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Local Species - Blue Mountain Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jgreenearrow on 06-21-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

VBWharfRat, Oct 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

lillitnn92, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

KJ2013, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

AWB3, Oct 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

atrocity, Oct 20, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -1.3%

Dougwillhike, Oct 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

zestar, Oct 15, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -6.6%

DeadWalkerAir, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Twal, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Quafftastic, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Treyliff
3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Dobra Zupas, Beckley

A- pours a clear golden orange color with a small creamy white head, good retention and lots of lace left behind

S- lots of citrus on the nose with some Belgian yeast, not really picking up any barrel

T- citrusy hop follows the nose with some earthy banana Belgian yeast, maybe picking up a trace of oak and vanilla but not really getting any bourbon

M- medium body and carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel with a slight bite, finishing slightly crisp and foamy

O- nice citrusy notes made it very drinkable, but any bourbon barrel notes are hard to find

Treyliff, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of fourstringer
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

Poured from a corked & caged 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Cork reads, "Best by June 2015".

A: 4.25 Cloudy, honey-colored body with 1.5 fingers of nice, dense, off-white head. Good retention. Moderate lacing.

S: 3.75 Noble-type, grassy hops with lighter citrus notes. Touches of musty yeast. Bready malt. Hint of indistinct spice. Faint wood, oak.

T: 3.5 Dry, woody, earthy notes open with some hop-fueled bitterness. A brief swell of bourbon-type sweetness and malt. Returns to a medium hop bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Minimal alcohol presence.

M: 4.25 Moderate carbonation with a medium body. Nice creamy texture.

O: 3.75 The hops and barrel-aged notes are there, but lack some cohesion. Feels like there is something missing in the middle to fill out the flavor profile.

Prost!

fourstringer, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of Samp01
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy amber with a small white head. Aroma and taste is of biscuit malt, Belgian yeast, fruity with some mild citrus hops. A medium body with nice smooth texture and mild carbonation. Finish is a combination of biscuit malt and Belgian yeast, a bit of caramel and toffee notes, fruity with some mild citrus hops for balance. Overall a well balanced tasty and enjoyable brew.

Samp01, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

khargro2, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Iamjeff6, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

embass, Sep 19, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%

Dur921, Sep 18, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%

sacree99, Sep 16, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

Meacree09, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

Maggy, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

jmart1175, Sep 08, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -25.7%

large shared bottle.
Hazy reddish-amber with a good head.
Smells like a sour. The taste follow to some extent. Odd, barrel-aged wild ale. Neither especially challenging nor appealing.

chinchill, Sep 07, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +8.2%

ryfree, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

IdrinkGas, Sep 03, 2014
Local Species from Blue Mountain Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.