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

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3.7/5
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3,000 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#28,829
Reviews:
658
Ratings:
3,000
pDev:
17.84%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

L - Dark colour. Not very transparent. Some light lacing on top.
S - Lovely bourbon smell upfront.
T - Outstanding bready, caramel, vanilla and bourbon oak finish.
F - Smooth as silk, what more can I say.
O - Maybe overall I'm giving this a real high rating but if someone offered me a bottle of this I would take it in a heartbeat. A beer I would keep my eyes open for again.

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S - bourbon! Sweet and tons of bourbon 3

T - whiskey and a tiny bit of beer. Whiskey flavor overpowers beer completely - 2

M - sharp bourbon sting, with the creamy beer mouthfeel. Confusing. 3

O - interesting but more like a beer cocktail than a beer - 3

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 3,000 ratings
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