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Blue Point Spring Fling - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Ratings: 245
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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03-22-2014 01:22:18 | More by jucifer1818
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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

03-21-2014 21:55:39 | More by MarvinSnyder
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-15-2014 23:34:16 | More by Loco_Joe
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

03-14-2014 13:39:55 | More by speedvagen
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

03-09-2014 18:48:28 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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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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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-06-2014 05:32:01 | More by nickdank
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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

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02-08-2014 22:56:22 | More by BrooklynPanch
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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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New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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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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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).

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-06-2013 15:07:59 | More by Vonhinx
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 245 ratings.