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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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352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 32 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002

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Photo of beltz15
3.31/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wasupmx
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drews240
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tykechandler
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of malprep
3.66/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.08/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, clear, deep, dark, mahogany color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department, either that or I’m stuffed up. I do get some very faint notes of malt and brown sugar, but not much else.

Taste: Much more in the flavor department however. Strong notes of malt and freshly baked bread. Black pepper, coriander, brown sugar-like sweetness and subtle hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and smooth, as there’s not much in the way of carbonation, what-so-ever. With an ABV of 7.0%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty tasty beer. Good balance between malt and sweet and hoppy bitterness, but at the same time, its’ nothing special. If offered, I’d happily drink it again, but I’m not picking it up again on my own. It’s a good quaff, but forgettable.

Photo of hamrwolf
3.36/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZenBiscuits
3.19/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mike099
3.68/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Castore2837
4.2/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good beer. Great taste. Great seasonal brew.

Photo of carbin14
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It's good good good lovely

Photo of neil2me
3.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkmiller76
3.69/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanByorick
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ramblinwreck101
2.97/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dsshuck
3.08/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Uncledoobz
2.92/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Sipchue
3.48/5  rDev 0%

Photo of HamdenHector
3.97/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: clear; a touch lighter than cola brown - SRM approx. 18-19; 1 finger khaki head that receded slowly to a thin, uneven cap; the whole glass was virtually a single sheet of lace;

S: nutmeg, all spice, and molasses;

T: after the nose, a surprising balance between malt (molasses) and hops (citrus and earthy); finish is moderately bitter and a bit harsh;

M: medium bodied; coats the mouth; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: a nice winter beer; pairing with food would minimize the harshness of the finish;

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlackHawk89
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Blue Point Winter Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.