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Blue Point Spring Fling - Blue Point Brewing Company

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244 Ratings
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lehows on 03-25-2007)
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braedon_peluso

New York

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

06-08-2013 01:45:02 | More by braedon_peluso
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

03-21-2014 21:55:39 | More by MarvinSnyder
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cooch69

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +19.9%

As the name implies this ale is a deep semi cloudy copper with a tight white lacing.

It is subtle on the nose. Sweet and floral.

Taste shows off a little floral hops up front which are quickly taken over by a rich biscuity maltiness. This beer is nice rich and creamy in the mouth. Becoming really easy to throw back. This beer is exellent now and would be better as a sessioner in the warmer months with friends and family.

02-26-2011 04:43:49 | More by cooch69
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albertjr21

New York

4.22/5  rDev +19.9%

Today is the first day of Spring 2011...It's time to try this! Into a pint glass it pours a bright, clear, and carbonated copper color under a nicely sustained medium foam head. Aroma carries a solid flowery hop nose and balancing sweet malt note. A sharp hop bitterness upfront moves across the palate into a smooth yet full flavored toasted biscuity malt feel. Earthy flavored citrus hops are nicely noted throughout. Refreshing yet robust. A nice Spring offering from Blue Point that I'll be happy to grab more of this Spring...

03-21-2011 02:15:38 | More by albertjr21
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musicforairports

New York

4.18/5  rDev +18.8%

On tap at Holmes and Watson in Troy.

Pours a dark amber color, with a big head that leaves some nice lacing. Seems like a pretty vicious pour at the bar, as no bubbles are really evident.

Smells like citrus hops, crisp, with caramel, bready malt beneath.

Taste is much better than I was expecting. Starts and ends with crisp, citrus hops that dominate, but in between the malt flavors do their thing and take control, as they should in a good pale ale. I was pretty surprised here.

Hits the palate with the appropriate feel and makes for an easy one to drink. Crisp, refreshing and flavorful enough. I hope I encounter this again before its season is up.

03-10-2011 03:50:59 | More by musicforairports
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4.15/5  rDev +17.9%

Bottled version is brand new for Spring '09
12oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

L - clear copper color with a white head that thinned to a layer which left some spotty lacing.

S - balanced aroma of malt and grassy hops.

T - once again the balance of sweet malt and bitter hops is fairly well maintained throughout.

F - light/medium bodied with a clean, crisp feel.

D - very easy to drink a few of these.

03-07-2009 22:34:22 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +15.9%

a: This was a clear golden amber color. It was served to me with a small white head that quickly faded.

s: Some sweet caramel malts and a nice blast of lemony/pine forest hops.

t: The hops had the strongest lemon flavor I've found in a beer. They had a peppery quality as well. Some mild malt sweetness provided some balance.

m: Crisp and well carbonated.

d: This was perfect after a long hot bike ride. If I see it again I'll certainly have another.

06-29-2008 14:14:46 | More by DIM
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +15.1%

Nice copper color with a small white head that left little to no lacing.
Smell is slightly malty and some grass.
Taste is much better than I expected for something called a Spring Ale. I was expecting something light. This has a nice balance of malt and hops. Makes for a nice drinkable pale ale.

This one makes for a good session beer, very drinkable.

05-05-2010 00:00:32 | More by FLBeerGuy
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +15.1%

Autumn brown tinted amber color and sports a white tufted head. Said tuft never diminishes and rides all the way down to glass bottom. Leaves lace lines like tiger stripes. Not all the bottles looked this great.

Balanced and inviting aroma: coppery, toasted malt with a subtle hop spice. Mildy citrus. Tastes like it smells and again has a perfect hop/malt balance. Bitter, lingering finish. Creamy body with the perfect amount of carbonation.

One of my favorite Blue Points. There's a lot of things that could be better or push the beer in one direction or the other but there's nothing flawed about it either. Just a solid brew.

04-15-2011 23:39:51 | More by donkeyrunner
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allergictomacros

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +14.5%

Pours a clear copper with a thick head of good foam and sticky lace. Nose is malty with a soft fruity tone. Flavour is quite dry with a big grainy presence with barely a hint of toasted grain. Light hop bitterness in the back with a barely there herbal touch. Very clean and fairly light. Extremely drinkable, session brew.

05-01-2009 18:09:05 | More by allergictomacros
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Brenden

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13.6%

I enjoyed this at Nail Creek in Utica on 7/2/11.

This beer is amber in color with a very slight haze. A white head recedes to one finger and stays there, proceeding to drop lacing in pretty sticky patches.
The aroma offers pine, floral, and light citrus hops notes with a balance good caramel and toffee malts notes. Grains linger softly in the background.
The taste follows the aroma, but with a bit of tartness like green apple skin. Biterness is ample, biting without being bracing.
Carbonation is moderate. Crispness is up front and, while this gets fairly smooth, crisp is the word here.
I'm glad I got to try this while I was out east. A very nice beer.

07-08-2011 17:42:31 | More by Brenden
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kenito799

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

20 oz pour at Press 195, Bayside, NY.

Medium amber with minor head (due to pouring method, no doubt, to fill the pint glass), leaves beautiful inticate lacing.

Fresh slightly citrusy nose, not a lot going on. The palate is just super clean and refreshing, with a really excellent balance of citrus, apple, very mild bitterness yet robust hoppy flavor. The finish is clean and refreshing. Excellent drinkability, well made brew.

04-11-2009 02:13:31 | More by kenito799
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mzeld

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-26-2012 19:56:53 | More by mzeld
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disruptor32

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

05-07-2012 01:35:30 | More by disruptor32
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-18-2011 00:21:28 | More by tclapper
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lehows

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

On tap at Farmer Bar in Cutchogue, LI. Poured an amber color with a small white head, and left some good lacing on the glass. Nice aromas of lemony hops and some mild grain, very clean smelling. Taste was much of the same with a refreshing tart hoppiness dominating the palate and a decent display of mild malt too. Very drinkable and a good spring beer, refreshing enough to quench the thirst but just enough malt in there to remind you its not yet summer. Paired well with some chopped BBQ bisket. Get it while it lasts!

03-25-2007 00:10:43 | More by lehows
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

A - Dark amber with an inch of head. Nice.
S - Wheat malts and slight grassy lager smell
T - Slight bitter with hops and malts present.
M - Bitter yet not unpleasant. Good pale ale.
D - Meh I really can't buy this other than the variety so if PA six packs laws don't change I may see another variety case in the future. Pretty good overall.

04-28-2010 04:35:19 | More by DrDemento456
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Andrew99

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

05-18-2013 20:46:37 | More by Andrew99
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-08-2011 20:02:27 | More by ROGUE16
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MikeyJ777

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

06-01-2013 01:19:08 | More by MikeyJ777
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-13-2013 22:05:00 | More by wertschy
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wtighe03

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-13-2014 02:38:36 | More by wtighe03
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johnlinc

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-21-2012 12:06:39 | More by johnlinc
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jschwamb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-12-2014 00:12:49 | More by jschwamb
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brentblack1

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

09-02-2012 14:43:09 | More by brentblack1
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.