Blue Point Brewing Company

Your Rating: None
Blue Point Brewing CompanyBlue Point Brewing Company
BA SCORE
3.72/5
Good
10,158 Ratings
Blue Point Brewing CompanyBlue Point Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

161 River Avenue
Patchogue, New York, 11772
United States

(631) 475-6944 | map
bluepointbrewing.com

Notes:
OWNED BY ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV

Added by BeerAdvocate

BEER STATS
Beers:
64
Reviews:
3,278
Ratings:
10,158
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.06/5
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
15
pDev:
11.33%
 
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Beers | Place Reviews
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Beerbuddha
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of VoxRationis
3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

I was in the area for a Saturday afternoon event and decided to drop in. The brewery features a small tasting area with about a dozen beers, largely on tap, although there is a cask and nitro offering. Guests can request three 4 oz tasters; tap pints are available only for consumption there. There was live entertainment the day I stopped by.

Because the tasting area can accommodate perhaps 2 dozen people (and then not comfortably), spill over moves into a macadam paved area out back which sports a party tent and limited, picnic-style seating. My guess is that this is only practical when the weather cooperates, as it did that day. There was also an outside vender nearby selling cheese steaks to anyone interested.

The whole scene created a party atmosphere and the patrons really seemed to be having a good time. I was actually struck by the large number of people who brought their children in strollers and/or their dogs, but all were well behaved and it only contributed positively to the atmosphere.

Blue Point makes several high quality beers that I have tried, among them the Toasted Lager and Hoptical Illusion IPA. Its serving room is also one of the few places in the area where a cask conditioned ale is available, but note it is important to ask the servers which one and not rely on the Website (which I found to my chagrine). Definitely worth a trip if you are in the area.

 1,405 characters

Photo of f0rty0ztafreed0m
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.59/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of rainydays2020
2.99/5  rDev -26.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3

Photo of moodenba
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Blue Point tasting room is a bare-bones place open limited hours. Parking is tight. Visitors are given 3 (4 oz) tasters. Keg pints are available for purchase to be consumed on the premises. This is one of the only outlets in suffolk county NY featuring cask ale regularly. They also have a nitro tap. Growlers for take-home are reasonably priced. Bottle beer is also sold.

The tasting room has been dog-friendy (I don't know if AB Inbev has changed the policy). Some afternoons there is live music; sometimes a food truck is present. The room tends to get crowded Fri and Sat afternoons. Overflow goes out onto the back parking lot under a party tent. A mixture of Patchogue locals and other random visitors keep this from becoming a beer boutique crowd. I stick to the Pale Ale, and hope for a comeback for their ESB.

 834 characters

Photo of tjcamm
3.46/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of LinksusMaximus
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of JessStewart
5/5  rDev +23.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

All beers on tap. Great atmosphere

34 characters

Photo of Lucoli
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of vfgccp
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of JaredSammy
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Blue Point Brewing Company in Patchogue, NY
Brewery rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 10,158 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.