Blue Point (Sour) Cherry Imperial Stout | Blue Point Brewing Company

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357 Ratings
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Blue Point (Sour) Cherry Imperial StoutBlue Point (Sour) Cherry Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by plaid75 on 05-27-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
357
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.83%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
43
For Trade:
1
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Photo of DaPan
4.27/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Damian74
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BrewsandBlues
3.57/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a very dark brown with a hint of light brown showing at the edges. Head is briefly there and islands thereafter. Cherry and roasted malt in the nose. The mouth gets a touch of cherry along with the roast malt. enjoyable!

Note: mine stated 8.6% alcohol/vol

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Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Icemann383
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Delmarvabeer
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of walterk
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Resuin
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sd123
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason_cs
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sanha926
3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Top Hops NYC. Very subtle notes of cherry, minimal carbonation. Nice in small doses.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smcolw
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark enough where no light shines through. Moderate head which leaves single ring of lace. Spots thereafter.

The smell is fruity sweet, cherries as expected. I get some nearly burnt malts on the second smell.

More chocolatey than coffee. I would describe this beer as good porter, not a stout and certainly not an imperial stout. The alcohol is very deceptive, meaning I don't notice it. There's a bit of sourness in the swallow and aftertaste, but it is far more chocolate than anything else.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SiegeSpitfire
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of labattblueribbon
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Overall a pretty good stout, but definitely not enough cherry. I may or may not have had beers with more cherry that wasn't even advertised. Worth a try if you see it, but no need to seek it out--especially at the price point.

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Photo of hozersr
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wheels2532
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
3.39/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DBosco
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Blue Point (Sour) Cherry Imperial Stout from Blue Point Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 357 ratings.
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