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Two Roads Conntucky Lightnin Bourbon Ale

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Quick3Beers (749) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 24, 2016
Pours a whiskey color from a bottle with a thin creamy white head. Aroma of sweet corn pudding, flavor sort of a cream soda with some medicinal bitterness. A bit weird but okay.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3191) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle at Clockwork cellar cleaning tasting. Nose is caramel vanilla & bourbon. Tastes oaky and plenty bourbony, with caramel, vanilla, corn, butter, touch of honey. moderate carbonation. touch thin plastic palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12846) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bottle - pours orange white head - nose is nothing but light grain - taste of light bourbon, grain, orange peel and light bourbon soaked oak - medium body

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (7971) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle thanks to Gibson. Pours a cloudy brown with medium off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is strong oak, bourbon, vanilla. Medium mouth, caramel, bourbon, woody, vanilla, good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (3156) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours golden brown with a fizzy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bourbon and vanilla. Flavor was slightly sweet with caramel, bourbon, oak and vanilla.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3358) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Pours cloudy amber color with creamy off-white head. Aroma of bourbon and caramel. Some whiskey flavor with caramel with a very subtle back end sour. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlovakSniper (4622) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2015
Une bière ambrée, très effervescente, avec une tête mousseuse assez tenace. Le nez s’ouvre sur des parfums de caramel et sur quelques effluves de bourbon. Le goût montre un caramel rendu légèrement suret. Pas particulièrement bon. La bouche est très pétillante. Son corps mousse beaucoup. La finale se fait sur une drôle d’acidité enrobée de malts doux. Merci à Stoned99 pour le tick.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sirmixsomewhat (173) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
This beer is so much cooler in theory than it is in execution. I got excited when I saw it because I love Two Roads, I love sours, and I love beers that are aged in other alcoholic barrels, but this beer is one with two conflicting flavors that are in competition with each other. You don’t get the sour and you don’t get the bourbon because the two effectively cancel each other out.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stoned99 (977) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2015
750ml bottle from Bark’s Cave in Plattsburgh shared with Jo and Seb. Aroma: caramel, medicinal, artificial sugar fruits mixed with some candied fruits. App: thick unified white head, good lacing, lots of bubbles coming to the top. Taste and palate: medium body, creamy, fruity, high carbonation, medium high sweetness, sweet dry and acidity finish. Overall: way too sweet and weird

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
punkska101 (1536) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle thx alex..I guess A: Apple, lighly solvent, dark caramel, light licorice app: hazy dark copper small white head t/p: med to full body short bitter finish. Moderate carbonation. O: unrefined. Didn’t like the aroma at all this one finished it’s way into the drain.


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