Peach Barrel Wheat Ale | Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Kentucky, United States
kentuckyale.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ohiobeer29 on 05-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
177
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
16.34%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
42
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Ratings: 177 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of heysuz
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brittanylicious
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nwhittin
3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scott2269
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of glsimon1911
2.92/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EMV
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip

L: Pours a clear light golden color. Thin white head leaves generous lacing.

S: Smells delicious... boozy and peaches. Fruit and oak.

T/F: Taste falls a bit flat. Creamy and buttery... oak and peach, but not as fruity as the nose. Slightly boozy, but the bourbon character is very much in the background. Slightly warming.

O: Smells great, taste is a bit of a letdown but overall enjoyable. Interesting fusion of flavors.

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Photo of LAp
3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not a full review, simply a log of tasting notes from a 2 oz sample served on tap in a tasting glass. The peach barrel dominates this beer - the most dominant component is a saccharine, overly sweet peach wine note, which gives way to a mediocre wheat beer/lager base. Thoroughly underwhelming - not a beer I'd order a full glass of.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.29/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass is a clear gold color floating a whitish head.
Stone fruit aromas are almost peach -like and alchohol reminiscent.
Peach flavor is more obvious than the aroma with a nice malt balance. No booze heat.

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Photo of bigeyedfish89
3.61/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of strohme2
2.67/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

The label says brewed with real peaches. At first smell it seems halfway decent but it screams too sweet, too "perfect" of a peach smell. Jolly rancher taste, odd vanilla and vegetal. Thought I'd give it w try but never again.

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Photo of taters21
4.72/5  rDev +33%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a straw yellow color with 2 fingers of rocky white head.
Smells of apple, peach, vanilla(from the bourbon barrel aging), no wheat sadly.
Taste is velvety smooth, with the vanilla hitting full crescendo in the center of the taste, finishing with a hint of citrusy wheat profile, peach on the front but not overpowering, nicely done.
Mouthfeel is amazingly creamy, on par with best cream ales, but still moderate, stellar.
Overall, stunningly smooth, another great Kentucky brew on par or even better than bourbon barrel ale.

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Photo of Bogdawg
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trainingwithkev
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jgunther71
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paullmcm25
3.3/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brureview
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear peach color with a 1F head in a snifter.

Mild peach aroma. I was expected a stronger aroma.

Mild peach taste, followed by a mild bitterness.

This beer isn't over the top like some of the other beers from Alltech. It's a good beer, but I l prefer the usual in-you-face defined Bourbon character beers from the brewey

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty clear golden body, white head, good lacing. Front of peach, both in the nose and taste, with a sour wheat hint behind, cracker malt, closing with some brisk acidity. The beer is decent, but a bit over-sweet.

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Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium orange color with a soapy head that fades to a ring. The aroma is that of an orange creamsicle dipped in a cup of bourbon. The taste is similar, lush sweet malt and caramel flavor, bourbon, and peach flavor too. Wheat just blends into the percieved sweetness and is actually kind of nice. There is a mild tartness that is a bit distracting for a beer of this type. Full bodied, somewhat cloying finish with peach notes. Its an interesting fruit beer, and I rated it as such. The peach flavor does surprisingly well with the bourbon.

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Photo of MikeElCervecera
4.24/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color is a dull gold. Peach aroma is immediate. Flavorful but not over sweet if you could even call it sweet at all. Leaves no harsh aftertaste and in fact is pleasant enough. I would drink this again.

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Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Peach Barrel Wheat Ale from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 177 ratings.
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