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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A hybrid beer unlike any other. Belgian fermentation, American hops, Virginia foothills deep-well water and Kentucky bourbon barrels. Bizarrely delicious.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2013
12.7oz bottle. Poured an amber color with a larger sized off white head. Aromas of fruitiness, candi sugar, caramel, and yeast. Tastes of the same fruitiness, lighter wood, and spices. If I had this blind, would not have guessed it was aged in bourbon barrels.


2.1
fischersfriend (37) - Statesville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2017
Aroma, hoppy and citrusy Appearance is copper with mostly white 1.5 finger head . Very carbonated and lots of lacing. Taste,starts very happy and goes downhill from there lemon vanilla light bourbon pretty bitter lots of carbonation. Does not finish well the barrel-aged aspect kicks in. Palate, crisp and dry. Overall, the label says it all experimental sort of Ale there’s a whole lot going on here none of which seems to be completed or finished if they had left it alone as a hoppy Style Beer and we probably be pretty good I don’t think the barrel aging does it well at all .Lemon, vanilla Oak ,bourbon and hops just don’t seem to go well together has a pretty funky finish and aftertaste

4.5
SPDickerman (1315) - 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.

3.6
MikeJslc (778) - Alabama, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Deep gold, clear, off-white head. Fruity, citrusy hops, pepper, strongly oaky. Well balanced, interesting beer.

3.5
DandyWolfFloyd (1212) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Aroma - Belgian yeast, spices, and some alcohol Appearance - the body is a hazy amber. The white head is 2+" and settles slowly. Great lacing. Taste - barley, spices (esp. coriander), Belgian yeast, and some slightly pungent hops. Palate - medium body, average carbonation, and a mix of light bitters and some light alcohol.

3.5
brownaler (707) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Strong bourbon flavor balance by Belgian malts and American hops. The aging in barrels of this beer seem to complement it well.

3.7
anthony850 (473) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2015
A smooth easy drinking beer with a hint of vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
r464 (2372) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Very full, deep copper in color. Strong, upfront with dried fruits and malt, Very full body, buttery.

3.9
nickd717 (4889) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Draft. Pours slightly hazy orange golden with nice lacing. The aroma has Belgian yeast, straw, oak, and bourbon. Nice flavor, quite dry with a slightly bitter finish. Very balanced. Medium bodied, a hint of booze and lively carbonation. Enjoyable.

3.6
SpringsLicker (3677) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Thanks to decaturstevo for the share. Rusty orange/brown pour with a generous white head. Fruity sweet aroma of malts and Belgian yeast. The flavor is balanced and fruity. Not too sweet or bitter. Some light spice. I never picked upon any barrel thing here. The flavor is not as complex as the aroma hints at,but not a bad beer.

3.7
decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Slightly hazed gold/amber pour with white head and lace. Aroma is bready malt and fruitiness. Flavor is bready maltiness, oakiness,and a slight sour. Medium body with good carbonation. Maybe a touch of earthy hop flavor but no aroma. A touch of hop bitter. Ok by me


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