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Kilty Pleasure - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 01-30-2010)
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Reviews by BWED:
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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I visited PBC, had a great tour (free, with 6 tastings!) and picked up a couple bombers of this for $5 a piece. Quite a steal. Poured into a tulip.

A- Turbid deep brown, with a lighter brown highlight. Beautiful, thick pillowy two finger head retaining well and thick rings of lacing.

S- Roasted caramel, brown sugar, a little booze. As it warms, dark fruit notes arise.

T- Malty sweet, caramel with a surprising hop bite finish.

M- full-bodied, thick, with a bit of a drying character. Slight warmth but the 10% is well hidden.

O- This was tasty and beautiful looking, but it was a little more bitter than I expected/ cared for. I would definitely drink it again. Well worth the price.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 23:00:14 | More by BWED
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Nathan_Snyder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-07-2014 23:00:23 | More by Nathan_Snyder
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psdriscoll

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-02-2014 13:53:04 | More by psdriscoll
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy, very dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is malty, some alcohol as well. Taste is malts, alcohol, some hops, more alcohol as it warms. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 11:59:29 | More by tone77
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krykel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-13-2014 17:52:58 | More by krykel
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium brown color with an off white head. Some lace stickage and a muffled clarity. Aroma of peat smoked malt, brown sugar, and molasses. In the flavor, caramel, toast, brown sugar, molasses and a bit of smoke. A malt bomb for sure, there is hardly any bitterness. Little alcohol heat for a beer above 8% this drinks a bit too easy. An enjoyable beer, though a bit off the mark from the style. Still, Ive had it a couple of times and its well worth revisiting.

Serving type: on-tap

03-21-2014 01:48:41 | More by Stinkypuss
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pjkelley82

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-15-2014 17:26:38 | More by pjkelley82
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

(poured into a tulip)

A: appropriate deep rust hue, mild haze.... not much head, but decent amount of lace

S: soft booze-diluted caramel.... bit of toasted grain and grass

T: straight malt - bold, lightly roasty... perfumy alcohol overtone... moderate bitterness that lasts, balancing nicely.... flowery, dirty-earthy hop aftertaste as well as light-moderate alcohol afterglow

M: pretty decent, thick-ish, mildly viscous feel - lip-smacky, yet fairly dry in the finish

O: taste could have a bit more depth, however, it's pretty solid otherwise.... this is a seemingly tough style for American breweries to nail down properly/accurately - PBC's take leans in the right direction, though - just needs a lil refinement

Serving type: on-tap

03-04-2014 00:45:59 | More by Bouleboubier
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-03-2014 02:24:39 | More by mikefuski17
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-23-2014 23:16:36 | More by waddellc2
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opaque, dark raisin brown in color with hints of ruby red on the edges. Poured with a short, dense, light beige foam that reduced to a steady cap with decent lacings. Rich, roasted and caramel malt aromas with vanilla and a smoky finish. Creamy smooth feel with rich, delicate carbonation. Roasted malt and vanilla up front quickly followed by herbal and smoky malt flavors. A touch of vanilla again through the middle along with caramel maltiness toward the end. Finished with an herbal hop bitterness and smoky aftertaste. Incredibly malty with just enough earthy flavors to mask the warming punch that this delivers. 

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2014 01:07:40 | More by IronLover
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robgage

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

02-19-2014 20:53:48 | More by robgage
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-24-2013 12:53:19 | More by HRamz3
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-16-2013 14:25:18 | More by TheFightfan1
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle.

Pours a dark brown with copper tinges and a bubbly light tan head. Belgian like nose, dark and sweet, plum, caramel, toast, and brown sugar. Medium thick body, soft carbonation and a lingering caramel malt finish. Flavor is vanilla and peat, lightly smoked, loads of rich malt, not much alcohol presence.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 19:15:36 | More by yourefragile
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Schmidts

Pennsylvania

4.51/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark Brown with a 3/4 inch tan head, lots of lacing. Smells of burnt malts coffee and fruits. Taste is of Burnt Malts, coffee, and roasted nuts. It has a beautiful hit of Hops and Alcohol in the finish and is just wonderful.
Mouth feel leaves a bitter hop hit. Overall I give this 4.50 it is a outstanding Beer and this is my second bottle of it. Wanted to give it a fair try!
Strong but smooth almost the profile of a smooth Bourbon whiskey in its fine finish. Give this one a try you will like it. Another great beer from Philadelphia brewing!

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 21:49:07 | More by Schmidts
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-20-2013 14:39:31 | More by InspectorBob
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-28-2013 19:14:58 | More by goblue3509
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-25-2013 01:13:36 | More by rolltide8425
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JJStorm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-20-2013 02:59:32 | More by JJStorm
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-12-2013 13:13:06 | More by IPAchris
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beans923

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-07-2013 14:28:31 | More by beans923
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-29-2013 01:30:14 | More by outoffocus
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque brown. Last of the keg. Frothy head looks creamy and dense.

Malty toffee and burnt sugars and some pine hoppiness. Earthy and herbal.

Muddled flavors of milk chocolate, toffee, roasted barley, pine, bitter root vegetable, and light coffee. Doesn't really hold together. Very dry for the style. Finishes with chunky bitterness. Alcohol all over this one.

Feels big and fat. Chewy like wet bread crumbs. Writhing carbonation is gushy. Hot and thick. Stickier than it should be.

Not a good example for this style with some of the other bas boys out there killin' it with their wee heavy mama jama. Suffers from being far too dry.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2013 02:57:45 | More by thecheapies
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-18-2013 03:04:11 | More by Profchaos20
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Kilty Pleasure from Philadelphia Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.