Kentucky Gold | Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

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Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
Kentucky, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Brent on 03-12-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Photo of brewdlyhooked13
3.18/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - good solid golden straw color. Smallish cap, barely a cover but it laces nicely.

Aroma - mostly a standard grain with a light sweet touch. Served awfully cold and I don't have a whole lot of time to catch my flight, so I won't be able to wait on this one to warm up.

Taste - unassuming start. Flavorful if average grain. It does have a nice touch of balancing bitterness on the swallow along with a faint citrus, lemony touch. Finishes clean and bright.

Mouthfeel - thin and very crispy per the style.

Drinkability - nothing great but no slouch as a summer quencher.

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Photo of DuqTroops
3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank this on a business trip to Louisville at the downtown Marriot. Typical macro beer, nothing too much to talk about here. Gold in color, not much flavor, tastes a lot like bud light.

I wouldn't recommend it as for a beer trade. You should drink this in kentucky if you have time...

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Photo of psugrad98
2.46/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Medium light straw in color. Very little head or lace. Aroma reminiscent of sweet malt, with weak hop backbone, hints of corn or rice grainyness.

Light hop flavor with hints of lemon and spruce. Transitions into sweetness backed by corn/adjunct. Goes down fizzy with a sweet bitterness and ends dry.

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Photo of Brent
3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Only place I've seen this offered is at a bar in the Louisville airport (which has the name of the brewpub, but, based on what I've seen in other airports, they find a local brewer, carry the beers and slap the name on the awning. Otherwise, same food and menu wherever you go).

This looks to be BBC's answer to your basic yellow macro lager (which perhaps explains why I've only seen it at the airport). A touch sweet, with a hefty whallop of grainy flavor. Some fresh-mown grass notes. Hopping was adequate, but not memorable.

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Kentucky Gold from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
2.91 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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