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RATINGS: 780   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2012
12oz. Can: Aroma of hops, resin, citrus, and tropical fruit. Poured amber/gold in color with a small to medium-sized, creamy, dense, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Clear. Very sparkling. Excellent lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet and medium bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, pine, and resin. Medium body. Oily, slick texture. Average carbonation. Hop, malt, resin finish is lightly sweet and medium bitter. 9.1%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3315) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Poured from a can into a tulip glass. Appearance is a hazy copper with a half-finger width head of creamy white foam. Head retention is acceptable. I get some resinous aromas, but primarily I get a woody, vanilla scent. Bitterness is definitely dry and resinous in the taste. Drying on the back of the tongue. A rush of dank bitterness attacks tongue post-swallow. Long, dry finish. Full, sticky mouthfeel. This beer is so sticky, it’s almost chewy. I do like the can. I like this brewery’s label/can art.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
evilcougar (66) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Pours darker than expected.. Nice and grapefruit, sweet with a little peach or apricot. Nice alternative to hopslam ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (2481) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Robe orange, cuivre au coeur opaque légèrement translucide dans les courbes. Le nez est sapiné, végétale, florale accompagné d’une alerte à l’amertume aiguë. En bouche, même profil avec une amertume croustillante et persistante.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2923) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2012
The aroma is resin, lemongrass. The appearance is slightly hazy gold, tinge of orange, white head. The flavor is grassy, fruity, resiny. Medium in body, slightly thick, oily. The finish is resin hops. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6543) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle 355 ml
Aroma: Resin as name suggest. Fresh garden green notes with plenty of citric hop . 8-
Appearance: clear with dark amber garnet hue. Large tanned , rocky-creamy top. Ornamental lace.
Body , Flavour , Palate and Final Notes: full bodied. Oily bitter feel yet with out most of bold harshness. Very hoppy , rich fruity resin like feel. Alcohol noted only as dry wrap to hop overload. Monstrous but well brewed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
russ78mta (8) - Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2012 does not count
Hoppy aroma, dark amber color with light tan head. Strong hops but not overly bitter head. Sweet finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikesaum (598) - Newark, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Pours dark orange with a thin white head, aroma is kinda weak for a DIPA,grassy hops and a bit of malt. Taste very grassy as well with some pine and yes resin, bitter yes but it doesn’t seem to be 103 IBUs. Good but a bit offf for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BcOneSeven (46) - Newville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Can. Nice hoppy aroma. Pours cloudy dark golden with a medium tan head. Nice and hoppy throughout. Leaves a little sticky sweetness behind that I could do without. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blafa (511) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
At home. Helsingborg, 7th of March. Big thanks to Steve (fbm115) for sending me this beer. Pours dark orange, almost brownish with a big creamy head. Heavy aromas of pine needles and resin, just as advertised. Some green dry hops beneath it. Hints of a round soft sweetness as well. Full bodied with heavy flavours of reisnous hops, soft touch of syrup. No taste of alcohol. Great beer, great balance. DIPA just as I like it!

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