Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery
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3.48/5 rDev -11.5%
Served from the can into a mug. Best before Aug 6, 2012.
A- Poured a dark orange color with a three finger fluffy head that left tons of coating lace
S- Aroma of citrus, earthy, of herbal notes. Strong aroma upon opening the beer, but the aroma disappeared within a minute
T- Very sweet and spicy malt character, citrus flavor, kind of a selzer like quality, pretty big bitterness
M- Soft mouthfeel, light prickly carbonation on the finish, very smooth
O- Not the hop bomb I was expecting this to be. Very malty taste with nice hop flavor and bitterness. It is very drinkable and does remind me a lot of their Righteous Ale, although I like Righteous more. This beer does not stand out much to me though, much better and more interesting IPAs out there.
04-20-2012 00:33:00 | More by Hoptometrist
4.13/5 rDev +5.1%
A cloudy orangy gold. Moderately active carbonation. thin head that stays and good lacing all the way down.
Smell is piney hops with good depth. Caramel malt between a slight funkiness.
Big full malt body that quickly gives way to a dry and enveloping hop funk. Crackers linger after the swallow. Dry finish that lingers in a tantalizing fashion.
Chewy heavy medium weight. Tingly carbonation that cleans and dries.
Drinkability is great. Easy to quaff. Alcohol is nowhere to be found, but it is there so be careful.
From tasting notes 6/10/2008
01-01-2009 21:31:29 | More by scootny
4/5 rDev +1.8%
16oz can served in a standard pint glass.
pours a clear amber/copper shade while yielding a foamy 3/4" head. good retention and lacing, slowly fades into a lasting cap, collar around the glass. fine looking IPA, but then so are about 900 others. mmm, nose is good. not overly aromatic but potent enough, offering notes of citrus (grapefruit, maybe some tangerine), pine, and a touch of malt.
flavor follows with more of the same though a bit more bitterness than i was expecting, which persists through the hoppy finish. tasty and refreshing. on the lighter side of medium-bodied with average carbonation.
overall, a very good yet not truly great beer. a bit more bitter than i typically look for in my IPAs, but no question i will be buying bengali tiger again. feeling good about going 4's across the board on this one.
(originally reviewed: 06-12-2011)
06-15-2012 01:03:50 | More by BostonHops
4/5 rDev +1.8%
Best Before 19NOV2012
Can into pint glass.
A- Hazy orange pour with a two finger soapy white head. Lacing is gobs of sticky, meringue foam.
S- Bright citrus (grapefruit, mandarins) there is a resinous pine aroma with a touch of strawberries and floral hops. Quite sweet smelling, slight doughy malt backing.
T- Full on resinous pine hops. Bitter floral hops and dandelion. No sweetness in sight with this one. Malt backing is slightly chewy.
M- Medium bodied, chewy with a super dry finish. Good carbonation.
06-15-2012 00:10:37 | More by korguy123
3.43/5 rDev -12.7%
Cloudy dark orange. Minimal head which disipates quickly. Nice hops on this nose. Piney and medicinal. The taste is moreof the same. Quite medicinal. Thin mouthfeel with almost no carbonation. I have had a lot better. Middle of the road. Not bad but not particularly good
04-04-2007 01:58:54 | More by sleazo
4.5/5 rDev +14.5%
I really enjoyed this beer. IPA are typically not my favorite style, but I think this is one of the better ones that I have tried and I am really coming around to the style. It was served on tap in a pint glass. It was a great clear orange color with a strong hoppy aroma and flavor. It was also bitter and also had some floral notes, but smooth and very enjoyable to drink. I would have had another and will be trying to locate some in the near future. Highly recommended.
05-02-2008 21:29:33 | More by PhillyStyle
3.55/5 rDev -9.7%
16 oz can marked with best before 9/29/11. I commend the can dating, but utter failure on putting the date INSIDE the box so I can't actually see it before purchasing. Oh well, probably last time I buy the cans off the shelves. Here goes...
Pours a reddish amber color with tan head. hoppy notes in the smell with some biscuit and maltiness in the background. Caramel as well. Taste is similar with more malt in the foreground. This beer screams "East Coast IPA" all the way. Bready notes come through as well as moderate bitterness. Thicker mouthfeel for an IPA.
Overall descent brew and the price is good enough to purchase this every once in a while. Reminds me of many of the New England IPAs out there, rather than the West Coast IPAs I prefer, but still good.
06-09-2011 00:47:20 | More by Blanco
3.33/5 rDev -15.3%
$2.00 10 oz. draft from Cable Beverage 6.80%
Pours a hazy copper brown with a thin rime of white head on top.
Sweet grapefruit intermingled with some pine hops and a burst of sweetness.
Nice smooth mouthfeel, but the flavors disappoint a little. Hop bitterness is present, but the grapefruit hinted at in the aroma is lacking. More of a pine profile with a bone dry finish. Malts are present but contribute little to the overall picture here. A lackluster IPA that is not as balanced as I prefer.
08-03-2006 15:56:34 | More by cbl2
3.9/5 rDev -0.8%
16oz can poured into a tulip. Best by August 4th 2013.
A: Pours a clear amber orange with a 1 finger lightly yellowed head. Lots of visible carbonation in the body. Head gets pretty chunky and leaves some nice lacing on the glass in big blotches.
S: Hop bitterness is the first thing to hit your nose which is appropriate for an IPA. A blend of citrus, pinyness and earthiness. Malts are sweet in the background.
T: Well rounded IPA, there is plentiful hops that have high bitterness but really do not over power. Malts kick in full force after the initial hop wave with a breadiness and touch of sweetness.
M: Medium body with average carbonation. A touch sticky in the aftertaste from the malts and hops.
Overall this is a darn good IPA. Hoppy and bitter yet well balanced and drinkable. Worth a go, i like the 16oz cans.
06-23-2013 18:25:05 | More by CloudStrife
Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
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