Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2011
Bottle at John’s tasting. Pours gold. White head. Nose/taste of apple, pear, sweet malt and pale malt. Soft carbonation. Juicy. Light bodied. Odd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackWarrior (203) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Pots copper/amber with an inch off-white head. Slightly fruity nose, with some pine notes - a little dough. Light to medium body, good carbonation. Thin w/ some hops in the finish. Nothing extraordinary, but a decent beer with a burger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2011
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy grassy hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor with hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish with hoppy hints.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hamilton23 (619) - Alpine, California, USA - JUN 14, 2011
A: Amber and golden with thin beige head. S: BMC lager. No hops, nothing to get excited about. T: BMC lager. If this is an APA, where is the hoppiness? M: Thin, slightly watery. Nicely carbonated. O: I know why this is called "Blowing"...it blows.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Slightly hazy gold, thin white head. Nose is grassy hops, caramel, a bit of mineral character, honey sweetness. Flavor is toffee & very light raisin malt, a bit of herbal hop bite. Some nice bitterness comes out in the finish but it is sweeter than I would like. Its a nice enough beer though - just not extremely interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
freekyp (1944) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2011
A very good everyday pale ale featuring a malty caramel profile and earthier noble hops. Definitely east coast. Pours a clear amber with a one-finger white head. Light lacing. Nose is fruity with berry notes and caramel malt. Flavor is much the same. Very balanced. Long semi-sweet finish with a slight whack of hop bitterness. this beer would work with most American-style cuisine. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Pours a clear, brown amber with a thin white head and some lacing. Citrus hop aroma with hint of wheat malts, flavor of more hops and slight bitterness in finish. Not bad for style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - OCT 18, 2010
Bottled in bistro Asheville. Pour amber hue with off white head, it has sweet aroma of Munich malt and caramel flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adavis234 (286) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear, brown amber with a thin white head. Citrus hop aroma with a little wheaty malts. Flavor is lemon citrus hops and some light caramel malts with an unfortunate metallic finish. An ok American Ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Uggh, very poor beer. As in pour it down the drain. Just a cheaply made lager. Metallic and stale, not good.

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