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Summer Squeeze - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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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intensify

Colorado

3.03/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a mug. Tall, off white head and a honey colored body.

S- Lemon zest, orange peel, wet straw and spices.

T- Lemons, mango and a spicy(ish) seasoning. Nothing exciting, but not bad.

M- Medium carbonation, thin bodied 'lager styled' brew.

Refreshing and smooth. I could drink a few at these on a 100+ degree day at the lake.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2012 07:44:33 | More by intensify
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

06-20-2012 02:42:58 | More by buckyp
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mastodonj

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured into a diconic....

the finely bubbled head gives this light colored ale a great overall look. The lacing is generous and persistent.

Smell is heavily citrus as you might expect since the label says it is brewed with lemongrass and yuzu fruit juice added.

It comes across as a lager to me with much more ABV than the 4.5% quoted. But, of course, no trace of malt.

Mouthfeel is excellent; not overly carbonated and full bodied.

Overall, very sessionable summer ale. Being a hophead, it's not something I would seek out often but on a hot summer day, it may be just the ticket.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 23:12:37 | More by mastodonj
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beertunes

Washington

3.4/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into straight pint pint glass. Poured a slightly hazy bright yellow color with just under 1/4 inch of white head that dissipated quickly and left very light lacing.

The aroma featured a basic "beer" scent, that general grain and hop mix that you find across the lighter styles. Some citrusy notes did come through however. I don't have any experience with the Yuzu fruit used in this beer, so I couldn't pick out if it contributed anything to the brew or not. The taste was overall very good, a nice grain base, some tangy hops, some citrus (mostly lemon) tones, and just a general crisp taste. Halfway through the glass I burped the most lemony burp I've ever burped.

The body was smooth, and while mostly clean, did have a slightly sticky finish. Drinkability was very good, I could easily have several of these on a warm day. Overall, this was a nice little brew. I thought the flavors could have been a little more bold, but in general this is an enjoyable brew that's worth trying when you see it.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 17:57:12 | More by beertunes
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JustinQ

California

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

06-06-2012 03:55:24 | More by JustinQ
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michele97394

Oregon

4/5  rDev +18.3%

06-03-2012 02:20:43 | More by michele97394
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BaileysBrews


4.7/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smooth, Light, Refreshing! I love the citrus hints in this beer. Like the other reviews I suppose that is the flavor of Yuzu an Asian fruit. Its similar to lemon only more like a lemon zest than an actual lemon. I hate lemons in beer now that my my palate is starting to develop, I'll leave that for the big brew companies like Budlight and Corona. I had this over Memorial Day weekend at my in-laws cookout. It finished well with the wonderful smoked BBQ. This beer is a beer that compliments and does not overpower. It goes down smooth and is a thirst quincher on a hot day. It just surpassed my old favorite summer beer, Boulevard Wheat.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 19:31:18 | More by BaileysBrews
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-25-2012 02:22:20 | More by Hopmodium
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Mnewcomer1219

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

05-10-2012 04:28:28 | More by Mnewcomer1219
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HopHead84

California

3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

5/7/2012

A: Transparent straw yellow with a substantial creamy white cap that recedes in a cavernous fashion and leaves lots of lacing on the glass.

S: Pronounced lemongrass with grainy malt. There's a hint of sourness on the nose which I assume is from the Yuzu. I've never heard of Yuzu before, but now that I look it up I see that it's a sour Japanese citrus fruit. The nose does have a distinct citrus quality unlike any fruit I've tried. It must be Yuzu!

T: Grainy malt with a pleasant sweetness that combines with the slightly sour Yuzu fruit. Lemongrass is pervasive. It's fairly simple beer, really, but not unpleasant.

M: Light body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and dry.

Overall: A pretty solid beer. Simplicity is its flaw, but the addition of the lemongrass and Japanese citrus livens things up a bit. I don't plan on finishing this bottle, but I wouldn't turn this down at, say, a barbeque where this was being served. I don't imagine I'll ever be in that situation, though. Actually, let's say I'm at a baseball game, which is not something I routinely go to, but if I were there for a company outing or something like that and my options were limited. I would be happy to drink this. That's a better example.

This beer is really damn drinkable. I found myself guzzling from the bottle as I walked toward the drain.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2012 04:02:11 | More by HopHead84
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-06-2012 13:52:22 | More by hilgart1
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ktuc

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-21-2012 23:24:16 | More by ktuc
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shelby415

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

02-12-2012 07:31:22 | More by shelby415
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -11.2%

02-01-2012 16:05:20 | More by Kahlerbock
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riored4v

Colorado

3.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint. 1 finger, frothy white head. Crystal clear, straw colored body. Good amounts of carbonation apparent.

Aroma was a bit grainy with some lemony citrus notes. Mild maltiness.

Taste was very light. Some light grainy maltiness with a lemony citrus finish. Pretty clean tasting.

Mouthfeel was light with medium/high carbonation. Very dry.

Overall an extremely light beer. Not much flavor and aroma aside from lemon.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2012 01:16:53 | More by riored4v
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-22-2012 01:29:59 | More by soonerlight
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gkunkle

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-18-2012 18:58:35 | More by gkunkle
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switzer

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -26%

01-18-2012 00:13:10 | More by switzer
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dowen44

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

12-22-2011 04:48:00 | More by dowen44
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Anew

Washington

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-13-2011 20:18:57 | More by Anew
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crobinso

Colorado

5/5  rDev +47.9%

12-08-2011 04:08:56 | More by crobinso
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Vashtar

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 02:18:57 | More by Vashtar
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barnzy78

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-22-2011 05:29:16 | More by barnzy78
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Dunkelhund

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

11-21-2011 06:07:34 | More by Dunkelhund
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CoryR

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-19-2011 04:32:57 | More by CoryR
Summer Squeeze from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
78 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.