of princessbay710
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is yellow-gold, thin, and about 75% translucent. Smell is piney resinous, taste is as well, and a bit sour. Over 100 IBU and the only place it seems to hit hard is the roof of your mouth. It is bitter in an exemplary kind of way, close but not quite overwhelming, but a fine example of what bitterness is/can be.

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

Photo of HermitDan
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Darwin68
4.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Feldpausch
4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

It pours a golden color leaving the same color body and mostly clear. There is a fair amount of carbonation which is seen rising. There is a one inch foamy white head. The lacing spider webs my chalice. The smell is hoppy and malty at the same time, piney and earthy, really nicely done. The taste is bittersweet between the malts and the hops, a spectacular taste on the tongue. It is about a medium on the palate with some slight sharpness a bit here and there on the tongue. Overall, this is an excellent DIPA that I would come back to.

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3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of arizcards
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Had a snifter at World of Beer Hilton Head Island, SC for $6.00.

Beer was served a cloudy golden orange with a decent white head.

Nose was wonderful, dank and citrus overwhelmed the senses.

Taste was grapefruit and pine forward over a good size malt base, very dank!

Mouthfeel was really well done, so light and delicate a body for the size of the beer!

Overall I was very impressed with this beer, definitely worth having if you see it on tap!

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Resin from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 4,801 ratings
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