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Kentucky Light - Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

91 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 20.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.32% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Kentucky Light is a light bodied easy drinker for a thirst quenching low calorie, low carb experience. The aroma is lively with a crisp, zesty finish. That’s because our specialized yeast, said to be the life force in beer, is the single greatest flavor contributor to this remarkably smooth and flavorful microbrew sure to be a Bluegrass favorite for years to come. Whether you’re strictly a light beer drinker or prefer a medium bodied microbrew, one taste of Kentucky Light will prove you can have a great tasting light beer full of flavor without all the calories.

(Beer added by: Brent on 09-18-2003)
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

mrfrancis, Jul 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

RCLOHR267, Jun 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Nolen12, Jun 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Polarslag, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

bernardo06, May 31, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
3.28/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle. Served in a Kentucky Light glass, the beer pours a mostly clear straw gold color with about a quarter inch white head that stayed around for a bit. There's a small amount of lacing. The brew smells like grainy/bready malt and some light grassy/herbal hops. Taste is just like the aroma, mostly grainy with a clean finish. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's nice and refreshing, and is well carbonated. It's easy to drink, it certainly wouldn't be a problem to drink a 6-pack of this. I think it's a nice lighter beer, it's worth a try.

bluejacket74, May 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Arsenal0328, Apr 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Smextongo, Mar 29, 2013
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2/5  rDev -36.7%

lostinfla, Mar 16, 2013
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1/5  rDev -68.4%

MonkeyStain, Feb 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

RedneckBeerz, Feb 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

JimmyFlatRock, Dec 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

bmoney, Nov 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

RBorsato, Nov 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -36.7%

jharris0624, Nov 13, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

bzach, Oct 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

JJFordick, Oct 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

THECPJ, Oct 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

W0rter, Sep 01, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Kolsch seems to be a difficult style for American brewers to pull off. This one is par for the course with more grass, grain, and hop influence than I have experienced in German kolschs. Thus is a decent beer, but as a kolsch, it doesn't really work for me.

RblWthACoz, Aug 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

kuestegg, Aug 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

harpus, Aug 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

Dapperticus, Aug 03, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Lexington Brewing : Kentucky Light

LOOK: Pale, straw yellow. Small bone white fizzy head. Some lace.

SMELL: Lager yeast, cereal grains, faint flowery hop.

TASTE/FEEL: Light lager all day, with cereal grains, malt sweetness, a flash of bitterness, and no real finish. Light bodied, highly carbonated.

OVERALL: Pretty mainstream lager, but would go just fine with a BBQ or sandwich as a cleansing rinse.

Stinkypuss, Apr 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

NEDmiller, Apr 18, 2012
Kentucky Light from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
74 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.