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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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Capa (2843) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Medium orange with a tall pillowy head. Heavy malts over this bitter orange and citrus hopped DIPA. Some light floral notes. A bit sweet, fruity, and bitter. A slightly off-putting finish, however, makes this not one Ill be coming back to very often. Still, decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ahuth (372) - - NOV 21, 2015
Bottled. Cloudy copper. Has a upfront hop taste. Grassy piney hops. After a couple drinks a orangy flavor pops out but mostly the grassy hops. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9774) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy light orange pour with a clingy white head. Citrus rind, bitter. A little underflavored and under-aromaed for big IPAs here in 2015 - this one needs a new coat of paint.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
snoworsummer (4971) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle. Tastes very malty and boozy, nutty and like stale grapefruit. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1994) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle. A: Cloudy orange with an off-white head. N: Pineapple, orange syrup, pine, cracker, cracked peppercorn, earth, leaves, some coriander and floral elements. Hefty minerality. T: Goodly bitter and big sweetness. Well balanced. M: Medium body, very dry, prickly carbonation, no alcohol. O: Decent IIPA. Very fruity and dry. A bit on the artesian well side, though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DenverLogan (1120) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle into a Saxo stem glass. Pours apricot gold with head and lace. Aroma of straw hops and malts. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of bitter field herbs, roots, straw hops, hay, grains, slight malts. Overall big, bold, bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ Bridgeport. Clear orange colored beer with a dense white head. Fresh grass clippings and huge weed nose. A bit of the sweet caramel malt thing coming through. Maybe some apple, which I could do without. The bitterness is really intense. A ton of grass, citrus rind, pine, and weed. A little too much for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scoobyluvshub (43) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Poured from bottle. Hazy amber, aroma was dank, skunky, light citrus. The taste was terrible imo, skunky, dank, bitter, citrus, earthy. Fairly tough on the palate. Definitely not for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (409) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a 2" off white fluffy head that drops very slowly with abundant lacing. Color is cloudy golden-orange with some sediment in suspension and mild streaming carbonation. Aroma: pine, citrus, and pineapple dominate the white bread dough backbone. Mouthfeel: medium a bit chewy & sticky with a somewhat dry and astringent finish. Flavor: bitter citrus rind dominates from start to finish with some pine and tangerine notes. Malt is less pronounced than I expected with just enough sweetness to be noticeable. Overall: very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2286) - - MAY 18, 2015
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance The beer pours a golden amber color with a one finger head of billowy white foam. The head fades relatively quickly leaving just a trace of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell The aroma is heaviest of a fruity smell with lots of tropical fruits and citrus aromas. Along with these aromas comes some smells of a melon as well as some aromas of a more modest grassy and grapefruit hop smell. Overall quite sweet and delicious. Taste The taste begins with a bready flavor mixed with some nice grapefruit hop and a little bit of pine as well. As the taste advances, more and more bitter pine hop come to the tongue, bringing a bit of a resinous taste to the beer. All the while, sweeter flavors accompany the hop tastes, with some tropical and citrus sweet tastes, as well as a bit of a candied sugar comes to the tongue. Some hay and grass and an increase in the pine and some earth come at the very end, leaving one with a rather pleasant and smooth, but nicely hopped and decently sweeter flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the slightly lower side. The thicker and creamier feel are fantastic for the brew and make for one easy drinking and flavorful double IPA. Overall This was another rather enjoyable brew by Bridgeport. I think many of their stronger (abv.) they do are rather underrated. They are flavorful and balanced, all while hiding much of the abv. and keeping a great drinkability.

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