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Summer Squeeze - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Ratings: 132
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:
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(Beer added by: inthebeeraisle on 05-19-2011)
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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

sendbeer, Oct 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

CWhite, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of nheinzie57
3/5  rDev -11.2%

nheinzie57, Oct 02, 2012
Photo of snaotheus
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

Pours yellow with a faint orange tinge, almost no head, looks almost flat. Smell is lemons and malt, mild, slightly yeasty.

Taste is lemony, yeasty, lager tang. Something tastes a bit off.

Mouthfeel is light and smooth, but too flat. Overall, I don't think this is any better than an average beer.

snaotheus, Sep 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Birdlegs, Sep 16, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Kornoms, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of westcubs
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

westcubs, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of ccrida
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is gold with a white head leaving scattered, foamy lace.

Smell is mild citrus from the fruit and lemon grass, but pleasantly restrained. A little bubble gum too.

Taste is similar, this is a clean, basic blonde ale with just a kiss of lemon. Good summer ale.

Mouthfeel is pretty crisp, dry, light bodied.

Drinkability is high, this one is a guzzler, but it's got that little something extra from the exotic ingredients.

ccrida, Sep 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

netshark, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of astraker
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

astraker, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of GilGarp
3.65/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served chilled into an imperial pint glass.

Slightly hazy golden yellow-orange color. Head is thick at first but settles quickly and leaves little lace behind.

Aroma is mildly citrusy but not in a hoppy way. It's more of a lemon candy than a real lemon zest.

Flavor is mild, crisp, and refreshing. Easy drinking and enjoyable on a warm summer night. Sweet, lemony, and clean.

Light in body and flavor but not bland. It has good balance and is definitely more of a crowd pleaser than I'm used to drinking but not a bad beer by any means.

GilGarp, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of tronester
3.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellow, with a thin white head, kind of light lager looking. Smells a bit of lemonade, and a hint of grain. Taste is begins with a bright lemony citrus flavor, followed by some crackery malt middle, finishing with a hint of raspberries, and grass. Mouthfeel is a little bit thin, nice even carbonation levels. Overall a quite good blonde ale, the citrus flavors work well here and certainly make this a good summer beer.

tronester, Aug 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

slimntubbs, Aug 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Adidasakh, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of Tiernan
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Tiernan, Aug 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

twelveinches, Aug 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

abcramer, Aug 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Shasty, Jul 30, 2012
Photo of NODAK
3.73/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is, not surprisingly, pretty full of citrus although I also get some wheat on the nose...even though I am not sure if this is a wheat beer. We shall see!!

Upon drinking, it certainly has a vibrant citrus quality, predominantly lemon although there is another, somewhat orange, taste as well. Maybe that's the yuzu?? I'm really not familiar with what that fruit is. Overall, the citrus is predominately lemony but with a nice sweetness to it as well. Hops are pretty much non-existent....they're just not here. However, the wheat that I found on the nose certainly does follow through with a healthy dose of cracker on the finish.

Overall, it's a pretty nice summer beer....if I knew what yuzu even was, perhaps I'd be more adept at picking out what those notes are, but what I can see here is an easy drinking, light, citrusy summer wheat beer.

NODAK, Jul 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

MarkyMOD, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of mactrail
4.23/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An actually new twist on the light fruity beers. That Japanese yuzu taste is really aromatic and gives just the right tart edge. I've only had it in yuzu seasoning sauce but it's not a strong flavor, and seems well suited to beer. Closer to tangerine than other citrus fruits.

Nice bright golden color in the chalice. Watery in a refreshing way, light and crisp. Plenty sudsy and a great champagne mouthfeel. Great quaff and I would like to find this on tap. Bridgeport surprises me sometimes, but it's another big brewery that puts out well-made beers.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at my favorite Denver store, Grapevine Liquors on Monaco.

mactrail, Jul 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

WaydeRafnel, Jul 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

mettkea, Jul 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

PEIhop, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of lwillitz
3.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle into Samuel Smith "Tulip" pint glass

A - slightly cloudy golden body under a finger and a half of white foam; moderate carbonation bubbles

S - sour lemon, sweet citrus, grass

T - sweet citrus (presumably from the yuzu), lemony bitterness, hints of grass and peppery spice, bitter citrus finish

M - medium body, high carbonation

O - crisp, refreshing, and citrusy; an ok summer brew

lwillitz, Jul 06, 2012
Summer Squeeze from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
78 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.