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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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529 Ratings
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 15
Gots: 57 | 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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ultrasrs

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-17-2014 19:17:54 | More by ultrasrs
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millerm25

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

05-17-2014 06:39:32 | More by millerm25
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JaBes

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-17-2014 06:13:21 | More by JaBes
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: moderate carbonation, 1/3 inch head, opaque, black in color

Smell: oat, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and light bourbon

Taste: oat, dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, and light bourbon/vanilla on the finish

Mouthfeel: sweet and roasty, heavy-bodied, medium-low carbonation

Overall: This is an average roasty, coffee stout. The bourbon is faint if existent at all. I was expecting it to be a lot more pronounced. Not a bad beer, but nothing that really differentiates this from most other stouts. The original Ale is by far and away my favorite from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 16:05:15 | More by tigg924
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ESimmons

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-12-2014 11:20:02 | More by ESimmons
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markdrinksbeer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-12-2014 02:48:27 | More by markdrinksbeer
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

05-08-2014 23:35:51 | More by jayhunter357
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twiggamortis420

Texas

2.93/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle courtesy of fthomasl pours an opaque black color with a small, short-lived tan head. Not much lace either.

Nose is marshmallows, roast, black licorice and a little bit of barrel char - not that the barrel presence is all that noticeable. Im guessing this is blended with some non-barrel stout.

Taste is heavy on the vegetal coffee flavors and some wood peeks out a bit more in the flavor. Sweetness backs down but the roast from the coffee and the malt could use something to offset the astringency. Not at all pleasant, very rough mouthfeel and Im not sure if I can finish this bottle myself. Ive seen people in stores fall victim to the marketing of Alltech - having 'Kentucky', 'Bourbon Barrel' and 'Stout' on the label is not just coincidence. Not quite a drainpour, but close.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 20:13:48 | More by twiggamortis420
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ZachRusk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

05-03-2014 21:15:51 | More by ZachRusk
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

05-02-2014 23:19:23 | More by kvgomps
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ladyivory

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-01-2014 13:39:48 | More by ladyivory
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mpayne5

Indiana

3/5  rDev -15.7%

05-01-2014 00:47:14 | More by mpayne5
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smweir

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

04-30-2014 02:36:01 | More by smweir
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-30-2014 02:07:31 | More by kkmiller76
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

04-30-2014 01:53:19 | More by Viperman1316
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SexyBeerB1tch

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

04-29-2014 19:34:48 | More by SexyBeerB1tch
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blt2646

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

04-29-2014 01:40:24 | More by blt2646
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jbeaulieu59

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

04-28-2014 16:21:40 | More by jbeaulieu59
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smcolw

Massachusetts

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

Modest head that settles to a thin level of bubbles. No lace as the head settles nor after each sip. Dark brown color where no light shines through.

Sweet with strong alcohol aroma. Natural toasty smells. Do I smell some fresh berries?

Lots of darker malt/burnt toast flavors up front. The body is good with the carbonation a bit high. There's a strong alcohol element to the flavor. Not as harsh as most Stouts. There's a bit of blackberry to the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 21:15:38 | More by smcolw
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-27-2014 02:08:26 | More by tyleeis
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slusk

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a black with a short lived tan head. Head dissipates to nothing pretty quick

S: Strong black coffee up front with sweet malt and dark fruit in the background. no hop aroma to speak of. Coffee dominates.

T: Strong coffee with dark fruit and raisin notes in the background. I detect the slightest hint of oak in the aftertaste but can't find the bourbon. All hop taste is in bittering. Semi dry finish.

M: Medium bodied brew that suits that's a little weak for the style.

O: This seems more like a strong breakfast or coffee stout. I like the strong coffee flavor and aroma but it wasn't what I was expecting from a bourbon barrel stout. For what it is, I like this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 22:52:56 | More by slusk
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

04-23-2014 01:25:40 | More by Anvilfarm
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-22-2014 00:30:29 | More by BigFatOgre
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sweemzander

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.7%

04-21-2014 23:17:31 | More by sweemzander
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Guinnesswasmyfirstlove

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-20-2014 18:36:06 | More by Guinnesswasmyfirstlove
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.