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Lights Out Holiday Ale - Blue Mountain Brewery

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83
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73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 1
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: a nice light brown with plenty of ruby colored hues. a two finger white head with strong retention and leaving behind a strong lacing. good clarity and a strong brightness.

Smell: roasted malts. earthy hops. some sweet caramel malts. slight alcohol.

Taste: a mix of earthy hops along with some toasted grains. grain depth develops a bit into some roastiness and sweet caramel malts. light dry fruit character consists of mostly raisins to maybe some plums.

Mouthfeel: medium to full body. lots of earthiness. some light bitterness. fairly dry. some warmth to it.

Overall: fairly green as fair as old ales go, but I see some potential in this one. The smell doesn't represent the nice taste. and the flavors show some potential for some age. certainly something I plan on trying with some age on it.

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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.

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Lights Out Holiday Ale from Blue Mountain Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.