fishonmyplane (458) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 4, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I love how a lot of US brewers are starting to make IPAs with more citrus and less bitterness - Bengali Tiger is probably the best of this breed. Cloudy, copper colored, with a tall, luxurious head. Hops are somewhat resiny with notes of orange, grapefruit, lemon, kiwi. Very well-balanced. The malt profile has some toast and just a bit of caramel.
brewman45156 (3) - Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014 does not count
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Really like this brew, and love its complexity and the hoppy overall taste, which is balanced by the malt. Can from JDW Lancaster poured with a slightly cloudy appearance when held up to the light, and a fairly brisk off-white head. Initial feeling of hops, followed by a malty mid, and a quite long balanced finish.
rayaron (212) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - OCT 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Clear copper with low off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, onion, herbs, grassy. Hoppy flavor, medium bitterness, onion, lemon, "green", grassy. Lively carbonation. Medium body. Bitter aftertaste.
andrepintado (1471) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at new york jfk airport. Clear dark gold color. Medium white head. Medium bitterness, low sweetness. Peach, mango, hop, pine aroma.
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can at the Old Swan Inne (JDW), Evesham. Had thoroughly enjoyed the version of this beer made at Adnams, and also their Sweet Action beer, so was looking forward to this. It poured light amber with a large off-white head and a light fizz. Light peach and pine smell- less strong aroma than Iíd expect from a modern IPA. The initial taste is rather metallic, although with further tasting the metal does subside. Itís as bitter as youíd expect, but as with the aroma the flavours are rather subdued- pine, grapefruit and peach struggle through in a rather half-hearted manner. The mouthfeel is a little thin too. Itís drinkable, yes, itís OK, but itís very disappointing.
drfabulous (4051) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Arcadium. Spicy and hoppy IPA with a bit of sweetness in finish. Really nice overall nose.
whoisghost (77) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A beautiful bright gold with a hint of orange. Nice and thick, bright white head. Beautiful citrus and tropical aromas, can also catch a hint of pine. Delicate but prominent, excellence. Not a lot of the citrus translates into the taste, actually a fair bit more malt than I expected. A fair amount of bitterness, but it doesnít linger, as a result the finish is quite clean for the style but overall the beer is well balanced. Not as dense as I like my IPAs - but the good level of carbonation makes this quite sessionable.
mike_77 (3221) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden colour. Some citrusy hop tones try to break through the oily, piney resinous aroma. Quite syrupy, oily, bitter. Lots of bitter citrus peel. Thereís a nice background malty flavour but itís a bit overpowered from the strong piney bitterness.
charule (1156) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Binny's. Poured orange with thin white head. Aroma of rye resin. Light carb med bod. Slight sweet bitter citrus rye taste.
jnortonvt (11) - Essex Jct., Vermont, USA - OCT 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Has a citrusy, herby aroma but the clear light brown appearance may be Bengaliís greatest asset. Itís pretty darn nice. Thin, oily texture with a surprisingly abrupt finish. Iím not a big IPA fan but was surprised and pleased by the medium bitter taste of this brew - the second from Sixpoint after Sweet Action - which I totally forgot to review (and would give a higher rating).
zvsn (632) - ISRAEL - OCT 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can sample at Sixpoint tasting at Beer&Beyond shop. Clear orange with a huge head. Aroma - grass, pine, citrus, onion, light malty notes. Taste - sweetish, citrus fruits, slightly "green" flavors, herbal hoppy bitterness, a bit malty. Medium-bodied, dry mouthfeel.