Blue Point Mother Pumpkin Ale | Blue Point Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Blue Point Pumpkin Ale

Our golden orange-colored Pumpkin Ale is brewed with pumpkin and spices to produce a delicious taste of fall. This mild ale has little bitterness and a malty backbone. The spicy characteristics take the lead in this roasty beer and its tremendous depth of character will keep you warm during the fall season.

Added by Gmann on 09-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,930
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
435
pDev:
16.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 435 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of Morecuamanyc
1/5  rDev -70.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Taste terrible, no aroma , not so good in general .

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Photo of jtierney89
1.3/5  rDev -61.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

clear burnt amber hue with a good sized sticky off white head. smells of pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, a little light.

light on body and flavor with brisk effervescence. Honestly tastes like water with cinnamon and nutmeg in it with an Oliver twist sized portion of pumpkin. Not good. The only respectable thing about this beer is that you can't detect the 6% abv despite how thin the flavors are.

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1.75/5  rDev -47.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of Jack_Frost79
1.94/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Benson10
1.96/5  rDev -41.5%

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2/5  rDev -40.3%

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2/5  rDev -40.3%

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2/5  rDev -40.3%

Photo of HannahSea
2.08/5  rDev -37.9%

Photo of Jameski07
2.11/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The first thing that hit my mouth was a tin or metallic taste that lingered and I could not shake. I love a good pumpkin but this beer had nothing that reminds me of a pumpkin. No taste, smell or gravity to boot up in my mouth. I'm hoping I got a bad pour but as it stands I can't touch this beer again. I don't like drinking metal.

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Photo of YvesB
2.17/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
2.2/5  rDev -34.3%

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2.2/5  rDev -34.3%

Photo of Indytruks138
2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of DavoleBomb
2.34/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured into a pint glass.

3.0 A: Clear light orange color. One and a half fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is below average and no lacing is left.

2.75 S: Light pumpkin spices with cinnamon and nutmeg most notable. A light hint of caramel accompany mildly bready malts. Pretty mundane overall.

2.25 T: For an unimpressive as the nose is, the taste is more so. It tastes like a half assed pumpkin ale cut with water. Weak spices, weak malts without any strong anchoring flavor, and no hop flavor presence.

2.0 M: Light body. Watery feel. Moderate carbonation. No creaminess to speak of.

2.0 D: Sad excuse of a pumpkin beer.

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Photo of bigfnjoe
2.35/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A- pours a crystal clear orange with a two finger white head. Looks gorgeous, off to a great start here

S- slight bit of cinnamon and pumpkin, and nothing else. Very weak aroma

T- incredibly bland. Slight hints of pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and by slight, I mean *slight*

M- the body of this one is actually kind of thick...not nearly as thin as I expected from past experience with pumpkin beers

O- swing and a miss. I'm not a huge fan of pumpkin beers to begin with, but this one is so unbelievably boring

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Photo of TCTrout
2.41/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A below-average pumpkin ale, with very little taste. Nothing notable here, especially with a 6% alcohol content (surprising for a malt).

The appearance is mildly desirable, but the "pumpkiny" smell is nearly nonexistent.

Overall, not a beer I would recommend to others.

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Photo of AD17
2.44/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jrc64
2.45/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a nice amber and the initial aromas make this brew seem very promising. Unfortunately, it all goes downhill after the first sip! No flavor whatsoever. No pumpkin taste. No spices. Nothing! very, very dissapointing pumpkin beer. Quite honestly, the worst pumpkin beer I've had to this point.

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Photo of jdcollens
2.49/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured on tap at Walker's Coffee & Pub in Athens, GA on 9/11/12

Appearance: Pours a clear orange/copper tint with a steady head that yields some good lacing.

Smell: Some pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, cloves), but very mild overall. Not much actual pumpkin scent going on here.

Taste: Wow. First impression is a tin can. The other reviewers are spot on here. As it fades, it leaves a lingering pumpkin taste, but this is clearly poorly-canned pumpkin pulp, not the real stuff or even the "good" canned stuff. The slight spice notes come through in the immediate fading of the dominant tin flavor, but overall, the metallic flavors dominate. It's not overly flavorful at all.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, it leaves a light coating on the tongue that fades relatively quickly. Not overly impressive, but better than water, I suppose.

Overall: I was not impressed with this brew. It's got a decent smell (though it's faint) and leaves a remarkable lacing on the glass. Other than that, it's a disappointment - not much flavor, but what's there is dominated by a metallic foretaste that fades (slowly) to a slight pumpkin pie spice and then a very faint aftertaste of poor-quality canned pumpkin. I wouldn't seek this one out again.

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Photo of dgeebs07
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

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Blue Point Mother Pumpkin Ale from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 435 ratings