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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blue Point fresh Blueberry Ale offers an unusual twist on brewing that turns out to be just perfect. A wonderful blend of fresh blueberries matched with a thirst quenching distinctive ale. We carefully add 132 lbs of blueberries to each special batch. Brewed with 100% American ingredients. Enjoy a truly unique flavorful brew!

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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrBunn (2789) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2007
Bottle. Copper orange body with a pretty nice head that is mostly white, but seems to have a purple color to it every now and again. Aromas are overwhelmingly blueberry. Fairly nasty, really... Initial thoughts are that the blueberries do not mesh well with the malts... they are both off doing their own thing and they pull the palate in opposite directions. As it warms a little Im beginning to like it more... (my hand was pretty close to the drain earlier), but Im still not giving out any awards. Like many of the fruit mixes Ive had, the beer and the fruit dont seem to like to be together... instead it is more of a gimmick to sell a few brews and maybe someone out there will fall in love and buy a case, but not this guy.

2.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2007
Pours a hazy amber colour with very little head that disapates quickly. The aroma smells like fresh blueberry muffins, but since it lacks any other complexity there, I dont think it deserves a perfect aroma rating. Initial taste sweet and blueberrys swarm the palate but not fresh blueberries more artifical blueberry, so the enjoyability of that taste is not that great. I understand this is a fruit beer but looking for some more complexity. Light carbonation and light body. This one doesnt do it for me.

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5707) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2007
UPDATED: APR 10, 2013 On tap at the Bocktown. both times old and new. New: better smell. Old: I can smell the blueberries from here, very attractive. Has an appearance of a reddish ale, almost like rose wine. Head is thin and creamy looking. When it comes to taste, is not quite as sweet as the aroma would indicate but it certainly is fruity. More on the tart side. Except for the tartness, this brew is pretty much like many other fruit beers out there. You get a blast of fruit, in this case blueberries. Has medium low carbonation. Many wheat beers are used for the base but this seems to use a pale lager. The finish is an industrial mild pale lager building bitterness that hangs for a while. IMHO Lancaster strawberry wheat is much more enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2007
Very strong smell of blueberry. A very light ale otherwise. One noted beer that could have used more depth.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thenick (766) - North Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours an amber color, and the aroma is dominated by blueberries. Taste is mostly blueberry with slight malt and hop characteristics thrown in. Solid beer, nothing special but not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Glazed9884 (207) - USA - JUN 30, 2007
xxx not bad for a fruit beer, but still not my favorite beer... rarely do i find a fruit beer that i like.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
blklab2007 (2120) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 29, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2010 amber in color, good carbonation. smells of berries and ale. taste is one of the better blue berry ales out there. does not have that sweet fake berry taste at all. thirst quenching summer beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2007
Yeah, just another fruit beer. These always look good on paper but never really turn out the way youd hope. This one is about the same. An amber ale with blueberry juice in it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emerica56 (600) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 25, 2007
There is a nice dark amber color to it with a strong aroma of fruits and hopps. As you drink it you get an intence flavor of blueberry on the back of your palate. There is also some nice earthy flavors that stick around after drinking for a while.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chapel (468) - Levittown, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2008 A very interesting beer in that it has a faint aroma and taste of blueberries. It is somewhat thicker bodied than average, but not by much. In general the beer has a nice sweet aftertaste to go along with a wheat taste. I can best liken it to blueberry pancakes. Ive returned to BluePoint time and time again for this beer.

Re-rate: I had forgotten just how impressively blueberry this was.


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