Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA | Blue Point Brewing Company

Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPABlue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
69.7%
Liked This Beer
3.81 w/ 323 ratings
Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPABlue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Double IPA packs a big punch, and no, we’re not going to apologize for it.

No Apologies is our Double IPA. To ensure every batch is as good as the last, we selectively brew it in small batches from the finest European malts and five varieties of American hops. Its Earthy, dry hop aroma finishes with a caramel sweetness. If you don’t like it, that’s your problem - we're not gonna apologize.

93 IBU

Added by bonbright7 on 01-28-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,025
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
323
Liked:
225
Avg:
3.81/5
pDev:
12.86%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
44
Trade:
2
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Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drews240
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puboflyons
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle dated 01/20/16 so it is over 6 months old on July 12, 2016. My bad.

It is a handsome looking orange-amber tone with a modest white head. Lots of bubbly carbonation.

The aroma has an herbal, spicy, and orange zest sensation but given its age the stale breaded malts are coming more forward than they might have back in February.

Medium to above medium body.

The taste has become a slight malt bomb given its age although I recognized a sweet fruity and bitter spicy after taste. No booze for 10%. I might rate it higher if I try it fresher next time.

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

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeff1973
3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of movethroughspace
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a rick amber color with a nice, foamy head. Very clear, slight lace. (3.75)

Smell: This beer has a very citrusy, hoppy, and earthy aroma. (3.75)

Taste: The taste starts out with sweet twang followed by a thick, bitter happiness that melts away into some citrus notes and a bittersweet caramel finish. (4.0)

Mouthfeel: Crisp, dry, and uncarbonated. Very smooth. Light. The sweetness in a sip stays on the tip of your tongue. (4.25)

Overall: A great beer, could see myself throwing back a few of these on a nice summer day. Light beer with huge, consistent flavor. (4.0)

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3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmaskell33
3.49/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cubbyZilla
3.51/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TomMorris
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fosters9
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerBeast
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: crystal clear; bronze colored; 1 finger moussy, ivory head that receded to a thin collar; very nice lacing;

S: earthy and floral;

T: ripe orange for a moment, then floral all the way; relatively sweet, but a touch of bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; light carbonation; hides the ABV well;

O: really smooth;

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Photo of Icemann383
4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jsonta
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acostuhhh
3.24/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TypsiYpsi
3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GMcNE
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Fairly complex. An interesting brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of BK2084
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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Blue Point No Apologies Imperial IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 69.7% out of 100 with 323 ratings
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