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

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,133 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,133
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 18.53%
Wants: 98
Gots: 357 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  8.19% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Award winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon. Our Kentucky Ale is aged for up to 6 weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla and oak are imparted to this special ale as it rests in the charred barrels. Pleasantly smooth and robust, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale may also be served as an aperitif or after dinner drink.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 07-13-2004)
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

OHBridgeGuy, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

cannontm, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

4runnerdavid, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

griffey123, Jul 24, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance – Medium amber with a white head that fades to a ring.
Aroma – The aroma is soft and oaky with a definite note of bourbon. Vanilla and toffee show through.
Taste – First taste is toasty with some toffee and vanilla. The oak and bourbon influence come through strong in the middle and carry all the way through.
Finish – Toffee candy with a light bourbon taste. This beer is all bourbon and oak from start to finish.

PubMariner, Jul 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Atom_Bomb, Jul 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Whyt4243, Jul 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

Raduea84, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

curlybird, Jul 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Adamhutchison19, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

traymack1, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

charlzm, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

JHall636, Jul 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

silentfresn0, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

hoppy91, Jul 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

caseyrobertson, Jul 21, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber with absolutely no head. Aroma is nice and oaky, soft bourbon presence, vanilla, and a tease of some toffee. Aroma is nice but I wish it could have had a touch more depth to allow it to be great; nails the bourbon and barrel influence, lacks enough beer presence. Flavor is toasty and spiceyy with oak, vanilla, toffee, and a soft bourbon presence. A medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Overall, this far surpassed my expectations. I always saw this one on tap at the craft bars in Colorado but always passed on it. For whatever reason I assumed it was a dud. Now that I am living in Kentucky and found singles of it on the local shelves, figured I'd give it shot. Certainly glad I did, decent stuff.

denver10, Jul 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Jhoyt, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

pfhanlon, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Wedcat, Jul 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Titanium147, Jul 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -65.9%

nshorvath, Jul 18, 2014
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,133 ratings.