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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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526 Ratings
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Ratings: 526
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.77%
Wants: 15
Gots: 59 | 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 xabyss:
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xabyss

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into Chimay chalice.

A: Black as night. Maybe half a finger of head shows itself for a split second - very fizzy dark tan foam - and is gone before I'm done writing this sentence. Pretty standard fare for a stout, I suppose.

S: This is barrel-aged? Not picking much up those barrel notes I crave. Instead the aroma is dominated by coffee. Roast malts and chocolate in the mix too. As it warms, oak and vanilla emerge, but very little.

T: This is barrel-aged? There's some hints of bourbon and vanilla, but again coffee is the foremost force here. It seems other reviewers are picking up more barrel notes than I am. Caramel, nuts and chocolate are present but subdued. I'm getting a slight cola note as well. Finish is burnt coffee and a touch of alcohol heat.

M: Not as thick and creamy as I want it to be. Medium-bodied with subtle but sharp carbonation bubbles.

O: It's a pretty good beer, but I want more barrel flavor. The guy at my local wine shop compared this to Founders Breakfast Stout. It is decidedly not Founders Breakfast Stout, but a decent brew nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 01:59:06 | More by xabyss
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PubMariner

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +23.7%
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 +0.3%
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 -1.4%

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


2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

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

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
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 -1.4%

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

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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moscow2042

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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osuskin

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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rfredd


4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Dag95


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-05-2014 14:50:29 | More by Dag95
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-05-2014 14:47:25 | More by PEIhop
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-02-2014 21:19:24 | More by Iamjeff6
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-02-2014 21:17:58 | More by tgraven
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insearchofhops

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-01-2014 20:59:55 | More by insearchofhops
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-01-2014 05:06:56 | More by Georgiabeer
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-28-2014 14:50:37 | More by tourdot
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Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.