RATINGS: 923   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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 Kentuckys 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (3352) - Edmonton, Alberta, - JAN 18, 2013
355ml brown bottle. Gold pour, clear. Decent looking white head with a nice fine bead to it. Good looking lacing. Nose has some sweet notes of caramel and vanilla. Taste has big vanilla, sweet caramel, some honey. Light woody/barrel in the finish, dries out a fair bit. Medium body, fine bubbled carbonation on the tongue. Was not expecting a golden and clear beer here, but overall this is a sweetish but drinkable strong ale with mild oaky barrel notes. A bit industrial, but drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5796) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Amber to bronze in color with a fluffy off white head. Bourbon, with hints of vanilla, butterscotch and caramel. Thin amber ale flavored with bourbon is how I will state the flavors. No real depth in this one. 8/11

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (8420) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2016
7/X/16 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ Cybus birthday party, BB: n/a (2016-1215) Thanks to Cybu for sharing the bottle!

Clear orange beer, creamy yellowish head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, fruity, red liquorice. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of bourbon, vanilla, bit sweet, very yeasty, ripe banana. Aftertaste: hint of bourbon or is that the power of suggestion? Slightly bitter and mainly sweet. Not really impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (2526) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 29, 2016
Couleur ambre claire, trs lgre mousse. Nez de chne un peu vanill (bourbon) et sucr caramel. Gout bois chne, assez intense, note de caramel brun et sucre. Bon corps. Fin sur le chne. Pas trop mal, mais manque de la subtilit et de la douceur, trop sur le cot bois et pas sur le vanill bourbon...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oobawa (714) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 29, 2016
All bourbon, no ale. Nose is weak, some booze notes, which leads to a surprisingly all-bourbon beer. Like carbonated JD, with a very, very mild ale back. Sweet in an off-putting way, and the fade is more reminiscent of a whiskey and water than beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
colui72 (712) - HONG KONG - NOV 19, 2016
Clear amber with a medium soapy head. Strong aroma of whiskey, oak and biscuit. Taste is... yummy. Butterscotch, whiskey, biscuit, very malty and tasty. Booze well hidden. Lovely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (1821) - Besanon, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Ambre claire. Pointe de vanille et de tonneau au nez mais quoi ne retrouve pas du tout au palais. Ambre classique malt et caramel avec du sucre pour ne rien arranger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (3042) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle from Target. Decent barrel flavor up front. A bit of maltiness with a mild sweetness to it. Some harsh bitterness in the finish. A little wood and vanilla as well. Certainly lacking the depth that a lot of barrel aged beers have, but still not bad for the price.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Korcz (936) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DraftMuse2 (1) - Red Level, Alabama, USA - NOV 11, 2016 does not count
Love this beer! So glad it is being more widely distributed! Mellow Mushroom keeps it on tap!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Claves77 (260) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Flat appearance and smell. Boring taste, too boozy and thin. Not enough malt substance.

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