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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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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one has been a great companion on many hikes in the mountains of New Hampshire during my 2011 hiking season.

A golden hued amber, lacy off-white head and scattered clumpiness all around.

Fresh hop aroma, citrus and pine hop aroma, very sweet caramel malt to boot.

The flavor has a very agressive hop bite, which is exactly what i suspected, a dry snappy-sharp feel and then juicy going down. A very nice balance of light, sweet malt, crispy with slightly tropical, fruity, pine hop flavor with good complexity overall.

this one slowly became a summer favorite.

GratefulBeerGuy, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

beerman999999, Nov 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

PEIhop, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of greenengineer
4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful 16 oz can, into my Opa-Opa pint glass.

A - Nice amber color, good thick head, with lacings. Slightly cloudy
S - nice hops aroma, hints of dairy?
T - crisp bitter flavor, citrus, more hops
M - not sticky. hops bitterness dominates, good fizz retained
O - great beer, what I'm looking for in an everyday IPA. I could drink this all the time, with no complaints

greenengineer, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

touchmeimsac, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

thearsenal, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Bilco, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of laituegonflable
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly cloudy orange-amber colour with off-white head, bit sparse but nice trails of lace behind. Yeah, nice-lookin' beer.

Smells very pleasant, but there's not a huge amount of anything in there. Slight caramel malt with hints of citric hop - lemon, mint and some Italian herbs. Nice balance but could just use a bit more aroma.

Lot more power to the palate. Quite citric overall tone, but it's all very bitter. Some grainy notes on the assault but then tangy lemon and grapefruit take over mid-palate with a hint of soapiness. Bitterness on the back is slightly medicinal with a quinine edge, and it just sort of lands flat after the mid-palate which had potential for a more rounded, complex finish.

Nice texture to it and decent body, it really keeps the senses interested as it goes through.

Bit disappointed with this beer overall. It's not a bad drop at all, I just feel there's unfulfilled potential in it.

laituegonflable, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

aleckpa, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

goalie33, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

jlordi12, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

getjustin, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

Desaparecido, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

67couple, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

virinow, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

alfredfrenzel, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ElGallo, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of sholland119
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Pour is a hazy golden orange with a foamy off white head and good sticky lacing.

S-Lovely citrus, a bit grassy, nice pale malt.

T-Medium bitterness with a bready malt base. Nice flavors, blend well, a bit lighter in the bitterness and the malt than many IPAs. This is fine with me.

M-Light to medium bodied, nicely dry.

O-A great sessionable level IPA. Strong but light touch on the flavors, wears well.

HV

sholland119, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

BubbaBeerMan, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

barfdiggs, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

furthurgone, Nov 15, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

richbrew, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

randomdanger, Nov 15, 2011
Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,106 ratings.