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Blue Heron Ale - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Blue Heron Ale
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BA SCORE
83
good

134 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002)
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cbarrett4

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4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Gorgeous amber hue
A - Very light aromatics with typical herbaceous notes
T - Subtle bitterness and herbal notes
M - Medium weight, medium tannins from hops
D - Superb hop happy finish

Verdict:

This was a stunning little beer from what I considered a more commercial brewery. Tasting this compared to every other beer they make was a treat, and this beer rocked me. It isn't the biggest, boldest, most bitter brew; instead it is elegantly made with balance and subtlety. You can't drink IPA and Stout EVERY time (though you can try!)

Serving type: on-tap

11-12-2009 20:51:32 | More by cbarrett4
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Blue Heron Ale from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
83 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.