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RATINGS: 766   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Sixpoint Bengali Tiger is reminiscent of the century-old English IPA. In my perspective, many current IPAs suffer from lacking substance; unbalanced by a hoppy assertiveness that is not substantiated by a strong foundation of rich malt flavors. Our interpretation uses the highest-quality, floor-malted base malt, which lends a full-bodied and rich caramel flavor. We mash at high temperatures and add generous amounts of specialty malts to further emphasize a strong foundation of malt as leverage for our generous additions of hopsÖ Which are indeed generous. We use a total of three different hop strains, and add a total of six different additions throughout the process. The Bengali Tiger has a hoppy snap upfront, but strides at a steady pace, and finishes balanced. The signature characteristic of the Tiger is the aromaÖ we use massive quantities of whole East Kent Goldings hops to dry hop in our conditioning tanks. The result? The essential oils from the hops are an enticing treat before every sip. Notice the lacing of stripes around the pint glass as you finish your glass; itís the mark of the Tiger.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4868) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2012
Can: Poured a hazy amber color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of dry hoppy notes with light caramel malt notes. Taste is also dominated by light dry bitter hoppy notes with some floral undertones and some semi-sweet caramelized malt. Body is about average with good carbonation. Overall, I thought this was lacking some hops punch but it is still an enjoyable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowe1983 (1363) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Pours a cloudy, amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is of citrus and pine hops with some caramel malts. Flavor wasnít exactly what I was hoping for from the aroma. The hops arenít as up front as they were on the aroma. Slightly hoppy finish but nothing too crazy.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Since six point has arrived in Ohio Iíve been trying all i can, this one is another malty IPA with a dank balance of hops not bright and citrus.. Too bad

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluejacket74 (1394) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2012
16 ounce can, best before 1 August 2012. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a cloudy golden/orange color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention is good, and thereís a lot of lacing left behind on the glass. Aroma is nice, but a bit weak. The brew smells like citrusy (grapefruit, orange) and pine hops, along with some grain and caramel malt. The taste is just like the aroma, but luckily the flavors are stronger compared to how it smells. Itís a sweeter tasting beer than I expected it to be, I thought the hop flavors would be stronger. With that being said, itís still a tasty brew. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís a bit slick and creamy with good carbonation. I think itís a good overall brew. $8.99 a 4-pack.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6843) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Draft at Mad Mex, served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange-amber with a small, lumpy off-white head. Sheet of lace. Aroma of grassy hops, crackery malts, dry grains, and mild spice. Flavor of spicy, earthy hops, floral notes, dry malts, sugar, and crackers. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry, bitter, spicy mouthfeel. Decent IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2012
Canned. Golden colour, beige foamy head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is is very fruity and juicy with some mild minerals and some pleasant maltyness. Flavour is fruity and floral bitterness along with mild bready notes. Rather sweet malty body along with the big hoppyness as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13001) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2012
Can 473ml (BB 07/2012)
From Whole Foods, NYC. Slightly hazy orange color, good creamy off-white head. Fresh citrusy-hayish aroma. Medium-bodied. Crisp. Piney and flowery hoppyness dominate flavor, some sweetish fruity malty notes. Feels more than 62 IBU. Long lingering bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nolankowal (932) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Nice IPA that gravitates more to a ESB profile than the Cali inspired IPAs of today. Orange, hazy with a creamy head, floral and light sweet cereal in the aroma. Dry and bitter throughout, more floral notes with citrus rind backed with a light malty sweetness. Lasting dry/bitter finish. Quite elegant.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robgibbens (417) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Nice big foamy head on top of a deep gold amber color. Lacing follows. b Fresh hop and grapefruit citrus aroma. Hints of orange. Taste is bitter but you feel the malt in the back. Finish is clean with a slight bitter aftertaste. Fantastic brew!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Pours an unclear orange with a steady, one finger white head. Heavy citrus with a ton of grapefruit. Pretty good.


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