Bengali Tiger | Sixpoint Brewery

very good
2,325 Ratings
Bengali TigerBengali Tiger

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States

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.

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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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Photo of RaulMondesi
3.66/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

What in the Sam Hill? What in the Sam Hill...? Raul is just done doggone perplexed. What is this bad boi?

Right when Raul popped the can, it smelled like Osirus. Raul was all stoked. But the flavor... Raul is like, "UHH!" But Raul is also like, "huh?" It's good like Robert DeNiro, but it's also bad like Robert DeNiro. Well, maybe not "bad," but, "huh?"

Try it like a tootsie pop my children, because if not, you may never know.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Neorebel
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bengali Tiger pours a burnt-orange hue, with a mountainous, off-white head of froth. The head on this beast billows out so much during a power pour you'd think it was a Belgian Tripel. Great retention, too. The aroma was nice and zesty , consisting mostly of grapefruit. Flavor wise, there was a nice lemon & pine hop taste that was fairly straight forward. The finish gave me an orange bitterness, which I liked. This is a very light beer, and I did not get much of a malt backbone coming through at all, despite my expectations. Overall, the name's misleading, this is more of a tame, feminine type of beer for a summer's day. Conveniently in a can!

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Photo of willth
1.89/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Was really looking forward to this. This was my first Sixpoint Beer. Cracked it open and had it in a 16oz snifter. First beer of the night so no influence on my palate.

Appearance: Very nice straw/orange color. Noticed a lot of floating sediements, a little more then I am use to but in line with most non filtered ipa's.

Smell: First thing I smelled was the hops then the citrus. Not quite a grapefruit smell but along those lines.Then the pine needles exploded

Taste: This is where things went bad. I am not sure if it was a bad can (date was fine) but it tasted like a belgian ipa that finished with a weird sour hop note. For it being 62ibu i was thinking it would have a hoppier taste. The malt was a touch over powering. Not a very balanced ipa.

Mouthfeel: Malty but seemed under carbinated.

Overall: I hate dumping beer but i drank about 4 ounces and just couldn't drink anymore.
It just wasn't my thing where i love ipa's. Next im going to try Resin and hope thay is better then this.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 2,325 ratings.
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