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Bengali Tiger | Sixpoint Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
2,328 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
587
Ratings:
2,328
pDev:
11.68%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
477
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,328 |  Reviews: 587
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Photo of HopHeadRyan
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent!

A very unique dry hopped smell! I would love to know their technique to harnessing the aroma. Its awesome. Dank and citrus hops.

Slightly hazy appearance. Quickly dissipating head.

Taste - also very unique. Excellent citrus hop flavor...definite english influence overall...balanced by biscuity estery maltiness. Very old world tasting.

Mouthfeel is great...very smooth...nice carbing...small bubbles so as not to create that carbonation sting that interferes with flavor...close to cask like quality.

Overall - I can't put my finger on the aroma/flavor that they have created. I notice it in their other ales. Its like they somehow married english, belgian, and american yeast to create this very unique quality. I can't describe it but I love it.

Try any of Six Point's offerings and you won't be disappointed!

Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a tallboy can to a pint glass. Had an orange color and a thick, cloudy consistency. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: There was a strong hops presence in the aroma with pine, citrus, and malt as well.

T: Like the smell, the taste was dominated by the hops, with a whole lot of pine, resin and citrus thrown in. Some malt, but not that much. A very vibrant flavor that almost seems like a DIPA in character.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a slick, bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is simply a well made, very enjoyable IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks cosmicevan!

A - Pours an orange, light amber color with a foam 1.5" thick. The foam itself has a slight orange tint and it sticks to the glass like cotton as the liquid goes down.

S - Some sweet, floral, citrus tones with a hint of pine. Overall a very inviting and pleasurable smell with this one. Faint lemon in there too.

T - The first thing that jumps out is the sweetness as it hits the tongue but then loads of hoppy pine jump in and make it a fiesta. A nice bite to it.

M - Medium carbonation with a slight dry finish. Aftertaste of pine sticks around a little too much for me.

O - A very nice IPA. I'd definitely get more of this one.

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3.44/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Murky dark orange with a two finger frothy cream-colored head that leaves large swaths of foamy head behind as I work my way down the pint glass.
S. Heavy grapefruit rind and raunchy pine resin, but not in a particularly sugary way, I cannot detect any of the malt presence by smell alone... I was expecting something more tropical in the nose but it was not to be had.
T. A fairly acerbic and raw straightforward power chord of pine resin flavor tempered with dank cannabis harmonics, malt flavors only come through on the backside of the finish. And that seems to be it. Just pine cones and weed with a brief malt chaser. However, this particular pairing of hopping aspects is something that seems to play well off each other, they compliment well and the interaction is intriguing to my tastebuds despite the lack of complexity.
M. Pretty standard, medium body and well carbonated.

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Bengali Tiger from Sixpoint Brewery
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 2,328 ratings
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