Shore Thing
Blue Point Brewing Company

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From:
Blue Point Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
Light Lager
Ranked #78
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
71
Ranked #30,271
Avg:
2.79 | pDev: 22.94%
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
18
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 08, 2022
Added:
Dec 12, 2018
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  9
SCORE
71
Okay
Notes: This light lager is brewed with a hint of sea salt to give it the perfect balance of flavor, making Shore Thing one of the easiest drinking lagers out there. Every can of Shore Thing will directly contribute to clean water initiatives with our non-profit partners!

20 IBU
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Rated by Josewaltes from New York

1.06/5  rDev -62%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
Not an enjoyable beer to drink. A disappointing beer.
Jul 08, 2022
 
Rated: 3 by pkalix from California

Oct 22, 2021
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Rated by Fennimore8 from New Jersey

4.02/5  rDev +44.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Very smooth easy to drink with anything you’re doing. Really good beer to drink all year long and a very Economical price
Mar 23, 2021
 
Rated: 2.95 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Sep 07, 2020
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Reviewed by Hoagie1973 from New York

3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Light and crisp, mostly flavorless with a wierd sourness that prevents it from being completely flavorless. Not terrible for the hot weather. I won't have trouble finishing the 18 pack, but I definitely won't buy any more.
Aug 11, 2019
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Reviewed by woodchipper from Connecticut

3.02/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Poured from a 12oz can stamped "best by 11/02/19 14:14:12" (like the time matters).
Slightly hazy light yellow body below a minimal white head. Lots of carbonation rising from the bottom.
Smells like an AAL with definite corn adjunct hint.
Taste is surprisingly okay. A hint of sourness and salt actually makes this refreshing.
Can says brewed with sea salt so I get that part, but I don't know where this sourness is coming from. Oddly, it's the beer's saving grace.
I would take this over BMC offerings if I was stuck on a boat in the sun.
Aug 04, 2019
 
Rated: 3.17 by nater919 from New York

Jul 27, 2019
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Reviewed by murth from New York

1.86/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1
If the idea was to replicate the taste of sea water in a beer then "Shore Thing" is spot on!

I have never ever poured a beer down the drain. After fighting through finishing 2 of these I had to ditch the rest.
Jul 19, 2019
 
Rated: 2.83 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

Jul 13, 2019
 
Rated: 3.25 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jul 09, 2019
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Reviewed by njviking from New Jersey

2.3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
I'm not really sure about this. I enjoy beer of any style but this one seems a bit out of place. Needed a crisp lager, and got some weird salty gose impersonating something or nother. I have had good luck with Blue Point before, but this one will be reserved as guest drinks for me. It just ain't right.
Jul 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Nass from Florida

2.26/5  rDev -19%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75
There is a best by date on the bottom of the can. The pour is yellow with a fair amount of carbonation, but the head dies down really fast & that's usually not a good thing for a lager. There is not much on the aroma maybe some bread yeast. The taste is really flat & sour vinegar on the finish. I don't know what's wrong with this beer but it was not made right or something. I'm going to try & drink it as fast as I can. Cheers! C-
Jul 03, 2019
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Reviewed by Jax619 from Florida

3.16/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
Bought this last night out of the local grocery store cooler, put it in the freezer for 20 minutes and drank it from the can. What I really like about this beer is that it starts off with a light lager experience and finishes with a snap of sourness that I really enjoyed. The transition from a light-tasting lager to a very mild sour was a really nice surprise and makes this a good summer beer in Florida, in my opinion.
Jun 26, 2019
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Reviewed by ThisChucksDrinksBeer from Florida

1.32/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
This beer is awful, tastes like apple cider vinegar. The only "shore thing" is I will never buy again. Thankfully it was bogo and my other half was toasted.
Jun 26, 2019
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Rated by Brewsome from New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
A poor version of Michelob Ultra for double the price. This is not a sure thing. It's in a can and not skunked so I will finish it
Jun 23, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by coopdog1000 from Florida

Jun 22, 2019
 
Rated: 2.62 by Steve_Studnuts from Pennsylvania

Jun 10, 2019
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Reviewed by moodenba from New York

1.78/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75
A can of Bluepoint The Shore Thing at refrigerator temperature was poured into a Blue Point glass on June 1, 2019. It has a very pale body with a bubbly white head. To me, this beer tastes like a common American industrial lager. I would expect a little interesting hop character, given the general trend toward extreme hopping. In the days before microbrews, I did enjoy some of the mainstream lagers (Schaefer, Huber, National Boh). But there is not much here to recommend. If I liked this style, I'd save some money and buy Genesee or Utica Club beers.
Jun 02, 2019
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Reviewed by daliandragon from Maryland

2.98/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This is fine. I picked it up for some Memorial day barbecuing at my parents place back on Long Island. It is a golden lager with little flavor beyond pale bread malts and a wisp of wimpy hops but that is kind of the deal with this style so I am not sure what people are whining about. It is good cold while eating apps, grilling meat, and complaining about the Mets.
May 25, 2019
 
Rated: 3.04 by robotic_being from Florida

May 21, 2019
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

3.02/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Medium body with medium light carbonation
Aroma is lemony citrus, malt, grain ,cracker
Taste is similar to taste with lots of lemon citrus up front. Some grain bread and toasted followed.
I seemed to enjoy this more than other reviewers,it was an enjoyable but definitely not world class beer
May 09, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by njbusa from New Jersey

Apr 06, 2019
 
Rated: 2.99 by alexsergio from New York

Mar 29, 2019
 
Rated: 2.93 by Eychung from New York

Mar 24, 2019
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Reviewed by johnreggie from New York

1.88/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2
Really disappointing beer here. Pours medium straw gold with a nice head that immediately dissipates. Smells of grass and biscuit. Virtually no taste whatsoever, with a flat salty finish. This is what tends to happen when a wildly successful local (to me) craft brewer is bought out by AB InBev. Really terrible, I could have bought a Coney Island Mermaid Pilsner (delicious) and saved $1 on the 6 pack. Crap
Mar 22, 2019
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Rated by ProNR from Florida

2.84/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Seems that Blue Point is sharing with AB - tastes like Bud
Mar 02, 2019
 
Rated: 3.14 by HermitDan from New Jersey

Mar 01, 2019
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Reviewed by CTHomer from Connecticut

3.23/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; 1 finger finely pored white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: corn, malt sweetness, and a hint of hop spice;

T: follows the nose with a slight sourness from the middle through the finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: light bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: to me, the touch of sourness in the flavor isn't something that works with this style;
Feb 22, 2019
 
Rated: 2.69 by Arg914 from New York

Feb 21, 2019
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Reviewed by O-Meg from New York

3.3/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
had to read the fine print on the can to find out that it was brewed with sea salt, which certainly explains the bizarre flavor
do not know that i would describe this beer drinking experience as “enjoyable”
Feb 21, 2019
 
Rated: 3.6 by smithj4 from New York

Dec 12, 2018
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