Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
Award-winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon.

Our Kentucky Irish Red 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: Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.

Pairing Suggestions

Rich spicy foods like barbecued beef, Oaxacan mole, or hearty Szechuan dishes.  Great with buttery, well-aged cheddar.  Pairs with desserts like milk chocolate, cream puffs; try it as a float with your favorite vanilla or caramel ice cream. 

Awards

2019 USA Beer Ratings Silver Medal
2017 Kentucky Living's Best in Kentucky
2016 Tastings World Beer Championships Silver Medal
2012 U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal
2012 North American Brewers Association Beer Fest Gold Medal
2010 World Beer Cup Silver Medal
2010 Brew NZ Beer Awards Gold Medal
2010 U.S. Open Beer Championships Silver Medal
2007 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal

Availability

Year Round

Bottles (four pack)

Draft

Beer Facts

ABV
8.2%
IBU
19
Hops
Fuggles, East Kent Goldings
Malts
2 Row Pale, Caramel 40, Aromatic Malt, Carapils, Malted Wheat
Tasting
Notes
Oak, Vanilla, Caramel, Toffee

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