Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout | BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate StoutBear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout
BA SCORE
22.2%
Liked This Beer
3.37 w/ 81 ratings
Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate StoutBear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by vkv822 on 03-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
81
Liked:
18
Avg:
3.37/5
pDev:
14.24%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of cwreay90
4.18/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fillllll
3.93/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sweet!

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Photo of scratch69
3.42/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Geoffq
3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RandoRider
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A good okay, but not much more.

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Photo of RHVC59
3.62/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SD0430
3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dcbelkot
3.66/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjwellman
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aphamer
3.96/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beardo
4.24/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Decent stout. Not very harsh. I am not getting any if the off tastes that many have complained about.

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Photo of Kraty1
3.1/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of beertunes
3.33/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a lively effervescent head that suggests rather high carbonation. Tasting verifies the fear of over-carbonation. No other obvious flaws. Decent bitter/sweet balance; all main ingrediants evident in both the aroma and the flavor. Lingering cherry-cocoa dark bread aftertaste.

O: Perhaps not as great as one might hope for given {cherries + cocoa + stout), but still recommended. ABV not hidden and detracts from the aroma, but the esters mix nicely with the other flavor components.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Big_Dave
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of zeff80
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of flagmantho
3.86/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap in an imperial pint glass at the Bridgeport pub in Portland. Boy, it sure looks like people didn't love this one in the bottle -- but I must say I quite liked the draft version.

Appearance: totally black with a nice thin layer of tan foam leaving a nice lace on the glass. A beautiful dark beer.

Smell: a sweetish aroma; lightly chocolatey and lightly fruity. The fruit is a bit nondescript, it doesn't scream "cherry"; though it is nice enough.

Taste: I like the flavor quite a lot. There's a good, rich, pie-cherry flavor with a sweet chocolate aftertaste. It tastes a bit like a cherry cordial, which really quite works for me. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel: medium-bodied with a light carbonation and a decent creaminess.

Overall: though it's a sweetish dessert-type beer, it tickles my fancy. I could see myself having a few of these.

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Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of SJbigtuna
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of johnny5martini
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Sir_Goatman
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Beer rating: 22.2% out of 100 with 81 ratings
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