Blowing Rock High Country Ale
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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattShizzle (569) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gasfactory (1) - Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2015 does not count
Good appearance with nice head, slightly floral flavor, mild aroma. Too much CO2 at initial taste (sting), settles down to a drinkable ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tillmac62 (477) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Pours a clear medium amber. Normal head volume, lacing and retention. Very light nose of biscuit and hops. Light body with a texture that has smooth moments. Below normal carbonation with just a bit of effervescence in the finish. The flavor profile is good, in a lawn mower or session sense, albeit not very complex. You get a modest hop flavor accompanied with a modest pine/rind bitterness over a modest biscuit sweetness with a hint of caramel. The finish lingers with a rind note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SPDickerman (1075) - Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Pours clear copper with a small white head. Smells lightly of caramel and soft pleasant hoppiness. Taste is sweet, caramelly maltiness and slight earthy bitterness. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Blowing Rock High Country Ale finishes with a lingering sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
This aroma and appearance are light and smooth. It has a nice finish and is very fresh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (2915) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (1035) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Panzuriel (1513) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (562) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DialSquare (3581) - 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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