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Kentucky Common - Local Option

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Kentucky CommonKentucky Common

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BA SCORE
88
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 8.14%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Local Option visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Kentucky Common is a modern interpretation of an ale style native to pre-prohibition Louisville. Historically the beer was dark in color, creamy, and tart as a result of the introduction of lactobacillus bacteria by sour mashing. Local Option Bierkwerker took up the task of brewing this once familiar style - electing to use specialty grains rather than a large percentage of corn - yielding an adventurous taste profile befitting both conventional and courageous palates.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 05-11-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

target88, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

spointon, Sep 29, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%

admonster00, Sep 07, 2014
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ZombiesAteMyDog, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ONovoMexicano, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

RichH55, Aug 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

KAF, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

seangibbs60, Jul 03, 2014
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KevinRailton, Jun 30, 2014
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NJBeer265, Jun 17, 2014
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beerguy23, Jun 14, 2014
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MNPikey, May 11, 2014
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jwat, Apr 21, 2014
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JulieB, Apr 20, 2014
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Jd2391, Mar 31, 2014
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Rollzroyce21, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

gillagorilla, Mar 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

Holland, Mar 12, 2014
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ToddBeans, Mar 07, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From on-tap, a hazy dark brown color with two fingers of creamy beige head. Nice lacing left behind.

Aroma of oak and bourbon along with tart lactic notes and roasted malts.

Tasted of tart black cherry, roasted malts, bourbon and oak and wine grapes.

Medium bodied and creamy with a moderate carbonation.

A very nice take on the American Wild Ale. So good.

Monkeyknife, Mar 01, 2014
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bilhelm, Feb 27, 2014
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birdsellam, Feb 13, 2014
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Kentucky Common from Local Option
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.