Country Boy Brewery | Lexington, Kentucky
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Country Boy Brewery
Excellent based on 24 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

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

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


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Beer Available At Country Boy Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Country Boy Country Jacket , Country Boy Half Way Home , Country Boy Alpha Experiment: Citra , Country Boy WareHouse Experiment #2 , Country Boy Black Gold Porter - Rum Barrel , Country Boy Hales Bailes Gruit , Country Boy Dy9nasty , Country Boy Gold Rush , Three Floyds Throat Snatcher 85, HammerHeart Gammel Kriger 70, Country Boy Black Gold Porter - Rum Barrel Mexican Chocolate , Country Boy Black Gold Porter - Rum Barrel Orange Truffle , Country Boy Black Gold Porter - Rum Barrel Espresso , Country Boy Brandy Barrel Experimental Stout , Country Boy Alpha Experiment Calypso , Country Boy Galaxy Pale Ale , Country Boy D9nasty II IPA , Country Boy Double Barrel Shotgun Wedding , Ei8ht Ball Red Drink 52, Country Boy Infinite Sadness 95
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24 reviews for Country Boy Brewery
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  83%
 Selection  82%
 Food  10%
 Value  84%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  93%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
NeoHippie2  (51) Louisville, Kentucky | October 19, 2014
Not a huge place but itís awesome nonetheless. Looks almost like a warehouse as you walk up to it. Small little tap room with big long wooden tables. Had probably 20 or 25 taps. A few guest taps but most were country boy beers. Very fast and friendly service and very reasonable prices on everything offered. You can tell the most important thing to them is brewing quality beer and it really shows. Everything sampled was very respectable. Nice little beer garden/patio outback with hop vines growing up the side. Awesome place, I will definitely be back.
92
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous  (89) Lexington, Kentucky | March 15, 2012
One month old and going strong. Very good Lexington brewery in a warehouse-ish area near campus. DIY aesthetic inside the small taproom. Bar seating and various tables throughout. Maybe half of the 24 taps are Country Boy, the rest are excellent choices from Louisville, Michigan, and Missouri breweries that rival any other place in town as being the best tap list on a given day. Not a bad beer on the board when Iíve gone. They may have to eventually find a new location for a taproom. I predict that they will outgrow this space by yearís end. Sometimes the Habenero Loko food truck is outside (excellent gorditas) and they let you order food in.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) 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.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99  (484) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 24, 2012
Easy to find location with parking lot in front and back. Block building with taproom door on left that opened to large tasting room with bar on right and tables around outside of the room. Freindly staff which was also the brewer on that day. They had a sampler set of four beers at a time of their 12 and had 12 guest taps. No food, but were flexible about bringing small portion from outside. Enjoyed the visit.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
savnac  (284) Anchorage, Alaska | November 6, 2012
Went here twice on our visit to Kentucky, that doesnít happen often. One night was an Against the Grain tap takeover that was killer. Warehouse style steel building with a really nice tap room, tv above the bar. Service was excellent, the bartender must have been a brewer because answered all my question and even told me how they made some of their more interesting beers. Huge selection of beers on tap, around half of them are theirs except for the tap takeovers. There was a food truck outside that had some great food. Prices were really good, both times I had to double take the check at the end of the night, Iím thinking they messed up somehow. This place is killing it, crazy experimental beers, cool people, really kicked back atmosphere, great prices. Best beer related place we went to in Kentucky.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie  (632) Denver, Colorado | March 14, 2013
Country Boy has a cool little tasting room attached to the brewery. Itís got one TV in it and no much else other than a bar and tables. Other than a small selection of snacks there is no food available though bringing in outside food is more than welcome. The beer selection is very wide, they had over 10 of their own as well as a handful of quality guest taps. The beers I had were pretty solid and with a constantly changing line up and chill tasting room ambiance, Iím ready to come back every time Iím in Lexington.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Capa  (306) Kitsap, Washington | November 24, 2012
Basically itís a cinder block room with lots of beer. But, that beer is plentiful, top-notch, with a wide variety. The guest taps take about half of the beers on offer and the house beers make up the rest. THere were a few good beers on the guest side I really wanted to try but I couldnít pry myself from the house beers. All were very well made, tasty, and with a large amount of creative thinking. The barkeeper was super friendly and offered up plenty of samples. I stopped in on a monday so no food truck, but we got some take-out from the local burger joint and brought it in- my wife and I loved that they let you do that. One big tv over the bar for gameday. Must hit this place if in Lexington. (Disclaimer: I do previously know a coupe of the owners but tried not to let that cloud my judgement)
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Jameshoward  (2) Kentucky | January 14, 2013
this is a must stop from what i can tell. they brew there own stuff and have a good selection on tap of other great finds. Kinda small and can get crowded from what iím told, but the people was nice and kept my pint full. Canít ask for much more
88
  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...
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1786) Washington, Washington DC | November 19, 2014
I stayed near this place so I could check it out easily. Itís in a dimly lit side street, so plenty of parking. There was a small tent set up outside where folks were grilling, very brave since it was freezing cold outside. The tasting room itself has a large U shaped bar, and there are plenty of tables. Barman Zack knew everyoneís name, and reached out to get to know me even though he was really busy, just in constant motion pouring pints non-stop for locals and students alike. Large number of taps included almost a dozen of their own and a whole bunch of interesting guest taps, so it was easy to make a night of it here. You can do samples of 4 ounces one at a time or flights of four, or 8 ounce pours, or full pints (including of the 10% stuff!). Beers are tasty enough. Good place.

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