Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale | Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

BA SCORE
82
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2,940 Ratings
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel AleKentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.19%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Award winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon. Our Kentucky Ale is aged for up to 6 weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla and oak are imparted to this special ale as it rests in the charred barrels. Pleasantly smooth and robust, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale may also be served as an aperitif or after dinner drink.

Added by SheepNutz on 07-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,940
Reviews:
642
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
18.18%
 
 
Wants:
156
Gots:
979
For Trade:
8
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Photo of Frenzeljr
5/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you're a Bourbon drinker, you can't help but love this beer.

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of AxelnAngel
5/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DanS24
5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of SoCaliC8
5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of holmesmi
5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of Punkiz
4.96/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of methan
4.96/5  rDev +36.6%

Photo of Babalu614
4.96/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a snifter. A dark amber/ copper color. Aromas of bourbon, oak , and honey. Crisp flavorful tastes of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. Very easy to drink for an 8.2 abv and only 190 calories per 12 oz. One of my go to beers, Kentucky Bourbon Ale never disappoints.

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Photo of Mikerea1671
4.95/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

My favorite but a little expensive. Good strong ale with a hint of bourbon flavor and smell.

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Photo of McNealc31
4.94/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

All the familiar characteristics of a good bourbon hit me immediately. That oakey and vanilla scent, the copper color. It drinks like the smoothest bourbon you've ever had with that unctuous buttery feel going down. And a hint of residual warmth. Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale is delicious, smooth, and has an aggressive, tricky 8% ABV.

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Photo of Davincisoul
4.92/5  rDev +35.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of ewelvaert
4.9/5  rDev +35%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I had this beer while on tour in Kentucky. Excellent! must try!

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Photo of Papajuice14
4.89/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A great tasting beer. Very enjoyable

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.63 out of 5 based on 2,940 ratings.
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