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Lights Out Holiday Ale - Blue Mountain Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2007)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

2dogbrew, Sunday at 01:36 AM
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3.88/5  rDev +7.5%

JamieDuncan, Nov 17, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep bronze color with lacy half finger off white head atop.The aromas are pretty lackluster with some faint green apple and brown sugar noticed.Obviously malt driven wich it should be for the style.Some malty fruity notes on the palate with some"cakiness",as it warm I pick some nuttiness even more so in the finish.The first of many holiday beers I am sure of this season,not bad but it lacks a little.

oberon, Nov 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

IndyDad, Nov 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

atrocity, Oct 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

JasonTaverner, Oct 17, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -14.1%

ygtbsm94, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

DrBier, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

wrightst, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

sebaastionb, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Cook82, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Laulau, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Kegatron, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

jaymo18, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

ShepardCommander, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

avisong, Jan 22, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear deep copper amber mahogany with a spotty-lacing ring of off-white head. Has a lightly sweet toasted nutty dark caramel malty nose with some English hoppiness. Starts with pretty good fullness and sweet toasted caramel maltiness with a touch of dark fruits before a drier bittersweet finish. Well-balanced and quite drinkable.

jbaker67, Dec 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

blbarnett3, Dec 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

illeagle05, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

seanchai, Nov 29, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured into an over sized wine glass.

Rather dark in color. Almost mahogany, with ruby highlights. Held up to the light it had a darkly vinous look to it. 1 1/2 finger light tan head Bubbles of carbonation initially resting at the base of the glass.

Sweet toasted maltin the aroma. Some tart or spicy aspects as well. Together they give the faintest impression of coffee. Slightly grapey.

Taste is light sweet malt upfront, then sour which gives another vinous impression. The bitter finish is borderline for me, just a bit over the top.

Decent prickle of carbonation, especially early on. Medium full in body. Lightly sticky and a bit drying. Nicely warming.

A decent brew. The appearance certainly fits the holiday theme. The bitterness was a bit beyond my range, somewhat overbalanced. The sour aspect was fine, but I think I would have enjoyed st sweeter to compensate for the bitterness.

obywan59, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

hornsup, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

StoutSeth, Sep 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

bmjivi221, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

zdeck37, May 29, 2013
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Lights Out Holiday Ale from Blue Mountain Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.