Kingpin Double Red Ale | BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

BA SCORE
80
good
561 Ratings
THE BROS
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Kingpin Double Red AleKingpin Double Red Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
OG: 17
IBU: 65

Added by msubulldog25 on 12-28-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
561
Reviews:
183
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
14.53%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
71
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 183
Photo of Superheatnsubcool
3.92/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
3.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

(From notes) Had it at a social occasion during a Portland visit. It has a nice smooth thick head with a malty smell. The taste was spicy with cinnamon and vanilla, also dark fruit and lemon. Nice creamy feel.

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Photo of ghostxyz3
3.94/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bamberger603
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of taospowder
2.72/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A crimson kind of color, deep, ruby, red. About 1/4" of off white head forms. Mildly hoppy, c hops and red malts here.

All the usual irish moss, red malt, hops, earthy vibe going on. A little bit of grapefruit creeps into it. I wouldn't agree on the triple hopping bill living up to it, but it did hide the alcohol well and remain pretty drinkable throughout. Plenty of bitterness. I'd say above average for style.

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Photo of Mtn
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Taybeh
3.64/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with amber hues and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, caramel malts. Taste is identical to the smell, hops up front, malts at the finish, well balanced. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of Wasatch
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle

Pours a very nice cloudy dark amber color, nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger off-white head, and leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, little spice note, hoppy. The taste is very nice malty, slightly hoppy, little spice note. Medium body. Overall, this one is very tasty.

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Photo of BCborn
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
4.52/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I like red beers and this one ranks near the top of them. it has a high ABV% and it's not too pricey for a six pack of bottles so that makes it even better.

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Photo of 101stJay
3.67/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
2.92/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This one’s a conundrum. Looks great, smells funky (somebody mentioned ethanol), taste is both strong malt and hops. The smell is a little off-putting, and the taste is a little getting used to, but I can sense what the brewer was trying to do. Might be better on tap...decent

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Photo of Zebrowan15
3.97/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.04/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fillllll
3.86/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josephandbrown
3.31/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Kingpin is a coppery red color with a rich head. It has a pretty strong malt aroma with just a little hint of the hops. The malt comes through in the flavor too, though there are enough hops to balance it. In fact, there is a fairly strong bitter aftertaste. The beer feels lightly carbonated at first but leaves a bit of a stinging sensation on the tongue.

It is a solid red - nothing to write home about, but good enough for a drink every now and then, especially as it is pretty cheap for a craft beer.

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Photo of Nichol
4.41/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an appetizing, beautiful red/brown brick-like color. Clear. Head laces the pint glass. Smell is oddly mild given the full-bodied, hoppy, spicy flavor. Pretty well-balanced between hop and malt, and on the stronger side with each. Just the right amount of bitterness. Leaves a semi-dry mouthfeel. Overall, I really do enjoy this beer in every way. I haven't tried red ales much, but this one has given me the impetus to actively seek out some more.

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Photo of spreadword
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stanale
2.46/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bearshawks85
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Kingpin Double Red Ale from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
3.51 out of 5 based on 561 ratings.
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