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RATINGS: 919   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
Itís been less than a year since we released our four core beers in cans, and weíre ecstatic to announce a new addition to the flock. This isnít a seasonal release, like the Autumnation of last fall or Diesel, still going íround this winter. It isnít our upcoming spring seasonal can, either. Itís 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 ó but rarely do Sixpoint beers adhere to any strict style demands.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - APR 20, 2013
Pours gold with a never ending head of tiny bubbles. Aroma is a field of hops. Medium in body with a creamy texture. A lot of hop bitterness is in the flavor with citrus and just enough sweet malt. Finish is bitter with a bit of an alcohol burn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8802) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 18, 2013
Slim can. Medium orange-gold, foamy golden head of long duration and leaving copious sheets of lace. Full marks for appearance. Aroma is sweet orange and pine. Flavour is bitter orange and resinous pine with lovely creamy, sweet malts. Nitaís intensely bitter as Iíd expect from a brew boasting 103 IBUs, but still damn fine drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (4096) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
Tap at Zio Carlo. Pours a clear copper orange color with a very foamy head. Lacing abound throughout the drink. Aroma is earthy hops, slight sweet notes, sap and resin. Leafy notes. Flavor is hoppy and very dry on the finish. Citrus fruity notes as well on the flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sepia5 (237) - Connecticut, USA - APR 16, 2013
Pours a dark golden yellow with a lively, off-white head. Nose is pine and a bit of cat piss. Flavor is piney with a bit of bitter citrus peel. A nice IIPA and certainly the best beer Iíve had from Sixpoint, if not quite in the realm of some of the more noteworthy IIPAs.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
LSKennedy (15) - - APR 9, 2013
Beautiful head after a vigorous pour. Smell is HOPS, and plenty (northern brewer?). Taste is sweet, citrus fruits, pine and hops. A little warm, and slight boozey feel. Definitely a great ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (441) - Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2013
Fresh dry grapefruit and hop scents. Nice frothy head cloudy orange amber body. Crisp hoppy flavor with a dry grapefruit and tangerine finish. Crisp and refreshing on the palate. Quite delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timberrr (43) - New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2013
Pours a hazy dark amber with a frothy white head which leaves a nice cap. Aroma of slight grapefruit but more of an earthy pine hop smell. Flavor is predominately floral, piney hops with a fair amount of bitterness. There is a little sweet malt in the background with a hint of citrus but not much. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty good IPA overall, not as well balanced as some but refreshing and flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
S_Side_Smitty (677) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - APR 1, 2013
Pours orange-amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is pine & sweet malts. Taste really is resious with heavy - but not unpleasant - pine. A syrupy sweetness runs throughout the palate and a slightly astringent bitterness hits you in the finish. Not bad, if you like bitter beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2765) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - APR 1, 2013
A dark golden appearance with a white head. Aroma contains some lemon, orange, and perfume. Flavor is bitter and boozy with citrus, caramel, and alcohol. Aftertaste is bittersweet. Overall a big but tasty beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (1532) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Pours a mostly clear, classic golden color with an eggshell colored head that is just the right size. Itís a nice looking beer. Smells like a piney pilsner. Doesnít drink like a pilsner. Full, oily mouthfeel and pretty obtrusive hop explosion. Thereís quite a bit of alcohol noted in the flavor too. I think it has pretty good balance despite the big hop presence. I like it.

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