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Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery

Bengali TigerBengali Tiger

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,795 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1795
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%


Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sixpoint on 04-22-2005)
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exonthebottle

Minnesota

2.85/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

the beer has thick head and clear yellow body light carbonation.

smells like an imperial Pilsener rich sweet malty/hay like to me then it adds spicy pine kick that lingers faint on my nose.

Very drinkable light taste then nice long pine needle taste.

Note I forgot to mention this before there is a near my town that made a very pine spruce beer Ode To A Russian Shipwright which is strangely called an American Porter on Beer advocate not sure why since if anything it beer an English Porter at very least.

But I like this beer because it has nice lingering taste but is malty sweet than is not too sweet. I can't tell what hops are in this but I would say this oddly reminds me of another NYC beer Brooklyn IPA an English IPA. I strongly suspect English Yeast it has that english velvet feel going down.

Impression Good but I think NYer's who thought this was like Surly are wrong interesting but leaves me dry I need another beer :) Not this

Serving type: can

12-25-2011 01:55:01 | More by exonthebottle
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355ml can poured into snifter. A: Pale amber, very
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Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,795 ratings.