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

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BA SCORE
81
good

617 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 617
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.64%
Wants: 22
Gots: 103 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

barryjg, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Dwarven_Ale, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Jho3325, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of HardTarget
4.16/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black glass shows some ruby edge when backlit. Holds a tight tan head of foam that laces well.

Smell: A bit boozy, barrel notes are strong, a bit a of black bread background shows some depth. Faint earthy hop notes too.

Taste: The Bourbon and Barrel aspects are front and center, but don't overwhelm the beer base, subtle grape esters give a doppelbock angle, the total package manages to come across as soft and easy, a rare trick when bring this much wood.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, low carbonation, almost cask level, finishes fairly clean with a little oil at the end.

Overall: Masterfully made beer. The brewers have dialed in the big flavors to a point where they pop without drowning out everything else, and everything else is really well made too! Manages to be an experience while still being very drinkable; great beer!

HardTarget, Jun 17, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

robgage, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Dutch55, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

EdFed, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

davemathews68, Jun 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

benloho, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Ultra-Plinian, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of pweis909
2.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bourbon? Doesn't taste like it or smell like it. Barrel? No taste of wood. Coffee? Well, the kind that taste like green peppers. Imperial stout? Doesn't seem rich enough for me to hit the category. For me, this beer is a fail on many levels. It works OK as a stout, but I was expecting something special, and it comes across as subpar.

pweis909, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

datalager, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

DamnYankeeHeadHunter, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

JakerLou, Jun 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

moshea, Jun 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Rlhinson2104, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

BA_Berto, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

BryantForestry, Jun 07, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A really dark beer. The head was tan color and somewhat thin. No lacing as I drank the beer. I could smell coffee. I could taste the coffee and roasted malt. At first I didn't taste as much bourbon as I expected, but as I drank the beer bourbon flavors came out. Some warmth from the alcohol.

deg, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

dental, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

wrightst, Jun 02, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a: Black with a small mocha head.

s: Faint coffee, barely discernible roast, and a trace of warmth.

t: Mild but nice coffee, lingering gentle roast. No hint of bourbon barrel.

m: Feels like 5%.

o: Well its a helluva lot better than the barleywine. Absolutely no barrel character and pretty thin overall.

DIM, Jun 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Jpgatorbait, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

aasher, Jun 01, 2014
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.