Blue Point Toasted Lager - Blue Point Brewing Company
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3.15/5 rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Clear copper-tinted gold with a decent head of off-white foam that dissolves to a patchy covering. Sweet, bready malt, clean caramel, and lagery-ish-ness in the nose. Clean, simple, toasted malt sweetness. Caramel, light fruit, and subtle earthiness. Medium-light body. There are other, better Vienna lagers available around here that make picking this up again unlikely. Not terrible though...
Serving type: bottle
07-08-2012 02:27:32 | More by wedge
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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 992 ratings.