April Dirty Thirty Day 25 – Sixpoint Bengali Tiger

Soooo I’ve been bad. I broke the post streak and I won’t lie to you, I missed a day of not trying a new beer. I could make excuses and I should (since I actually have an awesome excuse for once) but I won’t. I will just pick up where I left off.

Tonight’s April Dirty Thirty beer is…

Sixpoint Bengali Tiger

Sixpoint Bengali Tiger

Sixpoint Bengali Tiger Ale

Critical Information:

  • 6.4% ABV
  • 62 IBUs
  • 13 SRM

My Experience:

– POUR

Poured from can into pint glass. It has an orange color and is mostly transparent. It has a large, puffy white head that clings to the glass.

– SMELL

It has an aroma of fresh hops and is citrus-y.

– TASTE

It’s bitter, then hoppy, then bitter again. It’s straw-like (is that something??) and has a hint of grapefruit.

– FOOD PAIRING

Gouda cheese or Peruvian chicken. Fried yuca anyone?

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How to find friendly people

I’ve been blogging for about a month, emailing people in the craft beer industry, having twitter conversations with other bloggers, etc. and I’ve come to a realization…people in this industry are friendlier.

Why is that? Well first, they’re all probably three or more beers in when I start talking to them. That helps a lot. But second, and more important, I think they’ve figured it out. They’re doing something they enjoy whether it’s for money or fun. That sense of fulfillment they receive from this is something I’ve been missing before starting my journey. Since starting though and changing a couple other lifestyle habits, I’ve felt much more satisfied at the end of the day. This is something I plan on growing on. Continue reading