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Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
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85
very good

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 10-29-2008)
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4/5  rDev +5%

12-27-2011 22:58:00 | More by MrHirschybar
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10oz pour on-tap

A – Very dark ruby-red in the glass. Head is thin and disappears quickly. Almost stout looking.

S – Strong notes here, molasses, dark brown sugar, raisin, plum, light oak and licorice notes. Complex.

T – Wow sweetness here, and bitterness. Raisin notes abound, caramel and dark brown sugar notes come through too. Bourbon notes are rather subdued.

M – Thick, very rich beer, the 10oz was almost more than enough of a pour.

O – Quite the brew for sure, I am not a fan of this style, but this one had a tremendous depth of complexities, very nice.

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On tap at 38 Degrees Ale House in Alhambra, CA.

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Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.