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

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BA SCORE
76
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264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.97%
Wants: 2
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.34% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Master Brewers describe Kentucky Ale as a marriage between two classic beer styles, Irish Red Ale and English Pale Ale. Light amber in color, Kentucky Ale owes its unique body and character to select imported malts and a pinch of wheat malt for a rich, smooth taste. The unique body and character of Kentucky Ale is heavily influenced by the water, drawn from aquifers in the limestone rock underlying the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 08-19-2001)
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-24-2014 23:11:03 | More by HeyMarkRoss
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PubMariner

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Amber leaning towards red
Aroma – Light aroma that’s malty sweet with some toasty character.
Taste – Fresh, malty, toasty – very similar to an Irish red ale but lighter. Next to no bitterness
Finish – Clean with a slight malty aftertaste. Still no bitterness in the end.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:40:38 | More by PubMariner
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California

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-21-2014 17:02:17 | More by Wedcat
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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-19-2014 01:11:44 | More by target88
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-07-2014 05:25:02 | More by Bpc24
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-05-2014 11:26:09 | More by MarkQ617
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-03-2014 03:58:21 | More by BierStein711
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-28-2014 21:55:44 | More by EGreen
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

06-28-2014 10:36:26 | More by deac65
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Alabama

2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

06-28-2014 10:30:47 | More by Vestlake
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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-20-2014 18:30:29 | More by warpig372
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.66/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I poured this average looking labeled beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a orangey amber looking concoction tat looked a little on the cloudy side. The head was tan and decent. The beer smelled pretty good like sweet rolls. However the taste was ciderish, much like the crap I made with the Mr. Beer kit. I will not buy again,yuk!

Serving type: bottle

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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

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Maryland

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Kentucky

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3.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Apperance - A warm amber color that is very nice

Smell- Next to no smell, actually leaves you wondering what the flavor will be

Taste - A fresh taste, that is pretty refreshing

Mouthfeel - Decent carbonation

Overall - A pretty decent early summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-28-2014 00:01:30 | More by billgulch
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Texas

3/5  rDev -9.1%

04-27-2014 22:06:38 | More by kjkinsey
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Kentucky Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
76 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.