Blue Point Toasted Lager - Blue Point Brewing Company
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Reviews by CarlosDanger:
3.5/5 rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
First time I had this beer was at a steakhouse in NYC, one of the first craft-beers I ever tried. I've had it since then (after drinking countless other craft-brews) and it was still pretty darn good.
I had it in a bottle and poured it into a glass, it had a good aroma and nice head.
I'm a little new at this so forgive my lack of craft beer "buzzwords," but for some reason this beer just went really well with food. It was flavorful enough but not overpowering. I've had beers before that were basically meals in-and-of-themselves, and those beers can be good- but when eating steak and shrimp and potatoes and other steakhouse staples, the star of the show shouldn't necessarily be the beer. The BP Toasted Lager was a nice compliment.
Serving type: bottle
08-01-2013 14:13:36 | More by CarlosDanger
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4.08/5 rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pint on tap at John Henry's in Long Beach, N.Y.
Appearance: It's an amber/copper color with heavy carbonation and a half-inch white head that recedes swiftly.
Aroma: Bready malts are up front, with some piny hops and caramel malts. Also, unsurprisingly, there's a note of buttery toast. Some grassiness, too.
Taste: Tasty. Really a perfect all-seasons lager. Smooth, crisp and refreshing, with enough complexity to keep you interested. Hop bitterness and alcohol are muted, while malts are very forward. Pretty much a perfect American lager. I had this alongside a terrific veggie burger, fries and a pickle and practically felt like singing God Bless America; tied the whole thing together in star-spangled glory.
Mouthfeel: The amount of body is spot-on. Some density, but far from heavy.
Overall: Excellent. A lager for folks who usually get bored by lagers. Also a lager for people who love lagers. There's everything to like about this, and no discernible flaws. Let's see what happens after the Anheuser-Busch acquisition.
Serving type: on-tap
03-05-2014 02:36:24 | More by illpass78
Blue Point Toasted Lager from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.