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Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Co.

Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Co.
Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale

Category: Flavored Barrel Aged Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 10%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Co.
Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale

Category: Flavored Barrel Aged Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 10%
Copper color. Sweet, spicy aromas of sweet bourbon, grated cinnamon, banana cream pie, vanilla nougat, and bread pudding with a round, bright, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, medium-length bitter orange and aromatic barks finish. A fun, old fashioned flavored ale that makes nice use of bourbon barrels.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Malty & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: sweet bourbon, grated cinnamon, banana cream pie, vanilla nougat, and bread pudding
Taste Flavor: bitter orange and aromatic barks
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Fried Chicken, Ribs, Steak & Potatoes
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fun, old fashioned flavored ale that makes nice use of bourbon barrels.
The Producer

Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

The Producer
475 Angliana Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
USA
1 859-221-7703
Flavored Barrel Aged Ale
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Serve in a Snifter
Barrel-aged ales are those that have been aged in a wooden barrel to impart flavors and aromas of wood to the finished product. Most barrels are made of oak, though some brewers will use barrels made from acacia, ash, chestnut or poplar, to name only a few.

Although most ales (and beers in general) are made in steel tanks, barrel aging has become a cult movement as of late, especially from micro brewers, who use a range of casks, from wine barrels to rum barrels to scotch barrels. The finished product will be influenced by the tannins in the barrel as well as the beverage that was previously aged in that container.

Flavored Barrel Aged Ales will have additional flavorings such as spices, herbs, fruits, honey, or chocolate. They are often a bit sweeter than their non-flavored counterparts.
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