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Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Our flagship High Country is a deep, golden ale brewed with American 2-Row and Munich style malts. Cascade and Centennial are used in the finish and dry hopping. This is our best selling and most versatile ale due to its balance between a floral citrus hop profile and well-integrated hop bitterness. Clean. Crisp. Refreshing.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Panzuriel (1358) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2014
This beer is a light copper brew with a firm head of white bubbles. Nose is mild pine needle hops and maybe a bit of metallic aspect. The taste is slightly sweet with a bit of hops at the first taste, but then broadening to a cloying sweetness in the middle. finishing to a bit of a metallic bitter aftertaste. Body is lively.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tbopslt (350) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle from Carolina Ale House. Banana colored. Good head and decent retention. Hoppy aroma, notes of pepper. Complex, less bitter than expected. Nice balance of sweetness. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Poured from 12 ounce bottle from Beer Of The (Every Other) Month Club. Cloudy orange/yellow color, firm bittersweet aroma with prominent citrus features, small white head, moderate bittersweet flavor--not bad at all, could see this as a session brew

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DialSquare (2906) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2014
12oz bottle from Lowes in Hickory. Gold pour with slight off-white head. Aroma is bready malt, earthy, butter. Tastes are grainy malt, pear and citrus hops. Little yeasty in the finish. Strange. Not great.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2992) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Not my favorite, but decent ale on tap at the Blowing Rock brewery and brew house

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
60minuteman (852) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2013 This ?apa? is of a loose translation on the style. Refreshing aroma, syrupy texture. Taste is wheat, flowers, fruit and cereal. Therefore, it tastes like fruit loops. Well not really, but more like fruity cheerios.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarinEvelyn (585) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Aroma..a little citrus, hops, honey, straw, malt. Taste is fairly light. a little hoppy, tad bit of a bitter finish. a little light citrus.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbaaron (1337) - Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Pours a clear very light amber. Small frothy white head, fairly lasting. Dry earthy hops, little toasty, pilsner malty, light straw, honey. Light body. Light earthy hoppy light bitter finish. Good drinkability. Lawnmower beer.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
JCon72 (12) - Springtown, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Good after workout beer. Goes down strong and finishes smooth. Overall a great American pale ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steverus0 (198) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Hazy straw topped with a pale, persistent head, this brew is a nice balance between bold American hop character and drinkability. While it doesn't wow, it's a beer you could enjoy a six pack of and not feel as though your taste buds had been assaulted. Citrusy hop character and persistent orange notes leveled off by sweet malt that leaves enough bitterness to satisfy. Acidic, dry finish great for a crisp afternoon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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