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Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,106 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,106
Reviews: 580
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 95
Gots: 235 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The original Sixpoint homebrewed IPA formulation, first brewed in 1999 and released commercially in 2005. 64IBU

(Beer added by: Sixpoint on 04-22-2005)
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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow! This is a fantastic, very drinkable IPA. I love this, and will make sure I always have some on hand.

Great grapefruit nose that I can smell from a foot away.

The taste matches the smell. Pretty citrusy hop forward with a pretty subtle malt backbone. Very little sweetness or taste of alcohol.

If you're a hophead interested in a session IPA, give it a try. Very impressive. I could drink this all night long.

Runofthemiller, Oct 07, 2012
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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Easily pours three fingers of loosely knit orange cream colored foam, turns lacy and dimpled as it dissolves, very delicate, only a few random splotches for lacing. The liquid is a base orange bronze color of light haziness, more yellow than brown or red for secondary tint, close to no visible bubbles, what is there is miniscule. The nose is straight down the middle classic IPA featuring grapefruit, tangerine citrus, pine sap, flowers, baguette to biscuit breadiness, slightly more pepper bite than chocolate softness, the fruit scents range from peach and apricot to mango and pineapple, overall pulls back from punching too hard. Medium-bodied with a softish style carbonation, this helps it sink in and cling as it also tends to the drier end of the spectrum, becoming more bitter near the finish as well, before that has a certain oiliness to it. Metallic earthiness with more tart zest in the white grapefruit to mandarin orange citrus, here clove and cumin spice take precedence over any bread, yeast or florality. The pine element fights hard for space, though. While tropical per se, the lack of juiciness in the papaya, mango, pineapple, nectarine fruit flavors has the fruit downplayed across the board. Nicely balanced and not trying to make some bold statement, content to humbly stay within the parameters of the category. If you like drier beers, even close to sessionable.

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Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,106 ratings.