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Conntucky Lightnin' Bourbon Ale - Two Roads Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

105 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 12
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Connecticut Yankees of Two Roads have CONNjured up this moonshine inspired bourbon-like ale. Using good ol' USA corn grits and aged in real bourbon barrels from a famous Kentucky distillery, this unique CONNcoction includes notes of whiskey, oak and vanilla. It should make your taste buds happier than a pig in "____"

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-08-2013)
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3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A - dark brown, transparent, only a bit of haze from the sediment as I finished the bottle. An easy pour wells up a huge white head, with good retention. Had to let it sit for a minute to finish the pour.

S - a mellow aroma, not typically strong. A simple sweet aroma, reminiscent of corn mash or even Apple-y

T - much more powerful than the aroma. Sweet first and foremost. Not sickly sweet, but mellow and relaxed sweet. Again reminiscent of corn or apples, all a prelude to a strong malty backbone that hides the ABV.

M&D&O - the mouthfeel is sticky and sweet, invitingly so. It's a tasty beer. The ABV is a bit sneaky, but it's a quaffable brew indeed.

sinstaineddemon, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Conntucky Lightnin' Bourbon Ale from Two Roads Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.