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Sixpoint Craft Ales Sweet Action (Epic Cream ale?) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 234

Our most basic interpretation of what makes beer great — sweetness from the barley malt and active spice from the hops. It is hazy golden in color, with a sweet honey aroma, and a dry, crisp flavor Read More »

Sixpoint Brewing Bengali Tiger IPA | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 214

Sixpoint Bengali Tiger is reminiscent of the century-old English IPA. In my perspective, many current IPAs suffer from lacking substance; unbalanced by a hoppy assertiveness that is not substantiated by a strong foundation of rich malt flavors. Our interpretation uses the highest-quality, floor-malted base malt, which lends a full-bodied and rich caramel flavor. We mash at high temperatures and add generous amounts of specialty malts to further emphasize a strong foundation of malt as leverage for our generous additions of hops… Which are indeed generous. We use a total of three different hop strains, and add a total of six different additions throughout the process. The Bengali Tiger has a hoppy snap upfront, but strides at a steady pace, and finishes balanced. The signature characteristic of the Tiger is the aroma… we use massive quantities of whole East Kent Goldings hops to dry hop ... Read More »