Bengali Tiger | Sixpoint Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,326 Ratings
Bengali TigerBengali Tiger
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The original Sixpoint homebrewed IPA formulation, first brewed in 1999 and released commercially in 2005.

64 IBU

Added by Sixpoint on 04-22-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,326
Reviews:
587
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
11.96%
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
473
For Trade:
3
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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3.14/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a chance to try this a couple of times up in BKNY last weekend. Golden orange pour, looks nice, cloudy.. Smells slightly of hops, some yeasty esters too, floral and grassy, a little bit of pine. Little bit of malt here too. It tastes dry, with solid bitterness but not enough hop flavor to satiate. Just a bit of floral esters along with some pine and spice as well as a healthy malt presence battling with the hop bitterness. It's okay, but with so many other things to try, I wasn't going back for more.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Dwkasper
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Refreshing IPA. Safe choice at a restaurant

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4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can poured into a mason jar
A - Deep orange with an agressive head
S - Citrus and pine hops
T - like the smell citrus hops, pine, grapefruit and a bit fruity
M - Medium body and high carbination, but easy to drink
O - I have overlooked six point, will be trying more now.

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of CliffBrake
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Redbones.

Slightly hazy orange color with a fine, tight white head that leaves lots of lacing on the glass. Very pretty.

Pronounced aromatic hop aroma - herbal and piney. Hop-centric flavor too. The malt provides some body and a hint of sweetness but seems to be designed to support and not overshadow the hops. Big piney hop flavor with a bit of citrus on the edges.

Round, juicy with a mouthcoating hoppiness. Pleasant lingering bitterness with a dry finish.

Great with barbeque - the hops don't get lost in all the great sauces at Redbones and the beer seems to cleanse the pallet with each sip. A great drinking IPA.

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

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.31/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16oz can into a tulip glass. best before jan 29 2013 stamped on bottom.

a - pours a hazy amber shade with a sudsy, two finger, tan head on top. retention is good, calming to a thin cap of foam and lasting for the duration. leaves thick rings of sticky lace in the glass.

s - lightly toasted grain, faint pine, and faint grapefruit. has a soda like effervescence to it.

t - bready malt with an earthy/herbal hop presence. piney bitterness in the finish that doesn't linger.

m - fuller side of medium, adequate carbonation, medium co2 profile.

o - decent beer but nothing about it stands out to me. worth a try but don't go out of your way to get some.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy dark orange with a creamy off white head that fades slowly and leaves gobs of lacing. The smell is very inviting, huge hops, pine and citrus are the dominating aromas, with a hint of sweet. The taste is huge, the pine comes through first in a big way followed with grapefruit like citrus, not as bitter as I expected from the smell, but some bitter comes through and extends through the aftertaste. A nice balance for such a huge flavor, the beer is medium, but a good consistency. A great IPA, well done with big flavor that doesn't get annoying.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 2,326 ratings.
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