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RATINGS: 1035   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, 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.


4.3
tmains3 (3) - - JUL 27, 2017 does not count
Six point Bengali Tiger IPA on Pier A in New York City. I'll rate a 9 out of 10. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
jookos (6821) - FINLAND - JUL 26, 2017
[email protected] Orangy golden some haze. Bitter malty, piney grssy finish. Oranges, orange zest on nose. Slight,huskey malty. Clean made, dec.ent, bitter.

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3.6
mjs (7413) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2017
(Keg at Sori Taproom, 20170725) The beer poured amber and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, grass, sweetness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium. Flavours were fruitiness, tangerine, peach, pineapple, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A nice hoppy brew with crisp finish.

3.6
Tide (3917) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2017
Draught at Sori Taproom. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, resin, mango, pine and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, mango, pine, a bit of earthy notes and grass. Very nice IPA.

4.6
josanguapo (1686) - SPAIN - JUL 23, 2017
From Bierkraft. In Teku glass. Can. Playing Bastion. Everything well balanced. Delicious grapefruit juicyness with a non-excessive yet persistent and pleasant bitterness. I thing i Wouldnt ever tire of it

1.6
Inbreak (6132) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2017
24.09.2015, tap @ Caf? Gollem:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is harsh resiny, weeds, fiber plastic, bark, harsh hops, grass, pine needles, alcohol. Taste is harsh, weeds, harsh hops, bark, cardboard, soil, alcohol, minerals. Longlasting harsh bitterness, watery mouthfeel. Crap.

3.1
Ernest (7699) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Can (May 11, 2017 canning, just called Bengali nowadays, I guess there’s no longer a tiger in the tank). Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (grapefruit, resin), with light notes of butter and plastic. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Pretty surprising that an American brewery would use a time-tested old world hop for an IPA, even if at American quantities. It still just ends up smelling mostly grapefruity and a bit resiny in their hands, sadly, but it’s at least milder/softer here than most. Some off notes spoil it further, but overall it’s a pretty quiet, simple aroma. It works better in the mouth, where the bitterness is striking but clean, and balanced well with just enough residual sugars. Watery but pretty good for quaffing. Clean up the nose and this could be solid.

3.1
dambor (710) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2017
Pours orange with nice head. Aroma: malt, a touch of grassy hoppiness. Taste: again malty, with a grass and herbs finish.

3.5
theprof (964) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Can. Aroma pale malts and hop oils. Some citrus. Pours orange amber with white top and broken lacing. Taste is medium to light sweet and medium to strong bitter with a crisp finish. Medium bodied with slightly oily texture . A worthwhile IPA

3.7
SeniorZozo (1863) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2017
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