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Blue Point Summer Ale - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Blue Point Summer AleBlue Point Summer Ale

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75
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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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Ratings: 325 | Reviews: 136 | Display Reviews Only:
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JxExM

New York

3/5  rDev -7.7%

03-17-2012 00:27:29 | More by JxExM
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jsboates


3.25/5  rDev 0%

03-11-2012 18:34:11 | More by jsboates
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joshtrich

New York

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

02-28-2012 00:34:27 | More by joshtrich
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.08/5  rDev -5.2%

Appearance: Pale yellow, clear, with a small white head, so-so retention and modest lace.

Aroma: Light graininess, faint grassy hops, lemon, sweet malt.

Taste: Thin and slightly lemony, touch of sweeter malty caramel flavor, reserved citrus and grassy hoppiness mostly noticeable in the finish. Subtle underlying bitterness. A little bland overall.

Mouthfeel: On the thinner side with good carbonation. Crisp and clean, but there’s something a little lacking here that keeps it from being truly quenching.

Overall: An easy drinking but ultimately forgettable blonde.

02-16-2012 16:42:36 | More by tobelerone
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -7.7%

02-15-2012 18:57:39 | More by PeteRiz
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-30-2012 00:49:16 | More by Goldfishman
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AlbanyIPA

New York

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-26-2012 22:09:12 | More by AlbanyIPA
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wrath98

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-17-2012 17:35:12 | More by wrath98
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BeerClubNiagara

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-13-2012 18:48:58 | More by BeerClubNiagara
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phishinNYC

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

12-25-2011 20:15:31 | More by phishinNYC
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

12-19-2011 19:42:26 | More by bigeyedfish89
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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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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +23.1%

12-06-2011 13:35:09 | More by ROGUE16
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bigred89

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

12-03-2011 16:12:32 | More by bigred89
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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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Vinlespo

New York

4/5  rDev +23.1%

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

New York

3.28/5  rDev +0.9%

A – Light golden honey. Creamy, tightly bubbled head. Nice lace and great retention.

S – Fairly light. Light malt, touch of sour pear and tart apple. Washed lemons. Fresh grass.

T – Soft lemon acidity paves the way for a grassy center and a pine and peppery finish.

M – Medium light body. Ok carbonation. Light dryness on the backend.

O – Starts bright and ends relatively clean.

09-04-2011 17:15:38 | More by vfgccp
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.9/5  rDev -10.8%

Pours a pure gold with no head. Absolutely no smell. It's about now I'm concerned about beer quality...it's late summer and the bar seems to be pushing this beer hard. Taste is light crystal malt, a little wheat, and very mild hop character. Mouthfeel is light, crisp, and refreshing.

Overall this is a rather weak beer. Forgettable all around.

08-28-2011 03:45:38 | More by tdm168
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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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devilben02

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours a warm yellow-orange color with a thin cream-colored head. The aroma features a faint combination of light, lemony wheat characteristics and a slight citric tartness. The flavor is likewise light, with a mild fruitiness that seems like some combination of banana and orange. The texture is light and fizzy, which works with the mild flavors. Overall, this one is a pleasant, easy beer that is appropriate for the heat of summer, but there is nothing that stands out among other mild summer offerings.

08-04-2011 19:25:49 | More by devilben02
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RomaniIteDomum

Florida

3.8/5  rDev +16.9%

Pours yellow with a nice little head.

The smell is sweet, like a ncie German pilsner with a bit of honey added. Fresh grain is also present.

Lots of honey is present to start with a light grain further on with a finish of sweet malt and lingering honey.

Thee feel is full-bodied with a nice refreshing quality.

This is a great summer brew and was a very pelasant surprise. I really like the honey aspect of this beer.

07-30-2011 16:27:43 | More by RomaniIteDomum
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mummbearsfan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.7%

a: Golden color reminder more of a lager feel not of an ale.

s: Smelled very much like a malty I didn't get to much of a hoppy/floral taste

t: Not very carbonated so if you want to drink a few at a party it will not what I call "fill you up." to me this tended to be more of a ale and lager fusion.

m: very light on the pallet for a hot summer day.

o: Overall I found this beer to be something to bring to a party to add to the beer selection. It's not too heavy so it won't "fill you" and it will satisfy a lager drinker becuase it doesn't have that heavy ale feel.

07-24-2011 02:14:54 | More by mummbearsfan
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matty

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.7%

Gold colored beer with a rapidly fading head.Aroma is dominated by bread.Taste is bread and florals.Overall a decent beer that will not wow you or sicken you kind of a run of the mill flavor.I personally would not buy again but would recommend to try once.

07-20-2011 13:28:38 | More by matty
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bum732

Lesotho

3.7/5  rDev +13.8%

S: Doughy wheatiness up front, followed by some soft floral notes, daisies and light lavender mostly.

L: Crystal clear golden yellow, tight white creamy head with 1/4 inch retention and ok lacing.

T: Soft malty sweetness followed by a bitter orange rind. Finishes quite clean with more light malty sweetness. Some grainy grassiness as it warms.

M: Medium light body, medium carbonation.

Not bad, nothing special though, much better options out there.

07-12-2011 01:43:02 | More by bum732
Blue Point Summer Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.