Kentucky Light - Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
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Reviews by sulldaddy:
4/5 rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A bottle from kmpitz2.
I am drinking a cold bottle poured into a pint glass.
The beer pours a light clear gold color with minimal bleached white head foaming up and fading quickly to a thin edge layer.
The aroma is light with a hint of caramel and some grainy malt. Mixes with spicy or herbal hops . Overall the aroma is fairly mild.
The first sip reveals a lite body with fine and mild carbonation that barely tickles my palate on the swallow.
The flavor starts with a bit of sugary sweetness and some grainy malt, a hit of the spicy hops in the middle and finally finishes with some white grape and a bit of herbal hops. The beer is VERY easy to drink and fairly crisp.
Quite a nice beer and pretty good example of a underrepresented style.
DOnt be thrown by the label or name not a lite beer but a good kolsch!
Serving type: bottle
12-18-2005 04:30:59 | More by sulldaddy
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3.68/5 rDev +16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
It definitely looks the part, though very slightly on the darker side for a style that's traditionally very pale. It's a deep shining white gold color with fantastic clarity. The head is pure white, fluffy and thick though small. Retention is just above-par, and lacing is slightly more than moderate.
The smell has some not-quite-toasty grains with light fruit notes, a bit of citrus, and a zesty tartness. It is dry, even to the point of chalky, as the leafy vinous character makes me think Kolsch is in fact the correct designation.
The flavor doesn't bring it quite as well, grains more substantial and the light, almost effervescent dry note almost lost. Malts are still dry, pretty crackery, with some toast as well. Leaf does add a touch of bitterness. The taste just seems to have lost some of the finesse and depth the aroma had.
It's crisp all the way through, and strongly at that, but it's creamier than I would think. It has a feel that the ample carbonation leads toward fluffy, the bite just keeping it shy of being too filling in its light body.
Serving type: on-tap
02-14-2014 17:56:16 | More by Brenden
3.24/5 rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
One of the more interesting appearances, in that, the head appeared thick and creamy but was airy and light to feel. Nonetheless, it sat atop a darker golden color.
Very simple cereal malt scent with a little toast like aroma.
The taste is ultimately Kolschy, with strong cereal grain, toast and biscuity maltiness. For a light beer it's quite good with a nice smooth flavor but it ends as most light beers taste....with a strong metallic aftertaste. Otherwise it is easy to drink, thirst quenching and tasty.
Serving type: on-tap
07-12-2013 19:21:40 | More by KYGunner
Kentucky Light from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
74 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.