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RATINGS: 923   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.


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
radioseer (299) - Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(snifter) Cloudy orange amber color. Has a fruity aroma. Taste is of grapefruit hops with a little herbal character. Watery and astringent mouthfeel.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (3151) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2016

Lukt: Citrus og karamell.
Utseende: Gulbrun.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Citrus og karamell.
Hvor: Moon on the Square, Feltham.
Medium: Boks@355ml, ABV@6,5%, Når@28.06.2016

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1932) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2016
Can. Poured a hazy golden Amber with a slight haze and a lasting, lacing white to off-White head stop. Aromas of pine, tangerine, peach and citrus with some sweeter caramel and brown sugar malt accents. Similar to taste. Good body from the malt. A little earthy towards the back end. Moderate carbonation with a medium length and intensity bitterness to finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (3791) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2016
Draft at beertemple. Golden pour. Aroma of grassy hops, herbs and some sweet fruit. Taste has pine, mild herbs, grassy hop and malt. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1482) - Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Gold pour, good head, lace. Aroma is a bit muted with absent hops and a bit of malts. Little bit of pepper/ citrus. Taste has same with some solid malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1621) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Cans to enjoy on a recent fishing trip. Orangey with nice head and generous lacing. Smells orangey, piney, and pineapply. Flavor is moderate hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2172) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 10, 2016
Can from Cazz. Thanks for the omiyage! Lots of orange and citrus on the nose, marmalade, brown sugar and grassy hops. Well-balanced on the palate with a touch of caramel. Bitter finish that lingers. A solid, simple IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorkenstein (369) - - JUN 7, 2016
Grapefruit, pine resin, and brown sugar aromas. Taste is marmalade, grapefruit, papaya, pine needles, biscuits, toffee, and caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (12998) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2016
On tap at VCBW Festival 2016, pours a hazy golden with a medium white head. Aroma brings out light piney hops and some mild hop resins. Flavour is resinous and herbaceous in the hop department, with a grassiness as well. Dry biscuity malt backbone as well. Solid stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (1655) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2016
355ml can from Systembolaget. Hazy dark golden, medium size, white head, good lacing. Fruity, hoppy aroma with pine, grass and floral notes. Smooth and soft mouthfeel, mildly carbonated. Fruity taste, grassy dry, floral, grapefruit, orange, apricot, grass, resin and pine. Dry zesty citrus and pine bitterness in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (4836) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 3, 2016
Amber golden color. Not too much going on the nose but has lots of oranges and marmalade. Kinda simple, medium bitterness. Not bad


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