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Kentucky IPA® is a deliciously hoppy, golden-hued American India Pale Ale. It has bright citrus flavors and sweet floral aromas that come from liberal dry-hopping with American hops. The India Pale Ale style is the fastest growing craft beer style on the US market.

Kentucky IPA® is the first canned beer produced by Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. and is sold in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans. This format is ideal for sporting events, outdoor concerts, at the beach and other places where glass is not permitted. Kentucky IPA is also available in bottles and on draft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tometclo (22) - FRANCE - MAR 15, 2015
Une fine mousse blanche, une robe orangée. Au nez le houblon est très présent, au goût l’amertume est forte mais courte. C’est ma première bière US, une IPA dont l’amertume est moins enveloppée que les IPA européennes déjà goûtées. 355 ml V&B Langueux

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1961) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle - clear gold with slim white head. Aroma of light citrus hops, light fruit. Similar in the taste, some sweetness, some late bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Not really an IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2473) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 18, 2015
Orange color with white head with short duration. aroma has notes of light citrus and medium hoppy notes. Flavor is light resins notes of medium bitterness. Light bittery final with short duration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
venom666 (476) - Elche, SPAIN - FEB 9, 2015
Clear amber color with low retention white head. Aroma has citrus, slightly tropical fruits, yeast and some floral hints. Taste follows the aroma, with not malt presence whatsoever. Aftertaste is slightly watery and not much bitter. Not enough hoppy to be an IPA, but it’s good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Kentucky IPA ].
Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, grass, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity hops, hoppy, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130815]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3696) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 17, 2015
bottle - Pours clear gold with a one finger white head. It smells mostly of citrus hops and some mild bready malt. It’s moderately bitter, on the light side of bitterness for an IPA, with some citrus character. Medium bodied and decent, but below average for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1284) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Crystal clear, golden pour with a white head. The aroma is flowery and a little herbal. It has a medium body with oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is moderately bitter with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle from O’Briens, Athlone [181214]
Golden, clear, large off white head
Aroma - Citrus lemon, soft grapefruit, quite fresh hops, light sweet pale malt, light orange
Taste of citrus zest, lemon zest, soft grapefruit, light pale caramel malts, quite soft hopping for US IPA, straightforward, hops are a bit dull
Palate - Medium carb and body, light oily, soft sweet palate, light bitter. Finish of citrus zest, soft sweet malts
Overall - Easy going IPA, OK not wow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Total Wine Sterling. Nice gold pour with a decent off white head. Dull citrus notes in the nose. A little biscuit, malt, and citrus on the palate. Light to medium body. This one needs a bigger boost of hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (7108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2014
12 oz. bottle from The Party Source. Pours a totally clear gold with a small white head. The aroma brings some hop bitterness - slightly floral and citrusy - but the rest of this has a big sweet corn note, with other sweet malts, grass, and straw. Light-medium bodied, with moderate to medium carbonation and a malty mouthfeel. Not really the kind of IPA I like.

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