Country Boy Brewery | Lexington, Kentucky
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Country Boy Brewery
Excellent based on 19 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

436 Chair St
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40508 [ print map ]
859 554 6200 | twitter

Hours: Mon-Wed 4PM-10PM; Thu-Sat 4PM-12AM; Sun 1PM-10PM

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Country Boy Brewery

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Beer Available At Country Boy Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Country Boy Keeneland September Sale Ale , Country Boy Sweet Cider , Against the Grain Lobster Claw , Country Boy Ghost Gose 70, Country Boy Papawís Red Ale 94, Country Boy Heifer-Weizen , Country Boy Bourbon Barrel Cocoa Porter , Country Boy Alpha Experimental Stout #291 , Country Boy Alpha Experiment Citra IPA , Country Boy Tart Cider , Country Boy Heart of Darkness Black IPA , Country Boy Nacho Bait Blonde Habanero Infused Ale 68, Country Boy Amos Moses Brown Ale 83, Country Boy Stampiní Ground Stout 77, Country Boy Alpha Experiment: Mosaic , Country Boy Alpha Experiment 291 , Country Boy RX Strength Imperial Stout (Bourbon) , West Sixth / Country Boy Country Western Volume Two , Country Boy Nateís Coffee Stout , Country Boy Papawís Red with Costa Rican Coffee
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19 reviews for Country Boy Brewery
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  86%
 Selection  83%
 Food  10%
 Value  85%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  92%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Rhinton82  (8) , | July 14, 2014
Good beers by them and the guest taps. The atmosphere of this place is amazing, and they may not have food but Gastro Gnomes food truck was there when i stopped by and their food is top notch... This is a must go place if you are in lexington...
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine  (264) Indiana | June 27, 2014
A nice spot in Lxington with an open floor plan and an outdoor seating area as well. Service is good, as is the atmosphere and selection (both in-house and guest). No food, but value is great (flights are very reasonable priced). Definitely worth the stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm  (96) Cincinnati, Ohio | March 18, 2014
Stopped by this place 8-10pm on a Tuesday. My second time in, but just as last time, always a very impressive, creative selection of both house brews and guest brews on tap. Lots of new stuff to try, and 4oz tasters were available. No food in house, but there was an amazingly tasty food truck outside. I got a very satisfying pork taquida (sp?). Place is just one big taphouse with a U shaped bar. Tables, and a bar around the perimeter. Kind of an industrial looking area. Easy parking. Pretty cool, knowledgeable, and accomodating bartender. Cool crowd. Seemed kind of like a mix of locals and after-work button-ups, but they left me to my business, it was relatively chill despite being busy. This place always has some interesting beers on tap, and I appreciate the creativity. Will visit every time Iím in the area.
theisti  (523) Leawood, Kansas | February 21, 2014| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited later evening on a Thursday. Located in a lightly industrial area of Lexington, parking is on the street or in the lots surrounding the brewery. The tasting room is located on the back side of the brewery, and is mostly comprised of bar seating, high tops, and a small shelf bar ringing the outside of the room. There is also a patio located through the taproom. Place was packed, so service was fast and efficient. Very much a regular crowd, everyone was enjoying themselves. 22 beers on tap 12 Country Boy + 10 solid guests. Food truck had a great grilled cheese, and an even greater Archer reference on the tip jar. Certainly recommended.

82 = ★★★Ĺ (Solid place, near the top of the list for locals and visitors)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Drake  (476) Free Union, Virginia | February 19, 2014
This is an awesome place. Itís a warehouse, for sure, but features a simple and comfortable layout. They were open already before their posted open time and the bar was already pretty much full of regulars. 24 taps, 17 of which were CB brews during my visit. Flights of 4 are available for various prices and things generally run no more than $2 a sample. Pint and growler prices are also pretty solid. Beers on tap run a wide range of styles, and all 9 I tried were excellent. Bartender was helpful and friendly. No food, but a food truck showed up while I was there (and this on a Tuesday, pretty cool). I may have gone at JUST the right time, but these guys are clearly the best brewery in town, and Iíd wager they could compete on a regional basis. If you have time for just one stop in Lexington, make it here. Iím going back tomorrow.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
ContemplateBeer  (112) Louisville, Kentucky | February 16, 2014| Updated February 19, 2014
Updated 2/16/2014. PROS: I donít really know how to describe the atmosphere, except that it feels like home. The taproom isnít going to set any standards for aesthetic pleasure, but itís has a welcoming feel. Service is always fairly quick and knowledgeable. Selection usually includes 1/2 their beers and 1/2 guest taps, all for dirt cheap (tops out at about 5 bucks) and you can get half pints for half price. Iíve had some surprising beers here (Four-year aged Expy for 3.25). CONS: Food truck model, so no in-house food; I donít live here. Is in Lexington, and not in Louisville. OVERALL: The one KY brewery that Iíd want down the street; I love this place. Parking on the street around the building, and in a lot out back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto  (113) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | December 14, 2013
From the outside, at night, it appears that you are in some wharehouse district, but inside, it is a warm friendly place (even though if you pay attention to the walls, you ARE in a wharehouse. The staff is enthusiastic and attentive, the beer is reasonable (if not outstanding), there isnít any food of note. Worth a stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
LilBeerDoctor  (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 12, 2013
This is the best brewery in Lexington. Located in a warehouse and it has a dim, grungy feel to it. There are 2 large screen TVs behind the bar. You come here for the beer, though. They had about 10 of their own taps, with tasty offerings such as a jalapeno stout, raspberry stout, brown ale with coffee run through a Randall, peach saison, barrel aged brown, etc. All the beers I tried were excellent. Then there are about 10 guest taps with regional offerings including Against the Grain, FFF, Bells, etc. We stayed here several hours because we couldnít leave without trying another beer. Best beer brewed in Lexington, IMO, so it is a must-stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick  (132) Cincyucky, Kentucky | October 12, 2013
Very open space and friendly service. Decent tap selection. Fairly popular. Will return for sure.
rosenbergh  (446) Tampere, Finland | September 27, 2013
Being a brewery it was quite interesting that there were lots of beers from the big breweries on taps. Extremely crowded on Friday night. Food truck just outside.

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