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:
1,109
Reviews:
191
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.17%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
365
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 1,109 |  Reviews: 191
Photo of monty79_1997
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WickedBeer
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.7/5  rDev -52.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Smoky54
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.34/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewsky281
4.21/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of ananddullabh
3.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.52/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a rich dark black color with a small tan head. The aroma is a blend of malt, bourbon and a good dose of alcohol. The taste is a fine blend of all of the aromas. An outstanding beer.

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Photo of adelph188
4.2/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

Draught @ Tapped: Surprisingly served in a pint glass. This one pours a dark, inky opaque brown color. It had a fingers worth of a tight brown head that didn’t linger long. Nice aroma. Touch of bourbon, faint chocolate, faint roastiness, malts. A little more than medium bodied. Good taste and only a touch of the bourbon. Chocolate malts. Actually a touch of bitterness over the slight sweetness.

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Photo of Grindelvasdrum
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into glass stein.
A-Black, next to no head even with very aggressive pour, next to no lacing.
S-Coffee,chocolate, vanilla, charred oak.
T-Big burnt coffee flavor, chocolate, vanilla, quite a bitter component, charred oak barrel, as well as alcohol.
M-Big carbonation gives it a certain crispness despite the medium body, bit astringent.
O-Big distinct flavors & characteristics to this beer.

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Photo of basaywhat
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours near black with thin beige head. Has the aroma of roasted coffee beans and cocoa. Taste is coffee, chocolate, rotated malt, smoke and a hint of bourbon. Pretty good stout.

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Photo of ChrisMon02
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Almost jet black-creamy off white head. Minimal lacing. Dark roasted malt, chocolate and bourbon fill the nose. Taste of chocolate, touch of vanilla and average bourbon. Finishes rather sweet. Not bad but wouldn't seek out. Wish the bourbon was better quality. Still, a decent offering.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.91/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa powder, coffee bean, brewed coffee, vanilla, earth, and char aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour dark fruit, cocoa powder, burnt coffee, earth, and char flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty poor beer that has no real bourbon qualities and seems to be suffering from an infection issue that comes across in the taste.

Serving type: bottle.

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

Photo of repl1ca
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

A purchase that, after two sips, I regret. Bourbon barrel stouts should be bittersweet, syrupy, dark-hearted, heady affairs that you hesitate to share even with your closest friends. Yesterday's coffee grinds and a hint of tired, old oak conspire to simply make this brew bitter.

If you're looking for a smooth and uninteresting coffee stout, this may be the beer for you. If you're looking for a complex imperial or BBA, steer clear.

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Photo of jaketaz
4.18/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadhiker
2.81/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nelsonr_emi
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rizkybusiness
4.18/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Celtics76
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSFS
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RADIX60
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I think this is the Smoothest Stout Beer I have ever had. Almost No Bitter Aftertaste. My New Favorite. Being Served at Rockin Brews Resturant in Oviedo, Florida. Great Food, Great Beer, and the Managers and Servers there are Very Cool !!!

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.56 out of 5 based on 1,109 ratings.
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