Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by ommegangpbr:
4.28/5 rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Craft beer in a can CRAFT BEER IN A CAN!
Not just any can, either.
Craft beer in a PINT CAN (it comes in pints).
Local, and fresh, at that.
As you may have guessed, I was quite excited to see Sixpoint product available in a Whole Foods I frequent; actually, that place tends to have a growler tap with some Sixpoint ale or another available but you get what I mean. They also had Sweet Action and I think it was Righteous Ale in cans (the Tribeca Whole Foods in NYC).
To the beer!
Very fragrant on the pour with boatloads of citrus hops. I saw the cans referred to as microkegs on Sixpoint's facebook page and that's kinda what it tastes like coming out of the can. Tastes like fresh beer from a keg or even a cask. There is a cask-i-ness to the profile of Bengali Tiger. The rye notes in the flavor highlight that idea. Dry, crackery rye (minus caraway) with a lemon seltzer buzz/fizz on the tongue. Light and dry bodied, lemon-lime hops with edges of herbs.
Refreshingly different from most of the IPAs out there. Plenty enjoyable and tasty without having to compare it to anything else. I will be getting this again.
Serving type: can
05-27-2011 05:48:51 | More by ommegangpbr
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3.59/5 rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
$ 1.99/12 oz can at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
Can BB 08May15 at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Head small (2 cm), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to a broken 2 - 4 mm layer
Lacing excellent – complete thick rings and stalactites of mostly small bubbles
Body medium yellow, hazy
Flavor begins with a fairly light piney hop presence which fades to a somewhat chalky bitterness with a short hang time. No malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation
Another pretty good beer from Sixpoint.
Serving type: can
07-20-2014 23:11:40 | More by Ozzylizard
Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,969 ratings.