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RATINGS: 650   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brewed with three different malts and four hop varieties. Hop Czar will have a deep malt background with enthusiastic citrus and floral notes paired with uber hop bitterness. 7.5% OG 17.9 IBU 87

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2015
12oz bottle. Medium beige head atop slightly hazed amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some pine, mango, light pastry. Taste is moderately sweet, pine/grapefruit, some mango, faint alcohol. Medium body, some resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Dark dark hoppy beer that brings the hops right every time. This is robust and thick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2015
インペリアルIP メロン香が強& 甘くて苦いが&

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ktownclown (13) - Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
Wow great smell of hops when you open the bottle, pours slightly hazy, bitterness and malt balance is good, and at 7.5%abv and 6.78 a six pack its a hidden gem and very underrated. Thatís fine by me more for me without waiting in lines for overhyped beers. Good job Bridgeport!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPABevyGuy (67) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Smells a little fruity. Pretty dank beer with earthy hop flavor all the way through. Small malt body comes through in the middle to balance. Itís a decent drinking IPA, not much more to say about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (3029) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle from Walmart. Medium copper in color. Pungent hop nose with a little sweet fruitiness. Grapefruit bitterness up front. Not biting bitterness, but more of a balanced flavor. Midrange quaffable impy IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 31 Aug 2012 -- This is a very enjoyable hop bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
razzanof (72) - Leavenworth, Kansas, USA - DEC 5, 2014
From a bottle; pours slightly hazy gold. Persistent, thick white lacing. Aroma is a malty overtone. Taste is juicy, assertively bitter with a malty backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arrachtas (12) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
While not normally my kind of brew (Iím far more partial to Eureopan beers), I must say that I am very impressed by the one thing that this highly-hopped beer has that too many others lack - balance. The pour is a honey-coloured brew, more opaque than transparent, and that bright, fresh, citrus hop aroma is very strong indeed. Fortunately, once tasted, the beer is backed by a sweet, honey-flavoured and caramel-esque malt, which helps taper the aggressive hops. The integration of the malt and hops may sound like it conflicts, but they actually compliment one another, rounding off the aggressiveness of each other. A demanding, interesting brew, and very well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10234) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
"this one likely had a little age on it. it had the requisite thick chewy body and resiny-ocity to it, but it was all bitter and malt in the aroma and flavor. the hop aromas and flavors had obviously faded. too bad - it was still decent and seemed like it could bevery pleasant fresh."

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