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Summer Squeeze - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: inthebeeraisle on 05-19-2011)
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1.75/5  rDev -48.2%

JMBSH, Sep 07, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

sendbeer, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of Vashtar
2.3/5  rDev -32%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The appearance is straw yellow. It looks dull and isn't quite clear.
There's a definite lemon scent, but it's a bit crappy
Taste... yate. Reminds me of half lemonade half beer that you find in Germany.
Mouth feel... diaper foam

Overall, there's a reason nobody has taken a picture of this already.

Vashtar, Nov 26, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

switzer, Jan 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

Azpittil57, Jun 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of yemenmocha
2.58/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Urinal cakes!

WOw, can't get over the urinal cakes/pucks aroma from this beer, right from the first pour. Looks good though with nice golden color, white head, etc. Palate has the clear lemongrass and citrusy flavors, but paired with the nose you just can't help but wonder if this is what it is like to lose a wager and have to suck on a urinal cake. Wooosh!

yemenmocha, Jul 19, 2011
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2.6/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle date: unknown, not seeing one.

Brewed with yuzu huh? Well, better be dominant, as I'm a fucking Yuzu connoisseur.

A: Pours a grain colored ale with no head formation and a cental cap of white foam. No lace over the excellent clarity.

S: Smells like grain, corn and a hint of lemon and grass, not lemongrass.

T: Sweet and lemony. Here the lemongrass comes through, but I taste no yuzu, okay maybe a bit, but not really. Mostly sweet, watered pils malts.

M: Thin with hi carb and a semi dry finish, pretty much what I would expect from a summer ale.

O: Well, I wouldn't put this above the general blonde ale, and in fact, the adjuncts listed on the label make me feel more like this beer is a gimmick, not a high quality brew.

harrymel, Sep 23, 2011
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2.6/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured into pilsener glass...

A- Pours about an inch of foamy white head on top of a crystal clear yellowish, mead colored beer. Does leave lacing at original head level but nothing past that. Fairly average, not special not bad.

S- A lot of DMS... Crazy cooked cabbage in this. Tiny floral scent comes through, either from hops or lemongrass- herbally the more I think about it, like a tea.

T/M- First impression is: light body and fairly light flavor. Has a grainy, honey, and bready backbone with a bit of very weird bitterness- not from hops, maybe from weird fruit (yuzu?) added? Floral taste comes again, and very very slight citrus pops through which balances with honey sweetness. Hop bitterness is minimal but does linger a bit. Moderate carbonation. Very different, I will give them that, but i'm not sure it's different in the best way for a summer beer.

O- Would like this much more if it was refreshing, but it's not. It had potential but should have showcased the citrus, crisp, refreshing possibility... The body was a bit too warm and malty. Score is style specific, this was definitely below average in comparison

TheGordianKnot, Jul 06, 2011
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2.63/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A clear light yellow with a white head that dissipates nicely. The smell caught me a bit by surprise. To be fair I'm not a huge fruit beer fan but I do like light beers with citrus. This beer smells more like fruit juice than beer. There is very little hops aroma I can detect. The taste delivers less than the smell would seem to promise. Overall this beer seems thin and a bit too juicy.

buzzboyd, Jun 24, 2011
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Tiernan, Aug 10, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Pookie, May 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

astraker, Sep 01, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

forestkcary, Jul 31, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

dwtyler, Jun 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Kornoms, Sep 12, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

SJbigtuna, Jul 13, 2014
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2.85/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap that the PDX brewpub.

A - Pours a clear light orange that is almost yellow. White average sized head.

S - Very floral and citrusy, oranges.

T - Totally different here. Wheat, Barley, rye.

D - Decent carbonation, very thin and light.

O - If the taste could match the smell, we would have a great beer here.

HuskyinPDX, Jun 19, 2011
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2.86/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Leave it to the beer world to teach me about the yuzu fruit. This stuff pours a clear sunshine brass-gold topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises lemongrass, light greens, slightly-funky lemon peel (I'm assuming this is the yuzu?), and a hint of cracked wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, with a bit more wheat, a breezing of biscuit, and an enhanced bit of what I'm taking for yuzu. What's more, I think I'm learning I don't enjoy the yuzu... The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, I can't say I was much of a fan of this. Maybe it was the yuzu, maybe it was just a mediocre beer, I'm not sure, but the result is the same regardless.

TMoney2591, Aug 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Mole_Playing_Rough, Sep 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

lisahope27, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 fl oz bottle served in a pint glass:

A - Pours a fairly creamy 3 finger head, with nice retention and lacing. Color is straw golden. Mediocre.

S - Grassy lemon, citrus peel and honey. Fairly mild, but pleasant.

T - Strong lemon and some other citrus notes built on a weak malt foundation. Two notes come through, and not much else.

M - Thin, smooth and wet. Completely wrong for the style. Where's the carbonation?

D - Not a bad beer by any stretch, but it suffers from simplicity. Drinkable, yes. Would I have it again? Probably not.

blakelive784, Nov 12, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Adidasakh, Aug 15, 2012
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Summer Squeeze from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
78 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.