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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,792 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,792
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 17.98%
Wants: 78
Gots: 201 | FT: 3
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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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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bkeller04

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

11-18-2013 03:26:59 | More by largadeer
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gspeicher

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

06-24-2014 23:55:35 | More by gspeicher
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DaKur

Rhode Island

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

01-18-2013 03:21:41 | More by DaKur
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cosmonick

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

05-25-2013 00:15:32 | More by cosmonick
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pisano

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

10-07-2013 19:52:53 | More by pisano
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aubzachsyd

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

05-10-2014 23:55:44 | More by aubzachsyd
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Grant35

California

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

04-05-2013 05:23:28 | More by Grant35
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jk3

New York

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

10-18-2012 01:49:29 | More by jk3
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Durb777

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

05-13-2013 19:45:41 | More by Durb777
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damngoode

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

02-17-2013 05:13:54 | More by damngoode
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SWMeyer4141

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance-Light copper with a 1/2 finger off white head that immediate dissapears.

Smell-Definitely get Bourbon..lots of booze, sweet malts, vanilla. Kind of what I was expecting.

Taste-First taste wasn't so bad, Lots of bourbon and vanilla. Then it kind of just went downhill. Just tastes watery, almost like a Bourbon and Coke thats been sitting out for a while and all the ice has melted. Not very good.

Mouthfeel-Boozy. Very light in the body and a medium amount of carbonation.

Overall-I like Bourbon, but I don't really get this beer. The aroma was nice, but it was just watered down whiskey with carbonation. I'm going to give my other bottle to someone else, I just can't appreciate this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2011 06:54:16 | More by SWMeyer4141
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Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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jimmah120

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

growler served in a brandy snifter

brownish ale color, with a small filmy brown cap. smell is warm with alcohol, also charred brown sugar and bourbon. flat feel to the beer, like a thinned-out aunt jemima. taste is mostly generic bourbon and oak, alcohol is evident. no hops to speak of, ends up disappointing in most aspects.

all-around poor beer

Serving type: growler

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Michigan

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,792 ratings.