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RATINGS: 865   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4935) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Can - thanks BlackIPA! Pours hazy amber with a small white head and nice lacing. Aroma is strong caramel, toffee, roasted malts together with pine resin and some citrus. Flavor is ditto, medium sweet medium bitter with some light phenols in the finish. Too much on the malty side for my taste; more like an extra bitter American Strong Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (4792) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 4, 2012
12 oz. can. Real nice appearance. Hazy golden with yellow highlights around the edges. Plenty of retention. Aroma is quite resinous, with some citrus and bready malt. Taste is an absolute crazy amount of piney hop bitterness. I donít taste malt. I donít taste citrus. All resin. This one is medium-full bodied, with a thick, sticky/resinous mouthfeel, and sharp prickly carbonation. Well, it certainly delivers what it advertises. But it really is a bit overwhelming for me. I taste every bit of the 103 IBU. Try it but be ready for a bitterness assault.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6264) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2012
canned, orange colored pour with no head, grapefruit aroma with soft hoppy citrus flavor bit of a prickly finish

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
spacedyevest (9) - USA - SEP 29, 2012 does not count
Resin is an intense IPA with an amazing aroma and lingering hopping taste. This is a highly recommended happy beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (1075) - Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pours orange with a large off-white head. Smells hoppy, piny, resinous. Taste is bitter and hints of pine. Medium-to-full bodied with a slick texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Sixpoint Resin finishes with a touch of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
salvaticas (533) - - SEP 27, 2012
Aroma: pretty weak, surprisingly. grass, spruce, earthy, leaves, Appearance: bright and appealing. amber, sparkling, minimal head, Taste: very bitter, sharp and to the point. Palate: slick feel, lively, bitter, Overall: great beer. One of Sixpointís best, in my opinion.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Can pours bright orange with a thin white head. Aroma is huge green, dank, wet pine hops. Flavor is pale grains and crackers with a huge dry pine and resinous grassy hop finish. Damn near perfect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2012
From can. Definitely pine tree sap, bitterness and malt. Pours transparent light orange with white head. Massive alcohol presence just under the immediate wash of hop resin and creamy caramel malt. Reminds me of Oskar Blues Gubna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4781) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Aroma is pure piney hops. The flavor is pine/grapefruit, tropical fruit and a mix of syrup sweetness and tangy bitterness in the finish. The pine in this was definitely what stuck out and dominated over everything else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ccex (1096) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Skinny 12 oz. can pours a hazy light orange with big off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is full of piney and citrus hops, as the name suggests, but with lots of sweet caranmel malts as well. Much smoother and easier to drink than I had expected from a 9.1% IIPA. Has a clean dry finish, as I expected, but this is not an outrageous hop bomb. Mouthfeel is a little sticky, without much carbonation. Medium body. Very enjoyable

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