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Hop Czar - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
81
good

926 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 926
Reviews: 360
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 22
Gots: 57 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ccrida on 07-22-2008)
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3.77/5  rDev +5.3%

sgn4779, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Bogie1966, Oct 11, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- 12oz bottle split to ways with a fairly hazy, chalky apricot amber body. A small head rises to slightly below one finger with foamy, frothy textures and decent retention. A bubbly ring deposits a thin but large sheet of lace with spots surrounding that.

S- Hoppy up front but a fair amount of caramel and malt right there with it. Hops have a citrus feel with oranges and stone fruits in there too. Not much distinctive going on here for me.

T- Things open up more here with notes of stone fruit yet not juicy, bitter orange peel, grapefruit, pine and earthy hops. Somewhat dank. Lightly malty and just a bit of yeast fruits.

MF- Medium bodied with a silky, slightly creamy consistency. Carbonation is at a moderate level and fairly smooth. Finishes with a medium bitterness lingering. Comes off just a bit thin when it is all combined.

The aroma left me a bit disappointed but thing improved in the flavor with more distinct notes of hops coming out. A decent Double IPA but nothing truly shines and that takes it down a notch from the best of the bunch.

cbutova, Oct 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

myuncle, Oct 08, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +3.4%

Surprising coal-brown color. Intensely bitter and multifaceted, but the flavors come rather muddled. Or, not muddled, but with distinctions drowned out by the blaring intensity of the overall, in-your-face flavor profile. The two most prominent being a lemon-peel bitterness and the roasty bitter of a schwarzbier. Malt sweetness? Not that I can detect.

martyl1000, Oct 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

DCLAguy11, Sep 29, 2014
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Brams17, Sep 25, 2014
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dshansen1184, Sep 21, 2014
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hoppy91, Sep 20, 2014
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Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 926 ratings.