Bengal Bay IPA | Delafield Brewhaus

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Bengal Bay IPABengal Bay IPA

Brewed by:
Delafield Brewhaus
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 05-11-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by bucko:
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3.4/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a nice copper color with minimal head that fades quickly. The aroma is citrusy and earthy though fairly subtle. The flavor is nice, with a balance of mild grapefruit flavor and malt. The beer feels nice on theh palate... smooth, but not slick or creamy. Very drinkable. If I had more time, I would have had another (or another 'nother). A nice, mellow IPA. Perhaps it should have been more difficult to discern from their ESB, but overall fairly nice.

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Photo of milwaukee512
4.89/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

NOT RETIRED! On tap at the Brewhaus nearly year-round. Since this is directly from the brewery freshness is never an issue; a nearly perfectly crafted IPA that will satisfy serious hopheads but is approachable for the IPA novice. Excellent balance in terms of flavor, perfect amount of carbonation, and a smooth, substantial but not heavy feel. This beer blows away just about all of the competition, and is NOT retired.

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Photo of sweethome
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

On tap at brewpub.

Golden color - an interesting nose - not as hoppy as I would expect.

Ok - up front flavors of an IPA - bitter - some malt here - but hop orientation. The mouthfeel is bit thin. The bitterness and easy drinking charcahter works - especially with spicy food.

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Photo of martyl1000
3.43/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Great Taste of the Midwest.

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Photo of Eriebierie
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Bighuge
4.32/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy light copper appearance. A thin ivory white head skims the surface. Lacing is intricate. I get the sensation of walking through a Pine Forest when smelling this brew. Heavy on the pine needles. The flavors are obtuse in this beer. Not a beverage for the weak of heart. Blunt pungency. Big Time resin characteristics. And citrus and pine up the wazoo. This fucker is raw. And I love it. The malt backbone has what it takes to lay the foundation as well. Going through a growler of this tonight will be no problem at all.

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Bengal Bay IPA from Delafield Brewhaus
3.96 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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