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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 160   ABV: 5.34%
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Kentucky Ale is a marriage between two classic beer styles, Irish Red Ale and English Pale Ale. The Kentucky Ale mashing program uses: ē the finest 2-row imported Harrington malt, ē select caramel malt varieties grown both domestically and abroad, ē a pinch of wheat malt for a smooth, creamy taste. Varieties of the English hops East Kent Goldings and Fuggles impart a spicy yet soft, floral aroma without a harsh, bitter aftertaste. These ale hops are used to balance the sweetness of the malt and are an important flavor component of Kentucky Ale. Light copper in color, the unique body and character of Kentucky Ale is heavily influenced by the water, drawn from aquifers in the limestone underlying the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ken1 (866) - DENMARK - AUG 16, 2013
A fruity aroma. Flavor is fruity with a grapelike bitterness. Color is amber with a white head.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10580) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Ken1. Hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, toffee and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 160813

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1676) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle into glass ..clear gold pour...funky skunky..malty..sweet sugar...pretty tasty shit overall

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ansermadide (1511) - Kyle, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Light copper in color with a fine, bright white head, it looks pretty light-bodied. The aroma, well... it smells like feet. I think. I donít know. I just canít figure it out. Itís super light in the mouth, both in body and flavor. Itís very thin, with an almost spicy character though. Itís interesting, Iíll give it that, and kinda neat. Creative cooking? Although Iím not too impressed by this beer and despite its light body, itís still pretty entertaining.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frovigalning (2928) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle at Kungsgatan 1. Light bready and malty smell and taste. Fairly sweet. Fairly mild and doesnít bring anything extra, a bit boring, but still drinkable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1673) - , Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours medium amber with a white head. Average pale ale with light caramel notes. Nothing much to say about this one. It is what it is.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (6772) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Hazy light yellow body. Weak mild flowery aroma. Light fruity but pretty watery flavor. Little hops bitterness, low carbonation, short finish. Lacks character.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2658) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Appearance: gorgeous bright caramel with a small white head. Aroma: mild on the bourbon (which is good) a little woody too with a nice maltiness. Flavour: muted bourbon (again good) with a great caramel and malt flavour, a hint of coriander with a pleasing woody finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhp40219 (301) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 14, 2013
12oz bottle into pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy copper with a small white head and leaves a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is very strong caramel malts up front with bread and hops coming in a little more subdued behind it. Taste is also dominated by the caramel malts. Not a bad thing by any means. Also a solid nutty taste that comes through very well, backed by a bit of bread, candy, and fruity undertones here too with the slightest hint of cinnamon in the background. Long finish of maltiness that is sweet, somewhat bitter and slightly sour. Palate is medium bodied with average carbonation. Overall this is crisp and a lot more flavorful than expected. Very, very nice! Better than the overall and style scores would lead you to believe.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (1907) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Copper pour with a 1 finger, creamy, white head. Aroma is caramel, bready and fruity yeast, citrus, planty, spicy and floral hops and some light, sweet vegetal notes. Flavor is caramel, fruity yeast, planty hops, stronger vegetal notes, dishwater-like note that I usually only get from Wheat Ales, some nice spicy hops and sweet hay to the finish. Light, slick body with a medium strength, slightly sharp carbonation. It definitely has some off notes, but overall, not that bad as far as Amber Ales go.


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