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RATINGS: 998   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tegwek (1) - Maine, USA - APR 27, 2013 does not count
I was almost overwhelmed by the resin smell when I first started to pour into a Spaten Stange glass (which for me tend to make many beers taste better) altho the next one I’ll try a Tulip glass. I usually like creamy but not over the top IPSa"s - for my first one this has almost TOO much of a finish .. it doesn’t - goes on & on !! With some food and/or snacks it would hjold up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 26, 2013
Tap, hazy copper with an off white head. Big hop aromas with lots of pine, earthy and herbal notes. Not for beginners, big hop flavor and the abv comes through in the body of this one in a way that makes me wanna say you could cellar a bottle of this for a year or two and that would do it some good. Crisp bitter finish decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 26, 2013
Can. Pours a copper color with a thick foamy head. Nose is sticky and piney. Palate is thick and sticky. Flavors of light pine and sticky malt notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
peteinSD (1462) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 25, 2013
From the can. Aroma is pine and bitter hops with noticeable sweet, caramel malt. Taste is heavy on the pine with lingering hop bitterness and a heavily sweet malt backbone. Coating mouthfeel. Enjoyable malt heavy IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2013
Resin seems to be a lot of it’s name . From aroma to taste the Hop flavor and aroma is strong and sticky! Pours a oragish yellow , some what cloudy. nice white head. Nice hop aroma. Taste is of a nice sharp hop, well rounded. Mouth feel is great. Aftertaste bitterness is very nice. Wish I had gotten more than 1 can!!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
annunz123 (948) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 2013
Flower, citrus, and pine in the aroma. Flavor starts sweet and a little bready. Heavy citrus and pine bitterness in the finish. Lots of flavor but great balance and the alcohol is barely noticeable. Another really good beer from a really good brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (470) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2013
On tap at Taco Mac. Cloudy amber pour with foamy head and persistent lacing. Clean hop aroma. Taste is citrusy (grapefuit) and a little soapy. Finish is very dry with the grapefruit lingering on the palate. Not a bitey as I was expecting for 103 IBUs, balanced well with the malt. Overall, an enjoyable DIPA. Sixpoint has a cool video on their website explaining the backstory on this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - APR 21, 2013
From the 12oz can. Beautiful cloudy amber with a foamy lasting head. Big clean hops aroma. Full body propels a mellow bitter with some sweetness balanced with salt in the middle. Mellows further to a soft aftertaste. Overall this is a lovely, well behaved DIPA. This will become a house regular.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
LKay (157) - Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2013
Lighter, cloudy taste. A little soapy and sweet. Who knew such a bold taste could come out if a little can??

   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.

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