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Hop Czar - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
81
good

881 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 881
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 18
Gots: 40 | 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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Jason

Massachusetts

3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

LOOK: Hazed dirty straw color, good showing of lacing

SMELL: Dank herb, fresh cut weeds, tobacco, grapefruit rind, pineapple skin, yeast, estery, mild caramel, peppery

TASTE: Smooth, almost silky, very bitter, oily hop resin, lightly boozy, heavy citrus rind, biscuity, ripe tropical fruit, more bitterness, dired grass, astringent, bitter finish

They, without a doubt were trying to go all the way with this beer ... hops seem to be overkill though. Not horribly overdone but certainly a chore to drink even for a veteran hophead. Glad I tried it though.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2012 00:54:56 | More by Jason
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2.98/5  rDev -17%
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Nothing special but the color is awesome.Smells like an IPA bitter and piny.Taste is a basic blend of hops and possible malt and licorice but Im not sure.Could be better if it was a bit sweeter.Again nothing special and most likely will not purchase again.

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A pretty dark amber appearance in the glass. Starts with a Thin, dissipating head, and with unremarkable lacing. Hops on the nose. Piney, peppery, and spicy with a bitter finish. A touch of sweet malt. A solid but forgettable brew. Worth a try but will probably not revisit.

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Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.