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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,771 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,771
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 17.98%
Wants: 71
Gots: 196 | 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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skyout

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Clear amber color with very little head.

Smell - Strong smell of bourbon and caramel. Excellent notes that aren't found in too many other beers of the same style.

Mouthfeel - Extremely smooth feel however not overly bubble. It leaves one wishing for a little more carbonation.

Taste - This is one of the most important and unfortunately one of its weakest characteristics. The taste does not linger and leaves one desiring a little more. However there are very nice hints of the bourbon at the end.

Overall, I gave this beer a 3.00 because while the appearance and smell are fantastic, however the mouthfeel and short finish leave both ale and bourbon lovers wanting more.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 23:29:07 | More by skyout
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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Texas

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Texas

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,771 ratings.