Bridgeport IPA - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
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Reviews by Ryan011235:
4.4/5 rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
Poured into a pint glass on 10/15/09
A - Pale, cloudy & layer burnt orange - something of a sunburst with the color fading from darker on top to lighter on bottom. Billowy one finger head shrinks slowly & leaves an excellent cap of foam throughout. Most of the head remains tight but it does offer up thick swaths of lace by the end.
S - Tropical citrus aromas are in full swing with orange, grapefruit & pineapple notes that culminate in a pleasant, juicy-sweet nose. A light toasted maltiness manifests as the beer warms.
T - Splendid hop flavor & bitterness. A good bit of pine is present, working with citrus notes that seem more restrained than in the nose. Still there is a subtle blend of grapefruit, orange peel, pineapple & lemon zest. There are some dry bread & toasted malts that are relegated to the background.
M - Prickly carbonation spices up this medium-bodied, expertly weighted beer. The finish is mostly dry with lingering residual citrus undertones.
D - Superb drinkability; this beer is consistently solid from start to finish. In my opinion this is a choice IPA. I've been a fan for a couple years now & am thrilled to enjoy it whenever I am able. Much appreciation to PDXHops for the chance to have another go at one of my favorites.
Serving type: bottle
11-08-2009 23:00:48 | More by Ryan011235
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Bridgeport IPA from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
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