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RATINGS: 1051   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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3.4
goozen (4235) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2018
Can 0,355ltr: Slightly hazy orange coloured brew with and dry bitter taste, hints of citrus and caramel.

3.7
jarvo (46) - Abingdon, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2018
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2018 Can which poured slightly amber gold with a thin but persistent head. Aroma of orange peel and resin, with a lot of resinous hop taste. Decent hard working IPA.

3.7
LazyPyro (2144) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2018
355ml can. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is resinous, grapefruit, floral, malts, pine. Taste is very piney and resinous, sweet caramel malt, very bitter. Medium body, smooth, fine carbonation.

3.8
Beerhunter111 (24340) - Beerland, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2018
12 fl.oz can. A clear amber beer with a mid-sized most good lasting off-white head. Aroma of orange fruits, pine, resinous hops. Taste of intense bitter resinous hops, blood orange, zest, long bitter finish.

4.1
MarkSachon (1092) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2018
Small can from the sampler case. Very good on all points. Nice and enjoyable, even on a cold winter day.

4
basjansen14 (526) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2018
Golden coloured ale with a nice white head. Aroma: hoppy, floral, spicy and some sweetness. Taste: hop oil, fruitiness, piney, caramel, some malt and ends quite bitter.

3.9
hitemwitthehein (65) - - FEB 13, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2018 ABV - 6.6 IBU - 66 .Appearance: Hazy Amber, white head. Side note - great new packaging and marketing from Six Point. .Aroma: Tropical hop profile. West coast IPA. Pine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach. .Taste: Follows the aroma for the most part. Citrusy/juicy. It isn't overpoweringly bitter, but has a bite on the finish. Subtle malt sweetness balances this beer out. .Mouthfeel: Medium body, great drinkability. Subtle carbonation. Leaves the mouth dry. Alcohol is well hidden. .Overall: B. .Bottom Line: Well done. Six point has revamped their lineup and packaging, so far so good.

3.7
Larry_Duffman (651) - - FEB 11, 2018
I had it on tap. It pours orange and amber with an off-white head and lacing. The aroma is orange, grapefruit, and hops. The taste is nice, bitter hops, orange, grapefruit, and caramel. There's a lot of hops bitterness. It's balanced nicely with the sweetness. This is a solid IPA.

3.6
brownaler (762) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - FEB 4, 2018
Floral citrus hop profile with dry, crisp cereal oat malts and a bubbly finish.

3.4
Bacchus66 (1211) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2018 Tap, ADT. Hazy golden orange with a large off-white head. Lots of pine and resin with some caramel sweetness. Bitter finish. This is a decent IPA but a little more fruit to round this out would make it really good.


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