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Conntucky Lightnin' Bourbon Ale - Two Roads Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

109 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 16.39%
Wants: 13
Gots: 22 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

pjs234, Oct 19, 2013
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JTomczak, Oct 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3/5  rDev -18%

audioserf, Sep 17, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance: 1.5 inch head, high carbonation, clear, golden-brown in color

Smell: Citrus hops and light oak--very inviting

Taste: sweet corn to start, the oak comes in the middle and is dry to the end, citrus hops are also fairly present.

Mouthfeel: medium body, high carbonation, sweetish start follow by bitterness which dominates and mixes with some oak.

Overall: I usually love Two Roads brews, but to me this was a bit lacking after the wonderful smell. The bitterness was a bit overpowering at times. There was not any sweetness or vanilla that I generally associate with beers of the style. It tasted like a malt liquor with more oaking, not bad, but just not up to the same quality I associate with Two Roads.

tigg924, Sep 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

campfirebrew, Sep 09, 2013
Conntucky Lightnin' Bourbon Ale from Two Roads Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.