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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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Mikeadeth


3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

03-29-2014 18:27:54 | More by Mikeadeth
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-22-2014 03:14:57 | More by magine
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jucifer1818

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-22-2014 01:22:18 | More by jucifer1818
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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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Loco_Joe

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-15-2014 23:34:16 | More by Loco_Joe
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speedvagen

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

03-14-2014 13:39:55 | More by speedvagen
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wtighe03

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +13.6%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-11-2014 21:08:00 | More by paulish
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illpass78

Maine

3.94/5  rDev +11.9%

12 oz. bottle poured into a chilled mug at Smashburger in Wantagh, N.Y.

Appearance: Pours a clear gold/copper color with a one-inch white head that recedes to film gradually. Lacing is low to moderate.

Aromas: This has an attractive nose with notes of citrus, grapefruit, some faint caramel and a nice amount of floral hops. Alcohol not noticeable.

Taste: This is a good, sturdy pale ale that is well above average. Flavors follow the nose. Very crisp, clean and easy drinking. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel: Leans towards light of body, but it doesn't come across as a flaw.

Overall: Another Blue Point seasonal that is mighty good but leaves me wondering, "Why is this a seasonal?" It's pretty much a straight pale ale that would work for any season. I expect slightly wackier, more experimental things out of seasonal beers (spices, weird flavors, more obscure styles, etc.). That said, this is really good.

03-11-2014 02:46:22 | More by illpass78
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

03-09-2014 18:48:28 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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JG-90

New Jersey

3.2/5  rDev -9.1%

Spring fling pours a clear copper colored body with a moderate sized, really light beige, yellow tinted head with average retention and lacing. Smells of light toasted bready malts and... thats it, maybe a hint of floral hops but I may be fooling myself.

Taste starts with bready and toasty malts, moving to light floral hops in the middle, with a caramel malt finish. Has a touch of a metallic aftertaste. Body is a bit heavier than average, carbonation is moderate, nice crisp finish.

03-08-2014 21:48:35 | More by JG-90
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nickdank

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-06-2014 05:32:01 | More by nickdank
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-15-2014 01:25:45 | More by twenteone
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JoeMans

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-09-2014 01:15:47 | More by JoeMans
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BrooklynPanch

New York

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

02-08-2014 22:56:22 | More by BrooklynPanch
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Givemebeer

Vermont

2.58/5  rDev -26.7%

A: Copper, as stated on the bottle. Thin head and thin lacing. No haziness.

S: Smells like hops. Wasn't really expecting a pale ale since it's called a copper ale - which can also mean a malty beer. Anyways, floral and citrus hops mostly.

T: Spicy with a definite earthy tone. A tiny bit of a metallic taste on the back end.

M: Light bodied and smooth.

O: The initial taste was pretty nice but the finish killed it for me. Slightly like a macro with the metallic taste. Fix the finish on this and its a nice brew. Definitely will not buy this again combined with the fact that InBev is taking over Blue Point.

02-05-2014 21:15:06 | More by Givemebeer
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-04-2014 06:05:14 | More by oriolesfan4
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donbet69

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-03-2014 14:17:33 | More by donbet69
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GarthT

Hong Kong

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

02-01-2014 01:25:28 | More by GarthT
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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.

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

New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%

12 oz into pint glass. My mom just picked this up for me, so I know its not fresh. Close to a year old I bet. But not bad. Copper in color, true to title, and crystal clear. I dont know what a copper ale is supposed to be like, but I think I like this beer. I'd give it another try fresh, and rated it higher here to reflect that (not the brewers fault Trader Joe's don't move their inventory).

01-30-2014 04:07:45 | More by Johnny_Muir
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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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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +3.1%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lighter copper kind of orange color with a nice big and thick just off white two finger head. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a nice level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is lighter overall but consists of a nice blend of caramel, cracker malt and a decent hop profile. The hop is rather complex in nature consisting of floral, citrus, grassy and some pine notes.

Taste – The taste begins with a drier cracker and bready malt taste with a hint of caramel sweetness. The caramel leaves quickly leaving the taste quite dry. The hop flavors then start coming to the tongue. At first a light citrus greets the tongue, remaining rather light through the taste. Other hop flavors of an earthy and grassy nature come to the tongue soon after though giving the brew a rather hoppy taste overall. Toward the end a little bit of a floral hop taste comes to the tongue, which, in the end, with the loss of the sweet and the presence of all the hop a rather crisp and diversely hopped taste is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the lower side with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. A bit more body may have been nicer for supporting the hop and would have balanced the brews flavors slightly more appropriately.

Overall – A rather decent brew, although not quite what I was expecting for a “copper ale” (as described by brewer as I was expecting something maltier and sweeter). As an APA though it is very appropriate in flavor and a nice one to try.

10-28-2013 00:59:21 | More by Darkmagus82
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Vonhinx

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-06-2013 15:07:59 | More by Vonhinx
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bamafan

Georgia

3.64/5  rDev +3.4%

Drank out of standard pint glass. I love me some carbonation, so this beer is great. fizzy and awesome. copper color just like stated on label! smell is pretty neutral. very close to the right amount of hops/malt ratio for this to be a great session beer. a little malt heavy though for serious work. anyways, this is a great beer and I will gladly drink more of it!

09-05-2013 00:35:38 | More by bamafan
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.