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Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale is a light, crisp ale perfect for lazy, sun-drenched summer days. Images of your real (or fanciful) old Kentucky home in bourbon country are conjured up with every sip, thanks to the brew’s six-week aging period in fresh Kentucky bourbon barrels. Our barrel-aging process balances hints of caramel and vanilla and subtle cereal notes with the juiciness of a fresh ripe peach, creating a golden color. Enjoy this light-bodied, refreshing offering before the bright rays of summer fade into fall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (14315) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is peach, caramel, wheaten bread. Taste comprises sweet licks, peach, bread, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok fruit bier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabah (253) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
This is a unique brew. Kind of like part wine cooler, or part mead...offset by a lighter wheat ale. Fermented well at 8% and aged with bourbon, so there is definitely a lot of flavor there with the peaches and all. A little pricey for the overall rating, but worth the try for sure....something that I may even get again if the 4-pack price is right

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7259) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
bottle thanks to Saucy Lou! .. . pours the orange amber you see in movies .. medium wispy foam .. . quite the peach presence, light fresh wood .. . mouth is lighter, but the booze is subtle .. . . a good one from this oddball brewery .. . . oh, i’ll give you higher you filthy little urchin!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rdixon77 (1695) - Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at RBWG. I don’t know why I even tried. Sounded like a bad idea. Tasted like a bad idea. Fake peach, some oak, way too sweet and artificial.Yikes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (4100) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting shared by jackl, thanks Jack! Clear straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of big peach fruit and candy, like those peach jelly rings. Tastes of peaches, oak, light whiskey. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
capecod (18) - - FEB 10, 2015
12 oz. Bottle, pours orange/gold with a fast-fading head. Aroma is of a peach jam, with an honest peach flavor to a wheat style beer. Cannot taste hops at all, but there is a brief bitter taste between initial peach taste and a moderately lingering fruity palate. As with most fruit beers, one or two is plenty per sitting, but this one makes the most of it with a big ’ol ABV. Overall, pretty good beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
drowland (7112) - Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2015
12oz bottle sampled summer 2014. Orange amber pour under a small khaki head, mild lacing. Gross aroma, loads of peach, bordering peach flavoring, a bit of wood and barrel. Gross flavor as well, so sweet, way too much peach, caramel, some wood and bourbon. Gross. I literally hate this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (4273) - Georgia, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pours a clear straw yellow with a thin and not persistent ivory head. Sweet peach dominates the tempting aroma, which has a nice wheat underpinning. Flavor has peach and wheat notes, not strong but refreshing - this would be great on a steamy summer day, but it’s fine in cold weather too. Texture is more cider-like than beer-like, somewhat firm but barely fizzy. If not a great beer, one worthy of a fair taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2391) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Lots of peach, not much barrel. Or wheat, for that matter, but at least the peaches seem real and fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3344) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2014
2014 12 oz bottle . A modicum of sediment remained in the bottom of the bottle after a full pour into my glass. The golden amber body was topped by a weak off-white head that soon reduced to a thin ring. Quite peachy in both the aroma and the flavor, with a natural and somewhat freash peach taste. The BBL aging is less obvious, in part due to the strong peach flavor. Some biscuity malt base shows through it all. O: plenty to like about this ale, especially if a peachy ale is appealing,.

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