Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery
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3.7/5 rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
thanks to keef for the hookup! Been wanting to try this one!
pours a caramely tangerine hue with a creamy foamy two-finger head that fades slowly and heaves bits of lace. a tinge murky.
aroma is incredible. earthy, malty with honey and caramel notes. then an intense citrusy blast... oranges and grapefruit with some pear and floral notes.
the taste is a bit odd. intensely citrusy, almost like citric acid mixed with metal. not sure I'm digging it. as it warms, more malt opens up, with caramel, honey, and straw. harsh, boozy and rough.
carbonation is high... too much so... and the citric finish leaves an almost unpleasant harsh bitterness.
huh. not what I was hoping for. maybe my palette just isn't built to enjoy this one? smells great, but kind of falls short from there. maybe the can I cracked was off a bit? I'd like to try a few more to be able to make sure my judgement is right.
Serving type: can
09-30-2011 09:20:36 | More by djeucalyptus
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