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RATINGS: 851   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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.


TChrome's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1447) - Bedford, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Beer pours clear golden color with a retained off white colored head. Aroma is predominantely hoppy, though a bit different from the West Coast IPAs I am used to. Taste is bitter and substantially yeasty. This strikes me as a Belgian IPA. Pretty tasty!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (912) - Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2015
12oz can. Amber color with one finger head. Pine, toffee and sight peach aroma. Flavor has peach, is sweet and with flight pine. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexi91 (208) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Origin: Can. Vessel: Can. Supplier: The Berkeley (Bristol). Highly carbonated spitting from can. Faintly hoppy nose. Mild bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (1022) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2015
On tap at Teote. Oily, resiny flavor, with toffee and leather. silky, oily feel in the mouth. aromas of resin, caramel, cardamon. Bright amber with moderate white head. smooth finish

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
c1raider (87) - New York, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Excellent lite ipa, great into, reminds me of the oskar blues Pinner. Would buy a six pack I’d this well balanced, hoppy, fruity, and touch of floral

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (447) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2015
BBD 7/23/16. Pours a clear medium amber. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Outstanding rich nose of citrus and tropical hops (grapefruit, tangerine, orange) coupled with pine and a touch of spicy spruce. A solid biscuit and caramel base lies underneath. Heavy light body with a smooth texture. Perfect carbonation with a nice effervescent burst in the middle and a strong finely bubbled prickly finish. The outstanding flavor profile is reasonably intense, fairly complex and excellently balanced. It begins with the blended hop flavors of the nose that slowly separate - pine flowing to fruit. The middle is moderately bitter (rind and pine) and where biscuit and caramel arrive to balance. As the finish approaches, orange and tangerine sweetness are in the forefront. The finish is fairly crisp and dry. A fading bitterness lingers.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
puboflyons (2597) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz. can with a Best By date of 09 Jan 2016. Light amber-yellow heady pour. Some fog. Aroma is tropical, floral, and a little bit of resin with a low roasted malt presence. Medium body. Good balanced toastiness and mild hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (842) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
Hazy orange with small white head. Citrus, resin, grass and caramel. Sweet, compact and dry finish. Overall: excellent ipa with great hop resin!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (446) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Cannette achetée à Drink of the World - De couleur cuivrée avec une jolie mousse blanc cassé qui colle bien au verre - Au nez des notes fruitées, agrumes, grapefruit, résineux, pin, très bien équilibrée avec un corp malté bien présent - En bouche une franche attaque des houblon, résineux et agrumeux, et toujour aussi bien équilibrée avec le malt - Corp léger/moyen, amertume forte, bonne carbonation, amère, final amère résineuse et maltée - une très bonne IPA très bien équilibrée malgré une amertume assez forte

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1742) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
Sampled at Bryggmäskare Charles Cassino. Short and tiny grey head. Opaque red color. Big bitterness that last and gets harsh. Dry finnish and a bit low drinkabillity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mambossa (118) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Can. Copper-amber pour, decent head retention. Nose of pine and light citrus rind. Taste of apricot, tame bitterness, easy and bright finish. Very solid IPA. Loving the English hops on this one.


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