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Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   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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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. Itís a hoppy American beer. Itís OK; Iíd drink it if it was available but itís nothing special


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
This aroma and appearance are light and smooth. It has a nice finish and is very fresh.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (2761) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 26, 2015
I hate this. Pours copper color with cola fizzy head. Aroma is caramel, copper kettle, trix, and pencil shavings. Taste is caramel sweetness, old pine hops, sweet and bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (913) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Hoppy smell, taste is similar but with some sweetness, hops just at highest point desired, very average..blah

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Panzuriel (1385) - 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 (354) - 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 (545) - 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 (3282) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3701) - 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 (1006) - 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 (655) - 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.


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