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RATINGS: 933   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7997) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2012
355ml can pours slightly hazy copper with gold edges and near white head of foam. The aroma is resiny hops as well as sort of mango tropical fruit and then it seems to get a bit bready and biscuit like toward the end of the draw. The taste is delivering bold resiny bitter hops thatís sort of pine sap and a bit mango and then runs into various modest malty notes. To midway and into the finish the malts are mild and seem sort of a bready, caramel, biscuit blend. Interesting take as Iím not sure Iím getting the flavor hops here in this mix of flavor notes and bitter hoppiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHOFF43 (2015) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Pours a dark gold. A solid IPA that has a bit of an odd texture. Resin is a very good IPA that has a surprisingly high 9.1%abv. Well balanced and delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (4011) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Hop-lovers dream. The hop attack starts early and leaves a lasting impression. Somehow, they avoid an overly-astringent experience, yet the resinous, slightly citrusy hops are unidimensional and strong enough to knock out the alcohol. Another one will have to wait until I make it back within the area of distribution.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (3133) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2012
Floral hops are the focus here. Pure hop juice! No malt to be found and thatís ok! Tongue-numbing hop level so itís not for every palate, consider yourself warned. For me it worked quite well and I picture myself picking this up all the time. Iím pretty ecstatic right now haha!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 27, 2012
THOUGHTS: Wowza. Now this was a hoppy beer. It was almost as intense as trying to eat a hop pellet, but without the unbearable bitterness. It was definitely bitter, but it was well balance and the intense hop flavors also outweighed the hop bitterness. Another good name for this could have been hop concentrate. Resinous hops are usually my least favorite flavor of hop, but here it really worked. This beer is somewhat addictive. I could see buying it as a special treat for the rest of my life. Concealed alcohol content fairly well. TECHNICAL: Can. Poured a clear, dark, reddish amber with an average, off-white head that mostly diminished but left excellent lacing. The aroma contained moderate to heavy caramel and burnt sugar; heavy resinous hops and citrus rind hops; less pine hops; honey; brown sugar; and maple syrup. The initial flavor was heavily sweet and moderate to heavily bitter; while the finish was moderate to heavily sweet and heavily bitter with a long duration. There was caramel, brown sugar, juicy pine and resin hops, burnt caramel, some grapefruit hops, grapefruit rind and maple syrup. The medium to full body was oily and a bit syrupy with somewhat soft carbonation and a slightly alcoholic and light to moderately astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SoberCajun (111) - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 26, 2012
This has become one of my staple high gravity beers. Just a great balance of hops and malt, so smooth. Earthy, grassy, bitter, with just the right amount of sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2595) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Hazy amber/orange color; Medium body; Aroma of pine hops, resin, and citrus; Flavor of sweet malt, pine hops, citrus (notably grapefruit), and some caramel; Finish is dry & bitter; The alcohol is fairly well hidden; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
Bonused can. Pours cloudy yellow gold with a small white head. Aroma of pineapple, candied sugars, tropical fruits. Flavour of bitter tropical hops, everything above. some honey/lemon cough medicine notes. Full bodied, balanced nicely. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (12998) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
355mL bottle, sent from CooperEllis (thanks John), pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is quite resinous, with loads of candied sugar and butterscotch. Flavour is very resinous hop-heavy, orange rind, candied sugar, and caramel malt, though quite dry. Dry orange rind and a pleasant resinous hop astringency linger. Very solid IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasta420 (13) - - AUG 24, 2012
Resin, citrus, bitter hops, slight carmel, and a sweetness I can?t id. Lightly carbonated.

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