Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale - Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
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Reviews by crashdavisinoh:
4.22/5 rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A-Dark Amber...redish...no head
S-Sweetness, bourbon, malts, caramel
T-Bourbon...very smooth...love the way this tastes...the bourbon is the star but the supporting cast is not completely overshadowed. Sweet flavors...caramel, vanilla, hint of chocolate perhaps.
M-Low carbonation...feel the bourbon...smooth
D-I love this beer...it is one of my standard off the shelf favorites (if not favorite)...they ABV will catch up to you but I have no problem drinking mulitples.
Serving type: on-tap
04-19-2011 20:10:55 | More by crashdavisinoh
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3.78/5 rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on March 9, 2014.
The pour is highly attractive with its medium amber, bronze color. The head builds up quickly but just as quickly fades. Great clarity.
I was expecting more booze on the nose. Certainly I get a great dose of caramel malts and sweetness but little in the way of bourbon. It seems like a sweeter pale ale.
The taste is a more promising with its sweet malty notes and vague bourbon notes. But nothing extraordinary. Just a generally sweet beer but don't think you're getting a good dose of bourbon or other liquor when you have it. Maybe it is meant to be subtle.
Serving type: bottle
03-09-2014 20:23:04 | More by puboflyons
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
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