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Blue Point Summer Ale | Blue Point Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,796
Reviews:
156
Ratings:
414
pDev:
15.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
79
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Ratings: 414 |  Reviews: 156
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
4.58/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful pale crystal clear yellow with full white long lasting head. Nice scent of citrus and sweetgrass. Taste is clean and crisp , just what I want in a summer brew. Really refreshing. No hoppy aftertaste or bitterness; a great more than one choice!

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Photo of tallfellapgh
4.5/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
4.48/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Fresh growler, served in a Pilsner glass

A - clear, golden color with a big white head that thinned out but left nice sheets of sticky lacing.

S - pilsner beer style aroma.

T - smooth, refreshing good tasting beer, nice balance of malt and hops.

M - light bodied, mild carbonation

D - at less than 4.5% abv this is one heck of a summer session beer!

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Photo of BeerManDanNYC
4.33/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Top five summer beers in my opinion. A very full-flavored yet easy-drinking crisp summer brew. A perfect companion to a hot summer day BBQ on a rooftop in New York City. I love when a brewery finds a winning recipe and sticks with it. There is no need to fix what ain't broken.

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4.32/5  rDev +32.9%

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4.2/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scooter231
4.18/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ah, Blue Point, how good you are to me. This was a lovely find. It pours a very pale yellow color, with very little head, but it looks extremely appealing, especially on a summer day.

Smell is very subtle, some light fruityness, some lemonyness, but I wanted more. Taste is a bit dry, sweet, light- this is the kind of taste I wish every Coors or Bud or all those kinds of beers would taste like. Taste and mouthfeel are both extremely refreshing and lively. Bubbly, not too watery, no bad aftertaste- simply refreshing. Very drinkable- it's ligh, it's cold, it tastes good, and you definitely keep going back for more. Great beer, especially for a hot day.

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Photo of mikereaser
4.15/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass

A - pours a clear copper color with tiny bubbles resting on the surface.

S - I didn't get much of an aroma from this beer. Slight hint of citrus

T - slight citrus flavor with just a bit of bitter hops. nothing outstanding.

M/D - I find this beer very drinkable but only because there isn't much to it. I wouldn't seek it out to buy myself, but if offered it, I would definitely not say no.

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Photo of gman8672
4.14/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I absolutely love this beer. It is a fun beer to drink

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Photo of ommegangpbr
4.13/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Drink by October, 2005.
Subtle, mild, clean tasting and very refreshing.
Pours clear and pale golden.
Not much in the way of odor; maybe a bit of lemon.
Slight malt flavor with the right balance of hops to dry it up making for a very clean finish.
Great for everyday drinking, for a session brew, or for when you just want to suck down a cold one.
Strikes me as more of a lager or pilsner type than as a pale ale.
If easy to drink lagers are the standard by which the masses judge beer by, this should be at the top of the list of beers to buy.

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Photo of PBBC
4.12/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice yellow, nice lace from a reasonably ample head.

Aroma's of honey, grain, and sand?

Flavors hit the tongue, then are lifted just as quickly... tinges of honey, nice wheat grainy, bitterness... then a very light hop finish.

A summer beer... nothing incredibly out of the ordinary... easy drinking.

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Photo of Try-em-all
4.05/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a straw yellow with average head, smells of summer, goes down nice, should have drank this in Summer, might enjoy better than I am in December. Still, it's a nice beer.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appears a clear golden large white head rocky appearance light ueven specks of lacing with each sip. Aroma light citrus zestiness with a light toasted malt profile really pleasant and clean overall some would say bland but that's not really the case here. Flavors a clean drinking ale with some citrus and pine hop flavors with a clean malt sweetness again a refreshing clean malt profile with enough hop balls to keep most interested I'm really a fan definitely easy drinking. Mouthfeel is light bodied even carbonation even a bit watery but to hell with the texure this beer pulls of light beer with flavor presence. Drinkability is high I could down a few of these without overthinking it I'm a fan of Blue Point beers that I've tried this is no different great stuff for the summer visit to the Long Island brewery.

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of Jerid
4/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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Blue Point Summer Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.25 out of 5 with 414 ratings
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