Blue Point Toasted Lager | Blue Point Brewing Company

Blue Point Toasted LagerBlue Point Toasted Lager
BA SCORE
3.53/5
1,759 Ratings
Blue Point Toasted LagerBlue Point Toasted Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company
New York, United States
bluepointbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship and most popular brew, Toasted Lager is the best American Amber Lager you’ll ever taste.

To back up that claim, we use six different grains to perfect a balanced flavor of malt and hops, and a special proprietary lager yeast to give Toasted Lager an exceptional, long-lasting smooth finish that’s meant to be enjoyed year-round. Pairs perfectly with fresh seafood...or any food for that matter.

28 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,969
Reviews:
506
Ratings:
1,759
pDev:
13.6%
Bros Score:
3.21
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
466
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,759 |  Reviews: 506
Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dan-76
2.55/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Finger of head with light lacing. Aroma is barely evident. Light toasted malts and caramels. Taste is the same as it smells...barely evident. Reminds me of a mass produced light beer. Not quite as bad, but for the price and the fact that it won a Gold Medal at the World Beer Cup makes me believe that it was either the only entry in its category or the judges doused their lunch with Siracha.

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Photo of Zaktcc
2.76/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

A - Pours an amber red color with a finger head. Head doesn't last long, lacing is present.

S - Not quite sure? Vaguely can note floral scents as well as wheat. Not much else really though. Not much going on here with the aroma.

T - Had higher hopes overall for this beer but nothing really has appealed to me too much. It's drinkable and much more enjoyable than an adjunct but nothing to be excited about. Fairly harsh with wheat and mild hop flavorings present.

M - Light bodied beer. Fairly harsh with the carbonation. Not much else to say, fairly bad feel.

O - Maybe it's the style, maybe it's the beer. Either way I'm not the biggest fan of. Haven't had many red lagers at all except Yuengling, which I find much more enjoyable personally (maybe biased) and it's less than half the price. It's a drinkable beer but one I will not go out of my way for. I can enjoy it for what it is but doesn't live up to other beers I've had.

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Photo of Roguer
3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of coopdog1000
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of codo1987
3.67/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taters21
2.98/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Genx
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrfrancis
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a thin white head that recedes quickly.

S: Very muted aromas of grass, caramel, and grain take some time to express themselves on the nose. I'm not really picking up any toasted aromas at all.

T: Faint notes of caramel, biscuit, minerals, grass, straw, and grain wash across the palate. The finish is clipped and dry, offering fleeting impressions of grain and grass.

M: On the lighter side of medium in body and dry. Carbonation is slightly more delicate than I was expecting.

O: I'm not really impressed with this lager. I find it to be lacking in terms of aroma and flavor. I doubt I would have it again.

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Photo of Reds76
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of freewheeln
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nmgreen
3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BranfordBound
3.29/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good Amber lager with typical toasted bread crust aroma and taste.. Heavy piney slightly harsh bitterness for a lager.. but not over bearing.. Good beer pick up

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Photo of Immortale25
3.33/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Smell is uninspiring. Taste is indeed toasty but lacking in other flavor departments. Mouthfeel could also use more crispness. Easy enough to drink but not so much fun. Slightly sweet with a bit of an alcoholic twang. Not recommended.

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Photo of Lukebell15
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brotherloco
3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lahoi
2.7/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Meh. Too much of an emphasis on the "toasted" for my liking. Not bad, but I wouldn't order it again unless it's either this or the typical domestic AAL.

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Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very similar to Yuengling with a nice toasty element to it. Not better than Yuengling in my opinion though. Still, it is a nice difference that makes it stand out a bit.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Yum....nice tasty balanced lager

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Photo of hozersr
3.06/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bory7
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Blue Point Toasted Lager from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,759 ratings
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