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Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,919 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,919
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 84
Gots: 153 | FT: 5
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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avalon07

South Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a tallboy can to a pint glass. Had an orange color and a thick, cloudy consistency. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: There was a strong hops presence in the aroma with pine, citrus, and malt as well.

T: Like the smell, the taste was dominated by the hops, with a whole lot of pine, resin and citrus thrown in. Some malt, but not that much. A very vibrant flavor that almost seems like a DIPA in character.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a slick, bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is simply a well made, very enjoyable IPA.

Serving type: can

11-30-2011 14:24:50 | More by avalon07
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2011 19:36:08 | More by brandoman63
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brstls4drmrs

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks cosmicevan!

A - Pours an orange, light amber color with a foam 1.5" thick. The foam itself has a slight orange tint and it sticks to the glass like cotton as the liquid goes down.

S - Some sweet, floral, citrus tones with a hint of pine. Overall a very inviting and pleasurable smell with this one. Faint lemon in there too.

T - The first thing that jumps out is the sweetness as it hits the tongue but then loads of hoppy pine jump in and make it a fiesta. A nice bite to it.

M - Medium carbonation with a slight dry finish. Aftertaste of pine sticks around a little too much for me.

O - A very nice IPA. I'd definitely get more of this one.

Serving type: can

11-28-2011 05:27:04 | More by brstls4drmrs
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setonhallbluehen

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-28-2011 03:46:46 | More by setonhallbluehen
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Murky dark orange with a two finger frothy cream-colored head that leaves large swaths of foamy head behind as I work my way down the pint glass.
S. Heavy grapefruit rind and raunchy pine resin, but not in a particularly sugary way, I cannot detect any of the malt presence by smell alone... I was expecting something more tropical in the nose but it was not to be had.
T. A fairly acerbic and raw straightforward power chord of pine resin flavor tempered with dank cannabis harmonics, malt flavors only come through on the backside of the finish. And that seems to be it. Just pine cones and weed with a brief malt chaser. However, this particular pairing of hopping aspects is something that seems to play well off each other, they compliment well and the interaction is intriguing to my tastebuds despite the lack of complexity.
M. Pretty standard, medium body and well carbonated.

Serving type: can

11-28-2011 00:04:17 | More by WastingFreetime
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CoolGuy42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-27-2011 19:42:46 | More by CoolGuy42
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gezondheid

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

11-27-2011 17:21:09 | More by gezondheid
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Rempo

Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.7%

11-26-2011 22:10:17 | More by Rempo
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Burt

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-26-2011 12:55:00 | More by Burt
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-26-2011 03:29:25 | More by sacrelicio
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ixodus

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-26-2011 01:18:11 | More by ixodus
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-25-2011 13:27:10 | More by nh2032
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pjones36

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-24-2011 23:36:52 | More by pjones36
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-24-2011 19:42:33 | More by mdillon86
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-24-2011 19:14:58 | More by nmann08
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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-23-2011 17:49:34 | More by Mark000
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tubeman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

11-23-2011 01:05:20 | More by tubeman
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MaxSpang

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tulip.

APPEARANCE

The beer pours a hazy yellow-orange color with about 1 finger of an off-white head. It looks like an unfiltered hoppy beer.

SMELL

The smell is slightly fruity. It's citrusy, but not in the normal American grapefruit way. It's more of a decaying orange smell. There's a lottle bit of some nice Cascade-like hop aroma, but it's slight.

TASTE

The taste echos the nose, but is more intense. Lots of orange pith, over-ripe mango, and papaya. The citrus notes are more of a pith flavor rather than zest. There's a slight cannibis flavor that is slightly unpleasant. it's not as bitter as expected.

MOUTHFEEL

This isn't as dry as other IPAs I've had. It has some nice body at the end of the tongue, so it stops you from sucking it down like you can with other American IPAs. That beinf said, it's very drinkable and pretty refreshing.

OVERALL

This is a decent beer. I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again, but it is a good solid brew.

Cheers.

Serving type: can

11-23-2011 01:01:11 | More by MaxSpang
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LucienDeRubempre

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-22-2011 05:46:27 | More by LucienDeRubempre
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pgofman

New York

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-22-2011 03:13:19 | More by pgofman
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-22-2011 01:11:19 | More by RoryOMoore
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shuggy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -49.1%

11-21-2011 23:01:17 | More by shuggy
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Very hazy dark wheat colored body. 1/2 finger white head. Some ok lacing.

S - Very lovely. A nice mix of sweet citrus fruits and hops. I would say orange and grapefruit. Fresh-hops are not very noticeable.

T - Grapefruit again with floral notes. Harsh hops which make it a little too biter on the backend.

M - Not too dry like most IPA's. Good carbonation and medium body. Nice.

O - I'm not a big fan of the harsh hops on the backend, but otherwise pretty good. Could be that this extra I just got is past its best by date. Dang.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 22:37:47 | More by RuckusDu
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-21-2011 18:46:31 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Wisconsuds

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-21-2011 16:59:37 | More by Wisconsuds
Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,919 ratings.