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

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel StoutKentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,101
Reviews:
187
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.45%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
363
For Trade:
6
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Photo of caahare
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drunk-Monkey-Candyholic
4.23/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlang2012
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anthony-s
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JMills52
3.03/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of q33jeff
2.93/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

**
05/03/17

Bottle to tulip glass.

LOOK: dark black, small eggshell head Fades quickly and is stubborn to return despite some josling.
AROMA: I've let it warm up quite a bit and the aroma is still very subdued. Some Very light touches of peat and wood and malt and whiskey.
TASTE: Some malt, but not roasty. Touch of bourbon, but also vinegar like sourness, mineral late takes over.
FEEL: thin for a stout, below average carbonation.

**

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Photo of brocktune
3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Coltron23
3.11/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of RoaneLoc
3.26/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hoppyhoppy
2.99/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jonbonfondle
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Arnar_Hallsson
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EvoRich
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wilfonzo
4.65/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bluecrow
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

-clear cola brown pour with a coffee nose. The flavor is of toasted malt, pronounced coffee and some whiskey notes. This tasty, but the body and mouthfeel are very thin.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.3/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PrimustheOne
2.48/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

For years I've wanted to try this beer. Finally it was available in my area, so I snapped it up and anxiously waited for the opportunity to try it.

What an incredible disappointment. I just don't understand the hype behind this beer.

The smell was good. Coffee, roasted malt and chocolate.
Taste: Coffee, and more coffee. Where's the bourbon, where is the oak?
Mouth feel: Watery thin.
Overall: Meh.

Not going to buy this again.

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Photo of cwd
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spoild
3.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pkalix
3.92/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

$ 15.00 (Including tax)/four pack ($ 0.312/oz) at Franklin Beer, Frankin, PA
Bottle marked 61129W2120149 at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter; allowed to warm to 50 degrees
Aroma – coffee and roasted malt and more coffee
Head large (Maximum 5.2 cm, aggressive pour), tan, creamy with rocks, average retention, diminishing to a three mm ring and a thin layer with central rocky island
Lacing - none
Body – dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor – begins slightly sweet with caramel and coffee notes. Ends slightly bitter. Not picking up any bourbon or oak flavors. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate – medium, almost creamy, soft carbonation

To me, definitely more of a porter than a stout. Drinkable but heavier on the coffee side than the beer side. Four and done.

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.5, Palate 4.25, Overall 3.5. Rating 3.64, rDev +2.2%.

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3.32/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.56 out of 5 based on 1,101 ratings.
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