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

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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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12-24-2012 00:39:22 | More by PaulD
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

12-04-2012 00:51:13 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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4.75/5  rDev +43.9%

12-02-2012 18:27:13 | More by mwar
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

11-27-2012 06:29:38 | More by WDJersey
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

11-24-2012 04:34:42 | More by ryanpj
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11-20-2012 20:56:28 | More by ericdailey
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-19-2012 00:01:58 | More by RBorsato
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metter98

New York

3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is relatively clear yellowish amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high dense off white head that died down a bit and consistently left a thin head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of caramel and toasted malts in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, but the flavors are a little more pronounced and have initial hints of sweetness and notes of mineral water and hints of bitterness towards the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has a nice smooth mouthfeel, although the taste seems a little bland.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 23:48:39 | More by metter98
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, pours amber with a thin off-white head that leaves little lacing on the glass. Aromas are sweet and malty with toasted grain and caramel dominating the nose, slightly earthy. Tastes match the aroma with more malty sweetness, toasted grain, bready, prickly, earthy, modest piny hop bite on the end. Feel is thin-medium and creamy. Overall, not too bad. I get the Irish Red, I get the EPA, but nothing ground shaking here. Well put together for what it is though. Not sure that I'd buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

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Missouri

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11-13-2012 07:22:33 | More by jharris0624
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New York

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11-10-2012 14:21:07 | More by AmitC
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Wisconsin

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10-08-2012 19:39:32 | More by richkrull
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Ohio

2/5  rDev -39.4%

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Virginia

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Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I might like this beer more if it didn't remind me of Magic Hat #9 on so many levels. But prejudice aside, it's smooth. Flavor profile is consistent. It's smooth. Perhaps I have cracked the secret recipe of the #9. Anyways. This is an easy drinking beer. Interesting mix of styles.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 01:27:14 | More by RblWthACoz
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Kentucky Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
76 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.