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:
#39,943
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 KLHBB
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Newark airport. Amber, smells of crackers and citrus, taste follows with a hop bite. Refreshing and good, a fine beer, nice to end this vacation.

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Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.99/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden Amber with a white head.

Fresh baked bread, roasted malt, caramel, and herbal hop in the nose.

Tastes of toasted bready malt with notes of caramel, nuts, and slight hit of almond. Finishes dry with bitter herb hop. This is a solid malty lager.

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Photo of Zach136
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fitzy01
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of garymuchow
3.57/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Purchased as I'm into lagers currently, I've seen this product placement on Blue Bloods numerous times (and it therefore peaked my interest) and it reminds me of one of my favorite Am. lager's the "Blue Bullet" can of Point Special beer. All make it worth giving it a try.
It is a little darker colored with a full off white head. Very clear. The "toasted" is light in taste but the taste is bigger than merely pale malt or pils. Malt move towards caramel without quite getting there. Toastiness comes from the grainy flavor. Hops are light and neutral and offer a smooth bitterness. Feels is a little heavier with some fullness but well within range of appropriate.
This met my expectations. Too expensive at $10.99/6-pack, but no regrets giving it a go.

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Photo of ImperatorScab
3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bellce0
3.09/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Reiddrinksbeer
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Rated for the style. I saw this at a local liquor store marked down to $3.99 a 6 pack. The beer still had about 2 months left on its besy by date so i figured why not? Poured into a lager glass. Decent copper/amber color. One finger head that stays around fairly well and a good amount of lacing. Taste is light, crisp and refreshing. Toasted malt with some hops.Would be good on a hot day if you are looking for something a little better than BMC. Not a bad beer but i am also not a huge fan of amber lagers. Will drink again for $3.99 a 6 pack or if offered by a friend. I would not pay full price for it though.

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Photo of Blackop555
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours brownish amber. Foamy, medium, off white head. Fades fast to a ring.

Smells malt, light dark fruit, sweet caramel malt.

Tastes Caramel malt, light toasty, light earthy and floral hops. Finish is dry with light bitterness and lingering light fruit. Medium body and smooth lower carbonation

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Photo of scratch69
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of polopaul20
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ssippisam
4.02/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.08/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottled
Pours a slightly hazy golden body with big foaming white head that stays
Aroma of toasted sesame seed and good quality unfrostend corn flakes

Slightly sweet cornflakes flavour
An slightly better than average lager

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Photo of Amp
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duff27
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice toasty lager. Solid flagship that is a good beer for any time. Pours amber with nice white head and clear. Good lacing and head lingers. Taste is pretty standard amber with nice toasted malt to hops balance. Finishes smooth and a bit slick.

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Photo of Branlott42
3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nolster
2.83/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of breardon1776
3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Demi
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Slygato
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L Amber orange color, nice and clear pours a 2 finger head
S Can smell the toasted malts with a hint of floral hops
T The toasted malts get overpowered by the hops at the finish
F Light Medium Body and smooth adequate carbonation
O If the toasted malts were more pronounced in the taste to match the smell I would rate this beer higher, overall a decent beer

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Photo of Cramerican
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Campodog
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | 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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