Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 1, 2012
This has a few characteristics I would expect from a lager, but this isn’t too bad. Pours a light clear amber with a moderate head. Fairly malty for an ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4229) - SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle 12 oz, Total Wines & More. Pours cloudy copper amber with a small diminishing headleaving small lacing. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity peaches and grassy. Flavor is very nice and refreshing; fruity, malty, sweet, caramel, a bit acidy citric and medium hoppy. Finishes sweet fruity and a bit hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2012
Originally reviewed: 5/11/10. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a transparent dark orange with a thick off-white head resting on the top. Retention is fair; leaves some light lace on the glass. Scents of sweet malts, honey, and a faint piney resin on the back end. The mouth is firm with a crisp carbonation front, and a smooth finish. Great sweet malty flavors that mix well with a moderate hop bitterness. Some fresh bread aftertaste. I could drink these all the time, and with this beer being sold everywhere in the city, I just may. Much better than anticipated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - APR 16, 2012
bottle from ingles in sylva consumed 7/11/11. honey color with a slight ow head. it is not exactly pleasant smelling... woody, odd herbals and citrus. the palate is a bit sweet and out of place.... flavors of orange, wood, herbs, apples, florals, metal and caramel. 5/3/5/3/12

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4091) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 24, 2012
Pours red to bronze clear with a decent head, aroma of caramel, tangerine and marmalade with some spices, flavor of caramel, alcohol, bready malts and some tangerine marmalade, medium bodied, nice

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3483) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 31, 2012
Bottle, beer of the month club. Pours hazy amber with minimal head. Green banana and caramel aroma, tastes of hops and medium bitterness, light body, really carbonated, short finish and not very exciting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Starts out ok, some sweet caramel and a touch of molasses. Goes astray with notes of fig and apple. Strange tart citrus notes. Holiday spices and a little earthiness. Would not like to see more than one of these sitting in my fridge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (9318) - Tel Aviv, - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear deep golden color with a small of-white head. Aroma of slightly biscuity/cookie-ish malt and some nice floral hops. Later a bit of butter. Slightly sweetish malt flavor, somewhat fruity, quickly turns to bitter floral and citric hops. Medium-bodied. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (7112) - Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
12/25/11. Merry Christmas! 12oz bottle courtesy Cavie! Clear light copper pour with a small khaki head that fades to nothing and doesn’t lace at all. Light aroma with a touch of citrus, mostly lemon peel. Gross flavor of lemon peel, apples, butter, butterscotch, and burnt caramel. This is a disaster.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Light pour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, almost spicy, toffee, and light fruit. Taste is burned toast, candy corn, cinnamon, and a little more char on the finish.

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