Kentucky Light | Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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78
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96 Ratings
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Kentucky LightKentucky Light
BEER INFO

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

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.32%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Kentucky Light is a light bodied easy drinker for a thirst quenching low calorie, low carb experience. The aroma is lively with a crisp, zesty finish. That’s because our specialized yeast, said to be the life force in beer, is the single greatest flavor contributor to this remarkably smooth and flavorful microbrew sure to be a Bluegrass favorite for years to come. Whether you’re strictly a light beer drinker or prefer a medium bodied microbrew, one taste of Kentucky Light will prove you can have a great tasting light beer full of flavor without all the calories.

Added by Brent on 09-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
96
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.28
pDev:
20.73%
 
 
Wants:
0
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5
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0
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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.23/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

One of the more interesting appearances, in that, the head appeared thick and creamy but was airy and light to feel. Nonetheless, it sat atop a darker golden color.

Very simple cereal malt scent with a little toast like aroma.

The taste is ultimately Kolschy, with strong cereal grain, toast and biscuity maltiness. For a light beer it's quite good with a nice smooth flavor but it ends as most light beers taste....with a strong metallic aftertaste. Otherwise it is easy to drink, thirst quenching and tasty.

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4/5  rDev +22%

Photo of bluejacket74
3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle. Served in a Kentucky Light glass, the beer pours a mostly clear straw gold color with about a quarter inch white head that stayed around for a bit. There's a small amount of lacing. The brew smells like grainy/bready malt and some light grassy/herbal hops. Taste is just like the aroma, mostly grainy with a clean finish. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's nice and refreshing, and is well carbonated. It's easy to drink, it certainly wouldn't be a problem to drink a 6-pack of this. I think it's a nice lighter beer, it's worth a try.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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2/5  rDev -39%

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1/5  rDev -69.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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2/5  rDev -39%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Kolsch seems to be a difficult style for American brewers to pull off. This one is par for the course with more grass, grain, and hop influence than I have experienced in German kolschs. Thus is a decent beer, but as a kolsch, it doesn't really work for me.

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Kentucky Light from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.28 out of 5 based on 96 ratings.
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