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RATINGS: 985   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsordr (2332) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Can pours a golden amber. Nice fresh citrus hop nose. Slight floral sweetness to the hop flavor, with nice bitterness. Almost spicy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Very good IPA. Crisp bitterness and nice malt balance. Overall an enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
odinstyr (741) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Pours a clear gold with a hint of amber-red, with a small white head. Smells of resin, grapefruit, pine, caramel. taste is sweet and bitter - tangerine, pink grapefruit, caramel - less bitter than itís claimed 103 IBU led me to expect, balanced with a candy-sweetness. Though as I drink it, the bitterness grows relative to the sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Can:   Deep orangish straw, hazy, super huge pillowy white head, sticky lacing.   Thick pithy and resiny nose.   Sweet citrus peel and candied pith on the tongue.   Bitter, but not biting.   Decent sweet caramel malt base, balances out well with the bitterness.   Body and mouthfeel are full to moderate.   Smooth finish, lovely hop profile that isnít overly bitter.   Very fresh, vibrant, and tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rymould (7) - Three Bridges, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2013 does not count
Resin pours a very clear, light gold color with a fluffy finger width head. Lots of tiny bubbles floating to the surface gives Resin an extremely appetizing appearance. The aroma is classic west coast hops. Full of citrus, pine and a bit of spice. In the flavor there is a fantastic mix of citrus and pine, with only a light malt backbone. Resin definitely showcases the excellent flavor and aromas of the hops. The slight spice is still present in the flavor. This is an incredibly easy to drink beer, with no hint of the 9.1% ABV. It is a little sticky (hence the resin?). Thereís an average carbonation, and a medium body. Overall: Sixpointís Resin is a superb double IPA. Setting this beer apart from other double IPAs is just how easy to drink it is. If I had wanted to, I could have thrown it back in a couple long swigs, itís just that good. Yet it is full of such great IPA flavor, without an intrusive hop bitterness. Sure, itís still a bitter beer, just not overly so. If you see this one at the store, pick it up!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vir4030 (599) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Nice sweet hoppy nose. Good smooth flavor with a slow cheek burn of hops. Not at all hoppy on the top of the mouth. I guess I like it. :) Maybe this Sweet Action set me up well for it. I forgot to rate it I enjoyed it so much. Sixpoint makes some mighty fine beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Clugger (13) - - JAN 25, 2013
Hoppy, but not overpoweringly so. Drinkable, but not in large quantities. Alcoholic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (2792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2013
UPDATED: APR 23, 2013 This is technically a double ipa but it does not taste like one. Has a real unique taste, not very bitter as the 108 ibu would lead you to believe. I like this one a lot ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Brief write-up. This is a rather malty, sweet DIPA, but at the same time, one thatís intensely bitter. Hops donít seem to provide much apart from aforementioned bitterness, while the malt profile gives off strong notes of toffee and earthiness. The lack of dryness really accentuates how piny the finish is. Iíd considering buying it again fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (761) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Appearance was clear orangish gold with creamy white 2 finger lasting head, rings of lacing. Aromas are grapefruit, orange, pine, melon. Sweet pale, crystal malt backbone and no alcohol present. Taste are fruity hops of grapefruit, melon, orange, sticky pine and resin. Yummy. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with medium body, then lasting hoppy sweet malty finish. Wonderful DIPA, I wish could get some here, bottle share.

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