Blue Point Toasted Lager, the brewery’s flagship beer, received 1st Place in the Amber Lager category at the The 19th Annual Great International Beer & Cider Competition in Providence a few weeks ago.
The new Blue Point Wet Hop Pilz, a favorite of all the brewers, garnered 1st Place in the Dortmunder Lager category. The Wet Hop Pilz is a production. Check out this link to enjoy the HOP journey from the Idaho farm, where the hops are grown, to their care along the way as they travel to their final destination for brewing in Patchogue, New York.
Full Competition Details and Results
The 19th Annual Great International Beer & Cider Competition was held on Friday, October 23, 2015, in Providence, Rhode Island, one day before the 22nd Annual Great International Beer Festival.
Six hundred eighty (680) beers and ciders from breweries and cideries across the U.S. and from around the world entered the competition. One hundred-twenty (120) professional brewers, beer industry professionals and beer journalists acted as judges in a blind-tasting format. First, second and third place awards were presented in 59 categories of ales, lagers and ciders. The judges knew only the style and subcategory of each beer and cider.
Category: LAGER – 10F – DORTMUNDER/OTHER
- Wet Hop Pilz – Blue Point Brewing – Patchogue, NY
- Lagerhaus – Fort Hill Brewery – Easthampton, MA
- None awarded
Wet Hop Pilz
Each batch of Blue Point Wet Hop Pilz is hop-backed with 200 pounds of fresh Saaz hops. These “green” hops, delivered overnight from Elk Mountain Farm, must be used within 48 hours of being picked to retain their precious volatile oils and aroma that make our wet hopped beers so special.
ABV: 5.7% | IBU: 28 | Availability: Fall
Category: AMBER/DARK LAGER – 11A – AMBER
- Toasted Lager – Blue Point Brewing – Patchogue, NY
- Red Flag – Fort Hill Brewery – Easthampton, MA
- Saranac Adirondack Lager – FX Matt Brewing – Utica, NY
Blue Point Brewing Company’s flagship, Toasted Lager, is made up of seven different malts, three hop varieties, and a special proprietary lager yeast to give our most popular beer an exceptional, long-lasting smooth finish that’s meant to be enjoyed year-round.
ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 28 | Availability: Year-round