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Blue Point Summer Ale - Blue Point Brewing Company

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325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 15.69%
Wants: 1
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2002)
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

4.63/5  rDev +42.5%

Pours a beautiful pale crystal clear yellow with full white long lasting head. Nice scent of citrus and sweetgrass. Taste is clean and crisp , just what I want in a summer brew. Really refreshing. No hoppy aftertaste or bitterness; a great more than one choice!

06-18-2012 23:03:41 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +38.5%

12-14-2012 02:10:59 | More by tallfellapgh
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +38.5%

Fresh growler, served in a Pilsner glass

A - clear, golden color with a big white head that thinned out but left nice sheets of sticky lacing.

S - pilsner beer style aroma.

T - smooth, refreshing good tasting beer, nice balance of malt and hops.

M - light bodied, mild carbonation

D - at less than 4.5% abv this is one heck of a summer session beer!

07-08-2007 03:33:59 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +36.9%

On tap in a Pint glass

A - Pale amber to dark blond with an inviting and somewhat creamy 1 in head, little activity

S - Sweet sugary barley, slightly nutty, some citrus from the hops

T - Super balanced, lightly roasted malt gives a great complexity to an otherwise lighter variety, hops are light but very enjoyable and delicate

M - So so smooth, has a nice clean finish and is super session able

O - Kind of upset I discovered this at the end of the summer, really enjoyed this one

08-23-2011 04:27:32 | More by DrewSnyc667
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BeerManDanNYC

New York

4.35/5  rDev +33.8%

Top five summer beers in my opinion. A very full-flavored yet easy-drinking crisp summer brew. A perfect companion to a hot summer day BBQ on a rooftop in New York City. I love when a brewery finds a winning recipe and sticks with it. There is no need to fix what ain't broken.

09-23-2011 20:10:30 | More by BeerManDanNYC
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scooter231

New York

4.2/5  rDev +29.2%

Ah, Blue Point, how good you are to me. This was a lovely find. It pours a very pale yellow color, with very little head, but it looks extremely appealing, especially on a summer day.

Smell is very subtle, some light fruityness, some lemonyness, but I wanted more. Taste is a bit dry, sweet, light- this is the kind of taste I wish every Coors or Bud or all those kinds of beers would taste like. Taste and mouthfeel are both extremely refreshing and lively. Bubbly, not too watery, no bad aftertaste- simply refreshing. Very drinkable- it's ligh, it's cold, it tastes good, and you definitely keep going back for more. Great beer, especially for a hot day.

06-26-2005 10:53:23 | More by scooter231
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mikereaser

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +27.7%

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass

A - pours a clear copper color with tiny bubbles resting on the surface.

S - I didn't get much of an aroma from this beer. Slight hint of citrus

T - slight citrus flavor with just a bit of bitter hops. nothing outstanding.

M/D - I find this beer very drinkable but only because there isn't much to it. I wouldn't seek it out to buy myself, but if offered it, I would definitely not say no.

11-13-2008 03:19:29 | More by mikereaser
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ommegangpbr

New York

4.15/5  rDev +27.7%

Drink by October, 2005.
Subtle, mild, clean tasting and very refreshing.
Pours clear and pale golden.
Not much in the way of odor; maybe a bit of lemon.
Slight malt flavor with the right balance of hops to dry it up making for a very clean finish.
Great for everyday drinking, for a session brew, or for when you just want to suck down a cold one.
Strikes me as more of a lager or pilsner type than as a pale ale.
If easy to drink lagers are the standard by which the masses judge beer by, this should be at the top of the list of beers to buy.

06-26-2005 03:44:51 | More by ommegangpbr
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PBBC

New York

4.13/5  rDev +27.1%

Pours a nice yellow, nice lace from a reasonably ample head.

Aroma's of honey, grain, and sand?

Flavors hit the tongue, then are lifted just as quickly... tinges of honey, nice wheat grainy, bitterness... then a very light hop finish.

A summer beer... nothing incredibly out of the ordinary... easy drinking.

07-21-2008 04:24:24 | More by PBBC
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +23.1%

Appears a clear golden large white head rocky appearance light ueven specks of lacing with each sip. Aroma light citrus zestiness with a light toasted malt profile really pleasant and clean overall some would say bland but that's not really the case here. Flavors a clean drinking ale with some citrus and pine hop flavors with a clean malt sweetness again a refreshing clean malt profile with enough hop balls to keep most interested I'm really a fan definitely easy drinking. Mouthfeel is light bodied even carbonation even a bit watery but to hell with the texure this beer pulls of light beer with flavor presence. Drinkability is high I could down a few of these without overthinking it I'm a fan of Blue Point beers that I've tried this is no different great stuff for the summer visit to the Long Island brewery.

06-15-2007 13:16:25 | More by WVbeergeek
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hkyplyr73

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

08-01-2012 13:44:33 | More by hkyplyr73
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +23.1%

11-18-2011 00:21:55 | More by tclapper
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JDWEX1117

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

12-08-2011 21:37:43 | More by JDWEX1117
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NPiet0709

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

05-31-2013 04:17:11 | More by NPiet0709
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basili1250

Florida

4/5  rDev +23.1%

03-24-2014 18:43:34 | More by basili1250
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.1%

07-19-2012 01:24:04 | More by Drk93TT
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +23.1%

12-06-2011 13:35:09 | More by ROGUE16
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DuffmanSaysALotOfThings

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

06-05-2013 18:20:05 | More by DuffmanSaysALotOfThings
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Hijump24


4/5  rDev +23.1%

07-06-2014 14:15:10 | More by Hijump24
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +23.1%

06-15-2013 04:49:31 | More by hollywood_15063
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Vinlespo

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

11-17-2011 01:55:44 | More by Vinlespo
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Seanibus

California

4/5  rDev +23.1%

This is a nice summer session beer. Great on tap.

Pours a transparent gold. The aroma is grainy and intense, with a nice dose of flowery hopes. The flavor follows suits, with a nice grain, good flowery hop character and a sly bitterness that comes in on the back end. This has a thin, refreshing mouthfeel. Not a trail-blazer but a good summer-time drinker.

07-15-2008 20:10:31 | More by Seanibus
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jpcool9

California

4/5  rDev +23.1%

05-25-2012 13:20:41 | More by jpcool9
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jsisko01

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.1%

Appearance - Pours a clear, dark golden color with an inch thick, creamy white head. Leaves a nice, creamy lacing.

Smell - Sweet, very malty, and grains.

Taste - Has a subtle sweetness, pale malts, very grainy, bready, and has somewhat of a metallic flavor.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied with high carbonation.

Overall - This is a good beer. Nice and crisp.

09-21-2012 03:37:57 | More by jsisko01
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SUjunkie

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +23.1%

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Smell: A light floral and slight citrus touch as well.

Taste: Light malt flavor with a hint of citrus.

The mouth feel is light, which is expected for a summer ale. This is on my list of "must haves" during the summer as it is light and refreshing. I really like that it doesn't have the heavy citrus flavor that a lot of summer brews have. It's a must try for those that like the summer seasonals.

07-07-2008 19:19:23 | More by SUjunkie
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Blue Point Summer Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.