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RATINGS: 998   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
degbert (1708) - 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 (6073) - 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 (1189) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (5474) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2012
New Beer Distributors, NY 12oz can: Pours a nice looking body with an off-white head. Aroma is floral and grapefruit. Taste is rather full. This ainít exactly chuggable, but it is comparatively drinkable. Nice flavor profile throughout. Malt backbone is just enough to counterbalance the hops. Quite a good show from the fine people at Sixpoint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (1407) - Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2012 Sampled this at local bottle store. Hazy copper color with small off-white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit citrus, alcohol and some caramel malt. Taste is decently bitter, balanced well with a little malt sweetness. Somewhat oily mouth-feel and syrupy, expected of a IIPA like this. Pretty good, need to grab some cans next time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (4167) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Deep golden color out of the slender, Red Bullesque can. Sticky, foamy white head. Orange marmalade, grapefruit Jolly Ranchers and alcohol fumes in the nose. Big beer with lots of grapefruit rinds, sticky sweetness, light toast, with some pineapple upside down cake and apricot jelly. Nice warming alcohol sense. Pretty solid IIPA, and I do love a craft beer in a can.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozarkspops (368) - - SEP 12, 2012
Foggy amber orange pour. Decent cream colored head with quite a bit of lacing. Floral hop aroma. Classic double IPA flavor. Citrusy grapefruit notes. Clean finish. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (4692) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Milder floral aroma. Copper hazy. Big frothy head with top notch lace. The flavor is decidedly bitter and induces pucker in the palate. Goes down with a slightest burn and leaves your mouth quenching for the next sip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davepool (5) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2012 does not count
Resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, grapefruit, juicy, bitter but excellently balanced. Beautiful burnt orange color. Poured two fingers white head.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
matthewjk (1073) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 6, 2012
From 12oz slim - Iím forced into a position to say this is fín fantastic. Damn, that beautiful floral aroma! Those amber, golden hues! The home run of hops in your mouth! On top of it all, it is silky smooth.

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