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Blue Point Winter Ale - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Blue Point Winter AleBlue Point Winter Ale

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300 Ratings
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002)
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tmcarter23

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

02-21-2013 17:47:45 | More by tmcarter23
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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

06-16-2014 02:54:16 | More by wrightst
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

06-07-2014 02:49:10 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

05-22-2014 17:17:39 | More by NJBeer265
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-18-2014 22:34:11 | More by Durandal_777
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14%

04-26-2014 01:57:42 | More by AndrewMichael
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -14%

04-17-2014 21:00:43 | More by SkinniePost
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Filabee

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -64.2%

04-05-2014 16:44:00 | More by Filabee
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-04-2014 23:57:31 | More by Mikus
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CaverDave

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-30-2014 01:36:16 | More by CaverDave
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nodder

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-27-2014 19:44:38 | More by nodder
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Loco_Joe

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-15-2014 23:38:37 | More by Loco_Joe
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

03-12-2014 02:33:43 | More by Zetcha7x
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-07-2014 21:03:31 | More by rorjets
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JC333

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-02-2014 12:59:02 | More by JC333
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ConradKenney

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

02-18-2014 15:24:28 | More by ConradKenney
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arysssa

New York

3/5  rDev -14%

02-16-2014 01:49:26 | More by arysssa
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illpass78

Maine

3.83/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark ruby with a very minimal head. Lacing is minimal. Looks like an attractive amber ale. Very similar in presentation to Brooklyn's winter ale, but less head. Carbonation fairly heavy.

Aroma: This has a nice array of aromas, with dark fruits and some chocolate notes dominating. Hops are present and add a nice bite to a pretty malt-forward ale. Alcohol is unnoticeable. Some bread and toffee in the nose as well.

Taste: This is a good, straight-forward amber. It's another of these seasonals that sort of baffle me with why they are seasonal, because it's a pretty conventional interpretation of a familiar style. Could work for three seasons, maybe four. The flavors follow the nose - malts, dark fruits, some chocolate. Not wildly complex, but definitely enjoyable.

Mouthfeel: The body of this beer adds to its drinkablity. It's not watery-thin, but not overbearingly heavy either. "Accessible" is a good word for it.

Overall: A solid session amber. A good companion on a cold winter night on Long Island, like the one I'm in the middle of. Paired well with food (lentil sloppy Joes and Brussels sprouts). You do have to wonder what will happen to Blue Point in the wake of the A-B purchase.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 23:31:43 | More by illpass78
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14%

02-14-2014 21:01:27 | More by ArtZan
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BourbonJersey

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -42.7%

01-31-2014 00:28:35 | More by BourbonJersey
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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banger7

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-18-2014 22:32:47 | More by banger7
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a tumbler

A - This beverage is rust colored with amber highlights. It is topped with a couple inches of tan head.

S - The aroma consists of toast, toffee, and floral hops.

T - The taste is caramel, toffee, and floral hops.

M - Moderate

O - It is slightly above average. It is a simple red ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 02:16:08 | More by buschbeer
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potatojuice

New Jersey

2.65/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- dark amber in color.. thick khaki, cratered head that sticks to the glass..really nice appearance

S- quite malty, spice

T- taste is malty, mid palate I get that bright burst of sweetness like a burnt powdered sugar with nutmeg, cinnamon, candied ginger, also a somewhat unpleasant solvent, nail polish, plastic type taste tht hides in the back
this would b a great winter brew if it wasn't for the solventy taste..2.5/5

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 22:01:50 | More by potatojuice
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Blue Point Winter Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.