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

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel StoutKentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

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536 Ratings
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Ratings: 536
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 16
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012)
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Reviews by rangerred:
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a snifter.

Pours jet black with a thin tan head. A decent sized ring is left around the edge of the glass on top of the beer.

Coffee is very prominent on the aroma with a lot of roast and caramel along with a healthy dose of chocolate which surprised me a little bit. A somewhat subdued vanilla not but I can't really detect much bourbon. Nonetheless a very inviting aroma.

The flavor has lots of coffee and caramel up front but not in as strong of dose as is present in the aroma. Almost no bourbon at all but rather vanilla, chocolate and caramel. All of the flavors are a little bit thin but they work well together. Roast and char lingers long after the other flavors have cleared up. Mouthfeel is quite thin for the style with a light bitterness and a lingering stickiness.

Overall, a good coffee stout but not on par with Founders Breakfast Stout and roughly the same price. If this becomes available in TN I will gladly pick it up because of no alternatives. In other parts of the country, however, there are better alternatives.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2012 02:15:04 | More by rangerred
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Symmes

Connecticut

2.66/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours with very little head, no lacing as well. A: Dark, no light shown through. S: Coffee and molasses. T: Somewhat sweet at first, but quickly transitions to coffee. M: Slight, short lived tingle on the middle of the tongue from the carbonation. O: Would be rated better if branded as a coffee stout. There is no oak, or bourbon present in this stout from start to finish. Delicious? For sure, but not what I was expecting when I bought it.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 01:17:01 | More by Symmes
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Belwar

Georgia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-30-2014 02:00:01 | More by Belwar
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BBelch

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-28-2014 19:08:33 | More by BBelch
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, toast, dark fruit, coffee, vanilla and dark chocolate. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of some funk, bourbon, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, dark fruit and some hops. Finish is long and boozy. Well done brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 13:36:57 | More by mikeg67
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littleplus

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-27-2014 13:01:29 | More by littleplus
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Doomclaw

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-27-2014 03:41:51 | More by Doomclaw
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G_Est

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-26-2014 23:38:38 | More by G_Est
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Wayne17

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-26-2014 19:57:26 | More by Wayne17
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sarahgordon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

07-26-2014 03:44:12 | More by sarahgordon
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mev126

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

07-26-2014 02:45:10 | More by mev126
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-25-2014 02:49:07 | More by tbone1384
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PubMariner

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance – Completely black with a light tan head
Aroma – Dark coffee, alcohol, slight bourbon on the end
Taste – Coffee up front with a middle that’s all vanilla and bourbon.
Finish – This beer finishes up with slightly bitter, strong coffee. The bourbon notes on the finish help to mellow this out.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:56:53 | More by PubMariner
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into tulip

A: black with less than 1 fingers width tan heads dissipates quickly, fair amount of lacing

S: coffee, roasty, fusel alcohol and subtle whiskey aromas

T: follows the nose, whiskey, roasty not terribly complex but pretty good

D: a bit thin, well restrained ABV, appropriate carbonation

O: nothing spectacular but better than I expected

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 00:24:29 | More by zac16125
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-19-2014 18:21:12 | More by BeerNoobNC
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SaintJohn13


2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

07-18-2014 23:24:34 | More by SaintJohn13
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rajendra82

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The pour looked opaque, black, and imposing in the tulip glass. The head formed to a one finger thick at first, but dies down rapidly, and the beer looked quite still thereafter. The aroma was quite tame for a beer of this gravity and complex construction. I could detect a hint of vanilla, and some oak and coffee, but it was a rather mild smell. The taste was dominated by coffee, followed by some toffee and chocolate. The oak and vanilla were quite a bit more subdued than many other similarly aged beers. There was a faint hint of cherry in the finish. The body was much thinner than a typical stout, and the beer felt way less potent than it was. The aftertaste was a lingering vanilla note. It was an enjoyable beer, but I would have liked to seen more oak influences show up.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 04:55:55 | More by rajendra82
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 17:45:39 | More by MattSharpless
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Zach_H

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-16-2014 16:48:04 | More by Zach_H
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jeffaroo95

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-15-2014 16:32:41 | More by jeffaroo95
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moscow2042

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

07-15-2014 00:15:46 | More by moscow2042
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-14-2014 05:19:57 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Storm21

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-13-2014 04:26:40 | More by Storm21
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yankeej13

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-12-2014 11:41:01 | More by yankeej13
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osuskin

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-12-2014 00:30:29 | More by osuskin
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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
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