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BridgePort Kingpin Double Red Ale

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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
KINGPIN is a full-flavored, red-colored ale that uses a rarely-grown Willamette Valley Hop varietal known as Liberty Hops from fourth generation hop farmer John Annen of Annen Bros. Farm in Silverton, Oregon. Jeff and his team of brewers also used rye and caramel malt leading to a unique flavor profile; triple-hopped for bitter aroma and a unique dry-hopped character.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartzluke (594) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 8, 2016
6oz pour from bottle into sniffer. Amber, opaque, moderate head. Medium, dry. Aromatic. Bitter, malty. Bold.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (890) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5000) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Pours a nice dark reddish amber color. Aromas of HOPS, and some other hints, maybe fruit, maybe coffee. Flavor is a bittersweet, malty, and hoppy as hell.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirLimpsalot (3673) - SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2016
@ Bridgeport brewpub 16-3-10: småtrevlig red ale med beska toner, lite tvål och en maltig sötma.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (7556) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2016
On tap at the Brewpub. Hazy reddish/amber with a white head. Aroma and tsste of hops, pineapple, malt and caramel. Also warming alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5451) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle in Portland. Nice red amber body with slight head. Nose is fruits, caramel and malts. Same with the taste of malts and caramel. Nice bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (615) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Deep caramel, with well retained frothy cappuccino head and heavy lacing. Aromas dominated by caramel, traces of almond, boozy fruit cake and earthy hops. Immediate caramel flavours, followed by a decent whack of alcohol which doesn't detract, cleansing mid palate bitterness and back notes of malty, cherry sweetness, ending with a long, earthy finish. Love those earthy hops. More of these please Brewers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ANZUShophunter (273) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2016
On tap at Death Valley, Morningside. A nice reddish brew with a hoppy nose. Strong on both malt and hops and the malts tip the scales toward a sweeter finish than most American Strong Ales. Still my kind of beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngunity (119) - - DEC 25, 2015
From bottle into glass. Hop forward with good aroma, taste, and bitterness but balanced. Quite good had two and enjoyed

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TattooJack (494) - Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Poured from the 6-pack of bottles, pours red with white collar. This is sweet and some sour. I’ve got some questions about this beer: They have used a rarely grown hop; if it were a good hop it would be grown 24/7. The deScription of this beer uses phrases like triple and dry hopped but all I taste is malt and sugar. It is ironic that a beer named after one of the most uncomfortable movies I have ever seen would also have such uncomfortable characteristics, but just like I never wanted to re-watch that movie, I probably won’t buy this again. Good point: it’s strong, Food pairing: empty stomach


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