Profile of ibrew4u

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Joined 14 years ago
From Louisville, KY, United States
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I work at the Bluegrass Brewing Co at 636 E Main St Louisville Ky. I help brew, blottle, keg, and drink the beer. Drop by if you are in town I will take you on the nickle tour.

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  • Pipkin Bourbon Barrel Stout
    rated 3.0 14 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 5 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 6

    This beer was over bourbonated. There was a complete lack of balance between the bourbon and stout. Later batches approached a better balance. The beer itself was a tasty malt roasted flavor stout, but it was hard to get through all the bourbon.

  • Bluegrass American Pale Ale
    rated 4.5 14 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 10 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    Disclaimer: I brew and drink this everyday...I feel I can review this beer because I did not formulate it. I do work with David Peirce who did. This beer has wonderful head retention and mouthfeel. A hoppy pale pressing the verge of IPA with the generous ammount of hops used, but also has a nice big malty body to balance things out. I drink this everyday. The quintessential session beer for me. I could only compare this to Bells 2 hearted but slightly less sweet with more of a ghany hoppiness.

  • Bluegrass Bearded Pats Barley Wine
    rated 4.8 14 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 10 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 10 | Overall: 10

    The first barleywine I ever tried, and will likely be the last. It has decent enough head retension for a beer of it's strength. The flavors are a wonderful mertage of spicy fruity hops and fantastic sweet malt that gives this puppy a huge flavor explosion. But don't take my word for it, 2 gold medals at the Great American Beer Fest, 2 gold medals at the Chicago Real Ale Fest... We should be brewing a new batch in the fall of 06' at the Main St location...

  • Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 7

    Tasty triple. Strong alcoholic nose and shows somewhat in flavor as well. I would be hard pressed to tell this one from the real deal in a blind taste test. Tim Rastetter formulated this recipe at the now defunct Brew Works in Newport KY.

  • Bluegrass Velvet Hammer
    rated 4.1 14 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    A gift to stouts. Big chewy malt flavor that fades into the chocolate roasty goodness. I believe this one was formulated by Tim Rastetter while working at the now defunct Brew Works in Newport Kentucky. Tim is now at Hofbrau House Newport.

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