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RATINGS: 931   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   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 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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Thanks to Lance! Aroma is sweet, nutty, caramel malts with some piney and earthy hops. Flavor is sweet, nutty, almost doughy on the front through mid palate with piney and earthy bitterness coming in on the back. Not bad,a little too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2012
On tap at Dexters, pours a hazy copper orange witha bubbly white head, the aroma has a dank wet hop touch with a little bit of citrus, I like my IPA’s to smell a little more fresh than ths one, the flavor is nice with a citrus finish and a slick mouthfeel, the aroma is more wet weed danky hops than the flavor, bitterness lingers in the mouth a little bit, pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6656) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Clear amber color with fleeting ivory sheen. vegetal, caramel, spicy hop aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Vegetal flavors with toasted caramel, spicy yeast, brown sugar--not bad

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4567) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, floral, pine. Taste is of grapefruit, pepper, grass and caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ExpendableHero (841) - Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2012
This was a pleasant surprise. On tap at World of Beer in Town and Country, Miami. Hazy orange beer with a thin, off-white head. Strong aromas of citrus, and some spices. Tastes of coriander peel, zesty orange flavors, bitter pine/fresh cut grass hops, some caramel, and nicely balancing sweet malts. Bittersweet, juicy finish. Hoppy, yet sweet, a very tasty IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalsk (1104) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2012
On the Sixth Day of Christmas the beer Gods gave to me... a local IPA. Pours an orange color with an amber hue. Aroma of hop spice, citrus, and caramel. Has a light sweet taste with grassy notes and a caramel finish. Not complete. Grassy but not resiny. Light feel. Needs something. More malt. More body. Something.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - DEC 18, 2012
16 oz. can via trade with DrSilverworm - Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a one finger thick off white head that lasts. Light spotty lacing. Aroma is pine, herbs, and light citrus. Flavor is floral and light citrus hops with the addition of some light malt sweetness. Finish is smooth and not too bitter. Medium body. A very good beer. Thanks Chris.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (3852) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2012 Pours a hazy golden orange on tap with frothy white head that dissipates to leave great lacing. Aroma of slight grapefruit and earthiness from the hops. Taste is thin too, but mostly hops, a bit of english pale malts. Decent, nothing to write home about.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blklab2007 (2118) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Can poured an orange amber in color with a covering of off white head. Aroma has sweet fruit, pine resins, decent malt level, and some sweet perfume. Mouth feel is light and the carbonation on the lower side. Flavor brings in some bitterness, resins, sweet fruits, grains, and a well rounded supporting malt core.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4805) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Can. The look is clear, orange pumpkin pie colored, and has a lacy off white head. The smell is piney, hops, caramel, some grapefruit, and citrus. The taste is a decent crisp lingering bitterness, caramel, fruit, and hops.


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