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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Kentucky IPA™ is a deliciously hoppy, golden-hued American IPA. It has bright citrus flavors and sweet floral aromas which come from liberal dry-hopping with American hops.

Hops:
Cascade & Columbus - Boil
Centennial & Simcoe - Dry Hop

Malt:
2 Row, Aromatic, Caramel 40


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 17, 2014
The hops are oily and sticky. Lots of lacing. Smells like wet forest. Deep amber color, bit of bite from the carbonation.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1941) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2421) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
venom666 (465) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36928) - 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]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3689) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1260) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2315) - 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.

2.8
   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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (7041) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lbianchi66 (47) - FRANCE - NOV 20, 2014
Robe blonde, légèrement cuivrée. La mousse ne tien pas. Arômes du cascade très présents avec des saveurs dominantes d’agrumes. L’équilibre amertume/arômes est plutôt réussi. Malheureusement, elle est courte en bouche. Légèrement âpre. Arrière goût de feijoa et de pêche. Une IPA honnête, mais j’ai connu bien mieux.


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