Country Boy Brewery | Lexington, Kentucky
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Country Boy Brewery
Excellent based on 25 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

436 Chair St
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40508 [ print map ]
859 554 6200 | twitter

Hours: Mon-Wed 4PM-10PM; Thu-Sat 4PM-12AM; Sun 1PM-10PM

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Country Boy Brewery

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Beer Available At Country Boy Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Country Boy Alpha Experiment: Eureka , Country Boy Alpha Experiment: Motueka , Country Boy Tart Cider , Country Boy Strawberry Kiwi Kolsch , Country Boy Black Gold Porter 80, Country Boy Amos Moses Brown Ale 85, Country Boy Cliff Jumper IPA 91, Country Boy Jalapeno Smoked Porter 82, Country Boy Sexual Dracula , Country Boy Constant Sorrow , Country Boy Half Way Home 91, Country Boy Stampiní Ground Stout 80, Country Boy LIving Proof: Golden Ale , Country Boy Living Proof: Wild IPA , Country Boy Living Proof: Belgian Ale , Country Boy Strawberry Gose , Country Boy Ghost Gose 72, Country Boy Keenland Fall Ale , Country Boy Lazy Rye Pale Ale 88, Country Boy 2nd Crop Wet Hop
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25 reviews for Country Boy Brewery
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  83%
 Selection  83%
 Food  10%
 Value  83%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
JStax  (263) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | November 13, 2015
Stopped in on a Friday afternoon around 5 PM. There is a parking lot behind the building, but I couldnít really tell if it was specifically for the brewery. It might be shared. The building pretty much a warehouse that they have finished part of for a tap room. At this hour, the place was pretty busy, but we were still able to have a table to ourselves and get good service. They had 24 beers on tap, and about 75% or so were their own offerings. Lots of variety of styles ranging from sours, stouts, pales, and so on. They even had some ciders and barrel aged stuff on tap. Did not see bottles offered, but there was a note on their board about a bottle release coming up. Bathrooms were nice, but didnít really care for the way they had their paper towel dispenser. It was a chain running through a roll of paper towels. Didnít seem to work well. The bathroom was clean though, which is the most important factor. Very enjoyable atmosphere. Would definitely return.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2114) Washington, Washington DC | November 19, 2014
I stayed near this place so I could check it out easily. Itís in a dimly lit side street, so plenty of parking. There was a small tent set up outside where folks were grilling, very brave since it was freezing cold outside. The tasting room itself has a large U shaped bar, and there are plenty of tables. Barman Zack knew everyoneís name, and reached out to get to know me even though he was really busy, just in constant motion pouring pints non-stop for locals and students alike. Large number of taps included almost a dozen of their own and a whole bunch of interesting guest taps, so it was easy to make a night of it here. You can do samples of 4 ounces one at a time or flights of four, or 8 ounce pours, or full pints (including of the 10% stuff!). Beers are tasty enough. Good place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 8/20
Brockwright42  (2) Kentucky | November 16, 2014
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog  (792) Phoenix, Arizona | November 12, 2014
Visited three breweries in Lexington on a Monday afternoon. This is the highest rated on RB. I had a nice sampler collectin of 4 beers, 2 of which were very good, 1 was good, one was subpar. The small bar area was full, with a handful of others milling about. There was a huge food truck outside the warehouse locale. I wasnít made to feel welcome at all; the bartender seemed almost annoyed with my presence and bruskly told me there was someone sitting where I was trying to order at the bar. Not my favorite stop on my quick Lexington brew tour, but worth the stop. Brewery #683.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu  (477) Cincinnati, Ohio | November 5, 2014
Visited on a Saturday evening. The place is in an industrial area just outside of downtown. There is no food, and there werenít any food trucks when we were there. There were some menus by the water cooler next to the door, though. Nondescript from the outside, and a little more inviting inside. We took the last two spots at the bar - most tables were full. They had 12 house taps and 12 guest taps at the time. Such a great mix of their own stuff- maybe four barrel-aged beers, and a nice mix of styles. Something for everyone, and itís really good beer. The guest taps were impressive, too; just a solid mix of national crafts. Prices are good, too. The knock Iíll give the place is that despite one bartender coming right over when we sat down, they just werenít very nice. The other bartender actually blew me off in a fairly rude way after I asked a really simple question about their smaller growler (a shape Iíd never seen before). Uncalled for. Despite this, Iíll definitely be back when Iím at Lexington and give their staff another chance because I really do like their beer and their vibe.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
NeoHippie2  (51) Louisville, Kentucky | October 19, 2014
Not a huge place but itís awesome nonetheless. Looks almost like a warehouse as you walk up to it. Small little tap room with big long wooden tables. Had probably 20 or 25 taps. A few guest taps but most were country boy beers. Very fast and friendly service and very reasonable prices on everything offered. You can tell the most important thing to them is brewing quality beer and it really shows. Everything sampled was very respectable. Nice little beer garden/patio outback with hop vines growing up the side. Awesome place, I will definitely be back.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Rhinton82  (8) , | July 14, 2014
Good beers by them and the guest taps. The atmosphere of this place is amazing, and they may not have food but Gastro Gnomes food truck was there when i stopped by and their food is top notch... This is a must go place if you are in lexington...
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine  (303) Indiana | June 27, 2014
A nice spot in Lxington with an open floor plan and an outdoor seating area as well. Service is good, as is the atmosphere and selection (both in-house and guest). No food, but value is great (flights are very reasonable priced). Definitely worth the stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm  (117) Cincinnati, Ohio | March 18, 2014
Stopped by this place 8-10pm on a Tuesday. My second time in, but just as last time, always a very impressive, creative selection of both house brews and guest brews on tap. Lots of new stuff to try, and 4oz tasters were available. No food in house, but there was an amazingly tasty food truck outside. I got a very satisfying pork taquida (sp?). Place is just one big taphouse with a U shaped bar. Tables, and a bar around the perimeter. Kind of an industrial looking area. Easy parking. Pretty cool, knowledgeable, and accomodating bartender. Cool crowd. Seemed kind of like a mix of locals and after-work button-ups, but they left me to my business, it was relatively chill despite being busy. This place always has some interesting beers on tap, and I appreciate the creativity. Will visit every time Iím in the area.
theisti  (667) Kansas | February 21, 2014| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited later evening on a Thursday. Located in a lightly industrial area of Lexington, parking is on the street or in the lots surrounding the brewery. The tasting room is located on the back side of the brewery, and is mostly comprised of bar seating, high tops, and a small shelf bar ringing the outside of the room. There is also a patio located through the taproom. Place was packed, so service was fast and efficient. Very much a regular crowd, everyone was enjoying themselves. 22 beers on tap 12 Country Boy + 10 solid guests. Food truck had a great grilled cheese, and an even greater Archer reference on the tip jar. Certainly recommended.

82 = ★★★Ĺ (Solid place, near the top of the list for locals and visitors)

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