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Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A premium American Ale, perfectly balanced with hops and malt and created in the mountain peaks of Western North Carolina. Brewed for the Boone Brewing Company, Boone, NC by the Lion Brewery. http://www.boonebrewing.com/


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (3503) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Golden with an average off-white head. Aroma is of grain and light grass. Taste is of grain and woody hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jrwhitney6 (239) - - JUL 2, 2013
Pours a copper color with white head that quickly dissipates. Floral and fruity nose typical of an APA. Taste of some citrus (more orange than grapefruit), with some mild hops/bitterness on the finish. Not great, but good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattShizzle (532) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle - from Ale in the Mail. Dark golden color, a bit cloudy. Slight malty aroma. Good - definitely tastes hoppy but malty too. Good plae ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle
Appearance: Nice orange/amber with robust white head
Aroma: Floral aroma
Taste: Slight bitterness
Palate: Lot’s of carbonation, smooth, light body
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4490) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Light copper coloured body with a thin off-white head. Aroma of pale malt, some light hops and not much else. Light to Medium-bodied; Pale malt up front with some light sugars, a bit of earthiness and a hint of nuts. Aftertaste shows some mellow sugars, a little hop bitterness and some subdued cardboardie malts - but largely nothing there. Overall, a decent amber if nothing else, but really not worth the time, for lack of anything interesting. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle from a beer sampler pack on 01-March-2013 at a friend’s house in Odenton, Maryland.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2013
earthy, amber, golden, hazy, minimal head, lightly bitter, medium body, average carbonation, long finish,

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (2694) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle at the Outer Banks of NC. Pours a clear pale amber with a thick off white head. Aroma of mild grassy hops. First flavors are a pleasant maltiness but fade quickly to not so pleasant aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhatB420 (601) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 12, 2013
12oz into a pint. Pours a honey orange with bronzed highlights. Taste is hoppy, syrup, bland, a tad fruity, and dry. Not a fulfilling ale, this ones an easy goer with non existent high fives and subtle regressions. Average body, solid drinkabliity, but nothing to exhasperate to the farmers.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Golden pour, thin white head. Aroma is hops, a little fruit. Just enough bitter to keep it from being water. It’s a hoppy American beer. It’s OK; I’d drink it if it was available but it’s nothing special

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
racecarr98 (25) - Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Solid beer. This is the second Blowing Rick beer i have had and I have been impressed with then both. This one had a smooth taste. Would definitely get it again.


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