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

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BA SCORE
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258 Ratings
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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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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BierStein711

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-28-2014 21:55:44 | More by EGreen
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deac65


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

06-09-2014 17:12:54 | More by Minkybut
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BogAl

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

06-06-2014 02:32:25 | More by BogAl
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-02-2014 01:10:18 | More by wrightst
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aasher

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

06-01-2014 05:03:17 | More by aasher
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 15:42:10 | More by Latarnik
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ThurstonHowell3

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-28-2014 12:50:55 | More by ThurstonHowell3
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jtw004

Maryland

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

05-27-2014 23:30:06 | More by jtw004
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Texasfan549

Texas

3/5  rDev -9.1%

05-17-2014 05:15:40 | More by Texasfan549
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-09-2014 01:29:04 | More by kilobees
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tangoafterdark

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2014 15:12:27 | More by tangoafterdark
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billgulch

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -9.1%

04-27-2014 22:06:38 | More by kjkinsey
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paulish

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

04-12-2014 02:54:58 | More by paulish
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CraftMe14

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-08-2014 02:18:17 | More by CraftMe14
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Retroman40

Kentucky

3.61/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours out a light amber with a fleeting head that gives way to decent enough lacing.

S - Carmel and malts with some hop background.

T - Good malt flavor with a nice balanced hop follow on.

M - Very good with a nice carbonation level and a good finish.

O - For the style advertised this is a nice choice. Maybe I'm biased living so close to the brewer but I think I'd like this if it came from 1000 miles away.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 22:12:11 | More by Retroman40
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 355 ml. bottle. Sampled on April 3, 2014.

This has a nice looking light to medium amber pour, more bronze, with a modest and short-lasting white head. Good clarity.

Roasted caramel malts are immediate on the nose along with a a slight but earthy hop presence. Not a vibrant hop presence but enough to pick up something.

Light to medium body. But a bit of astringency.

Like the nose, I get a good caramel malt character in the flavor which stands strong for a moment as the earthy, clean hop finish kicks in. I found it be drinkable and likable.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 22:01:36 | More by puboflyons
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Pegasus

Texas

3.04/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance: Hazy deep copper-colored body, with a small, somewhat coarse head, which persists fairly well. The lacing is thick and patchy, covering much of the glass wall. Carbonation is rather minimal.

Aroma: Mild toasted malt, some caramel, and restrained grassy hops comprise the aroma.

Taste: Opens with slight toasted malts and a fair portion of earthy English hops. As the taste progresses, there is a little caramel as well, although the hops dominate throughout. Finishes with a moderate burst of caramel and a lingering hop presence.

Mouth feel: Soft, fairly full, with modestly sharp carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Though described as "a marriage of English Pale Ale and Irish Red Ale", Kentucky Ale seems more restrained than either of these. Its not bad, merely unremarkable.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown glass long neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 22:26:23 | More by Pegasus
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cwd

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -9.1%

03-23-2014 20:43:22 | More by cwd
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Kentucky Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
76 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.