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RATINGS: 809   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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It’s been less than a year since we released our four core beers in cans, and we’re ecstatic to announce a new addition to the flock. This isn’t a seasonal release, like the Autumnation of last fall or Diesel, still going ’round this winter. It isn’t our upcoming spring seasonal can, either. It’s a never-before-released, big beer in a slim, 12 oz. can with a potent burst of hops and as strong as an ox: Resin. We zeroed in on the botanical structure of the hop cone to get to the essence of this beer. When hops are at their peak maturity, their cores swell up with a sticky, golden, resinous substance that is the flavor you crave from an IPA. WIth an IBU of 103 and ABV of 9.1%, Resin can be loosely described as a double IPA — but rarely do Sixpoint beers adhere to any strict style demands.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maris (1084) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2015
From a 355ml can on 24/3/2015. Pours a clear golden with a biggish white head. The nose is lovely and a touch unusual, with lots of passionfruit and pineapple. Take a sip and it’s quite full on, with lots of sweet stone fruit (peach, apricot), tropical fruit (more passionfruit and pineapple), a good dash of bready malt, and masses of resiny hops at the back. This could not be named more appropriately. The texture tends towards syrupy and the carbonation is average. A very nice, slightly atypical DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (865) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2015
Clear golden color with a creamy white head. Aroma is piney resin wtih some slight grapefruit. Flavor is sweet spiciness with same pine notes and a touch of boozy sweet. Medium to heavy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1602) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2015
Cannette. Merci Christian. Arôme de houblon frais, résine, conifère, un peu d’agrume. En bouche, herbes, houblons aromatique, un peu de caramel, fruitée. Finale avec amertume moyenne, légèrement sucrée. Très bonne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnybgoodie (30) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAR 18, 2015
Pours a pale, translucid beer, little head retention. Aroma is incredibly hoppy, with notes of pine, apricot, orange zest, mandarine and fuckin weed! Theres a noticeable malty backbone too. Taste is pleasantly bittersweet, really well hidden alcohol on this one. Finishes citrusy, resinous and warm. Excellent beer, great balance on this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (99) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Clear copper pour, thin clingy white top. Aroma of resin of course, but also fruit and malt. Tangy and powerful taste, with some malt sweetness in the middle, finishing strong and bitter. And bitter lingering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1113) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Pour copper orange with a two finger off white head with excellent lacing. Aroma is of citrus (grapefruit & orange), resinous pine, tropical fruits, sweet malts, caramel, and some bready malts. Taste is citrus (a lot of orange), herbal hops, grassy hops, resinous pine, tropical fruits (mango and pineapple), bready malts, sweet malts, and some caramel. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a moderately bitter, semi dry, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty, well balanced east coast style DIPA that hides its high IBUs with a decent malt backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3333) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2015
Can at home. Pours a clear golden with an off-white head. Sweet and quite bitter. Aromas of pale malts and hoppy aromas of resin. Also notes of alcohol towards the end. Medium bodied (surprisingly). Medium to soft carbonation. Long and very bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fletchfighters (1187) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 4, 2015
355 ml can Hazy orange straw color. Thin off white collar. Looks better on swirling. At best a half finger of dirty white head. Big Abv legs and spotty lacing. Nose is full of resin. Duh. Pine, orange, grapefruit and red apple. Pretty vibrant and aggressive. Taste is oddly a lot of apple. Bitterness is more in the mid and back of palate. More like eating a bitter apple in some odd way. Maybe some mango and other tropical fruits as well. Tastes fresh though. A little harsh in the back, not a lot OF balance and the ABV goes to the dome. O Ne 4 pack will suffice here And there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4668) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2015
Can at Östersunds Maltfestival 2015-02-28 Östersund AR: tropical fruity (not dried folks), pine, apricot marmalade AP: clear bronz, wee tranparent white head F: fizzy, heavy grape fruit bitterness, a wee bit watery feeling, but the alholic is very well hidden, lemon flesh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alberti92 (131) - - MAR 1, 2015
Big sticky IIPA. Big resin and pine notes. Sweet malt backbone. Decent stuff!

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