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Kingpin Double Red Ale - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
81
good

457 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.65%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
OG: 17
IBU: 65

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 12-28-2010)
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Reviews by Thur123:
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Thur123

Georgia

3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The look of this brew is a deep, very clear, brownish red with minimal bubbles, which concerns me as sometimes I admire the carbonation and look of Bridgeport more than MANY other breweries. The head was off white and faded quick. The smell is toast, sweet malt, and caramel with a bit of an earthy hop edge.

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The flavor is that of red ale with a slightly more pronounced hop character. (I realize that may seem a little "no Duh" but that's exactly what this beer is) The malt is traditional toasty caramel flavor with a bigger earthy, herbal hop presence than normally expected. Overall this is good but the hop flavor needs to be blended into the flavor better and the overall hop character to me is a bit one sided.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2011 22:07:52 | More by Thur123
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arizcards

Arizona

3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single from Total Wine in late April for $1.29.

Beer poured a murky red with a little off white head that is leaving no lacing.

Nose is malty with a hint of citrus.

Taste is caramel malts, apples and citrus. Pretty well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and kind of flat.

Overall not a bad beer, Unfortunately with no bottling date that i could find i suspect i have an old bottle. Could be better fresher.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 01:09:24 | More by arizcards
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Serving type: bottle

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Kingpin Double Red Ale from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.