Blue Mountain Classic Lager | Blue Mountain Brewery

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Blue Mountain Classic LagerBlue Mountain Classic Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery
Virginia, United States
bluemountainbrewery.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 11-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
137
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of slhuggy
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SFC21
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a flight of 10 at the brewery. Pours a light straw color, with a thin off-white head. Initial impression is mild straw hops over biscuity malt - well balanced but not particularly flavorful. Mouthfeel is smooth and slightly heavier than I would have expected for a lager. Finish is quite smooth. Not bad, but not exciting either.

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Photo of Kubishark
3.22/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had on tap at the Blue Mountain Barrelhouse. Golden, amber, if not a bit orange colored. Smells very light and like cereal grains. Tastes unassuming but pleasant. Feels medium bodied, not heavy but not as light as the average AAL of course. Overall it's a good beer that has its place.

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Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Riff
4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just a nice solid lager. It has everything you'd want in a lager, easy to drink, pleasant taste, nice mouth feel. I've had it both bottled and from the tap. Balanced flavor, never overpowering, and goes well with most meals. Certainly a nice beer to drink while grilling dinner or sitting around a fire pit. Remains a regular in my cabinet.

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Photo of OldSwampy
4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is called a "classic lager" on the label and that's exactly what it is. No frills, just pure clean fresh lager taste. Those looking for unusual additions or spoiled by novelty might overlook this beer, or rate it lower, but it is true to style and delivers what it promises. Golden color with white or slightly off-white head, moderately good size though not too durable. Clean hops over malt nose, could be bigger, but balanced. Taste is straightforward malt with hops obvious but never out of place. Clean mouthfeel.

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Photo of 88caprice
3.42/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A clear golden yellow. Little to no head, but some lacing. Active bubbles.
Smells faintly grassy.
Tastes grassy and sharp. Mildly stringent and bitter, but not a hop bitterness. Mellows some to a biscuity, yeasty finish.
Light in body. Tingly.

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Photo of VirginiaBeerMan
2.9/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Another standard, nondescript lager that doesn't stand out for any particular reason. It's not bad, it's just not noteworthy.

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Photo of vabeerguy
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint nonic glass. Golden color. Crisp, clean, very drinkable beer. Not very hoppy. Blue Mountain Brewery brews a number of great beers including this lager. There are many great lagers on the market, this may not be the very best but it is certainly one to keep on your to buy list.

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Photo of Kevinlikesbeer
3.35/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zp6167a
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdwardK77
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wph1955
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brocktune
3.82/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmac093
3.46/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hopley
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FriedSlug
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of uvachief
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft in a pilsner glass. Pours a golden amber with little head. Clean and clear. Traditional lager done right. Well balanced hops. Not bitter. Smooth. Easy drinking. Nice summer beer. Good effort.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beejay
3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pale yellow in color, with a slight bit of haze. Smaller white head on top, that dissipates rather quickly.

S: Malty and crisp. There is a very grassy or herbal smell to it.

T: Light malt, some grassy notes form the hops, and a good amount of carbonic bite.

M: Light and crispy. Tons of carbonation, with an almost acidic finish.

O: Overall pleasant, drinkable, and refreshing, but I think I would pass this one by for others in similar styles.

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Photo of JasonTaverner
3.31/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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