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Blue Point Spring Fling - Blue Point Brewing Company

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242 Ratings
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Ratings: 242
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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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light brown tinted amber, decent cream colored head, little lacing. Scent is dominated by sweet malt, with a muddled earthy and light citrus hop presence. Taste again controlled by a lightly sweet and nutty malt, some earthyness to the hops with limited citrus. Medium bodied, fairly creamy, decent carbonation. Like many of Blue Points beers, this tends to lean more towards an English influence than American.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2011 15:15:30 | More by rfgetz
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nick76

Florida

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The aroma is pretty average for a pale ale with a decent balance of hops and malt. The appearance is light amber with a foamy head that fades to nothing. The taste is like the aroma with a hoppy finish. The palate is smooth. Overall its a very good beer but nothing spectacular.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2011 02:04:46 | More by nick76
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travduke

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear copper body, one finger head with great retention. Lacing is right on.

Aroma: Sweet malt mostly. Not a lot going on here.

Taste: Mild hops and sweet malt. Pretty low-key taste but easy drinking.

Feel/Drink: Nice crisp mouthfeel, great drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2010 15:56:03 | More by travduke
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david18

New York

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was described to me as a "spring beer" and I'm never really sure what that means. What stood out to me was that it was very dark (particularly for a "pale ale") and it didn't have as much flavor and aroma as I wanted it to. Even for how dark it was i hoped it would taste maltier.

This brewery makes a lot of beers but non are real stand outs for me. The fact that it's local makes it more appealing, however.

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2010 16:22:54 | More by david18
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at the Pour House, Westmont, NJ

A very nice pale ale. Poured nut brown with a nice white head that stayed throughout, and left some beautiful lacing. Aroma was basically toasty malts. Taste of malts mostly, with some subtle, crisp hops in the background. A little bitterness in the aftertaste. Light-medium mouthfeel, and definitely easy drinkability. Tasty and refreshing.

Serving type: on-tap

05-03-2011 03:09:03 | More by Rifugium
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Blue Point Spring Fling

Pours a brownish copper, decent sized off white head and some lacing on the glass. Aroma is floral and hoppy with a bit of malt sweetness. In the taste, some pine, even bitterness and a firm malty backbone. Fairly hoppy for the style. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied. Overall a nice hoppy pale ale, knows its place and is good at that.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2011 04:56:52 | More by Stinkypuss
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian Snifter.

Pours a clear, deep amber; a shade darker than average for style.

Flavor: good balance, if a bit higher in the malt/hop ration than usual for style.

Feel: crisp, near medium body with a semi-dry finish.

O: well balanced, slightly mild version of an APA.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 01:19:38 | More by chinchill
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-27-2014 10:54:34 | More by Iparedman
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-22-2013 22:56:13 | More by whatname
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Gmann

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Didn't know this beer existed. Pours an exceptionally clear copper color, with an average white head. Mild hops in the aroma and a bready malt. Glad that there wasn't a buttery aroma like their other brews. The taste is of a slightly bitter hop, not floral or citrus, just a tad bitter. A healthy malt body to balance out any hop bitterness, perhaps a touch of caramel malt. A fairly light brew, good carbonation, leans on the bitter side. A decent APA, could use a bit more of a floral hop presence. The bitterness is there but not that nice grassy flavor.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2009 03:18:59 | More by Gmann
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-28-2013 20:23:39 | More by Lurkerson
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-16-2014 00:18:15 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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Mosley1212

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-21-2012 22:22:31 | More by Mosley1212
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-02-2013 22:22:23 | More by Chugs13
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Bustersuess

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-14-2013 18:30:08 | More by Bustersuess
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Trish

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-12-2013 21:49:41 | More by Trish
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-03-2014 12:39:31 | More by cbcrunch
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-05-2014 17:07:21 | More by LarryMyers
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-13-2013 19:37:19 | More by BeerCon5
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Lantern


3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-25-2013 20:17:23 | More by Lantern
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Thads324

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A : darker golden to light copper color, good head, retained well with laces.

S : faint bitterness to the smell of this ale, with a good malt mixed in, both light.

T : this beer starts light, then quickly turns to a good medium malt and finishes with a very slight bitterness from the hops. Nice, clean, smooth finish.

M : For a spring ale it sticks with you quite nicely. The hops linger on the palate very slightly.

D : An easy drinking beer with just enough malt and just enough hop. A few of these will do just fine!

Overall I am impressed with this one. Blue Point is always fresh, which I am sure adds to this beers character. It is easy drinking but still imparts great flavor. Progressively less bitter with each sip due to the lingering of the first hop taste. Great work BPBC!

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 22:27:41 | More by Thads324
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electtodefer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-03-2012 15:23:06 | More by electtodefer
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-30-2012 15:04:17 | More by DrunkinYogi
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dphillips

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-27-2013 01:12:08 | More by dphillips
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-03-2013 19:15:49 | More by nyyfanatic213
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.