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Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery

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very good

2,141 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,141
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 99
Gots: 247 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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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.

avalon07, Nov 30, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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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.

brstls4drmrs, Nov 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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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.

WastingFreetime, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 2,141 ratings.