Blue Point Winter Ale | Blue Point Brewing Company

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80
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401 Ratings
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Blue Point Winter AleBlue Point Winter Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
401
Reviews:
148
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
14%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Photo of h4ger
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cliff1066
3.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of D1noB
3.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

toffee notes of sweetness and spices, quickly followed by dark/strong malts. A taste that has a lot going on, a sipper.

Taste Rating in Words: It'e the first time you get to try coffee or beer when you are a kid, so much and you never appreciate it.

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Photo of zeff80
3.76/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of luke12345
3.71/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trocketsauced
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moodenba
2.96/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Blue Point winter ale growler from brewery Dec. 2016. Alcohol 7.7%, from brewery website. This beer is not the same as in previous winters (this has higher alcohol). The beer has the deep amber color and tan head. This brew has a sharp alcoholic edge on top of the malty base. I found the earlier versions to be malty and mellow. The subtle mellow character is lost. Too bad (for me).

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Photo of CreightonSM
2.23/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Walleybeer
3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.23/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigSmooth12
3.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of calcnerd
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.97/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a reddish brown color with ivory colored head. Caramel malt, biscuit, bread, and some molasses on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with bread and molasses.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psmith161
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redsoxjim
3.26/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
2.92/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of reddaj
4.74/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Act25
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Disappointing look. Can find better.

A: The beer is clear reddish amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation but for me was flattish and without retention or lacing. Flat coke diluted by ice color.

S: Sweet aromas of toffee malts - winter warmer spice.
T: The overall taste is malty with toffee notes of sweetness and then spices—nutmeg, cinnamon.
F: Medium-bodied and smooth on the palate with a moderate carbonation. Good weight.

O: Too sweet and malty for more than 1. I went all the way back to lager after this.

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Photo of Bonis
3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of antman27
3.82/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rydev24
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Blue Point Winter Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 401 ratings.
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