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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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katybee

Oregon

3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My first "Imperial IPA" and pleasantly impressed.

Looks are average, clear brownish gold ale with nice thick foam head which quickly dissipates leaving marginal lacing around the rim. Minimal smell, for a hoppy beer. Likewise, a light-medium body slightly soft on the tongue.

But the taste is remarkable--crisp, bitter, pungent. Bites the tongue with peppery pine notes, with slightly sweet residual. Wouldn't call it bready or citrusy at all, not wheaty, yeasty, or exactly malty. Simply intensely bitter and refreshing.

I prefer Bridgeport's Hop Czar to Lagunitas' Hop Stoopid and Boulder's Hazed & Infused. Hop Czar is bitter, but not medicinal, and the least citrusy. Nice for a change.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2011 06:45:04 | More by katybee
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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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Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.