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

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel StoutKentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout
BA SCORE
41.9%
Liked This Beer
3.56 w/ 1,118 ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,486
Reviews:
195
Ratings:
1,118
Liked:
468
Avg:
3.56/5
pDev:
15.17%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
374
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 1,118 |  Reviews: 195
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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Photo of Richter525
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EvMatt
3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Namabiru
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

(A)ppearance - Pour was dark brown and once settled into the glass a deep rich brown color. Head dissipated quickly, leaving no lace. At the finish, beer held a deep rich caramel color similar to an aged whiskey.
(S)mell - no aroma of hops; did not pick up any vanilla or caramel, but did smell the roasty nuttiness and some earthiness.
(M)outh feel - flat due to low carbonation, but very smooth and easy to swallow, leaving a bitter roasted after taste for just a brief time.
(T)aste - Roasty and warm, strong dark coffee flavor with lingering caramel and oaky notes. Smoke was also prominent, infused by using the burnt oak barrels.
(O)verall - the first stout I've had in quite some time. I enjoyed the the smokiness and roasty flavors. Big bold flavor from the roasted grain, but subtle hop flavor. Easy to drink despite the bitter rough after taste in the first few sips. Not a beer for food, but something to have after a meal, even though a stout it was not particularly heavy. Good on a cold day, and try it slightly cool, not cold...drinking it ice cold may increase that bitterness.

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Photo of red94tt
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of 13tido
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zekenyce
2.14/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Khorning21
4.93/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jwilly459
2.1/5  rDev -41%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bland. If they are going to put 'Bourbon Barrel' on the bottle, it had better taste like it. Very misleading.

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Photo of ChrisMyhre
2.68/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of zotzot
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Ok
A little thin and tinny

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Photo of ccryder
3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDole
3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MemphisSooner
3.4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MCJiggles
4.1/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smaddock
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Beer rating: 41.9% out of 100 with 1,118 ratings
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