Release Sixpoint Hi-Res

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by BeerTwigs, Jan 14, 2014.

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  1. BeerTwigs

    BeerTwigs Disciple (321) Jan 8, 2009 New York

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  2. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,381) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    Cool.. what style is it? I'm assuming it's a DIPA based on the IBU..
  3. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Aspirant (222) Apr 11, 2010 Ohio
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    Sounds interesting
  4. jwat

    jwat Disciple (377) Jan 19, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Based on the name, I'm guessing imperial Resin
  5. Newbiebeer

    Newbiebeer Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2012 Connecticut

    I love resin so if this is an even beefier resin, im in.
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  6. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (717) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    Definitely on my radar. Probably not going to be cheap.
  7. blue-dream

    blue-dream Crusader (775) Aug 22, 2013 Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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    is it out now? anyone seen it at the store yet? That being said im in too.
  8. jayrutgers

    jayrutgers Aspirant (223) Oct 29, 2011 New Jersey

    Global Warmer made me upset.

    Don't call your beer a 'Warmer' and have it be super refreshing with a nice hop profile!
  9. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (3,017) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    I'm ready.
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  10. Rekrule

    Rekrule Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    Sixpoint always seems to go out of their way not to tell you the style. I find it annoying. I like a lot of their beers though so I deal.
  11. microbrewski

    microbrewski Initiate (0) Apr 15, 2005 New Jersey

    I though Resin was already a double IPA?
  12. bkov33

    bkov33 Initiate (176) Dec 5, 2007 New Jersey

    sixpoint tweeted last week that to start looking for it at the end of this week.
  13. bkov33

    bkov33 Initiate (176) Dec 5, 2007 New Jersey

    sixpoint tweeted last week that to start looking for it at the end of this week.
  14. Mersh

    Mersh Zealot (531) Mar 10, 2013 Connecticut
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  15. markdrinksbeer

    markdrinksbeer Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2013 Massachusetts

  16. GarthDanielson

    GarthDanielson Poo-Bah (4,645) Nov 6, 2010 Virginia
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  17. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Disciple (303) Sep 22, 2011 Georgia

    Resin is one of the most balance 9.1 ABV beers I have ever had. Its clean shrap taste makes you pop another. This 11 percent Hi Resin has got to be a tasty big brother to this one. Six Point is in my top 5 Breweries for 2013.
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  18. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,015) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    They're obviously jumping on the "triple IPA" bandwagon while simultaneously claiming that they don't brew according to style guidelines. Either way, I definitely wanna try this. Resin is so insanely bitter, I'm curious to see how it would translate when going to the next level.
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  19. BKBassist

    BKBassist Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2013 New York

    As I said in my review, the key to enjoying Global Warmer was to get any winter associations out of your head. Just a delicious IPA/Hoppy Red.
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  20. markdrinksbeer

    markdrinksbeer Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2013 Massachusetts

    How so?
  21. beerdedking

    beerdedking Aspirant (259) Oct 15, 2008 Pennsylvania

    It's lighter in color like Hop Ranch....hmmm
  22. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Poo-Bah (1,578) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland
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    It might actually not be a TrIPA. It might be a Double IPA Cubed. Sixpoint is taking it to a new ridiculously mathematical level.
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  23. BriantheBeerGeek

    BriantheBeerGeek Aspirant (210) May 26, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Hopefully this will be nothing like resin, possibly using some of the newer varieties of hops. Love resin though, gonna be hard to beat. I'd love to see sixpoint can an imperial stout next!
  24. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Poo-Bah (1,578) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland
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    Agreed about using different hops for it. I enjoy Resin, for a seasonal Hi-Res better surpass Resin. I doubt Sixpoint will do an Imperial Stout. All I got to say is, Prove me Wrong Sixpoint. Prove me wrong.
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  25. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (2,603) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
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    Resin is fantastic. It's also 103 IBU (if I remember from the can correctly, earlier today), so calling this an "Imperial Resin" is like calling something an Imperial Imperial IPA. Perhaps it is a stronger version, but I have a feeling it's more likely going to focus on a different hop profile. 111 vs 103 isn't some magical leap.

    I would love another good DIPA from Sixpoint, so I look forward to this. And yes, the lack of style annotations on their cans annoys me, but it absolutely does not stop me from purchasing and enjoying the hell out of their brews! :grinning:
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  26. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (955) Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
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  27. BeerTwigs

    BeerTwigs Disciple (321) Jan 8, 2009 New York

    Agreed. I enjoyed Global Warmer without any preconception about it.
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  28. TonyJ815

    TonyJ815 Disciple (394) Apr 3, 2013 Florida
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    I was about to say the same thing. So is this going to be considered a "triple IPA?" Not a big fan of the term "triple IPA"...
  29. ClockworkOrange

    ClockworkOrange Poo-Bah (1,947) Feb 19, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Lion is a high gravity brewery,so is this just simply Resin before it is watered down/blended or a different recipe altogether?
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  30. jimmypa

    jimmypa Aspirant (230) Nov 15, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Hmmm, really enjoy Resin and how balanced the abv/flavor is, not sure if a higher abv Resin could be as balanced but I'll still def give it a shot.
  31. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,408) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    SixPoint makes some really good beers just check the dates.
  32. markdrinksbeer

    markdrinksbeer Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2013 Massachusetts

    Why are people in this thread mentioning Triple IPA? I am curious because I haven't found Sixpoint Brewery using that term, nor is it mentioned anywhere on their site.
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  33. opothecary

    opothecary Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2009 New York

    As others have pointed out, Sixpoint doesn't like to be cornered into particular styles with their beers. However on paper, this sounds like a beer that any other brewery would call a Triple IPA.
  34. markdrinksbeer

    markdrinksbeer Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2013 Massachusetts

    Right, I guess I just find it odd that a brewery who makes it a point to not call it a specific style has people in this thread calling it a made up style from other breweries. One user even claims sixpoint is "jumping on the triple ipa bandwagon" and i've not yet understand just exactly how they are doing so.

    If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck and tastes like a duck, its a duck.
    Just like this looks like an imperial ipa, probably tastes like an iipa and smells like an iipa, so if anything, why aren't people just calling it an imperial ipa?
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  35. CSpoons

    CSpoons Aspirant (209) Nov 13, 2012 Maryland
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    Definitely excited for this.
  36. vurt

    vurt Crusader (737) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon

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  37. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (846) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    It's a ramped up version of Resin (which is, of course, their double IPA.) So naturally everyone is calling it a triple IPA, since that term has gained popularity recently. Personally, I hate the term "triple IPA" and think the ones I have tried have not been very good at all.
  38. mikeburd1128

    mikeburd1128 Zealot (505) Oct 28, 2011 New Jersey

    If only those were Born On dates instead of Best By dates...
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  39. Darel

    Darel Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Lion only brews its' "fizzy yellow" high gravity. Everything else is brewed to strength, whether its their own or a contract.
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