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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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279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 7
Gots: 11 | 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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Vonhinx

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

12-09-2013 01:34:56 | More by Vonhinx
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Gemini6

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

12-05-2013 07:40:44 | More by Gemini6
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-24-2013 17:49:35 | More by DustinSWB
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vfgccp

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

11-16-2013 22:57:28 | More by vfgccp
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Fieldzy27

Florida

2.93/5  rDev -12.3%

One of my local favorite coffee shops started carying craft beer , so in light of the season decided to review one of blue points seasonal options.

Poured from 12oz bottle to a pint glass

A- pours a pale tangerine and is very very clear. No cloudiness or sediment in the glass at all. Standard pour gave rise to a white large bubbled head that declare fairly quickly and left no lacing, after 1 minute a thin layer of foam remains covering the surface and clinging slightly to the sides of the glass. Nothing special here, seen far worse though.

S- aroma is dominated by pumpkin and allspice, hits of clove and maybe a little biscuit like. Mainly lots of pumpkin! Smells dead on here.

T- taste is an exact copy of the smell, lots of pumpkin and spices. No hops to speak of which is acceptable for this beer, but also no malt to carry the flavor. The overall flavor of the beer is a flash in the pan followed by a hint of chemically aftertaste. The aftertaste subsides after a number of sips and doesn't really detract from the beer. The pumpkin does seem more like artificial flavoring than real pumpkin but again I have had far worse pumpkin beers.

M- mothfeel is thin and fizzy but its got more viscosity to it than your standard macro light lager. Could be better.

O-overall not a bad beer, very session able pumpkin beer if you wanted to make a fall evening of it. Not up to the par of punkin or pumking or my personal favorite weyerbacher imperial pumpkin but it has its place in anyone's harvest season lineup.

11-14-2013 21:03:24 | More by Fieldzy27
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ConradKenney

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-14-2013 20:14:03 | More by ConradKenney
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Kerne

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-10-2013 15:45:30 | More by Kerne
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HideYaBeer

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

11-10-2013 14:03:12 | More by HideYaBeer
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

I loaded up on pumpkin beers, mostly bottles, at The Friendly Greek when they began putting them out so that I would have enough to last me this year. Yay, Fall!

My pour created two fingers of dense, tawny head with great retention. Color was a deep-copper (SRM = > 17, < 22) with NE-quality clarity, of which any self-respecting pumpkin would be proud. Nose was redolent with cinnamon, especially. There were undoubtedly other spices lingering, but cinnamon was prevalent. Mouthfeel was creamy, but the taste was a little heavy-handed on the cinnamon. I felt like I had a stick of Big Red gum in my mouth! I want more than just cinnamon from my pumpkin. As I drank, great lacing began to appear, but I was still being overwhelmed by cinnamon. Finish was dry, but I just wasn't feeling this pumpkin. Sorry, fellas.

11-10-2013 11:08:28 | More by woodychandler
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-08-2013 12:37:01 | More by ncstateplaya
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.2%

10-31-2013 22:14:01 | More by redfox405
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-31-2013 02:09:28 | More by bpfrush
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.26/5  rDev -2.4%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a clear, copper color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed wispy clouds that almost completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Surprising. It’s more malty than spicy. The predominate aroma is malt and freshly baked bread, not spices like I’m used to in pumpkin beers. The spices are there, such as nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar and clove, but the aroma is much more malty than anything else.

Taste: A lot like the aroma, this pumpkin beer tastes much more malty than pumpkin-ey or spicy. There pumpkin is there, as are spices of nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar and clove, but this beer is much more malt forward than other pumpkin beers that I’ve had.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 6.0%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very enjoyable beer, just a little week as a pumpkin beer. As stated above, its is much more malt forward than other pumpkin beers that I’ve had and because of that I’m a little disappointed in it as a pumpkin beer. As an amber and/or brown ale, it’s quite delicious.

10-29-2013 22:28:57 | More by Jeffreysan
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-27-2013 22:49:03 | More by nyyfanatic213
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +17.1%

Poured from a single bottle into a pint glass 10/18

Pours light amber, thick patchy white foam. Stikcy. Pumpkin nose, nutmeg. Light malt taste, pumpkin in the background. Clean and smooth. Light cinnamon creeps in. Creamy. tasty malt. Very nice. I seemed to like this better than the average rater.

10-27-2013 14:22:37 | More by KTCamm
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Fergyx825

Massachusetts

3.15/5  rDev -5.7%

Appearance: a amber lager with some head on the pour, which isn't going away too quickly. This is pretty much what i'd expect from a pumpkin ale.

Smell: bits of spice and pumpkin on the smell, but this smells more like a beer than a flavored beer. But you cannot ignore the pumpkin and spices.

Taste: This is a very neutral tasting beer. You taste the spices right off the bat and a bitter pumpkin taste towards the end. But this doesn't have much to it, sort of bland.

Mouthfeel: medium carbonation with a light thickness beer. I can't complain about this.

Overall: Everything about this beer is okay, but nothing really stands out to me.

10-27-2013 01:54:04 | More by Fergyx825
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RogerSterling

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

10-25-2013 22:29:30 | More by RogerSterling
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Dan728

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

10-25-2013 01:47:05 | More by Dan728
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bsm80x

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-24-2013 15:33:36 | More by bsm80x
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Drew88

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-23-2013 20:33:18 | More by Drew88
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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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bigaddy

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-22-2013 00:13:01 | More by bigaddy
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BColton1

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-18-2013 23:20:38 | More by BColton1
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billybob

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-18-2013 21:43:12 | More by billybob
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CrispyFL

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

10-17-2013 21:05:00 | More by CrispyFL
Blue Point Pumpkin Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
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