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:
#1,695
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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Photo of Gerred
3.52/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Segelstrom
3.64/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackrobe
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petrusek23
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BergBeer
3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CahirKeane
4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of KTCamm
3.19/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

6/5/17...pours clear copper , see through, with fluffy 1/4 inch white foam. Resin soaked aroma with an edgy peppy malt. Heavy bitter oily resins. It burns, it burns! Boozy to boot. This is a tough one to get through, an all out assault of the taste buds. too much for me.

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Photo of Wi_brew_bud
4.74/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

So I would give this 5's across the board if I had the best beers in the whole world but I haven't so I can't say that something is the best possible whilst not know what could be better. All that being said, WOW talk about your daddy's beer. This could not have a better name. Every thing about this beer shouts HOPS!!! So if you love the bitter, nasty sweet pine taste of hops this is your best friend cause it is amazing. I have to say that I bought a six pack for about $12 bucks after tax and that's what attributes to my enthusiasm. If you "want you money worth" this is great! Definitely a must try for IPA fans

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Photo of AccipiterofBeer
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of captaincoffee
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light copper, somewhat hazy, with a short to medium head that has good retention, leaving a layer over the top and some lace. Nose is actually much lighter than expected with some dank pine and a few generic fruity tropical notes. Taste is bigger, and certainly features sticky resinous pine. Has a touch of sweetness, but not overly for for such a big beer. It also keeps some of those fruity tropical notes. Perceived Bitterness is certainly lower tha the 103 IBUs listed. Overall, a good beer that simply isn't as good as some of the other really big 9%+ IPAs at the head of the class.

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Photo of DutchBungalow
4.7/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

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