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Kentucky Kolsch - Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.72% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jlindros on 08-10-2013)
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javlin624

Texas

1/5  rDev -67.8%

12-17-2013 01:11:11 | More by javlin624
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DrewBest

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -35.7%

01-08-2014 22:27:39 | More by DrewBest
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smcolw

Massachusetts

2.38/5  rDev -23.5%

Small head that leaves a couple of spots on the glass. Clear gold color.

The smell is definitely off--quite sour. Behind this is some softer malt aromas but you have to play hide-n-seek to find it.

The flavor is only marginally better. I find this beer to be too sweet for the style, yet the sourness is still around. Good body with ample carbonation. The aftertaste is short-lived, soured malt. A bit like a SweetTart.

06-28-2014 19:16:10 | More by smcolw
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leantom

Indiana

2.48/5  rDev -20.3%

Well, I saw this in the store and, it being the summer, decided to give it a shot. Here goes:

A: Yellow and somewhat cloudy. Pours a small head that readily dissipates. It is not as clear as other kolsch beers, as I cannot see other side of the glass clearly through the beer.

S: Lame. I'm used to very fruity and interesting smells from the light and base malts in my kolsch beers. This beer, however, contains no such complexity. I instead smell a faint (emphasis on the word "faint") presence of Bavarian hops. I hesitate to call them pilsner, as pilsner beers usually have a more robust smell.

T: OK, but I've had much better kolsch beers. There's some hop presence, but it's rather muted. Also, there are none of the fruity and refreshing byproducts that are typical in beers of this style. There are light malts, but I can't detect any white pepper, coriander, banana, spice or sweetness. Really, really disappointing.

M: Light carbonation. Not too thick and not too light. Overall, nothing interesting or worthy of note.

O: Big disappointment. I wanted to like it but didn't. I definitely won't be purchasing this beer again.

06-06-2014 19:43:12 | More by leantom
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oxfordmini

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

03-22-2014 16:56:49 | More by oxfordmini
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KYIPAfreak


2.6/5  rDev -16.4%

08-14-2014 23:49:19 | More by KYIPAfreak
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jlindros

Massachusetts

2.73/5  rDev -12.2%

Not sure if they just changed the name from Kentucky Light, but looks a bit different, new name, new label, hopefully better than the ratings show for the Light. Tall boy can is nice. The Bourbon ale wasn't bad, but a bit too overpowering, but a nice attempt. Hopefully this is nice, a very misunderstood style.

Pours a light fizzy bubbly head that fades pretty quickly, crystal clear watery looking Berlinnerweiss pale water color.

Nose starts almost nonexistent, but some deep nosing and patience reveals light aromas of wheat like toasted grain, little straw like, a touch of a fruity aroma, and hints of grassy mild hops.

Taste is also pretty light, even for a Kolsch. Light toasty grain and wheat like flavors, little straw and wet hay, with more fruity flavors and hint of fruity grassy hops. There is also a bit of a sulfury flavor, light tin flavor too, and not nearly as clean and crisp as I expected, little sticky finish with more light bitter and sulfury flavors lingering.

Mouth is light bod, lighter carb too.

Overall not very good, I don't think thye really tried very hard with this, way too light even for a Kolsch, off flavors, not very enjoyable.

08-10-2013 18:33:39 | More by jlindros
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LXIXME

New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

08-21-2014 18:45:02 | More by LXIXME
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cdwil

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

08-23-2014 20:43:26 | More by cdwil
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kew

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

08-23-2014 20:44:29 | More by kew
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hophugger

Virginia

3/5  rDev -3.5%

pours light gold color with a foamy white head from the ample carbonation. Taste is a bit sweet with citrus and a tad bit of maltiness. the finish is crisp and clean and holds a touch of bitterness. Aroma is light and citrusy

08-21-2014 17:50:11 | More by hophugger
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cwd

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

08-29-2014 00:19:36 | More by cwd
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

08-10-2014 21:28:25 | More by JustinSparks
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Gregvg

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

03-16-2014 23:50:04 | More by Gregvg
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kilobees

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

05-28-2014 01:54:41 | More by kilobees
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aasher

Indiana

3/5  rDev -3.5%

06-01-2014 05:02:47 | More by aasher
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

03-06-2014 00:32:39 | More by threedaggers
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tsgooch79

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

05-20-2014 22:14:25 | More by tsgooch79
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kjkinsey

Texas

3/5  rDev -3.5%

04-27-2014 22:02:23 | More by kjkinsey
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chrisroarshack

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

03-27-2014 23:53:06 | More by chrisroarshack
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mwar

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

02-05-2014 23:23:09 | More by mwar
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -3.5%

08-30-2014 23:33:32 | More by KerryCummins1977
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Troublebar

China

3/5  rDev -3.5%

04-08-2014 09:27:54 | More by Troublebar
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

08-25-2013 21:47:40 | More by Artjsantos
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Texasfan549

Texas

3/5  rDev -3.5%

05-17-2014 05:38:53 | More by Texasfan549
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Kentucky Kolsch from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
74 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.