Bengali | Sixpoint Brewery

BengaliBengali
BA SCORE
84.7%
Liked This Beer
4 w/ 1,312 ratings
BengaliBengali
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States
sixpoint.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The enhanced Sixpoint IPA formulation, first released in the summer of 2014 and uses a blend of new hop strains for a juicy, citrusy, piney hop slashing.

69 IBU

Added by Todd on 05-25-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,582
Reviews:
206
Ratings:
1,312
Liked:
1,111
Avg:
4/5
pDev:
9.25%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
425
Trade:
2
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Photo of VAbrookiechaser
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Clear amber with a creamy white head. moderate retention, and splotches of lacing.

S: Honey, biscuit, orange peel, grapefruit peel, earth, pine.

T: A big smack of grapefruit, orange, and pine. Pithy with the peel, spritzy and quite lively, but dank and earthy. A toasty, biscuit, slightly caramel malt backbone is prominent but not overpowering. There's a fruity lemon and pineapple flavor as well, but it's more subtle. Finishes lightly dry and somewhat bitter, with notes of grapefruit peel and pine.

F: Medium-bodied, very smooth but not thick. Pretty well-balanced. Medium to medium-high carbonation. Slightly dry with some lingering bitterness. Very drinkable.

O: A really solid IPA. Not quite as delicious and complex as Resin, but solid all the same. Worth buying and drinking at least semi-regularly.

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Photo of Pippuri
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden burnt orange in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and moderate amber + medium golden yellow colored highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a large patch of mottled thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit pith, citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, and herbal hops over the top of light to moderate aromas of biscuit + toasted + caramel malts with a hint of sweetness.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of biscuit + toasted + caramel malts with a hint of caramel sweetness. That is followed by slightly heavier than moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit pith, citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, and herbal hops which impart a just shy of moderate amount of bitterness which lingers through the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp upfront with a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol and enjoyable hop aromas + flavors without too much bitterness, decently balanced with the caramel malt sweetness. Enjoyable and I could easily have a couple of these.

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Photo of jhartley
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on draft into a pint glass. Pours a bright and vibrant orange with a inch sticky white head that leaves plenty of thin thin wisps of webby lace.

Smell is pine, tangerine, and grapefruit rind.

Taste follows, tangerine and a little apricot gives way to piny grapefruit very well balanced.

Mouthfeel is a solid medium, plenty of life, maybe a tad dry, and goes down very easy.

Overall this just a nice balanced IPA, very nice.

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Photo of Holderness
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on draft at the Dream Away Lodge in Becket, MA alongside a wood-fired pizza. Lovely golden amber body with a good-sized white head that retains and laces well. Aromas and flavors are primarily citric and resinous, with a hint of deep earthiness in the background. Medium+ carb, medium- mouthfeel. The hop character is intense but not overbearing, and definitely a step down in intensity from Resin. Overall I'm a fan

84/100

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Photo of wattie83
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyronegangsta
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz can into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a clear orange with a big frothy head.

Aroma is biscuit malt with a little herbal hops.

Taste is kinda like a jacked up Sierra Nevada pale ale. Lots more malt and hops but a similar profile.

Very good.

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Photo of aresonantvoice
4.55/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chris826
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZachT
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JebBelford
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of josanguapo
4.52/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From Bierkraft. In Teku glass. Can. Playing Bastion. Everything well balanced. Delicious grapefruit juicyness with a non-excessive yet persistent and pleasant bitterness. I thing i Wouldnt ever tire of it

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Photo of dms1767
3.58/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Celtics76
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Monkey-D-Luffy
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can dated June 17th 2017 - Poured into an English pub glass - I received this sample from Sixpoint for review.

L - Pours a clear amber hued gold with a foamy 2 finger head on a mildly aggressive pour, the head lingers well and settles into a ring around the glass with solid lacing as it goes down.

S - Piney with a touch of grapefruit and a bready malt bringing up the rear.

T - Resinous pine transitions into a delightful citrus with an overt malt backbone.

F - Medium bodied with light carbonation.

O - I first tried this beer and it turned out it was way out of code. The distributor for SE Mass (I'm looking at you L. Knife & Son) was putting out of code beer on shelves at nearly every packie in my area. I received a fresh sample from Sixpoint and while I did try it only a few days after being canned (it was super tasty) I waited to be sure it had an ordinary (imho) shelf date before writing my review. This is a solid east coast IPA, very drinkable without being overbearing. I would definitely drink it again.

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Photo of Miketess32
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of megamick
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I give it a solid 4.25 across the board. Really fine, easy to drink IPA that I'd recommend to anyone all summer long.

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Photo of dcbeers
3.22/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spikester
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear gold with two fingers of white head. Retention is about five minutes with rings of lace.
Smell is fresh green hops with a light malt backing.
Taste is rich floral hops with medium malt support. Well balanced for an IPA.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation. Finish is lightly dry and balanced.
Overall an easy drinking IPA.

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Photo of rangerred
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Bengali from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 84.7% out of 100 with 1,312 ratings
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