Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout - Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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BA SCORE
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707 Ratings
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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.69%
Wants: 24
Gots: 134 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012)
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Photo of JDW4195
3.96/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Good stout. Not as thick as BCBS, more along the lines of a true stout with an after taste of bourbon. Feels like a heavy lager. Decent taste, worth a try

Photo of rden4654
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Flight317
3.13/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Avool1960
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thisXwar
3.65/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Young_John
1.93/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Looks oily, almost no head and no retention. Aroma is downright displeasing, and for those reasons, this might just be best served in the bottle. Taste is a step above appearance and smell and surprisingly palatable compared to all its other characteristics. Oddly, I'm reminded more of a pilsner than a stout. Not getting any of the usual stout characteristics from this one except its color. Mouth feel is thin with carbonation that I'd describe as fizzy, almost foamy. Goes down fast but then leaves a coating that you can never quite swallow. Glad I opted to try just one instead of buying the whole four pack. Poured it down my throat instead of the sink, so it wasn't a loss, and not even displeasing, but not great. Basically, it's one of the the last stouts I'd buy again. Given the choice of drinking this versus other styles of beer (being primarily a stout drinker), if there were no other stouts available, I would drink it again.

Photo of valkyrx
2.8/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Smooth taste, STRONG finish. Not a revisit

Photo of JohnPolino
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good beer. Not great. can't really find the coffee, but the alcohol is well hidden making this a very smooth beer. I wouldn't seek it out, but wouldn't turn it down if someone handed me one.

Photo of themind
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer is brewed with coffee and barreled with coffee which is kinda cool since I love coffee. The stout backbone is decent, mouth feel is decent and taste is decent. If your looking for a BB stout, for the price and availability, this beer delivers.

Bottom Line: Decent brew

Photo of DIPA10
1.08/5  rDev -69.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Terrible beer. To be clear- I seek out bourbon barrel aged stouts, and like coffee stouts - this is the worst example of either that I've ever had. Pours thin, faint coffee aroma, no apparent bourbon presence at all. I poured the last half of the bottle down the drain...Only the second time that I've done that in my long beer drinking life. Terrible, what a disappointment.

Photo of morningthief
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eddiehop
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sdiamond808
4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2-star
2.73/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

i was not very impressed by this at all.

Photo of LennyBound
3.08/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kdivers
3.3/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dbattey
3.44/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of goast8127
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Gajo74
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of PublicMuffin
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Rideguy64
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of chrisdopeee
3.76/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of CUbeerfan
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of James47
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.