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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.

rumproasts' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3498) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle. Amber with small head. Light malt body and very light hops. Pleasant but unremarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1724) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Amber pour withan off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt and toast. Taste is caramel malt, little sweetness. No lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
procraste (49) - FRANCE - JAN 6, 2015
Jolie couleur ambrée et un nez de geuse acide. Une bulle vive et dense en bouche. Un arôme qui vient d’un bloc sans trainée. J’ai du mal ŕ décrire l’arôme en question, mais j’ai trouvé ç apas commun et ma foi plutôt agréable face ŕ d’autres Ale un peu trop "Straight". J’y reviendrai en essayant de qualifier cet arôme ... Quelque chose de malté et florale. ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1075) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Pours clear copper with a one finger off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, caramel, sweet malts, light floral hops,and light spicy hops. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a slighty bitter, medium finish. Overall, a decent amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (14150) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear amber color, medium tan head. Aroma of light caramel. Taste is similar. Plain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mysticbrew (49) - - NOV 10, 2014
On tap in a tulip ..... Clear, light amber with with a white head that dissipates quickly; although, there is some hang on the glass. There is not a lot of body to this beer, but it has a sweet flavor with a slight hop bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (778) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 7, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a Amber gold with a off white head. Taste caramel, sweet, biscuit. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gurthnar (2362) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle at Zips Brewhouse. Aroma malty, caramel, fruity. Clear golden to amber colour. Taste is rather sweet, caramel, fruity, light sourness which carries on into the finish. Plum. Overall good in what it is.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
luser2000 (98) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 27, 2014
Ez sajnos nekem nem ízlett. Pedig nagyon kedves volt a kínálás hozzá. Volt valami - számomra - fura savanykás mellékíze, emiatt nem szerettem. (Még érzelmileg is közelebb állhatott volna hozzám: 1996-ban voltam Lexingtonban) ;-)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (3744) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2014
New Beer Distributors, NYC 12 ounce ($2): Pours amber with a small head. Aroma is light caramel malts. Taste is slightly sweet. Very light. No off-tastes. Slight spice. Slight hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (4288) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 33cl from Mondial de la bičre, a clear copper head. Nose is on caramel, vanilla and oak notes. Aroma is on blond caramel, nice oak and leather touch, nice vanilla touch, very pleasant and smooth beer, subtle caramel and vanilla notes, body is medium. Finish is nice too, on the same aromas, very pleasant.

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