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Blue Point Pumpkin Ale - Blue Point Brewing Company

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274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 16.42%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gmann on 09-11-2010)
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jrutigs

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +49.3%

11-15-2011 23:18:50 | More by jrutigs
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +49.3%

12-14-2011 07:49:28 | More by HumphreyLee
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adhuntr

New York

4.75/5  rDev +41.8%

11-16-2012 03:54:56 | More by adhuntr
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

09-19-2012 05:19:52 | More by Rojada1988
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StArnoldFest2010

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I may not be the "been everywhere and tasted the best there is" guy, but I know good beer. This one was pleasantly surprising! It has good balance and no real bitterness. The spices and pumpkin blend well. Just a slightly sweet aftertaste. Orange in color and medium heading. Very light lacing on glass. Very drinkable as a session beer! You don't feel like you drank a pumpkin pie or a plate of vegetables like some pumkin beers. I want more of this one!

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 18:10:35 | More by StArnoldFest2010
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

12-08-2012 00:09:03 | More by Damian74Shensky
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basili1250

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

03-24-2014 18:43:14 | More by basili1250
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pzrhsau

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer has a nice amber golden color with a robust foamy white head.
S: There is a nice maltiness that blend with the hops to give you a nice bitterness and a good honey scent. The pumpkin and cinnamon really dominates the aroma.
T: The pumpkin is the first thing you taste right away. Its really natural and fleshy without any artificial sweetness so you just get a nice hint of cinnamon and fresh pumpkin. The hoppy finish brings out a nice spiciness to the beer.
M/O: Crisp and drinkable. the foamy head really brings out the aromas. Not too heavy but the flavor is very full and rich.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2011 21:53:43 | More by pzrhsau
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patti13

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

09-21-2013 18:26:46 | More by patti13
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DannyWils

New York

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

03-30-2014 19:40:32 | More by DannyWils
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jbierling

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

11-01-2012 05:13:18 | More by jbierling
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BrewCrew2010

Mississippi

4.15/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice copper body with a small head; little to no lacing.

S: This one is not one whose aroma is too "pumkin-y". Loads of pumpkin spices with a hint of sweet pumpkin. Some caramel and bready malts are faint, but a nice back ground.

T: To me, there are two basic types of pumpkin ales... ones that focus mostly on the spices, and ones that focus more on the pumpkin flavor. This one is more on the spice side (nutmeg, clove, and allspice), although it's not too overwhelming and is nicely balanced with the pumpkin and some caramel. There is also some bready malts in there to tone things down, making it extremely drinkable.

M: Smooth mouthfeel that borderline thin; mild-light carbonation; medium-light body.

O: For a pumpkin ale, I like this one. It's not too much on either side of the pumpkin spectrum. The bready malts are a nice touch toning down what could be an overwhelming spicy flavor. I would get this again, and recommend this to a pumpkin ale lover.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2011 16:41:45 | More by BrewCrew2010
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Durge

Connecticut

4.13/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A lively pour from a fresh chilled growler this seasonal shows a clear iced tea color with a big light tan colored head and lots of lacing. The aroma is a nice yeasty vanilla and sweet pumpkin pie. So much better than what I experienced on tap recently. The flavor brings much the same along with cinnamon apple crisp for a decided Fall taste that says pumpkin without overdoing it. It's tangy with fine but tasteful carbonation. It's medium bodied at most and highly drinkable for this sort of specialty brew. The yeast comes out on the edges with a hint of cedar. Very tasty stuff and one I could easily session. One of the best pumpkins I've had.

Serving type: growler

12-02-2010 04:54:06 | More by Durge
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a single at the wine palace... just to try out what they can do with a pumpkin ale.

A: Light brown- transparent orange with a pretty solid head.. very bubbly looking at frothy at the top.. impressive. Fades quickly though.. leaves little lacing

S: Right away hit with pumpkin and can smell the alcohol in there too

T: Taste the nutmeg and cinnamon right off the bat, a very sticky sweet flavor that comes in the beginning of the sip.

M: Surprisingly a crisp taste for the style, not overpowering at all.. which I actually like! A very solid feel.. sticky and has great carbonation

O: Very good indeed. Tastes like an ale with a splash of pumpkin and spice.. just like its supposed to! awesome. Its actually refreshing.. definitely the most refreshing pumpkin brew Ive had to date. Could even session this stuff ! haha.

Another Home-Run for an already impressive brewery with a nice balance of flavor in this one... definitely will pick up a sixer before the season ends. Great brew for fall porch chillin. ( ++ Picked up a six pack a couple days later)

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 22:08:30 | More by Drk93TT
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Ezone024

Connecticut

4.03/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark amber borderline brown color, thin white foam head, short lasting no lacing. smell is sugar,pumpkin and spice.

taste like a modestly spiced, light drinking brown ale.
just enough pumpkin to accompany a buttery brown ale..hops and spice make for a crisp brew.

mouthfeel is very nice, very clean and crisp with the right amount of pumpkin not overwhelming.

drinks better than any other specialty beer i've had..
Best thing blue point has put out in my opinion..
recommend drinking with a roast chicken with gravy and buttery green beans

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2010 22:34:27 | More by Ezone024
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shatnerosmotic

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-15-2011 04:52:34 | More by shatnerosmotic
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

09-12-2012 13:09:31 | More by wattoclone
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mzeld

Michigan

4/5  rDev +19.4%

09-08-2012 04:22:25 | More by mzeld
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Keith_R

Georgia

4/5  rDev +19.4%

08-31-2012 02:43:07 | More by Keith_R
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cestlavie

New York

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-17-2011 05:20:23 | More by cestlavie
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SpectralAbyss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

08-19-2012 21:37:14 | More by SpectralAbyss
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First time I seen an actual different Pumpkin ale on the shelf's! Threw it in my mix and match sixer!

A - A nice dark amber in color with an inch of fluffy head that turns to a lace.

S - Well you get a nice cinnamon and pumpkin and slight nutmeg. What more could you ask for?

T - Starts off great. A nice blast of spices but falls flat with carbonation (which others blamed it on) but does come off pretty smooth and balanced and dare I say I pretty decent pumpkin ale.

M - Light to medium body. Who the heck knows the real ABV?

D - Well I only found this at my main shop, with a mix and match tag of red, which means the case would be over 35 dollars which means...

Regardless its a passable pumpkin ales and a good rep of the style. Like Michigan's Screaming jack more BTW.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2010 09:13:57 | More by DrDemento456
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Metalaero

New York

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-02-2013 06:28:54 | More by Metalaero
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-21-2011 20:47:33 | More by vicsju1991
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cosmicevan

New York

4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

stopped by the brewery after work to grab a brew or a few. nice reddish orange color. smells like subtle pumokin and fall smells. cinamon spice.the pumokin flavor is nice, subtle but present abd not dominating. the beer does have a lagery feel which us a but weird but overall a good pumpkin brew and one to try of you aren't into the pumpkin assault of many in the style.

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2011 21:54:44 | More by cosmicevan
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Blue Point Pumpkin Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.