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

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BA SCORE
74
okay

89 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 89
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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Nolen12

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -5.1%

06-12-2013 23:47:24 | More by Nolen12
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Polarslag

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

06-03-2013 02:01:51 | More by Polarslag
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bernardo06

Michigan

4/5  rDev +26.6%

05-31-2013 01:31:33 | More by bernardo06
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bluejacket74

Ohio

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 23:08:23 | More by bluejacket74
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

04-10-2013 21:16:16 | More by Arsenal0328
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Smextongo

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

03-29-2013 01:20:32 | More by Smextongo
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lostinfla

Florida

2/5  rDev -36.7%

03-16-2013 00:32:34 | More by lostinfla
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MonkeyStain

Florida

1/5  rDev -68.4%

02-19-2013 02:07:44 | More by MonkeyStain
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -5.1%

02-09-2013 04:54:27 | More by RedneckBeerz
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3/5  rDev -5.1%

12-04-2012 00:52:43 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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bmoney

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-22-2012 01:39:05 | More by bmoney
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

11-13-2012 21:01:41 | More by RBorsato
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jharris0624

Missouri

2/5  rDev -36.7%

11-13-2012 07:22:45 | More by jharris0624
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bzach

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -13%

10-16-2012 07:31:07 | More by bzach
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JJFordick

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

10-10-2012 04:07:44 | More by JJFordick
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THECPJ

Delaware

3/5  rDev -5.1%

10-04-2012 18:22:15 | More by THECPJ
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W0rter

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

09-01-2012 03:36:56 | More by W0rter
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 00:56:40 | More by RblWthACoz
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kuestegg


3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-18-2012 15:19:35 | More by kuestegg
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harpus

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

08-16-2012 17:14:17 | More by harpus
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +26.6%

08-03-2012 04:19:41 | More by Dapperticus
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2012 21:25:57 | More by Stinkypuss
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NEDmiller

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -5.1%

04-18-2012 01:01:11 | More by NEDmiller
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donunrue

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-20-2012 05:37:11 | More by donunrue
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.2/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a pale light golden color with a bright fizzy white head, dwindles quickly leaving minimal lace. This beer shows promise of being more than a standard light beer because it's labeled a Kolsch. Aroma some semi sweet malt notes nice fruitiness, herbal grassiness with a hint of yeast character. Flavor has a clean blank canvas of pale malt with light fruitiness and hints of metallic mineral notes. Mild earthiness, light herbal quality very light beer. Light biscuit malts finishes clean with a bit of carbonated water like texture. Light body with a strong level of carbonation flowing finishes pretty clean. Easy effortless drinking experience there's not much to analyze definitely a beer that would do well with the crossover or the BMC drinker.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 21:02:54 | More by WVbeergeek
Kentucky Light from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
74 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.