Hop Czar | BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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82
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1,054 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Oregon, United States
bridgeportbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ccrida on 07-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,054
Reviews:
389
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
15%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
128
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of peabody
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours out a cloudy amber with very little suds. Some lacing around the glass here.
Smell is malt first then the hop. It's not very strong in the hop dept. either.No fruityness here and it seems way too one-sided.
Taste isn't too bad but it lacks the lemon peel and grapefruit rind that I am used to having with my IPA's.
Mouthfeel is just a little sticky but the bitterness is boring and doesn't make me want to take another drink.
Overall this is just average. Not a lot going on with the hops and the alcohol seems too overwhelming despite such a low ABV.

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Photo of SciFritz
4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of willmc
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my everyday IPA's, I can drink this all day. A wonderful copper color followed by an aroma of super awesome hops, slight fruity and spiciness. Hops hit your taste buds like a jack hammer, sending them into an overloaded orgasm of flavor. Fruity, very slighty sweet upfront but for a very brief moment, before you are returned to a hop treat. Cheers!

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Photo of nheinzie57
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Sammy
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Radek's bottle from a recent Virginia trip. A big DIPA. Yellow bodied and lacey. Big hops, malt, orange citrus, somewhat boozy. Serviceable for a big hop fix, but not something worth seeking out. Carbonation is suitable.Piney, some hop aromas (would like more please).

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of ScorpyX
2.73/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dark, cloudy orange with a thin white head.

S: Good presence from the hops and there's definitely a whiff of alcohol in the scent. I'm not surprised to see 7.5% ABV

T: Mild hops, not too strong. Alcohol is definitely in there. The hops come out more in the swallow and you get a good bitterness after it warms a little bit.

M: Medium-bodied, smooth finish.

Imperial IPAs may be to the liking of many, but I don't think it's really for me. Lacking in complexity and an alcohol flavor that I think proved too distracting from the rest of the beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Hop Czar from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
3.6 out of 5 based on 1,054 ratings.
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