Kentucky IPA | Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by MasterSki on 05-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
189
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
14.88%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
35
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 189 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of mbratt93
3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of B33rcules
3.56/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nordbier
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JackieKu
2.98/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This IPA is not typical American style. The aroma was citrus at low level. The primary flavor I can detect was coriander. (spiced?) Followed by a little citrus. Given that I am not a fan of coriander, this IPA is disappointing. Not a bad beer, though.

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Photo of petewheeler
3.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.38/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattTurner91
3.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Decent IPA. I'd recommend it.

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Photo of AmitC
3.52/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.56/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkermitj
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jason_cs
3.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of innominat
3.41/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mdodge8837
2.87/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NateMac13
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Danielr26
3.72/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brewtalthrone
2.66/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of UTPharm2012
2.6/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Good for an IPA but not a fan of IPAs

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SPLITGRIN
2.9/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Looks like and IPA as the body is a golden honey hue. Head is about an inch of off white fluff. Smell is faint but includes some rustic piney hops. Flavor is the biggest let down here as the hops are not dynamic at all. They are woodsy and a bit flat with a hint of piney tones but really nothing else to compliment the palate. It is drinkable but not all that enjoyable.

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Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

it is what it is. light citrus, light bread, nothing special at all.

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Photo of DDiFran
3.18/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Strangely malty, even doughy for an IPA. Drinkable. Not a bad beer, just not a very good IPA.

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Photo of user785335
3.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of biboergosum
3.36/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, part of the six-packs they are sold in, exclusively by the local liquor store monopoly chain around here - boo-urns.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium copper amber hue, with three fat fingers of puffy, frothy, and slightly bubbly off-white head, which leaves some layered streaky, sudsy lace around the glass as it duly sinks away.

It smells of bready, doughy pale malt, a touch of caramel sweetness, some Pez dispenser candy fruitiness, i.e. indistinct citrus, a bit more rounded piney leafiness, subtle earthy yeast notes, and a further dank floral hop acridity. The taste is gritty, grainy pale malt, a weakened caramel candy character, mixed and matched orchard citrus, a wet piney leafy bitterness, and further weedy, earthy, and floral hops.

The bubbles are pretty understated in their plain-Jane sassiness, the body a so-so medium weight, and smooth, sure, but with a bit of hop and alcohol intransigence. It finishes off-dry, the tempered, yet still edgy fruitiness kind of running a racket - the grain and bitter hoppiness not in need of applying, as it were.

An adequate version of an American IPA, filtered through a Southern gentleman's idea of what it should be. No real off-flavours, but not really abreast of the best of breed coming out of the West or Northeast coasts right now. Easy to drink, but don't ask me to recall it beyond a week from now.

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Kentucky IPA from Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
3.36 out of 5 based on 189 ratings.
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