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Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company
(Alltech)
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401 Cross Street
Lexington KY 40508
Telephone: +1 859-887-3406
Hours: Tours Monday-Friday at 3:00pm, Saturday at 1:00pm.
Brewer: Ken Lee
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Notes

Opened: 1995

Annual Production: 30,000 bbl

Contributors: Beer Dave Gausepohl, Alan Henthorne, brewboyky, Diane Crawford, Santosh Chandrasekhar, Siegfried Binge, William Ambrose

Thanks to Lexington Brewing for the samples! This brewery was closed for a while, and has now reopened under the auspices of Alltech. They no longer brew the beers that the former owners sent to me; they brew only one beer now, "Kentucky Ale".

Updated: June 21, 2013

News

Beer List

  • Awards:
    • Date: September 24, 2005 (#5774)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Super Saver, Columbus NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. High carbonation. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty, graham cracker.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, creamy and fizzy. Lots of malt with a big grassy hop flavor. Not too bitter. Clean sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    8.19% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: January 16, 2012 (#8708)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Low dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild oaky-whisky, mild malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, moderate carbonation. Big coconut flavor on top of the malt. Vanilla. Mildly warming finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer

  • German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    Awards:

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: March 17, 1998 (#2452)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Brown, moderate carbonation, low head. Faintly spicy aroma. Pretty bitter up front, then fairly sweet. Big carbonation bite before a spicy finish. A little thin.

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    Traditional German-Style Bock
    • Date: March 17, 1998 (#2454)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep red-brown, moderate carbonation, OK head. Dark caramel sweet aroma. Thick, dark, sweet. Lots of dark caramel flavor all the way through.

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    American-Style Pale Ale

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    Limestone English Style Porter (discontinued)
    Robust Porter

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    Limestone Limited Edition Winter Brew (discontinued)

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    Limestone Rich-Malty Oktoberfest (discontinued)
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

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    Limestone Summer-Wheat Hefe-Weizen (discontinued)
    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier