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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Livendadream (155) - New Mexico, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Btl pours hazy copper color.Small creamy head that lingers,leaving tiny bits of lace. Smells of light cookie dough malt and hints of citrus and floral hops.Tastes of sweet malt, orange pith and citrus flavored hops.Light body,smooth creamy texture, medium carbonation,dry light bitter finish. While this IPA does not have a complex flavor profile or a unique hop taste, it is balanced, yet simple and that makes it a very drinkable and sessionable beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (3250) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
From a can. Pours almost clear copper gold with a thin white head. Tastes like malt, grains, slightly nutty and sweet. Light body and low carbonation. Smells musky, malty, and like grains.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4247) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Can shared by beerandblues2. Pours clear golden amber with creamy white head. Aroma is biscuit and cereal malts, light toast, floral hops, light caramel, and faint grapefruit. Flavor is dry malts forward quickly followed by sharp hop bitterness and grapefruit esters with some faint sweetness buried underneath; dry finish with some lingering bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15912) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Can courtesy of BeerandBlues2, thank you sir! Crystal clear golden color, small white head. Aroma of floral and delicate oranges. Taste is very bitter orange peel and resin. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10784) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Can. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is citrus, herbal, pine, and dank hops with peach and apricot, and light biscuit malt. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light crisp biscuit malt, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edpeg (856) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2013
0.33l bottle. Pours golden yellow amber hazy with thick cream white head, lacing. Aroma is nutty, herbs, orange fruits, hops. Palate is full bodied with medium mouth feel and smooth carbonation. Aftertaste is medium malty, fruity with good amount of hoppiness. Finish is vaguely mild until the clear bitter hops kick in... Overall quite bitter but refreshing however, the middle taste is lacking, tends to go from initial fruity aroma and nuttiness into watery malty end before finishing in overloaded hoppy bitterness. Still quite enjoyable, but rather simple or unbalanced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2642) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Medium sized off white head with fair retention and a nice lacing. Hazy, light copper, gold hued brew. Soft nose of citrus, little floral. Body is med/light with a gentle carbonation, lightly acidic. slight hop flavors, citrus, leaf and grass along with a tame but balanced maltyness, lightly sweet, little grainy. Fairly dry, uneventful finish. An easy drinkin IPA that would bode well for the young,uns. Props to neohippie for the bottle!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GnarlyGnome (773) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2013
bottle: pours a orangeish yellow color with a nice white head. Aroma is nice and citrusy with some floral notes going on. Flavor is nice and bitter, with a heavy mouthfeel and solid malty backbone that balances it out. Not the most "interesting" ipa, but very drinkable, and enjoyable for sure.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (5071) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 4, 2013
12oz bottle. Filtered orange-tan. Foamy, steady off-white head. Really has little finesse, but a decent hop backbone gets it through the struggle. Mostly deep resinous pine, maybe some niceness from the Simcoe. Somehow stumbling up with my friendly rating scale I guess, this one is just tolerable enough. Hardly impressive brewing, and not one I’d seek out again, and wish I hadn’t bought a whole sixpack, but OK enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (865) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Can. Aroma of citrus hops. Medium body resinous hops upfront, malt sweetness, and bitter finish


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