Long Winter's Nap | Blue Mountain Brewery

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66 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by CrellMoset on 01-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
13.99%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 66 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy gold with 2/3 inch head. Taste is honey, biscuit, alcohol, and light Belgian spice. Very good malty and sweet treat. Lots of layers of honey and malt. I would get this again.

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Photo of SadMachine
2.59/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Tons of off aromas and flavors. Maybe this was a bad bottle, not I felt like I was being generous with this rating!

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Photo of Jeffreysan
4.61/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

750 ml bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, clear, golden color with two fingers of white-colored head that slowly dissolved away into a lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very aromatic with nice aromas of bready, toasted malt, imparting notes of freshly toasted sourdough bread or freshly baked biscuits, followed by lots of honey, and spices of clove, cinnamon, and touches of floral, honey suckle and piney hops.

Taste: Wow! Absolutely delicious! Strong flavors of bready, toasted malt, up front, followed by lots of honey and caramel-like sweetness, spices such as black pepper, cardamom and clove, and just the faintest touch of floral, piney hops at the end. Brilliant beer!

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and very, very smooth, as there is not carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 10.0%, there is a nice alcohol warmth on the palate.

Overall: Wow! This is an excellent beer! Malty, slightly spicy, slightly sweet, and delicious! Highly recommended.

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Photo of RJMalott
4.27/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ghirsh
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RoyBurks
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Camjmorton
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.11/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Light toned golden color, crystal clear. OK head and really nice lacing. Aroma is malt forward. Slight alcohol burn, but lightens as you drink. An average beer but not below average.

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Photo of AndrewMichael
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Corked 750 mL served in a glass, smooth, I enjoy this style lager.

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Photo of drned
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This triple bock is a pleasing seasonal. Wrap around a warm blanket and sit by the fire with this sweet and sour winter offering. A couple of pints and you are ready for a long winters nap. Let it roll around and get a feel for some complexity. It's deceiving. Enough well balanced hops to keep it from sweet. I've had bottle and draft, and it's consistent.

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Photo of Noahtrumble
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First blonde triple bock lager I've had, not to bad. A bit lighter then I thought it would be

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Photo of JMUduke
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of JandJMD
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of EuphonicHops
3.45/5  rDev -10.6%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of bleedsblu
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JayQue
3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 oz corked and caged bottle into a pint glass. Beautiful light clear, copper color with a very minimal white head that faces quickly. Small scattered amounts of lacing on the glass.

Smell is sweet bready malt and some light fruit. Fairly mild aroma.

Taste is bready malt, some fruit (apple and pears) and a little spicing. The alcohol is somewhat noticeable but more of a warming effect rather than a "burn".

Mouthfeel is light, and smooth with a little alcohol presence felt.

Overall a pleasant slow sipper, worth having again.

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Photo of HuntDaddy540
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of atrocity
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of VeganUndead
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Long Winter's Nap from Blue Mountain Brewery
3.86 out of 5 based on 66 ratings.
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