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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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Georgia

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07-19-2014 03:57:39 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

08-30-2012 18:40:44 | More by GFD400
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

06-07-2012 00:01:20 | More by Drk93TT
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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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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-14-2013 02:07:44 | More by jk3
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HopDerek

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served at Union Jack's Manatawny

Poured a clear golden amber with a nice cream colored head, good retention, and good sticky lacing. Smells of rye malts and a grassy/citrus hop combo. Tastes of lite grapefruit with a nice sweet malty backbone and a fresh cut grass finish. Medium in body with good carbonation and a dry bitter finish. A good balance of flavors though pushing a little more towards the hops end of the spectrum. A good Spring brew, easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2008 00:24:24 | More by HopDerek
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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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Mosstrooper

California

3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into 16oz Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Light copper in color with a large, slightly orange-tinted head that dissipates pretty quickly and leaves behind a lot of spots of lace.

Smell: Smells a lot like a pilsner- it has some sweet grain/malt aromas with citrus and a bit of a piney aroma.

Taste: Begins sweet and somewhat citrusy, rounding out to a fairly strong hop bitterness backed up by bready flavors.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with balanced carbonation and a dry finish.

Drinkability: A good beer that definitely seems like it would fit well with the spring. This is something I wouldn't get excited about, but it is a good beer to drink during the springtime.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2011 21:49:55 | More by Mosstrooper
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afksports

New York

3.93/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

When compared to a Bud Light, Blue Point Spring Fling American Pale Ale is fkking FANTASTIC! When compared to other APA's... It's about average.

A hazy copper pour with a sustaining head, the beer smells sort of indistinct for the hops and malt you'd expect. Sweet malts and water are what come through mostly. A bit of toasty biscuit comes through at the end of the nose and the. Throughout the taste. The hops aren't very present in the aroma but they do show up a bit in the drink. Citrus mostly says what's up, and then a smooth watery bitter finish clinches the taste.

Ultimately a drinkable brew that I'd love to see on a spring break over tons of other options. But this medium-body middle-of-the-road craft brew is pretty much just that: average but tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

03-04-2011 00:26:24 | More by afksports
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JRed

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Clear orange-with-a-tan topped by white bubbly that clears to lacing. Active carbonation while I look at it in the glass. Aroma of citrus peels, hops, slight lemon/grapefruit, and some dandelion. Starts bland citrus, hop leaves, then follows with hop resin, light fruit, some cereal background and a malty sweet note as the beer warms but hops remain in the forefront slick on the palate. The bitterness hits a high point toward the finish and sours the tongue. Light in body with medium carbonation. A pale ale that gives a nod to the West Coast but falls short of impersonation. Drinkable but a few hop notes that really hurt toward the finish.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2011 23:42:15 | More by JRed
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-27-2013 03:07:20 | More by OldhouseRecs
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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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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-12-2013 21:11:26 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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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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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-03-2014 12:39:31 | More by cbcrunch
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Risser09

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter - Fridge - 2009

Appearance: Pours a copper color with orange highlights. The head rises 1/4" and is off-white. No retention at all, it goes away rather quickly. No lace either.

Smell: Cereal grain, toasted barley, and an earthy mushroom aroma.

Taste: Pinchy alcohol and carbonation. More cereal grain and maybe a tad bit of hops. Not overly complex.

Mouthfeel: Lots of active carbonation in the mouth. A bite of alcohol in the finish.

Drinkability: A straightforward bock style beer. Pretty refreshing and solid, worth consuming in repetition.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2009 17:36:22 | More by Risser09
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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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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

New York

3.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Half inch just-off-white head, diminishes quickly, leaves spots of lace. Nice light amber color.

Bouquet is a not very strong perfume of herbs and flowers with a yeast and bitter edge.

Taste is subdued also, even for the style. It is an underwhelming, but pleasing and nicely balanced, delivery of the flavors the nose foretold, ending in a finish which fades overly quickly to thin bitter and mild citrus notes.

Mouthfeel is nicely dextrinous, good for the style, but with more carbonation than many of the English pales I've tried, (possibly right in step with many American pales I haven't tried), and less flavor to combine.

Drinkability I rank only as average, it isn't as complex or delicious as I would have hoped from other Blue Point offerings I've enjoyed. Not sure I will buy this again, it isn't outstanding or memorable in any way.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2009 22:52:58 | More by cavedave
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rdooley

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

05-29-2013 23:33:55 | More by rdooley
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auxiliary

Rhode Island

3.05/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Bought on tap and from the looks of the lack of info on the site. It think it is on tap only.

appearance - Nice copper color, and a nice foamy head with some lacing.

smell - grainy and hoppy.

taste - Taste was sweet with a small touch of malt and then ended with a bitterness and hop flavor.

mouthfeel - light medium body with some carbination.

drinkability - Nice spring beer. I rated this average because I do not like beer that is bitter and taste like grapefruit.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2007 02:58:47 | More by auxiliary
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brentblack1

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

09-02-2012 14:43:09 | More by brentblack1
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-16-2014 12:18:20 | More by Walkerjgt
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-05-2014 17:07:21 | More by LarryMyers
Blue Point Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.