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RATINGS: 712   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 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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockeybeerguy (1691) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 10, 2013
It pours a hazy orange/amber with a large foamy off-white head that lasts for a good portion of the brew. Clingy foamy lacing graces the sides of the glass. The smell is hops, pine, and citrus up front, malts come in as the beer warms. The taste is sweet yet bitter at different times ranging between the hops/pine/citrus to the malts, very balanced. The palate is medium and has a nice creaminess around the tongue. This is very sessionable as the ABV is not felt. It leaves a watery aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is a solid AIPA that I would come back to, and lighter than most AIPA’s on the palate.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mighty_meadow (164) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Lovely grapefruit and orange. Can from Auld Brig Irvine in tulip glass. Nice head and lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (747) - , CYPRUS - JUL 24, 2014
Can @ heathrow. Orange colour, citrus hop aroma and flavour, malty sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (690) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
It was hoppy with a bit of citrus and it had a large white head. A little spicy, lacked any palate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ctplt777 (80) - - JUL 18, 2014
Solid, solid IPA. I had Resin before this one so I had to try this. Got my hand on a can at a restaurant and loved it from the pour. Lots of soft tropical fruits. Mango, papaya. Some banana. Lots of pine. Taste is unreal. Tons of resinous hop madness, tropical fruit, banana, just an epic beer. So fresh and delicious I could drink this until I couldn’t stand anymore.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5157) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
Can at The Granite City (JDW), Aberdeen. Pours cloudy golden with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma of fruity hops, orange and citrus.Taste is moderate bitter, with some residual sugars and caramel, crisp and nice IPA, but a tad on the sweet side. Creamy mouthfeel, high carbonated.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (800) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 17, 2014
Can at the three tun tavern. Orange pour, huge off white lasting head. Lovely resiny passion fruit nose, gorgeous sweet flavour, loads of dinner fruits. Light body, fizzy, loads of caramel in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Can at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol July 2014. Deep amber with a big, frothy, off-white head. Citrus hops, sweet caramel, dense malts and a dryish finish. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
16oz can poured into a shaker. Pours a cloudy dark orange with a half finger of white head. Aroma of citrus and pine resin. Taste is light bitter, follows aroma. Light bodied with a thin texture, lively carbonation and a long, lasting finish. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8621) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Canned Saracens Head Daventry 26/06/14. A hazy ginger coloured beer with a white head. Good citrussy hops but there’s a definite crystal malt sweentness which for me spoils. Flavoursome and drinkable but I’d prefer pale malts which wouldn’t detract from the hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
matstrange (59) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
A hazy amber nectar with a decent head. An intensely hoppy beer with a heavy maltiness too. Not as refreshing as some lightet IPAs but damn its good. Without a doubt the best beer in Wetherspoons line up. You wont regret it (until the morning!)


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