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

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,127 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,127
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 18.53%
Wants: 99
Gots: 356 | 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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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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db12, Aug 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Sendji, Aug 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

TheMrFarnham, Aug 11, 2013
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3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this beer about 3 years ago and couldn't remember what it was called so I looked it up. The beer itself was really good and has a nice strong flavor. The color was rich and smelled great. I am not much of a whiskey can but I really enjoyed the beer.

mikefuski17, Aug 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

WreckingBrew, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

JellyBean2245, Aug 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

addiwilliams, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Jackal, Aug 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

crbnfbr, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

gbohl, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

soxandbeer, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

fastrodney, Aug 08, 2013
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4.46/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

First had KBBA on tap at the wedding rehearsal dinner of my daughter and son-in-law three years ago. Only recently realized it's marketed in bottles as well. Pretty strong bourbony aroma and flavor with a kick from a higher alcohol content. Despite it's boldness KBBA goes down pretty smooth with no noticeable aftertaste. I've got a feeling you either really like this sort of thing or you really don't. Count me in!

RedlinerScott, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

fishmich, Aug 07, 2013
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2.48/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A - Pours a medium copper gold color with a one finger deep soapy, white head and medium carbonation.

A - Sweet toffee/caramel malt with bourbon and a hint of light vanilla.

T - Very one dimensional with lots of bourbon mixed in with sweet malt finishing with a sweet bourbon and light vanilla oak finish.

M - Thin medium body.

O - I'd pass on this one next time unfortunately.

jzeilinger, Aug 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

GTB, Aug 04, 2013
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,127 ratings.