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RATINGS: 873   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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 hops… 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 aroma… 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; it’s the mark of the Tiger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (419) - Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Can from mellow mushroom. Decent nose but novelty of an ipa in a can wears off quick. Hoppy but not all that great. Too dry. ---Rated via my mouth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1747) - Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Location/Date:Can on August 26th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours an orange copper cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of hay malt, faint citrus.
Taste: Medium bitterness, nice amount of bite, hay malt, faint caramel.
Palate:Medium body, average aftertaste for style.

Summary: Despite the deScription of having lots of English hops, this beer is pretty solid for somebody used to American style IPAs. Fairly enjoyable for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasta420 (13) - - AUG 26, 2012
Nice bitterness and hops. Citrus aroma. Nice head and lacing when poured. Wish abv was higher. Lol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2275) - Richmond, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Clear amber with a foamy cream colored head and moderate lacing. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, toast, and caramel. Fruity, and pretty malty sweet with a nice balancing bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth, and a little dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (10015) - Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Honesty this isn’t balanced at all really. Nicely hopped, nice bitterness. Citrusy. A good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjgmd (1822) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours a hazy orange color, with a nice head. Nose is sweet citrus and pine. Taste is full of flavor with citrus and mild to moderate bitterness. Finishes on a sweet note along with some lingering bitterness. Quaff Score 7 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1752) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours orange with a white head and aroma of citrus and pine. Taste is sweet, of hops, citrus, pine, floral notes with a bittersweet, medium finish. Very drinkable and tasty IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 16, 2012
12 ounce can. Pours a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, and caramel. Taste is citrus, caramel malt, grass, florals, and grain. Bitter at the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pkbites (765) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Pour is cloudy yellowish/orange. Nice creamy off white head that laces the glass. Head floats on top like a scoop of French vanilla ice cream. Light floral and pine aroma as well as flavor. Aftertaste is very hoppy bitter. The bitterness is a bit over the top yet flat. Like a block of wood on the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeadyDE (636) - Delaware, USA - AUG 13, 2012
On draft, clean, fresh nice mouthfeel with a good hoppy, spicy interaction. Much more enjoyable via tap than from the can. Nice flavorful ipa that doesn’t have the huge abv..

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