Blue Point Blueberry | Blue Point Brewing Company

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Blue Point Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Reviews: 204 | Ratings: 636
Photo of q33jeff
2.02/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75


On Tap at Dubh Linn Square.

Weak aroma for a fruit beer
Pilsner yellow colored, small white head
Light, Pleasant taste.
A bit watered down.Crisp

A good Summer beer, but zero complexity.

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Photo of D1noB
3.31/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A grainy grassy taste quickly followed by a blueberry malty taste.

Taste Rating in Words: It's an old fashioned family farm, nothing but hard work and basics.

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Photo of Ronbo56
2.6/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle left over from a party, and it's easy to see why.

L: Unexceptional light golden color and decent lacy head.
S: Strong blueberry scent, not unpleasant and no less than what could be expected from a flavored beer
T: Boring, not very fruity, couldn't finish it fast enough.
F: Fizzy, thin, unsophisticated, not enjoyable at all.
O: I recently participated in a tasting of Belgian ales, several of which were fruit-infused. They were much, much better than this. I've had other Blue Point products before and they have been fine. This was a complete misfire. Avoid.

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Photo of Cavanaghty
3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden with a thick white head.

Smell: Heavy blueberry, alcohol and grassy notes.

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of bitter hops and grassy notes up front with a good blueberry aftertaste.

Overall: Good take on a blueberry beer. I would have it again.

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Photo of DaveBar
2.71/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Got as a gift! Served at 4deg C in a draught glass. 12oz bottle

A- Opens well and pours a good 1" high white head that is gone in seconds. Very light gold colour and filtered clear.

S- Not much here but metallic. Yuk

T- Horrible. Just a fizzy messy crappy brew that has an artificial taste that is horrible.

M- Dry. Extremely dry!

O- Not for me. Plain and simple. Had other blueberry brews and this one is pretty crappy. Would rather drink water

Food Pairing

Sorry but this brew is crap and not worth a pairing

You won't enjoy

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours light golden, with a very mild white foam head, low retention. aroma is of blueberry and some malts, no hops. Taste is refreshing, low bitterness, malts and hops, hints of blueberry makes it very drinkable. Very nice fruit beer.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on the Staten Island ferry, assuming it would be a toasted lager. Lo and behold, this is what they handed me when I asked for a blue point. A decent fruit beer that is not overly sweet. Great blueberry essence dominates, but still a good malt backbone to keep it balanced. Tastes like a blueberry pie. Not really my thing, but a decent fruit beer nonetheless.

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Photo of buschbeer
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

This beer pours a golden hue and is clear. It is topped with an inch of off white head that leaves a little lacing.

I smell some blueberry along with the base ale smell.

It tastes like your average ale flavored with blueberries. Nothing to see here.

Thin mouthfeel

This is an average blueberry ale. The blueberry is not overpowering but complimentary to the the ale.

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Photo of CMT63
4.62/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I don't usually go for fruity but this is different it's like a blueberry muffin ! You smell the blueberries but it's a rich bready taste taste with blueberry at the end! Really enjoyed it... not sweet!

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Photo of zkrisky
3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smells strongly of blueberries from the second you open the bottle. When you take a sip the berry flavor is mild. Nothing is really overpowering. It tastes light and crisp with a blueberry aftertaste and it goes well with food.

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Photo of Buck89
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Clear amber with thin white head. Prominent blueberry tart on the nose. The taste was nicely subtle, with bread balancing the fruit.Clean finish.

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Photo of breardon1776
3.44/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bright amber color. Strong blueberry small but taste is subtle. Also has wheat flavor. head dissipates quickly. i was apprehensive but its a good beer. goes down smooth.

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Photo of headbangingteacher
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Worth a try even if fruit beers aren't your thing because the blueberry flavor is subtle, and comes out more towards the end, making this a nice, crisp, warm weather session option.

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Photo of Bugcatcher
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I'm not too big on berry beers but I actually enjoyed this one quite a bit. Lots of bread notes with a njce berry hint. It's like a drinking a blueberry muffin I approve

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Photo of mikeg67
3.1/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours golden with tall, long-lasting, fluffy white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of blueberries, grassy hops and bready malt. Body is medium and crisp. Grassy hops, bready malt and blueberries fill the mouth. Finish is long and dry. Drinkable brew.

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Photo of Antc2382
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle. This is a really good fruity beer. It's slightly sweet but not cloying. Great mouthfeel and smell. I'd recommend, as long as one enjoys the fruity/sweeter brews..

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Photo of VTR
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I first found this in my local store's steal cave. I found it for $3 for a 6 pack. I figured I would give it a shot. This was my go to summer BBQ beer. It smells of an ale with some light blueberry hints. The taste is that of a good solid ale with again slight blueberry flavor. It is not sweet or overpowering just a good summer beer that is not full of hops. Overall this would be a great beer for the casual beer drinker and yeah at that price I stocked my fridge and it lasted through the fall!

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Photo of Lou22
3.5/5  rDev -2%

I didn't favor it much at first, but it's growing on me. It's a very blueberry smelling beer, and I was expecting it to pour a bluish color at first. It's smooth, lightly carbonated. Hint of blueberry taste for sure but straight to an ale taste after the blueberry subsides. Minimal lacing, half finger of head. Probably delicious cold on a hot summer day.

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Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.62/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a bright yellow gold in color with a creamy, slightly off white head that retains very well. Lacing is also very good.

S- Classic friuty pebble blueberry scent is the dominant scent here. Fruity and sweet the whole way through, this beer's smell is not very complex and little to no malt is detectable behind the blueberry.

T- Pretty much on the opposite end of the spectrum from what you would expect from the scent. Starts with a touch of the blueberry fruity sweetness before turning right to the malt of the golden ale base. Light malts intermingle with the fruit flavors and overtake them rather quickly, molding the beer into more of a light lager type of taste. Finishes with lingering light malts on the tongue.

M- Smooth, a little low on the carbonation, and easy to drink. This would be a pretty refreshing summer time beer.

Overall, I'm a little disappointed with the lack of blueberry in the taste when compared to the scent, but the base beer has a quality taste to back it up.

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Photo of seedyone
3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

06/02/12 On tap at Beer Authority, NYC. Gettin' in that summer mood?

Had this & found more than a hint of blueberries under the nose, which tames once it's on the tongue.

If your looking for the whole enchilada of a blueberry pie experience, this ain't it. There's none of the ubiquitous cinnamon/clove to speak of. If you really want that, your in the wrong bakery. But trust us/them/me this brew will not disappoint.

What you WILL find is an unadulterated berry flavor. Don't make that face. Remember when you first tried those wild blueberries out of hand beside the bush they grew on? Well fine...because this ain't that either... but it's close. Give them a break, it's a beer and a really good one at that.

Start here when your just out of the sun & getting prepared for some heavier lifting w/your next choice.

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Photo of AyeMito
3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was happy to see that this wasn't overly sweet. Quite delicious in fact! It has a light smooth flavor and a slight hint of blueberry at the end. I would say this is a fruit flavored beer that I could have more than one! I don't mind sweetness but I feel a lot of beers tend to add way too much sugar when using fruit. Blue Point nailed it perfectly to me! Its light and refreshing and finishes with a wonderful blueberry fruitiness.

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Photo of hophugger
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Light head a little or no lacing. Dark color and the aroma of fresh blueberries hits you right away. Taste is slightly subdued and the flavor is of fresh blueberries. No spices or breadiness, just light blueberry. Very refreshing

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Photo of Sky
4.42/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Delicious beer. Cracked one open on this super hot day and it went down way too fast. It almost sent me right back to the store to buy a six pack. Nice fresh blueberry taste on a light blonde ale. It's my first time trying a blueberry flavored beer and it did not disappoint.

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Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Coming from someone who is very wary of fruit centered beers, this one is not that bad. The appearance was a hazy yellow with a tint of red in there. The smell was full of blueberries, the taste was a little bit more subtle but blueberries are definitely the focal point. I was happily surprised about the mouthfeel in that it was not overly syrupy or thick. Good to try if you like sweet beers.

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Photo of Brenden
3.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Notes are from 5/24

A pale yellow color, mostly clear with just a touch of haze off the tap, this beer grows a not exactly spritzy, maybe somewhat fizzy white head that gathers some density as it eases down. It's not too long before it's a thick foam on the top, managing mostly spotting as it goes.
The aroma showcases the blueberry, pretty pure and clean, with a pale malts base offering the dusty and dry earthy notes similar to wheat. A hint of grass speaks to the hops.
The taste is light, the blueberry still coming through but not as strongly over the musty, dry, earthy malts and grainy notes. Yeast is pretty strong but not overly heavy.
It's light-bodied, but I wouldn't call it thin. It works to bring out the softer flavors and brings a crisp bite while offering some smoothness as well.

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