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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®.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
trehalose111 (2) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 5, 2013
What a great ale! Ales are not my favorite beer but this is really good. It is best served on tap but the bottle is good too. I like this with burgers, steaks, grilled or barbequed anything.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sinfull (1117) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Amber color , thin off-white head . Malt, butterscotch and some herbal notes in aroma. Mostly malty taste with some dirtiness . Drinkable.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
kidmartinek (3835) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Golden pour. Thin white head. Sweet smell and even sweeter taste. Kinda funky and off but Beijing can do that to beers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2015
Clear dark golden color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Toffee, caramel and a bit fruity aroma. Medium (+) body and a fine carbonation. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Toffee, caramel and mild fruity flavor. Nothing special going on here. Nothing wrong either.
[Bottle from a trade with Meilby]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CObiased (118) - - JUL 12, 2015
12 oz bottle - pours clear amber golden color. Smell is red malts, golden wheat and run of the mill beer yeast. Taste is pretty much the same. Unimpressive

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Thanks Danny for sharing this whale...ha. Skunked, malty, gross. Not for me, but interesting tick.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (3014) - Waregem, BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle from Rojo, taste @ home. Clear lightamber color, with a light beige head. Aroma: caramle, malts, bit fruits. Medium body. Taste: sweet, caramel, full malts, fruits, very little hopsbitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maxbier (704) - Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Clear copper with thin white head. Light malt and creamed corn aroma. Bland malt flavor with some earthy hop bitter to make it taste like an ale (vs malt soup), Hints of wet paper but not offensive enough to spit it out. Overall it tastes like a cheap beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2997) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, well retained, ivory head, with some lacing, over a hazy particle laden amber (SRM 9) body......nose is light toffee/caramel, egg whites, light herbal hops....taste is slightly sweet with toffee/caramel notes, light cereal malts, finishing with a light hops bitterness.....mouth feel, light watery body, no alcohol, fizzy carbonation. This is a simple Amber, with fairly prominent unclean flaws. It could be a poor quality storage of the bottle results in a not very good beer, as opposed to the base recipe being off. BJCP 5/1/9/3/4

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (7055) - Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2015
5/17/15. 12oz bottle from a random gas station in TN. Amber pour with a small khaki head. Mildly skunked aroma - doesn’t appear to be fully brown glass and who knows how long it sat at the gas station, I guess? Anyway, mild maltiness and a hint of skunk, reminds me of Beck’s Dark or something like that. Mild malty flavor, hints at caramel, mild skunk. Meh.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ngejo (567) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Clear, orange, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.


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