Hop Harvest 2015
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Style:
IPA - American
ABV:
7%
Score:
87
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 5.9%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
14
From:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
 
Oregon, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  0
Gots
  3
SCORE
87
Very Good
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a really dug this ipa, the first i have had from bridgeport in what seems like ages. its a fresh hop ipa, very light on the grain and heavy on the hops. pale golden in color, shiny and bright, no haze at all, just a warm welcoming honey color. smells like a christmas tree, piney with hints of orange in it, oily and resinous and big. its all hops in the nose, i get almost no contribution from the malt there at all. the flavor is pretty similar, a big pine hop intensity, almost makes me cough on the first sip, its really boldly dosed. loads of lupulin hanging on my tongue, orange peel turns bitter in the end, all from the hops. sticky but also clean in feel, for a second i think its going to be sweet, but its resolved almost immediately. one of the more impressive hop complexions of a beer not made with all the new wave new zealand stuff that i have had really, its perfectly done in terms of flavors and proportions. i wish i knew what they used. overall a super fresh and tasty ipa. great carbonation and an appropriately wintery pine hop thing that i really love. props to bridgeport on this one, its excellent.

Dec 13, 2015
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Glengosch from Washington

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very unique smell to this IPA. An herbal piney thing going on. It pours a cloudy gold; very attractive. Taste is unique too. It's piney and bitter up front and has a light fruity aftertaste. Kind of the opposite of a lot of IPAs that are more bitter on the back end. This one mellows out on the finish. Minimal lace on the glass with this. Easy to drink. A good beer, but a little odd to me with the flavors. I don't mean that in a bad way either. It's a different taste than I'm used to with American IPAs from the Northwest, but one I wouldn't mind trying again.

Dec 12, 2015
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mr-jj from Washington

3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tulip from a 22 oz bomber provided by the kind snaotheus.

Color is pale gold and hazy with a large frothy white head. Good retention and lacing. Aroma is grassy and herbal fresh hops. Flavor is kind of disappointing - just generic bitterness without much hop characteristic. It isn't bad by any stretch, but it's clearly near the bottom of the many fresh hop beers I've had this year. Body and carbonation are medium. Overall, a decent fresh hop beer.

Oct 28, 2015
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DaveBar from Canada (ON)

4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got on trade from westcoastbeergeek. Thx westcoast! Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a 1/2" high white head with an aggressive pour. Head lasts for a minute before film out. Medium to dark gold colour and unfiltered

S- Goodly amount of hops here. Touch hot.

T- A touch sweet and bitter at the same time. Has a decent amount of hops, nearly a DIPA level. Excellent American IPA. Not very floral, more bittering hops than anything

M- Dry and crisp.

O- Pretty good brew. Wish I had more. If I ever see this again I will buy on sight.

Food Pairing

This nice little brew went very well with........... Pizza! Topped with hot peppers and pineapple to give it a nice contradiction. The brew cuts the heat and the sweetness of this pizza pie!

Enjoy

Oct 27, 2015
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snaotheus from Washington

3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2015-10-17
22oz bottle poured int a large mug. 185 D-1 1712 is printed on the bottom, whatever that means. Sometimes it's from the bottle manufacturer, not the brewery.

Pours cloudy straw-and-amber. Medium head and plenty of carbonation. Smell is slightly muted, but entirely resinous hops.

Taste is interesting -- clearly, clearly fresh hop, but surprisingly sweet. Has some sort of a dank wet flavor as well, which is less than optimal, but not bad. Strong piney-bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is abrasive but medium bodied. Overall, pretty good fresh hop.

Oct 17, 2015
Hop Harvest 2015 from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 14 ratings