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RATINGS: 968   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 15/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Very good IPA, no Pliny but not too far behind, go Heels......................

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2012
Canned at Rattle&Hum, NYC. Somewhat hazy golden/copper color with a rich very lasting offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, grapes, apples, pear, spicy, metallic, herbal notes, grapefruit, passion fruit, mango, pine, some banana notes. Fruity flavor, grapefruit, mango, pine needles, citrus, really bitter, lemongrass, peach, pear, pineapple, spicy, some herbal notes. Long bitter finish with citrus, hay, metal and some pine. Really refreshing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Onslow (1410) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Pour from a 1 pint can. Medium amber brew with two fingers of off white head, great head retention and lacing. Aroma of citrus hops, light malts, earth, fruit and spice. tate is hops forward with a good malt backbone throughout the swallow. Very hoppy and bitter, herbal and resinous. Lingering bitter finish. SOmewhat thin palate. First rate IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hrvywallbangr (2) - albany, Alabama, USA - SEP 7, 2012 does not count
this beer is not for the amateur beer drinker.while not as strong as the sierra nevada extra ipa, it is called bengali tiger for a reason if your not a fan of ipa’s then pass on this one. it’s extra hoppy flavor pairs well with spicy food and surprisingly red meat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Orange pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is sticky, resinous, hoppy, a little dank. Flavor is sweet, slightly creamy, bitter. Really bitter but smooth. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (472) - 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 (1784) - 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 (2630) - 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 (11424) - Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Honesty this isn’t balanced at all really. Nicely hopped, nice bitterness. Citrusy. A good one.

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