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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: • the finest 2-row imported Harrington malt, • select caramel malt varieties grown both domestically and abroad, • 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thooper41 (549) - BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2014
12 oz bottle: Appearance is golden brown with minimal head. Aroma faint in malt. Taste bland in malt, but not bad. Well worth the 3.99 for the 6 pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerenberger (1545) - Fischer, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
The aroma is hop dominate. A clear copper pur with a non-lasting thin white head no lacing. The taste is a combination of citrus and sweetness. Corn mild, not bitter at all. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, not great, but would be a nice simmer session brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (9441) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #10. Draft at Pazzo’s, Lexington. Pours a clear amber color with a thin frothy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of pale malt, corn, mild caramel. The taste is grassy hops and doughy malts. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemattie (4303) - Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12oz bottle. Amber color, light tan head. Aroma of light toasted malt, butter, and wood. Light flavored, light toasted malt powder, well balanced. (3944)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hawthorne00 (2629) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Amber with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and some stewed fruits. Lowish carbonation. Sweet with caramel and some vague fruit, some pepper emerges in finish that’s low on bitterness but just leans towards dry. No good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
NoCSbrew (15) - - JAN 1, 2014
Beat my expectations. Good brew but nothing special. Malty flavor. Nice blend. Good pour. Will have to check out their other offerings

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nische (970) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2013
Clear amber beer with a small head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, hay, bread and toast. Flavor is malty with notes of honey, corn, bread and some caramel. Nothing special, but quite alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
jagad5 (77) - - NOV 9, 2013
A mediocre beer. Pours from the bottle with a thin head. I couldn’t smell it and that foretold the weak taste. Bettter than mass produced ale but that’s no endorsement.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
htnicholas (50) - California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
355ml Bottle at the Hilton in Lexington Kentucky. Pours a clear amber with a thin head and no lacing. Almost no aroma. Light hints of malt and carmel. Thin mouthfeel and somewhat over-carbonated. Up front is mild malt sweetness and a hint of hops. Very little hop character. The malt flavors come thru in the taste but in a diluted and particularly boring way. The finish has a very slight hop bitterness but is faint and dissipates quickly. Very average undistinguished beer that has the saving grace of being unoffensive and drinkable. The beer is a C-minus. Drink only if it's a hot summer day and your only alternative is one of the macro-brew lite beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosenbergh (7628) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Draught at the Shenanigan’s Wine & Spirits, Lexington, KY.
Clear golden colour with a tiny white head. Mild sweet malt and a touch of hops in the aroma. Malt, mild hops and no bitterness in the flavour. Easy and boring.

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