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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The first brew produced by Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co, Kentucky Ale® is described as a marriage between two classic beer styles, Irish Red Ale and English Pale Ale. With a light amber color, Kentucky Ale owes its body and character to select imported malts and a pinch of wheat malt for a rich, smooth taste. This brew is placed into bourbon barrels to make the brewery’s flagship Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
mar (5027) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Amber pour with a cream head. Nose is rich malts, caramel, dough, toffee, and bread. Smooth palate, caramel, malts, bread, and toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4756) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle @ Fossen Bryggeripub, Dale. Pours a slightly hazy dark orange body with a small white head. Nose is caramel, nuts, almonds, red berries, hints of orange and citric tones. Taste is caramel, almonds, citric tones and hints of nuts and straw. Medium body and carbonation. Decent amber ale of the rather light and malty type.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (1345) - SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
Botella de 35,5 cl, en O’Neill’s. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, caramelo, dulce.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3522) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Slabe, przecietne amber ale. Lekko metne, ze srednia piana ale malo trwala. Lekko tez metne, praktycznie minimalnie. Kolor bursztynowy. W smaku slodowe ale umiarkowanie, bardzo delikatny aromat i rozwodniony nieco smak. Lekkie i pilane piwo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lore (1519) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 1, 2014
amber colour, 1 inch off-white head; aroma of malt, hay and stock-yard; taste of malty sweetness with some caramel, yeast, bread and metallic notes; nothing special

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (2889) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 13, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma of malts, grain and floral. Taste is malts and grain . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (2791) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - APR 3, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Consumed May 31st, 2013. The appearance had a clear golden amber body with red/brown tints here and there, one finger white foamy head that quickly dies and leaves a bubbly film coating the top of the body, some sticky lacing graces the sides of the glass. The smell had some bready, malty, strong scent of caramel. The taste was sweet through the previously mentioned flavors, no aftertaste, dry finish. On the palate, it sat light, sessionable, carbonation is spot on. Overall, this is not a bad English pale ale and doesn’t get that "soapiness" some English Pales do, those who are normally turned off by the "soapiness" from English Pales could be pleased with this one, I would have this again.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2601) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - APR 3, 2014
From the 355 ml. bottle. The pour is a handsome looking medium amber the way I like this style to be. A short-lived head. The aroma has a nice caramel and roasted malt note and a an earthy hop background. Light to medium body. Interesting caramel roastiness in the taste with a somewhat astringent but modest hop bite at the end. Pretty typical and enjoyable for the style.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dfinney23 (2290) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Light caramel malt aroma. A hint of pepper on the tongue. Otherwise not much going on.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (618) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber pour, with a thin head. Weak aroma, of malts, some bread. Taste is mild as well predominately sweet malt, caramel. Medium body.


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