Kingpin Double Red Ale | BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Kingpin Double Red AleKingpin Double Red Ale
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Kingpin Double Red AleKingpin Double Red Ale

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

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

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Ratings: 565 |  Reviews: 185
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of TheSeeker61
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured a two finger head with a off reddish tint into a pint glass.

S- Has a fresh cherry malty sweet smell.

T- The intial taste is a hoppy malty mix. Not as sweet as the smell which is good for me. The hops dominate moreso than the malts.

M- I like this mouthfeel. Medium bodied mouthfeel.

0- Really like this beer. Kinda surprised as most reviewers dedn't give this a positive review. It's not the best red ale I've had but I like it as I like hoppy beers and like the hops found in this one.

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Photo of jmccraney
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of intensify
3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a dark copper colored body with 5% visibility, if that. Small, off white head dissapeared into a cloud floating atop.

S- figs, banana, caramel, bready/biscuity, bubble gum sweetness and a touch of alcohol.

T- Caramel, bready/biscuity backbone, dark fruits, malts and hops.

M- Medium bodied, medium carbonation and a semi dry finish. Could use a thicker body.

Impressed. Has a ton of goodies packed away in a nicely priced 12oz bottle. Makes for a nice desert, or a snack in that case.

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Photo of dlepeau
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of mastodonj
3.41/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into a diconic

Great looking ale with a foamy, fluffy head and nice lacing. And of course, a reddish amber color.

Smell was eclectic: real good malt, some fruitiness but I couldn't say exactly what, plus a nutty aroma.

A nice smooth hoppiness offset with malt.

Very good mouthfeel owing to the excellent smooth carbonation.

Altogether, a very drinkable ale and with 7.5 ABV, that is something you may have to watch out for.

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Photo of BaileysBrews
3.12/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not a Red Ale guy. I guess that should disqualify me from the review but here is a review anyway. Smooth, a little flat for my taste in terms of carbonation. Some flavor but I feel one flavor was more dominant than the others and I can't put my finger on it. I gave the bottle to my brother-in-law to finish because well, I don't want to waste it. He like it but it wasn't a favorite of his. Maybe I swayed his opinion. Bridgeport should focus on lighter beers in my opinion.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Liked this on-tap, had to try it in a bottle. Sharp aroma is malty with an overtone of caramel and spice. It pours a dark, clear coppery with a pale golden tan head that leaves some good lacing. Mouth-filling flavor has malty and hoppy qualities plus hints of caramel and cloves. Texture has good body and a fair amount of fizz, not quite as much as when on-tap but still appreciable. I'm glad I gave this one another review.

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Photo of Flightoficarus
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a chestnut brown-amber, w/a light off-white head, leaving moderate lacing.

S - Smell is subtle notes of toasted caramel, nuts, and orange.

T - Taste is of bready, caramel malts, nuts. w/plenty of orange peel, and a slight piney-ness to it. All the flavors here are actually pretty subtle for a double red. I was expecting a more vicious hop bite, but this is kind of a nice change of pace here.

M - Medium bodied, smooth, light carbonation. Really drinkable for 7.5%

O - Overall, I dunno that this is one I'd go out of my way to find, but I'd happily drink it again.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of LXIXME
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty good sized off white to light tan head so slowly recedes above a clear orange-ish copper colored red.

A very light malty, maybe some bread like quality, might be a hint of orange in the aroma.

A nice light cutting edge to the taste of this beer, it has a toasted almost roasted caramel malt taste that seems to finish with a very light sour lemon bitterness to it.

There is a dryness to the aftertaste, yet it does not seems to be as dry a aftertaste like I'm accustomed to.

A solid medium bodied beer that seems to get better as the glass gets emptier.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Kingpin Double Red Ale from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 565 ratings
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