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Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPABlue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

273 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bonbright7 on 01-28-2007)
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bonbright7

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I was standing in the Blue Point Brewery this afternoon, during the Real Ale Festival, admiring their huge vats, the old mash tun, and the black kegs when I noticed the employees were pouring from what was billed as the "Largest Cask". As I made my way to the bar, my friend asked one of the workers about the ale's brewing and I partially heard the response about the use of 4 kinds of hops in the process.

The light orange/brown/tan ale looked interesting in my glass and the first taste had no shortage of hops taste. It was much stronger than the Hoptical Illusion I had tasted earlier and the robust energy was colored by apricots, grapefruit, and light caramel malts.

This was a good match for the Famous Dave's BBQ that was being served on the other side of the event.

As for the brewing availability, I thought the workers said it was limited in its run, but I could be mistaken.

Serving type: cask

01-28-2007 01:42:21 | More by bonbright7
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Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
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