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RATINGS: 888   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.


b33r's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (794) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Dark orange color with medium white head and nice lacing. Aroma is citrusy with a bit of earthy yeastiness. Flavor is a lot lighter than the aroma suggested, with quick sharp grapefruit bitterness and a clean dry finish with some toasty malts. Good overall


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gururyan (692) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Just ok really, quite disappointing considering how great the IIPA Resin is.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
akoeninger (596) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Floral and citrus and orange in the nose and the taste. Pleasant grassy bitter aftertaste. Balanced and drinkable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vandc01 (257) - North Branch, USA - FEB 7, 2016
12oz bottle pour at home. Purchased a 6 pack at Total Wine - apparently waited to review it until I had the last can. Tasty easy drinking IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thelynchfella (183) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 5, 2016
Poured golden with thick white head. Aroma os quite floral. Quite intense. Citrus flavour. Grapefruit, oranges, manderins, caramel. Nice bitter aftertaste. Really good beer

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (511) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Aroma: caramel, grass, citrus, pine Appearance: light amber with an off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish, Delicious

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
justsayswell (241) - Mission, Kansas, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Melon rind, pine, honey in the nose. Medium bodied. Taste is piney hop with a floral background, lemon zest, honeydew melon, brown bread, caramel. Finishes slightly sticky and bittersweet. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dahlstrom (127) - gasvetksgatan 3, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2016
355 ml bottle on Bishops, Trollhättan. Aroma of floral and citrusy hops, and caramel malt. Taste reflects the aroma. Medium bodied. Medium bitterness. And medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4394) - Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2015
12 oz single can into a shaker from Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits - Muscatine. Clear golden appearance with a beige head. Aroma and flavor of zesty hops, grass, spruce and light caramel malt. Moderate bitterness with a medium body with a citrus fruit finish. Solid IPA overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlihcsnatas (534) - Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Dark golden brew with thin head that hangs on. Smells and tastes of citrus hops, a bit like biting into a tangerine without peeling it. Very good brew but about $2 more per six pack to some comparable IPA’s. Would consider making this a regular if it wasn’t for the higher price.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LLaurin (163) - Motala, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2015
Appearing with a really nice and intense nose this beer gives you a lot of hope. The body and palate doesnt really match it. It is a nice hoppy taste - but a little short on the palate.


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