Bridgeport IPA | BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Bridgeport IPABridgeport IPA
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3.82/5
Very Good
1,064 Ratings
Bridgeport IPABridgeport IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,189
Reviews:
543
Ratings:
1,064
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
137
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,064 |  Reviews: 543
Photo of schoon
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ghasting
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of COBEERHUNTER
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LarrysDeerGut
3.45/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bgh07001
3.17/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of takusan1000
3.37/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Mild and dry, this isn’t as hoppy as a good portion of the NW IPAs. Pours a light amber with beautiful creamy head, lots of lacing. Subdued hoppy nose and taste is more hops, watery mouthfeel and short and dry finish.

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Photo of hopguy28
3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shortbox81
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FedupwithStupid
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Loved this beer and drank it often when I lived in the Portland area. Great on tap as a casked IPA, too. Sadly, I rarely see it at my usual shopping venues these days. Next time I do I will pickup a six pack for old times sake.

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Photo of bondjedi
2.37/5  rDev -38%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Out of a bottle while listening to James Taylor and The Eagles.

The number one word that comes to mind with this brew is "toxic." The initial smell is reminiscent of paint, and like latex it coats your nostrils. Doesn't taste as bad as it smells, though.

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Photo of Toxicczar
3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Served warm. Cloudy. Bitter but lacking on hop flavor. I am not a fan.

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4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

She pours a hazy golden color and leaves about the same colored body with a two and a half finger white foamy head that rises a bit and falls, lacing is very clingy and has a thick foaminess. The aroma has big bold hops, floral yet piney, subtle sweet maltiness tries to linger forward as it warms, but mainly combines wonderfully. The taste has a nice super smooth bittersweetness all the way through into the aftertaste, as the caramel malts combine fantastically with the bitter hops, leaves a dry finish. On the palate, this one sits about a light to medium, fairly sessionable, carbonation seems a bit under for an AIPA, but actually just makes this one better for the summer. Overall, in my opinion, this is a spectacular AIPA for the summer that I would have again.

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Photo of hreb
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from a variety pack. Served in a pint glass, beer is medium coppery with big soda bubbles and a moderate white foam. Aroma is deliciously hoppy, nice and floral. Flavor has a distinct biscuity sweetness to it and a hop tartness from partial alpha extraction. This is a beer of extremely ordinary proportions for an American IPA, but a very distinctive flavor profile. Hard to believe they've been brewing this for over 20 years. Yet I think it's possible I've never had this before (of course I've had Hop Czar, their Double complement, loads of times). In a sea of alpha-heavy, citrus- and floral-forward dry hopped IPAs, this beer really holds up.

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Photo of mmmbeer89
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's a little light on flavor and a little watery tasting/feeling. My beer still has the 30 years commemorative top label on it (1984-2014) so i hope i didn't get an old pack as it's now 2017 but it doesn't have the 30 years cap and still tastes good enough so i don't know what to think.

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Photo of ChancellorMcPennyFiddle
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Still to this day my steering wheel smells like dark alleyway bum trash. I had to use an old speaker magnet to get all the caps out of my seats. The cop was laughing so hard he couldn't even push the buttons on his fake ass ticket pad. Good thing we have comparable tastes, he gave me a speeding ticket for 86 in a 65 and told me as I pulled out... "yup, she is definitely worth $600, have fun!"

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Photo of Timtac
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gandres
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass
light amber orange hue, very hazy, medium tan foam that slowly goes away
fragrant, hoppy malty aroma
bitter, some sweetness
creamy, god carbonation, long follow through, bitter then tart aftertaste
very good beer, ok to repeat but not look for
drank: February 2, 2017 6:20 PM

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Photo of Andrewharemza
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickMunford
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of machiya
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is my go-to "commodity" IPA, which means it's in bottles in my fridge - I don't know if I've ever had it on tap. Yes, it's from the very early days of American IPAs, and no, the IBUs don't strip the enamel from teeth, but its grapefruit aroma and taste make it my default summer beer.

Look and feel? Basic IPA. Smell and taste are what make me come back to this one every year.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Bridgeport IPA from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,064 ratings