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Alltech Brewing | Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale

August 24, 2015 |

This post originally appeared on December 5, 2013

Kentucky Ale

ABV 10%

Can we all just enter into a covenant together? Don’t worry I’m not just making an obscure quote reference from the movie Yes Man, though kudos if you picked that up. I really do want us to come together on this one and curtail the growing trend of releasing pumpkin beers so damn early in the year. Read More

Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. – Kentucky IPA

May 31, 2013 |

Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling┬áCo. – Kentucky IPA

ABV: 6.5%

IBU: 70 (I couldn’t actually find a reliable source for this, so I ball parked.)

Alltech is responsible for quite a bit of growth in Central Kentucky, not to mention the first contributor to the advent of the Lexington, Kentucky craft beer spring. For years, there were very few local craft brews available in Central Kentucky. Alltech seized this opportunity and in 1999 released what is now a staple across the state: Kentucky Ale. Soon the brewery released yet another delicious creation: Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. This beer combined the signature Kentucky Ale with the flavor of Kentucky Bourbon (by aging for 6 weeks in bourbon barrels), yielding a delicious, slightly sweet, and highly potent brew (about 9% abv).

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2013 Kentucky Derby Preview

May 3, 2013 |

2013 Kentucky Derby Preview

The job of paring down the derby field to a manageable number of horses to choose from is a daunting task, and, frankly, one that I have no expertise about which to talk. What I do … Read More