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Blue Point Pumpkin Ale - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Blue Point Pumpkin AleBlue Point Pumpkin Ale

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77
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276 Ratings
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Ratings: 276
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | 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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jtierney89

New Jersey

1.3/5  rDev -61.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

clear burnt amber hue with a good sized sticky off white head. smells of pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, a little light.

light on body and flavor with brisk effervescence. Honestly tastes like water with cinnamon and nutmeg in it with an Oliver twist sized portion of pumpkin. Not good. The only respectable thing about this beer is that you can't detect the 6% abv despite how thin the flavors are.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 23:30:03 | More by jtierney89
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BethyBo0op


1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

10-06-2012 01:14:07 | More by BethyBo0op
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John_Squires

New York

1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

10-22-2013 03:27:50 | More by John_Squires
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Lob

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

09-10-2012 13:24:03 | More by Lob
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azazaz44


2/5  rDev -40.1%

10-06-2012 01:14:13 | More by azazaz44
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ZekemusMaximus

New York

2/5  rDev -40.1%

02-19-2012 06:54:59 | More by ZekemusMaximus
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bacasnax

Florida

2/5  rDev -40.1%

04-01-2013 23:47:05 | More by bacasnax
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Jameski07

Georgia

2.1/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The first thing that hit my mouth was a tin or metallic taste that lingered and I could not shake. I love a good pumpkin but this beer had nothing that reminds me of a pumpkin. No taste, smell or gravity to boot up in my mouth. I'm hoping I got a bad pour but as it stands I can't touch this beer again. I don't like drinking metal.

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2012 21:12:05 | More by Jameski07
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Indytruks138

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -32.6%

09-10-2013 13:03:51 | More by Indytruks138
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

2.33/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A- pours a crystal clear orange with a two finger white head. Looks gorgeous, off to a great start here

S- slight bit of cinnamon and pumpkin, and nothing else. Very weak aroma

T- incredibly bland. Slight hints of pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and by slight, I mean *slight*

M- the body of this one is actually kind of thick...not nearly as thin as I expected from past experience with pumpkin beers

O- swing and a miss. I'm not a huge fan of pumpkin beers to begin with, but this one is so unbelievably boring

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 00:58:14 | More by bigfnjoe
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jrc64

New York

2.38/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a nice amber and the initial aromas make this brew seem very promising. Unfortunately, it all goes downhill after the first sip! No flavor whatsoever. No pumpkin taste. No spices. Nothing! very, very dissapointing pumpkin beer. Quite honestly, the worst pumpkin beer I've had to this point.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2010 18:48:02 | More by jrc64
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jdcollens

New York

2.43/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured on tap at Walker's Coffee & Pub in Athens, GA on 9/11/12

Appearance: Pours a clear orange/copper tint with a steady head that yields some good lacing.

Smell: Some pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, cloves), but very mild overall. Not much actual pumpkin scent going on here.

Taste: Wow. First impression is a tin can. The other reviewers are spot on here. As it fades, it leaves a lingering pumpkin taste, but this is clearly poorly-canned pumpkin pulp, not the real stuff or even the "good" canned stuff. The slight spice notes come through in the immediate fading of the dominant tin flavor, but overall, the metallic flavors dominate. It's not overly flavorful at all.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, it leaves a light coating on the tongue that fades relatively quickly. Not overly impressive, but better than water, I suppose.

Overall: I was not impressed with this brew. It's got a decent smell (though it's faint) and leaves a remarkable lacing on the glass. Other than that, it's a disappointment - not much flavor, but what's there is dominated by a metallic foretaste that fades (slowly) to a slight pumpkin pie spice and then a very faint aftertaste of poor-quality canned pumpkin. I wouldn't seek this one out again.

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2012 20:07:42 | More by jdcollens
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TCTrout

Pennsylvania

2.43/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A below-average pumpkin ale, with very little taste. Nothing notable here, especially with a 6% alcohol content (surprising for a malt).

The appearance is mildly desirable, but the "pumpkiny" smell is nearly nonexistent.

Overall, not a beer I would recommend to others.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 22:35:42 | More by TCTrout
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UDbeernut

New York

2.48/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

sampled during an impromptu pumpkin tasting. pours a pale amber hue, small head with slight retention. scent is of light nutmeg and pumpkin. taste is similar but not quite as interesting. body fells light and watery. not a whole lot of character in this one. would not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 00:46:22 | More by UDbeernut
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nimrod979

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a slight hazy bronze color with a very small off white head.
Aroma is a decent dose of nutmeg, clove, cinnamon and various pumpkin spices.
Taste however, is a bit odd. Not really picking up too many of the flavors i sensed in the aroma. It's a bit watery and any flavor just kinda gets lost in the mix. Nothing really exciting.
Not much to be said about the palate. A little rough on the palate, watery. Odd aftertaste. Didn't really enjoy this pumpkin ale.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2011 00:08:45 | More by nimrod979
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dgeebs07

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-21-2012 00:50:36 | More by dgeebs07
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mobrockman

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

10-11-2013 01:14:38 | More by mobrockman
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CrispyFL

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

10-17-2013 21:05:00 | More by CrispyFL
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

03-01-2012 01:06:14 | More by Redstar137
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smutty33

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

05-14-2012 16:51:44 | More by smutty33
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JLapadura

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-27-2013 02:16:41 | More by JLapadura
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reynolds2121


2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-12-2012 20:28:43 | More by reynolds2121
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-29-2012 04:58:05 | More by djrn2
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longisland1983

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-20-2013 04:28:04 | More by longisland1983
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alexgash

Connecticut

2.53/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle.

Clear dark copper body. Small, gauzy, light beige head. Not much retention. Modest malt aroma with notes of caramel and maybe some faint pie filling. Not much spice action here, or pumpkin for that matter.

Astringent graininess up front. Notes of ginger and mineral water bitterness come in. Toasted grains and butterscotch fill in. Tangy, tannic edge to it all. Light spices (nutmeg, clove) in the finish. More pumpkin and pie like in the end, but it sure doesn't start out that way. Moderate body with a slightly overcarbonated feel.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 21:37:45 | More by alexgash
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Blue Point Pumpkin Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
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