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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Blowing Rock IPA pours a copper color through the incorporation of 2- Row and other specialty malts. Balanced hop additions provide evident but not overwhelming hop bitterness, while the finishing and dry hops offer an elegant hop complexity. Citrus and floral notes are balanced with a slight hint of caramel maltiness. This beer is full-bodied and flavorful, yet thoughtfully integrated.

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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
racecarr98 (42) - Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Now this is what an IPA should be about. A bold and biter taste that takes a hold of you and demands your attention. The hops come out in full flavor and I love it. I would definitely recommend this beer.


2.7
ManVsBeer (10470) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2017
Can from Harris Teeter, Hampstead, North Carolina. Dark amber with an extremely thin head. Hoppy with a notable strength, a hint of fruit too.

3
scotchzombie (591) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2017
Poured from a can dark Amber with a soapy white head of size. Aroma is caramel malt and a bit sweet. Maybe a whiff of citrus. Taste kind of follows initially, then it drops off and goes quiet before building to a faint bitterness. Malty on the palate. Not much citrus. Bitter aftertaste. Average. Too sweet upfront. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
Travlr (24841) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Can. Clear amber color, white head. Aroma of fruity caramel. Taste is sweet and fruity.

2.6
BeerdedDave (1707) - Beckley, USA - AUG 11, 2016
amber color; fruity hop and bready malt aroma; sweet caramel flavor (not what I am looking for in an IPA) with floral hop notes

1.6
cheap (5861) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2016
Thicker viscous attractive appearance. Nice head. Mild sweet candy perfume aroma. Taste is big giant dull club on the tongue. So medicinal and mouth coating, almost like aged green grapefruit rinds mixed with handsoap. Nasty rude and so terribly on style. Ignore the numbers. I would say this is too far into the imperial IPA style, heheh. No lager lover in his right mind would get anywhere near this stuff. This certainly much more than the 6% listed here.

3.5
Iphonephan (6989) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2016
From a 12 oz can. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Herbal nose. Grassy flavors. Bitter finish.

2.8
firemarshal (206) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Draught. Clear amber. Bready, malty, brown sugar aroma. Flavor is malty up front sweet flavor with some peppery hop flavor at the finish. Smooth drinker. Can't wait to see what else this brewery produces in the future. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
ecu4ever (5) - - DEC 29, 2015 does not count
Poured from a can. Nice pour with a decent head. Sniff test left a little to be desired. Not quit as hoppy as I like, but not a bad beer by any means.

3.2
weihenweizen (3831) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2015
12 oz. aluminum can poured into a cup thanks to Brewpublik. Hazy light orange with medium off-white head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, medium carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is herbal hops and bitter finish.

3.5
beerme31 (685) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Can. Pours clear copper thin off-white lacing. Floral and pine hop aroma. Light sweet taste. Light body, texture on the thin side, mouthfeel fills out with the hop burst. Decent IPA overall if not a little thin.


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