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

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3.57/5
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1,131 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:
#39,372
Reviews:
200
Ratings:
1,131
pDev:
15.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
381
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 1,131 |  Reviews: 200
Photo of lastmango
3.29/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured pitch black with a half finger tan head and no lacing. Faint hint of java. Mint, coffee, and a sourness at the end. Not tasting the bourbon. Thin feel and almost watery. I would not buy this again.

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Photo of arizcards
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a single from Kroger on Sunday in Hilton Head for $3.59. No bottling date visible.

Beer poured black with a tan head that disappeared instantly.

Nose has notes of vanilla and bourbon, very nice.

Taste is pretty much the same , hints of vanilla, bourbon, coffee and leather. The base beer is maybe 6% abv and lacks depth. Finishes like a dry Irish stout.

Feel is light and very thin.

Overall this is a light BBA brew which is an interesting concept. Love the short barrel age but the brewers are just teasing the purchaser of this brew. It would be cool if they came up a with a solid base beer.

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Photo of hitchhikergal
4.48/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lwillitz
3.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12-oz bottle into porter/stout glass

A - pitch black body under a finger of medium/dark tan foam

S - coffee, oak, hint of vanilla, toasted malt; complex and delicious

T - coffee, oak, complex flavor of bourbon; complex and delicious

M - medium body, medium carbonation

O - an enjoyable bourbon barrel stout

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Photo of kojevergas
2.88/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Rating from notes on a bottle pour taken Spring 2015:

C / AVERAGE

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Photo of caahare
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drunk-Monkey-Candyholic
4.23/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlang2012
3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anthony-s
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JMills52
3.03/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of q33jeff
2.93/5  rDev -17.9%
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 +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Coltron23
3.11/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of RoaneLoc
3.26/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hoppyhoppy
2.99/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jonbonfondle
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Arnar_Hallsson
3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EvoRich
3.97/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wilfonzo
4.65/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bluecrow
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%
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 +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PrimustheOne
2.48/5  rDev -30.5%
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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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 1,131 ratings
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