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RATINGS: 887   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Award-winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon. Our Kentucky Ale® is aged for up to six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla and oak are imparted to this special ale as it rests in the charred barrels. Pleasantly smooth and robust, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale may also be served as an aperitif or after-dinner drink. Launched in 2006, it has grown to become the flagship beer of the premier name in barrel-aged beers: Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company.

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3.4
rumproasts (5470) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2013
tap. Amber with small head. Nice mild bourbon flavor, less harsh than many other bourbon aged beers that i’ve had. rather smooth.

3.8
Sigmund (7756) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2013
On tap at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Deep golden to amber colour, moderate creamy head. Distinct aroma of bourbon, oak and vanilla. The mouthfeel is fairly light for its strength. Medium dry flavour, again with distinct notes of bourbon, oak and vanilla. Good beer, but demands that you like bourbon (I do). A little more hoppy bitterness would not hurt, though.

3.1
gregwilsonstl (2574) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2013
This has alot of bourbon flavor. A bit hot. Im not a fan of this but it’s because I don’t like bourbon.

3.7
awaller05 (305) - Sharon, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Sweet smell of vanilla and a slight afterthought of the bourbon. Sipped this beer from a snifter and was pleasantly surprised at the smoothness it provided. Color was a caramel brown. Aftertaste was minimal and would recommend to anyone. This is a 1 drink only type of beer imho.

2.7
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Aroma is of bourbon barrel wood and its usual attendant vanilla. Approximate appearance of heated maple syrup. Tastes a bit smokey and a lot of sweet. Cloying and sticky like a bock, only much more so. Not subtle.

3.7
xhophead (24) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2013
WOB Coconut Creek, FL. Nice body moderately hoppy, adequately hopped, vanilla notes forward. Very drinkable, but probably not more than one at a time. Became a bit cloying by the end of the glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
lastconfed2 (8) - Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2013 does not count
Smells of Bourbon but also has some sweet overtones to the aroma. It pours a dark gold/caramel color with a nice head and much carbonation. It tastes exactly how it smells, sweet and bourbon. It is remarkably easy to drink for such a high alcohol content. The high carbonation tickles the inside of my mouth. Overall a delicious brew.

4
AndyW68 (1579) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Nice. Orange gold with white head. Aroma of bourbon and vanilla. Tastes of sweet vanilla, butterscotch and bourbon. Enjoyed this.

3.3
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Amber pour, if you didn't get that from all the other reviews, I figure one more can't hurt. Whiskey smell for sure, definitely follows through in the taste. Great if you like whiskey ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
vexorgtr (29) - Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Best in a snifter or chalice, however it’s OK from a pub glass too. Aroma is nice, you can smell the bourbon, and there’s a vanilla and butterscotch aroma. It gets your attention. Pours a light copper color with a modest head. The bourbon flavor adds a nice kick to what would otherwise be a mild ale. It’s a nice finishing touch to an evening.


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