Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale (Lexington Brewing Company)

Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale is a beer that pours with a dark brown to orange color and a small amount of slightly off-white head. The KPBA is slightly thicker than many ales in the same unctuous fashion. The nose provides hints of toasted malt, sugar, spices (cinnamon, clove) and a little bit of spice. Where there is a tendency for pumpkin beers to go overboard in regards to the outright sweetness of the effort, the Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale’s bourbon bite keeps things balanced well. The alcohol side is hidden perfectly with strong amounts of malt and vanilla; this effort is definitely dangerous as it goes down easily, tastes amazing, and enough variety to end just as strongly as it began. Continue reading “Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale (Lexington Brewing Company)”