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Bengali Tiger - Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,954 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,954
Reviews: 575
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 86
Gots: 164 | 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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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-31-2013 21:56:31 | More by jfcaa193
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-30-2013 09:55:32 | More by Cynic-ale
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-30-2013 05:37:34 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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DanSmith17

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2013 13:12:25 | More by DanSmith17
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-28-2013 19:00:08 | More by woodchip
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Beachead

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-28-2013 17:35:52 | More by Beachead
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MaxT

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-28-2013 04:47:25 | More by MaxT
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lostinfla

Florida

4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another great experience from Sixpoint !
Poured ice cold from the can to a Sam Adams glass.
Great golden orange color that was slightly opaque.
Head was bright and full, faded quickly leaving nice, durable lacing behind.
Smooth mouthfeel with a mildly malty start and a classic grapefruit finish.
Lingering bite that was just right.

This ones a definite keeper!

Serving type: can

07-28-2013 00:55:08 | More by lostinfla
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OgreSanchez

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -30%

07-28-2013 00:25:46 | More by OgreSanchez
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roodie

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-27-2013 23:59:33 | More by roodie
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-27-2013 13:12:16 | More by bruindre
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bccrosley

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-27-2013 06:14:37 | More by bccrosley
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Lelampp

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-27-2013 02:00:05 | More by Lelampp
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-27-2013 01:50:53 | More by jhlosito75
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Juice-O

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-27-2013 00:07:59 | More by Juice-O
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ShameAndFailure

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-26-2013 23:55:48 | More by ShameAndFailure
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

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

16 fl oz. can, with best before date of August 12, 2013 printed on the bottom of the can. My third beer from Sixpoint so far, and I have been impressed by both their other offerings I've tried, Sixpoint Resin and Sixpoint 3Beans. Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Decent pour yields three fingers of creamy fluffy off-white colored head. Body is a burnt orange color with lots of bubbles streaming topside, and some fine sediment twirling around the glass. Excellent head retention, and some nice fat rings of lace.

S - Smell is light and fruity: overripe oranges, grapefruit rind, pineapple, lots of white bread, & biscuit malt presence. Maybe some burnt brown sugar in there in the end, and just a touch of yeast.

T - Taste follows the nose: mango, overripe orange and grapefruit hop presence lends a tart bitterness to the beer. There is a lot of tropical fruit flavors present here. Lots of bready malts to contrast the hop bitterness, also. Tastes a bit more like a weak Belgian IPA than an American IPA, and reminds me a bit of what a more malt forward version of Pipeworks Glaucus might taste like.

M - Feel is sticky, juicy, fruity, and resinous. Aftertaste is again of overripe orange and bread. A bit over carbonated for being a 6.40% abv beer.

Overall, there is a lot to offer here, but it doesn't exactly break any new ground. Plenty of diverse fruitiness, an ideal bitterness level, but probably still a little too malt forward for my tastes. An enjoyable beer, but probably the least interesting brew I've had from Sixpoint thus far, and I can assuredly say that Sixpoint Resin is a better beer. Still, it is easy drinking with a rewarding 6.40% abv; I will have no trouble finishing this four pack.

Sixpoint Bengali Tiger ---4/5.

Serving type: can

07-26-2013 23:01:38 | More by mfnmbvp
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harsley

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-26-2013 15:45:30 | More by harsley
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

07-24-2013 20:49:37 | More by beerfinder
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frankthetank86

New York

2.75/5  rDev -30%

07-24-2013 20:36:48 | More by frankthetank86
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-24-2013 07:28:14 | More by gtermi
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-24-2013 06:14:08 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-24-2013 00:55:38 | More by ADTaber
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jucifer1818

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-22-2013 19:52:17 | More by jucifer1818
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youngs11

Rhode Island

4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Amber in color. A finger and a half on the head settles to a nice thin cap. The can advertises nice lacing and the beer showcases it really well.

Smells like spicy citrus. Malt undertones are present as well.

Tastes of hops, with a malty back end and a bit of lemon or orange as well. After-taste is briefly nutty. the flavor builds toward bitterness but just before the taste becomes too bitter the malty, nutty, back end kicks in.

Feels as expected in the mouth. Medium-bodied, maybe slightly more carbonated than standard for IPA. Leaves some stickiness on the lips but less so than many IPAs.

Being at 6.4% ABV, I would expect hoppy bitterness, a hint of booze, or a great beer that disguises the ABV with a well-balanced profile. This is a great beer. It seems like a good first step for people who are wary of IPAs due to a hop bitterness.

Serving type: can

07-22-2013 01:28:08 | More by youngs11
Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,954 ratings.