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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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JRod6242

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-02-2013 02:14:41 | More by JRod6242
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.61/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a dark golden color with a off white head. The head was gone pretty fast. The smell and taste was hoppy big time. I would not buy it again. It just was dead tasting and I did not like the taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 21:31:28 | More by Minkybut
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ChrisCutler

California

3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-01-2013 02:28:55 | More by ChrisCutler
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.5%

06-30-2013 14:04:07 | More by IPAchris
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KevieJames

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

06-29-2013 21:05:48 | More by KevieJames
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JackRB

Ohio

3/5  rDev -8.5%

06-24-2013 02:13:02 | More by JackRB
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GFish

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.5%

06-22-2013 22:05:57 | More by GFish
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into a Lagunitas wide mouth glass. No apparent bottling date.

Pours a dark copper color with an inch and a half thick lingering white head. Mild bready malts on the nose, but nothing too strong. Taste has a malty backbone with a tad of sweetness and hops on the backend. Not much bitterness to this one at all. It's pretty standard, but refreshing. It's got a nice feel to it, easy drinking for a summer day. Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall this is a very typical beer. Enjoyable for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 23:18:40 | More by Axnjxn
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-22-2013 23:27:24 | More by buckyp
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Rdc67

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

05-22-2013 19:19:45 | More by Rdc67
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campfirebrew

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-04-2013 16:41:50 | More by campfirebrew
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-10-2013 02:40:09 | More by rorjets
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Tschnab

New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%

01-31-2013 18:15:22 | More by Tschnab
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-03-2013 19:39:05 | More by harpus
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HerdNo1

West Virginia

3.03/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

How many ways can you say "average?"

A: Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. A two finger head receded fairly quickly and left a ring of light lacing.

S: A bit of hops. A bit of biscuit malt. Just a bit. Kind of average.

T: Some malt sweetness, some bready flavor, some hops. Not much of any. Not flavorless either.

M: Clean mouthfeel with a dryish finish.

O: Pretty much everything I can say about this beer revolves around "average." It certainly beats a macrobrew but there is nothing particularly notable about it. Neither the hops nor the malt stand out nor is it like a good English Pale Ale which has both a strong malt and a strong hops profile. This would be a decent introductory beer for someone who is used to the macro products or a decent lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 04:09:16 | More by HerdNo1
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csustar001

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-06-2012 23:37:50 | More by csustar001
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Musineer

Texas

4/5  rDev +22%

11-09-2012 03:22:57 | More by Musineer
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Saryon


3/5  rDev -8.5%

11-02-2012 12:36:48 | More by Saryon
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kuhndog

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-30-2012 02:08:53 | More by kuhndog
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

10-23-2012 21:01:56 | More by sendbeer
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Luigi

North Carolina

2.58/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours our a clear golden color with a two finger head that quickly goes down to a thin lace around the glass.

The aroma is clean with a hint of biscuit like malt, with a mild hop presence.

A sweet malt hit the palate first and lingers for a bit. Very clean but no real hop presence at all.

Light crisp body and goes down easy.

I remember trying this ale years ago and I could have sworn there was a bigger hop flavor. Then again it could have been the IPA. Either way this Pale Ale was a disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2012 05:52:56 | More by Luigi
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -8.5%

10-07-2012 16:33:12 | More by BigTrubble
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

10-02-2012 23:23:06 | More by jaswilson2
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GMan

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

07-02-2012 22:58:56 | More by GMan
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BeerdNick


4/5  rDev +22%

06-25-2012 03:47:49 | More by BeerdNick
Blowing Rock High Country Ale from Blowing Rock Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.