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Hop Czar - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
81
good

890 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 890
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 18
Gots: 41 | 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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Reviews by barczar:
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barczar

Kentucky

3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

It's got a little age on it, so...

Pours a hazy copper with apricot hues and a dense, frothy cream head that lingers.

Banana emerged when the bottle opened, and further investigation reveals resin and pine atop a rich bed of sweet caramel malt. There's a bit of dankness and earthy hop present. Canned corn surfaces as it warms.

Flavor reveals candy-like notes of fruit, finishing decidedly bitter and resiny. Caramel malt is initially sweet, and accented by the soft fruit underlying it. There's a hint of vegetal character present. Floral hops surface in the aftertaste, and muted grapefruit becomes more evident the more I sip.

Body is moderate to a touch full, with moderate carbonation, some harsh astringency, and moderate alcohol warmth.

Wish I had this fresh, but I think dms is present, as it is. Bittering hops were very present, but flavoring and aroma lacked a bit, as is to be expected, so they won't factor into my rating.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 02:35:42 | More by barczar
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Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 890 ratings.