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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
A hybrid beer unlike any other. Belgian fermentation, American hops, Virginia foothills deep-well water and Kentucky bourbon barrels. Bizarrely delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HellesBunny666 (243) - Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Orange zest smell. Tastes like orange cake, slightly bitter and hoppy, but very smooth going down. Lemongrass, citrus, chamomile, mandarin oranges.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1194) - Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Pours clear orange with a small white head. Smells fruity, earthy, vanilla, and oak. Taste is sweet, oak, vanilla, and fruity. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and average mouth-carbonation, Blue Mountain Local Species finishes with a pleasant sweet fruitiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerandfishin (9) - Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2012 does not count
Dark amber in color with a nice white head. Lots of lace. Aroma of light pine and citrus(orange). Tastes a little hoppy at first but then changes to a light oak at the finish. Mouthfeel was medium with some creaminess and a light carbonation. If a Barleywine and a Belgian style ale mated, then the offspring was aged in an oak barrel, this beer would be the result....FANTASTIC!!! -- via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emeister84 (2174) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Aromas of orange peel and some lemon grass. Hazy orange with a mostly fading white head. Floral and fruity flavors, a definite Belgian yeast influence with somewhat spicy phenols, and a well balanced malt to hops profile. Medium bodied, very smooth, good carbonation, a little sticky, lingering fruity hops in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (6379) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle, caged & corked. Opens with a nice pop, then pours with a sizeable topping of whipped foam. The beer itself appears dark, but held up to the light has a bit of a golden hue. There’s a definite hint of whiskey in the aroma, just a whiff. As I drink it, the bourbon essence is extremely well integrated into the beer, barely there ... definitely an odd twist to barrel age a relatively light, lightly hopped beer. But it comes out gorgeously in the finish, exquisitely balanced, and rollicking with flavor, yet understated. (#4711, 7/28/2012)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewtopiaofPJ (37) - Miller Place, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2013
bourbon notes with fruity spicy sweet orange and caramel with nice carbonation some oak and bitter vanilla in there also. Very interesting beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle best by June 2014. Served in tulip. Pours deep amber with thick head that dissipates to a nice cap. Aromas of banana, spice, and yeast. Yeasty flavor with sweet malt and spicy notes. Barrel-aging hardly noticable. Medium body with refreshing carbonation. An overall refreshing Belgian pale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 3, 2013
This is a very nice Belgian style ale. Dry, crisp, light amber appearance, and slightly acidic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chucklemation (1446) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Cloudy brown color, like apple cider. Has a light hops taste with a hint of sweet citrus. Delicious and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (1378) - Beckley, USA - JUL 13, 2014
cloudy amber color; floral hop aroma with notes of bourbon and Belgian yeast; a fairly bitter beer with fruity Belgian yeast notes, citrusy hop notes, and hints of oak and bourbon; well balanced

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