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

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BA SCORE
81
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776 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 776
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 26
Gots: 174 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012

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Photo of Bullfrogchef
3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of IanMcGuire
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikus
3.34/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLoper
3.19/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jordanmckell
3.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imbuckeye
3.38/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shawnxa3
3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdmccarthy
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of firefightn24
3.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whiskyecho
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danmullens1
3.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Snellgg5
3.57/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shadwow13
3.89/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rethij
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Beefstroganoff
3.17/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fallenshadow
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a deep black with some gentle lacing on top. Nice smell of bourbon coming through and decent bourbon flavour although the stout itself is just alright/average.

Photo of MarvinAdrian
4.75/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

You can even taste the bourbon

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not as good as the BBC's interpretation of this style.

Photo of JDW4195
3.92/5  rDev +10.1%
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 +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Flight317
3.15/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Avool1960
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thisXwar
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Young_John
1.88/5  rDev -47.2%
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.

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 776 ratings.