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Hop Czar - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
81
good

892 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 892
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
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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lighthabit

Oregon

3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

have had this several times over the years, and it's been a nice change for the most part when i'm tired of the sweet styles. however, it seems to be a bit dated, but i think it's my palate, and not the beer.

pear/peach kinda yellow/amber, spotty lacing, thin layer after a decent head dies down. smell and taste are very hop forward, but i'm finding the hops are coming across as a bit harsh, with malt trying hard to balance it, but not quite. mind you, the bottle does a good job letting you know up front this will be a hop bomb, but it seems a bit less refined than i used to think. mouthfeel has a good resinous quality, and an oiliness says solid ipa. detracting from the experience is a mild hint of something soapy in the nose and taste. abv is decently hidden.

would recommend as a good sample for a baseline of bitter ipas, but my guess is most will wander off to other brews that are more palate-friendly.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 06:55:08 | More by lighthabit
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Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 892 ratings.