RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Blowing Rock Summer Ale is brewed in style of a Belgian White, or Witbier. Typical of the style, the product is fermented with a Belgian "wit" yeast strain. This hazy ale is characterized by a grain bill of pale malts and white wheat. The kettle hopping is signature Czech Saaz, and late kettleadditions of orange peel and coriander spice further accentuate this highlyenjoyable summer ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - JUN 25, 2013
A slightly opaque golden body with a fast fading head. Aroma had hints of mild citrus, mostly lemon. A nice hint of toasted malts and some mild spices. Flavor was similar although not much flavors from the spice. Some mild bitterness in the finish. Easy to drink.

jrob21 (3801) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2015
12 oz courtesy of the in laws again. A nice refreshing and light drink with some banana and a lemon finish.

jcnielsen (3416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Can. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Lemon detergent, plastic, wheat aromas. Phenolic, lemon, spicy, plasticy flavors.

rosenbergh (11793) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
12 oz can. (Food Lion) Boone, NC.
Clear golden colour with a tiny white head. Sweet hops, yeast, sugar and some sweet malt in the aroma. Strange. Sweet flavour is mild yeast, wort, mild yeasty bitterness and some malt. A bit messy brew.

weihenweizen (4098) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can, canned June 24, 2014, poured into a weizen glass. Slightly hazy with very small white head. Aroma is nice orange aroma, medium body, medium/light carbonation, and little small bubble lacing. Taste is orange and some coriander. Easy to drink, pretty good flavor, not a bad wit.

emacgee (4705) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Clean blonde pour with a soft feel to it and one finger of white head. Nose is fruity and eatery with some banana notes and a bready quality. Definitely estery in the flavor, banana big time. Little to no hop character to be found. Mostly round, banana, bready, with some hay.

Drjohnrock (841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Twelve ounce bottle from Beer Of The (Every Other) Month Club, tasted on June 28, 2013. Crisp sweet/spicy aroma, quite cloudy yellow/orange color, very small white head, heavier body than usual for this style, citrus/spicy flavor compromised by unpleasant bitterness and astringency. A shame the taste didn’t live up to the aroma’s promise.

NachlamSie (3568) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2013
12 oz. bottle from a monthly beer club. Pours a real cloudy yellowish, easily identifiable as a witbier by appearance alone. The aroma is very citrusy with definitely orange and hints at lemon. There’s a bit of woody hoppiness as well. The flavor is a bit stickier than I like from the style. It makes the sweet fruity notes seem like hard candy. There’s token grainy flavor and a semi-spiced finish.

Leafs93 (2343) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma is citrus, wheat, earthy and bread. Taste is sweet with a spicy bitterness. Light bodied. Much better then the APA by Blowing Rock.

Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Draft samplee at the 9th Annual Summertime Brews Festival, Greensboro, 7/13/13. Pours a hazy yellow color with a large frothy white head. Aroma of wheat, citrus and herbal hops. The taste is dry wheat, spice, caramel, citrus hops. Medium bodied. Very drinkable.

MattShizzle (618) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle - from Ale in the Mail. Light golden - very cloudy. Mostly clean aroma with a hint of cheese. Pretty bland wheat flavor with a bit of spice. Disappointing.

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