Spring Fling | Blue Point Brewing Company

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3.53/5
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314 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by lehows on 03-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,185
Reviews:
118
Ratings:
314
pDev:
12.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
53
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0
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Ratings: 314 |  Reviews: 118
Photo of Csikic93
3.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtcnashua
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTHomer
3.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: crystal clear; amber colored; 1 finger off white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; OK lacing;

S: black pepper, lemon, a little metallic;

T: light caramel/toffee up front; lemon comes in mid-palate and brings some bitterness with it; light bitterness with a little metallic note on the finish;

M; medium bodied; medium to high carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: Blue Point calls this a copper ale; Beer Advocate calls it a pale ale; doesn't really match up will with either style; nothing memorable - the metallic note isn't a positive;

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

Photo of 442Much
2.81/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of TangoJuliet
3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BK2084
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of gpblackgt
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Rich malt nose with traces of skunk that dissipates upon swirling the glass.
Pours brilliant copper amber under a 1' white foam cap that provides rich lace.
Provides a very creamy palate with spice, nuts and some biscuit.
Medium to medium low carbonation, medium body.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of knicks19947
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear golden copper color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, toast, biscuit, light caramel, floral, grass, and floral/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with well balanced citrus hop and bready malt notes; with decent strength. Taste of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, toast, biscuit, light caramel, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/toasted earthiness. Fair amount of pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, lemon/orange zest, toast, biscuit, light caramel, and floral/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of citrus hops and bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly creamy/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice amber ale. All around good balance and robustness of citrus hops and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of bcsbeer
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BeccaH
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of probert
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of ShepardCommander
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of RickyTreu
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Walkerjgt
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of jschwamb
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Spring Fling from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 314 ratings