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

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel AleKentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
BA SCORE
55.4%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 2,982 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
Ranking:
#27,798
Reviews:
652
Ratings:
2,982
Liked:
1,651
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
17.84%
Alströms:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
157
Gots:
1,014
Trade:
8
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,982 |  Reviews: 652
Photo of MarkCraven
3.76/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of CTague
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of JKV96
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of OKFine
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of ScotB260
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of Jimjimjimjim
2/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of cigarbanter
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Brensol
2/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of birchstick
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of Chrisc212
1.6/5  rDev -56.8%

Photo of GeorgeCarroll
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of mpolewan
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of koiocer
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Rdenson1
4.8/5  rDev +29.7%

Photo of Rgjowers
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of Gravesnyper
4.52/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of jdiesel5
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of Gingerfart
3.76/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Roguer
2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of bpkrippner
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of rramsey
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of memphischas
3.15/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of fossage78
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Avool1960
3.15/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I had recently discovered bourbon barrel aged brews at the Yards brewery in Philadelphia Pa. Seems to be made just for me. This Kentucky brew is a wonderful tasting beer. The ale is light and flavorful with the the bourbon and oak flavors coming thru to please. It is smooth, and has no bad after taste. It's like a cocktail for real men! Try it.

 346 characters

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Beer rating: 55.4% out of 100 with 2,982 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.