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RATINGS: 855   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peral2 (579) - SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2012 Can. Golden but cloudy (and almost thickunderstand the name). Nose of hop . Taste of nice malt , and lots of hops. Good "bite" at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (389) - Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Good but not overbearing hop strength. I can see why they went with the name resin, but it is not nearly as thick and heavy as most IPAs I would call resinous....also less piney. Like all Six Points I have had so far, an easy drinker for what it is. Crisp clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Can. Pours clear, very deep gold with white fluffy head that almost refuses to go away. Aroma of malt, fruity esters, hints of hoppy ripe citrus, touch of grass and some floral. Flavor is much the same with a great balance between the malty sweetness and hoppy flavor and hoppy bitter. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy body with medium-high carbonation. Overall, solid brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3584) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 22, 2012
A BlackIPA hookup, thanks G!

Pours a beautiful hazy light orange with an enormous tight white head.

The aroma reminds me pretty much of a more intense Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, the pine, the orange rind, the citrus, the light caramel and graham cracker. All there, but more pungent.

The flavor is nice, very bitter, but not in an unpleasant or harsh way at all. There is a fair bit of grassiness to the hop profile which is otherwise like the aroma piney and full of citrus notes. The alcohol is detectable, about as detectable as it is in many 7%abv IPAs that I enjoy, so itís not an overbearing element. The beer is decidedly not very sweet, not nearly as sweet as I had (for whatever reason) expected. The malt is far more prominent in the aroma but is crisp with light crackery notes in the flavor.

This is very enjoyable beer. Thanks my homie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhamp9 (1320) - Corinth, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Clear orange pour with a lasting white head. Piney resinous aroma with a hint of citrus. Taste is pine, grapefruit, and just a bit of caramel. Great bitterness with just a little sweetness. Slick on the palate. Very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1721) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Fresh can. The name certainly fits, with a healthy dose of pine resin in the aroma, but thereís also some grapefruit hops to make sure itís not a one trick pony. Dough and caramel are noted for the malt influence. Golden-orange color with a nice fluffy and lasting off-white head. Lacing scatters the glass after each sip. This has some sharp bitter hop flavors with just enough sticky sweet malt for support. Again, plenty of resinous hops here but some tangerine citrus notes too. Dry and bitter in the finish. Very drinkable while still packing a punch. Very good beer. Iím looking forward to trying some of their other beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (6050) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2012
The beer pours a light orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of resinous pine, with some sweet candy notes also thrown in. I also get a bit of toffee and biscuit malt in the aroma. The flavor is very similar. The pine and resin notes are very apparent, but there is also some juicy orange citrus thrown in for good measure. The biscuit malt is also present and keeps the bitterness in check, although it is definitely present. The hop flavors are very bold and are very well done. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. An excellent Double IPA. Glad to have this one in Texas.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
degbert (1402) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Can. Pours a deep gold with a very high, fine-grained, ecru head. Nose is --shockingly enough -- resinous, with herbal and floral undertones; itís incredibly well balanced, and the beer smells amazing. On the tongue -- sweet baby Horus, itís got a bitter punch like grapefruit juice, with an underlying herbal sharpness and just -- and I mean JUST -- enough malt. Tongue-tinglingly persistent, the bitterness sticks around for a while, then moves in and starts to pay rent. If you are into hopbombs, this oneís for you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5817) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2012
(draught) cloudy gold, creamy fine white head. Nose of hop candy, bit funky, tiny bit of onion, sweet, hoppy and delicious. Taste of nice malt backbone, orange marmalade, bit biscuity, sweet and hoppy at the same time. Oily body, hop candy linger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
llcooldave (1168) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Orange amber in color. Decent citrus soap aroma. Very pleasing mild bitter citrus hops followed by a slick mouthfeel and slight medicinal aftertaste. Overall, cool looking can, I almost picked one up in the morning thinking it was a Red Bull. Very flavorful and potent. Iíll be buying some more.

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