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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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1,130 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:
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Added by bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,304
Reviews:
199
Ratings:
1,130
pDev:
15.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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45
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Ratings: 1,130 |  Reviews: 199
Photo of Beer-Revelry
2.72/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.5

How long did they "bourbon barrel age" this? A couple of hours? There is absolutely zero bourbon flavor to this.

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Photo of necrat
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer was a gift, and as such, I won't turn it away. However I don't think I would seek this out on my own either.
It pours a nice dark color, almost hard to see through. Almost no head or lacing at all
Smells great. Smell of coffee (obviously), Bourbon(obviously), toffee notes, and alcohol.
The taste is meh. It's not horrible, it's not great either. It tastes average at best. Nothing is strong up front or behind. It almost has no flavor.
The mouthfeel is unfortunately where this beer ends up failing. It's way too carbonated. A stout should be smooth and soft. This beer isn't. It has the carbonation level of something much lighter, such as an ale.

I wouldn't turn it down if it was handed to me, or free, but I wouldn't really recommend it. Especially with so many other much better bourbon stouts out there, like the Goose Island.

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Photo of IowaBiertrinker
3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slightly better as it warmed. Nose was the best part...mild coffee nose and taste.

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Photo of beerrat
4.83/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding stout think I will have another.

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Photo of Scott_McCool
3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bullfrogchef
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of IanMcGuire
3.86/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikus
3.34/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLoper
3.19/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jordanmckell
3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imbuckeye
3.38/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shawnxa3
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of firefightn24
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Danmullens1
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Snellgg5
3.57/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shadwow13
3.89/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rethij
3.2/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Beefstroganoff
3.17/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fallenshadow
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a deep black with some gentle lacing on top. Nice smell of bourbon coming through and decent bourbon flavour although the stout itself is just alright/average.

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Photo of MarvinAdrian
4.75/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

You can even taste the bourbon

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
4.02/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not as good as the BBC's interpretation of this style.

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Photo of JDW4195
3.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Good stout. Not as thick as BCBS, more along the lines of a true stout with an after taste of bourbon. Feels like a heavy lager. Decent taste, worth a try

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 1,130 ratings
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