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RATINGS: 901   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Award-winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon. Our Kentucky Ale® is aged for up to six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla and oak are imparted to this special ale as it rests in the charred barrels. Pleasantly smooth and robust, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale may also be served as an aperitif or after-dinner drink. Launched in 2006, it has grown to become the flagship beer of the premier name in barrel-aged beers: Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (5041) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Whole Foods, Bowery 355ml ($4): Pours a light amber with a slightly off-white head. Aroma is whiskey, vanilla, and a bit of caramel malt. Taste is woody, with whiskey and vanilla notes. Somewhat sweet. Pretty smooth. Alcohol was well-covered. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nick76 (4368) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2012
The aroma is sweet and malty with caramel, oak, and most importantly bourbon. The appearance is golden with an amber hue and a thin head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth. Overall a fantastic beer to drink even if all the flavor comes from the bourbon barrels.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 3, 2012
Amber pour, not much head. Viscous bourbon, wood nose. Aroma burns the nostril slighly. More bourbon in the flavour, tends to over ride any other taste. Thin bodied. More bourbon flavour in the finish. Not the most complex beer. Not great.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2227) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2012
On tap at the pub orlando.. aroma is caramel and whiskey.. taste is freaking crazy diffrent and good..strong flavir if vanilla caramel..honey..hints of whusjy...very easy drinking and smooth..cant believe its 8.5%

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hartung32 (252) - Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2012
The best bourbon barrel beer(that's not a stout). A masterful job of imparting the flavors and smells of bourbon on an ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGuyTWMore (128) - Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Pours light brown with amber glow, off-white fizzy head/zero retention. Aromas of sweet malt, vanilla, and fruit. Taste similar with wood, some liqueur. Not bad, exactly what I expected...overpriced tho ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1933) - Arizona, USA - NOV 22, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2014 More bourbon than beer. Good for sipping. Big bourbon aroma. Smooth and creamy , a little sweetness and a vanilla finish

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4313) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very clear amber color with a fairly thin head. You can definitely get some of that woody bourbon smells in the nose. Very little beer taste to this - it’s mostly bourbon tasting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (6050) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
nice bourbon aroma,golden, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, lively, long finish,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8292) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
Who did put vanilla in my beer? Amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head. Aroma of sweet malts and vanilla. Heavy vanilla flavor, sweet, hardly any bitterness. Creamy texture.


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