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Blue Point Spring Fling - Blue Point Brewing Company

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80
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247 Ratings
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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 12.82%
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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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

ksiazewski, May 28, 2012
Photo of tfsimpkins
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

tfsimpkins, May 27, 2012
Photo of yesyouam
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%

Blue Point Spring Fling Ale is a very clear amber ale with a thin white head that quickly fades to a film and leaves decent lacing. It smells sweet like malt with a little grassiness. It's pretty light bodied and reasonably smooth with a very dry finish. It's hoppier than I expected after smelling it. It's pretty resiny and bitter without any noticeable sweetness. It tastes pretty wooden overall. This kind of seems like an ESB.

yesyouam, May 25, 2012
Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

beernads, May 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Mosley1212, May 21, 2012
Photo of kaelingirl
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

kaelingirl, May 21, 2012
Photo of TampaHefeMan
3/5  rDev -14.5%

TampaHefeMan, May 14, 2012
Photo of jweingarten
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

jweingarten, May 07, 2012
Photo of disruptor32
4/5  rDev +14%

disruptor32, May 07, 2012
Photo of KTCamm
3.83/5  rDev +9.1%

Twelve ouncer poured into a pint glass. Grabbed in a mixed six offering.

Pours medium amber, mostly light, with touches of foam. Malty rich caramel smell, some toffee. Hearty malt taste with a good firm hop. Nice bite at close, really pops the flavor.

Overall another good one from BP.

KTCamm, May 05, 2012
Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

bluntedboywonder, May 02, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%

On tap at Sawmill Tap Room 4/28/12

A - orangish amber; thin lacing of white head; little retention

S - very little is anything in the nose; faintly metallic

T - citrusy, caramel, faint chocolate, fruity

M - medium bodied, smooth, lightly carbonated

This was a bit disappointing. It didn't have much flavor-wise that stood out, but it had some characteristics that lead me more towards an amber ale. In the end it was boring, unbalanced, and not specifically stylistic.

tdm168, Apr 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Jim_DemonDeacon, Apr 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

RES, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of scninmer08
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

scninmer08, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of Louski
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Louski, Apr 18, 2012
Photo of PorterBoy14
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

PorterBoy14, Apr 17, 2012
Photo of macrosmatic
3.8/5  rDev +8.3%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass.

A: Deep copper color. Lacy head.

S: Soft hop aroma (citrus).

T: Balanced taste, easy to drink. Finish stays in your mouth for a few beats with mild bitterness.

M: Medium body for the style, a little thin overall. Good amount of carbonation.

O: Certainly nothing exciting, but decent. An easy beer to grab out of the fridge on a warm afternoon when it's available.

macrosmatic, Apr 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

JAHMUR, Apr 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Shakerman, Apr 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

BeerAcolyte, Apr 04, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43%

JLapadura, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of oberon
3.58/5  rDev +2%

Poured into a standard pint glass a clear deep copper with a tightly formed 1/2 finger white head that held well.toasty bread and nutty maltiness mixed with some leafy/herbal hops,a nice combo.The feel was prickly in the mouth and I couldnt get over that,it really took away alot from the flavors for me.Nutty and toasted on the palate upfront with a decent shot of earthy,leafy hops in the finish,not bad at all.The beer has alot going for it it has good balance but the mouthfeel for me kept my score a little lower than it should have been.

oberon, Mar 29, 2012
Photo of drtth
3.88/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured into a standard shaker pint glass. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: As served the beer is a clear golden color with a ¼” white head that recedes to leave bits of lacing on the side. Eventually the head recedes to a ring around the glass. For about the first 1/3 of the beer sipping leaves some modest speckles of lacing on the glass.

Smell: The aroma is mostly from the malt so there’s some caramel and bready character. The hops are well in the background and there seem to be bits of pine and citrus, and the whole is quite plesant.

Taste: The flavor is pretty much as predicted by the nose. There is a nice malty character tinged with gentle citric and pine notes.

Mouthfeel: The mouth feel is on the light side of medium bodied and the carbonation is there but not particularly active. The finis is medium long and begins in the malt. It then tapers gently off into some dry hop bitterness.

Drinkability and Overall Impression: I enjoyed this one and also found it went well the food I had ordered. There is nothing “in your face” about this beer and a gentle balance between the malts and the hopes is the order of the day. My overall impression is that this is a nice, well made beer that I’d be happy to have again. In addition I think it would be a great beer to have during an evening of dining and good conversation with friends.

drtth, Mar 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14%

mzeld, Mar 26, 2012
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.