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Blowing Rock High Country Ale - Blowing Rock Brewing Co.

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Blowing Rock High Country AleBlowing Rock High Country Ale

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BA SCORE
76
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91 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blowing Rock Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cvstrickland on 08-17-2008)
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jxb345

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-17-2013 02:18:24 | More by jxb345
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

07-11-2014 23:57:15 | More by Jmbbabson
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burnzgtm

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +37.2%

07-11-2014 18:03:43 | More by burnzgtm
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

07-05-2014 18:37:21 | More by mikeincharleston
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-19-2014 04:56:46 | More by Boston_Steve
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, slightly pale copper-gold coloring with a thin, sparse, white head. Nose of biscuit, caramel, and not much else. Flavors are toasted forward, with a heavy caramel and butter character. Roasted tail-end, on a smooth, light body. Caramel sweet aftertaste, with a smooth, light finish.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 02:48:29 | More by GarthDanielson
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EinFesteBurg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

05-17-2014 00:17:40 | More by EinFesteBurg
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-04-2014 00:17:02 | More by Mantooth
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jak

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-10-2014 21:23:49 | More by jak
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-02-2014 18:39:28 | More by drbenderdo
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BeerDocT

Georgia

3.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer gave me one of those, "I have been defrauded" experiences. I bought the beer thinking it was brewed in Boone, NC. Only after I got the six pack home did I notice that the beer was ACTUALLY BREWED IN WILKES-BARRE, PA. Yeah, the place where those corrupt judges illegally sent all those poor kids to jail. Perturbed, I have tried to be as neutral in this review as possible. However, I hope that if you are reading this and thinking of purchasing the beer, remember IT IS NOT BREWED IN BOONE, NC.

Appearance 3.25: With one hiss of the screw-top, this beer poured out an attractive copper gold. Nice 1/4" head shrunk down to a 1/8" head that stuck around the entire session.

Smell 3.75: Very nice bouquet. Noble hops mingle with barley and slightly spicy hints.

Taste 3.25: Front is dry and focused on a slight barley taste. Middle is also dry, but does have some slight sweetness. This fades into the finish, which is where a very light noble hop character comes in along with more of a light barley taste and barely discernible treacley sweetness. Finish is short and is focused on a light and grassy barley/cereal grains flavor.

Mouthfeel 3.25: Mouthfeel was well matched to the beer and certainly did not affect my enjoyment of it.

Overall 3.25: A little better than OK ale. This is a pleasant beer and certainly a standard example of an "APA." It is light, refreshing and would be great with a meal, especially something hot and greasy like Buffalo wings. I would not buy this one again, but would not hesitate to order it with a meal if I saw it on a menu, either in Wilkes-Barre or in Boone.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 06:17:32 | More by BeerDocT
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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +22%

12-06-2013 20:11:49 | More by Falcone
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -8.5%

09-15-2013 07:11:27 | More by bernat1971
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -8.5%

09-10-2013 12:45:25 | More by RedneckBeerz
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-16-2013 03:26:16 | More by rcatalano
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rapayn01

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-16-2013 02:20:04 | More by rapayn01
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-07-2013 18:14:40 | More by icehawk
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MatthewD4

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-21-2013 04:04:15 | More by MatthewD4
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Amalak

New York

3.06/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A. A light caramel color, hazy, but semi-see-through. It has a white bubbly head, fairly small, without much lacing. A good amount of bubbles coming up.

S. It has a sweet malty scent to it.

T/M. It is very sweet. A lemon taste. It is malty and carbonated. Fairly light bodied. It is kind of tart. Some watermelon flavor in there.

O. It's a solid beer, in that it's easy to drink and has some flavors. I had a nice, cold, crisp one and found it to be refreshing, if unremarkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 18:44:08 | More by Amalak
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-20-2013 00:57:26 | More by Artjsantos
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-15-2013 21:58:13 | More by TeachChefs
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-08-2013 17:39:16 | More by TheMrFarnham
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carterbt

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-08-2013 04:02:52 | More by carterbt
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +44.8%

07-06-2013 22:45:58 | More by KerryCummins1977
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jheezee

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

07-02-2013 04:27:09 | More by jheezee
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Blowing Rock High Country Ale from Blowing Rock Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.