RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
A style of Pale Ale, Black Mountain Bitter will be lightly hopped with traditional British hop varieties to balance the malt sweetness yet encourage it to tend toward the dry side.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a white head and gold color. Aroma is grain/light malt-slight caramel, secondary herbal. Taste is grian/light malt-bready, secondary herbal hops with some bite. Thanks decaturstevo for sharing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Collint (475) - Sylva, North Carolina, USA - MAR 9, 2009
Bottle, picked up from the local BP in Sylva. Pours a light hazy yellow beer with prety much no head. Aroma is spicy and lightly hopped. Flavor is earthy and grassy with a light hop finish. Body is thin to medium and the end is bitter and dry. Nothing tooo special but its decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Trade extra via emacgee. Light amber in color with a small lasting white head. Aroma of floral/slightly vegetal hops with some mild pale and caramel malt sweetness. Taste has some earthy, slightly metallic hops, and some light pale malt sweetness- get some light fruit and biscuity malt suggestions. Light bodied, finishes with a light slightly metallic hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2009
12 oz bottle purchased at Stones River Total Bev in Murfreesboro. Poured a clear golden copper color with a two finger, bubbly, white head. The aroma was grass and bread. The flavor was very British, with a good malt base, but not very much of a hop presence in the finish. More of an earthy finish. I thought this was good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
adavis234 (287) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a beautiful copper-gold with a thin, off-white head. Grassy hop signature with heavy hints of malt as well. Heavy malt flavor to go with a woody, hoppy finish. A well-balanced beer, both flavorful and light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BanjoDude (57) - Kingsport, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Pour a nice golden color with a small white head. A nice bitter aroma, very well balanced. Nice winter beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (4006) - - FEB 28, 2009
slightly hazy gold under a small frothy white head. skunk aroma. flavors of tea and honey. pleasantly english. light bodied and crisp palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2009
12 oz. bottle. This one pours out a clear gold producing a rather spare white head that settles quickly, leaving little lace - not a good beginning. Grain based aromas of straw and toast punctuated by some earthiness. Medium body, light carbonation, dry palate. A subdued but pleasant maltiness up front, softly bittered to produce a dry finish. Smooth, drinkable, sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours pale, gold, with a slight haze, small white head. Aroma is grainy, toasted malts. Flavor is a good bit thin. I would have expected a bit more malt. Very light beer, dry finish, hops are cetainly there, definitely more pils than bitter. This must be the beer for everybody else...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - FEB 25, 2009
Bottle etched 02/03/09 below the label. Poured a clear orange with a fizzy white head that settled quickly. Earthy, grassy aroma with a malt background. The flavor found hops and grain followed by a nice earthiness as it warmed some. Medium body, dry, grain aftertaste.

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