RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. It’s a hoppy American beer. It’s OK; I’d drink it if it was available but it’s nothing special


3
weihenweizen (3831) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2017
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Clear golden with medium white head. Aroma is pilsner malt, light body, lower carbonation, and small lacing.

3
ManVsBeer (10476) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle from Harris Teeter, Hampstead, North Carolina. Golden with a small head. It’s a stated pale ale with a palatable texture with a slightly strong taste.

3.1
Bacchus66 (391) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2017
From can. Hazy copper with a thin white head. Light pine straw, citrus nose, flavors of caramel malts balanced with bittering hops. Pretty standard, pretty solid pale ale.

2.4
SanfordBrewer (1576) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2017
Brilliant gold with thin white head. Medium full body with moderately high carbonation.

Aroma: resinous citrus hops, bready malt.

Taste: sharp bitter, watermelon/cherry notes, bready malt.

2.9
ChainGangGuy (4894) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2016
Appearance: Pours a nearly clear, light coppery body with a smallish, white head. Smell: Sweetish aroma with a smidgen of caramel and perceived fruitiness backed by some toastiness. Taste: Pale malts, toasted grains and a little lingering powdered sugar accent. Medium bitterness, with floral, lightly citrusy, earthy hops. Remains still a bit sweetish even on the finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-light carbonation. A bit on the thin side, bordering on watery. Overall: Fairly humdrum, though a few of the cans worked in a pinch snatched up at Publix to pre-game in the parking lot for the Pearl Jam show in Greenville, SC last weekend.

3.1
beerme31 (685) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Can. Pours clear golden, thin white lacing. Aroma of light fruit and mine, bread, and caramel. Fairly faint overall with no one aspect dominating. Medium sweet taste. Light body, thin texture, dry hopped well with a light medium dry bitter finish. Hints of the sweet malt are present as well. Nice session APA.

2.5
Gasfactory (4) - 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

3.2
tillmac62 (735) - 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.

3.4
SPDickerman (1239) - 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.

3.4
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.


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