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Blue Mountain Classic Lager - Blue Mountain Brewery

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Blue Mountain Classic LagerBlue Mountain Classic Lager

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BA SCORE
81
good

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2007)
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4.13/5  rDev +17%

Transcribed from notes dtd Sa, 27 Dec 2013

This is a rare field CAN Review in support of The CANQuest! I was in Morgantown, WV for the day to do some BeerFly reviews and I came across this one in a cooler at one of the downtown bars. I inquired as to the possibility of take-away beers, but such a transaction is disallowed in the State of West, by God, Virginia and so I reverted to pen and paper.

From the CAN (which I retained for FFT Jeff Lebo): "Real Virginia Beer"; "Demand Fresh Beer: Check My Butt to Make Sure I'm Not Older Than I Look."; "22 IBUs"; "Drink the Good Stuff."; "Cold-Aged Lager Beer"; "The brew destined to be put in a [CAN]. Smooth, refreshing, all-malt, German hops. What does it taste like? It tastes like real beer. If you have a buddy or two who hasn't looked around lately and realized we're in the Golden Age of Craft Beer, toss one of these at them to get the ball rolling. It's just good beer, y'all."

I began by demonstrating the Crack! and inverted Glug, producing a finger of bone-white head with decent retention. Color was a gorgeous golden-yellow (SRM = 7) with button-brightness and I was shocked to see Croesus, Midas and Mammon appear, but it was just that golden. Usually, they CANfine themselves to my kitchen. Nose had a clean maltiness, not fouled by unwanted adjuncts, along with a light grassy hoppiness. Mouthfeel was soft and the interplay between the malt and hops was just what I am looking for in a lager. Nothing pretentious or over the top, just a nice, clean beer. Finish was semi-dry with the grassiness coming to the front. I was glad to have tried it, even in a field setting, and I would have it again if the situation called for a CANned lager.

woodychandler, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of delta490
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%

A-poured a clear medium gold with a thick creamy white head. Head has great retention, aided by a steady stream of carbonation, and leaves a small amount of lacing

S- a great lager aroma. Biscuit, earthy hops

T- not a overwhelming lager flavor. Seems subdued when compared to the aroma. A little malty bread notes and some more robust hops.

M-thinner, but not too much so. No noticeable

O-an above-average but not extraordinary lager. I'd go with their kolsch over this one.

delta490, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

dcbeers, Dec 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

GRG1313, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

beerrat, Nov 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Kevincredible, Nov 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

blbarnett3, Nov 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

StoutSeth, Sep 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

KevinGordon, Sep 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

DrunkinYogi, Sep 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

MorganH, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

seanchai, Aug 11, 2013
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3.3/5  rDev -6.5%

Picked this up at the grocery store, in a make your own 6 pack.

Served in a bottle so hard to judge appearance.

Smell was not that great maybe even a little skunky

This beer was like the tale of two beers, initially when I first took a drink it was overally bitter, and left a horrid after taste. However the subsequent tastes where very enjoyable, with good even flavoring, and little to no harsh after taste or bit as it was on the first taste.

Over all I like this beer, but will probably not have it again unless it is offered to me. It is nothing spectacular just a solid beer that is worth trying but now that I have had it probably wont purchase again.

hdf561, Aug 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

bmjivi221, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Rhettroactive, Jul 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

kylehay2004, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Boone757, Jul 10, 2013
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3.39/5  rDev -4%

Crystal clear and golden to tawny orange in color. A 1 1/2 finger off white head and light lacing.l Decent carbonation.

Rich sweet malt and herbal/grassy hops in the aroma. A bit of earthiness seems almost doughy.

Primarily sweet malt upfront with light grassy hops and faint bitterness. Light citrus lays on the tongue.

Medium bodied and crisp leaving a light syrupy coating.

An easy drinker and rather sessionable. A nice light offering suitable for the season.

obywan59, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

PaulsBrew, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Mattyb79, Jun 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

ZachKelly, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

ygtbsm94, Jun 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

Camjmorton, Jun 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Tacoboomerang, May 31, 2013
Blue Mountain Classic Lager from Blue Mountain Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.