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Pineapple Bling - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-11-2013)
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Reviews by wyatt13:
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wyatt13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-22-2013 13:25:59 | More by wyatt13
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-06-2013 14:12:05 | More by williamjbauer
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-07-2013 16:23:20 | More by qcbrewer
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%

Flat yellow and cloudy. Huge fluff white head that subsides with a little spotty lacing.

Light pineapple scent is overshadowed by a yeasty funk. Smells sugary.

The pineapple is faint and I was really hoping for more. It has a light tart vs. sugary dichotomy. Yeasty with phenolic banana.

Medium body, crisp, and juicy. Surprisingly drinkable for 10+.

A pleasant Belgian pale but I was hoping from a lot more juicy pineapple.

09-23-2013 01:37:23 | More by Vonerichs
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beersdmf17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-24-2014 22:08:24 | More by beersdmf17
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emerge077

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Pale canary yellow, juicy look to it with a thin layer of white foam that fades quickly.

Aroma is slightly fruity, not in a specific pineapple way, but it's definitely fruity with a slight amount of yeastiness to it.

Taste is a little yeasty, slightly bready and mildly fruity like citrus or dried pineapple.
Medium bodied with light carbonation that ebbs away slowly over time.
Overall it was easily drinkable, but a little low on the "bling" and pineapple.

09-16-2013 00:14:24 | More by emerge077
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blue-dream

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2014 11:16:21 | More by blue-dream
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PatB1987

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

03-05-2014 19:05:42 | More by PatB1987
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +6.2%

750 ml bottle (1 pint 9.4 fl oz.) with no apparent bottled on date present. Handwritten Batch #200 written on the label. I'm not the biggest fan of Belgian ales, but I am a fan of Pipeworks, so we'll see how this goes.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a pale murky yellow colored body with some orange highlights when held to the light. An aggressive pour conjures about a finger's worth of white bubbles that dies down to a ring quickly. No lacing.

S - Smell is pretty nice. Authentic pineapple juice, some Belgian yeast, maybe some grapefruit / orange hop aroma, and just a hint of alcohol fumes. I can distinctly smell the lime juice as the beer sits also. Awesome. A mouthwatering aroma.

T - Taste is definitely unique, I will give it that. Natural juicy pineapple, Belgian yeast, & sour bread dough. Maybe a tad soapy. On the finish, I could really taste the tart citrus from the lime juice. Bready pilsner malt is in there if you look for it, I guess.

M - Feel is crisp, smooth, sweet, and citric at first, but finishes dry. Sticky pineapple / lime juice lingering on the palate. Light to medium bodied with nice carbonation. High alcohol content is very well masked.

Overall, it's an easy drinking beer especially at 10.50% abv, although I'm sure it is destined to doom me. There is a lot going on here, although not a lot of your typical Belgian style ale characteristics, which might disappoint some people. In my case, it suited me just fine. Definitely glad I got to try this.

Pipeworks Pineapple Bling ---4/5.

09-18-2013 05:31:09 | More by mfnmbvp
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-17-2014 16:04:20 | More by bismarksays
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dtomes

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-05-2014 01:28:43 | More by dtomes
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-30-2014 22:21:10 | More by JimmyAloysius
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-18-2014 14:33:30 | More by Kubrickx
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jackieT

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

10-13-2013 15:39:14 | More by jackieT
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-28-2013 04:01:03 | More by stortore
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-21-2013 22:42:42 | More by Zaphog
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-27-2013 22:13:34 | More by HumanParaquat
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aasher

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-10-2013 02:53:50 | More by aasher
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

09-13-2013 13:03:12 | More by cnbrown313
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gkoz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-31-2014 02:43:41 | More by gkoz
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will1256

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-12-2013 01:43:40 | More by will1256
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

09-27-2013 03:21:52 | More by smartassboiler
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Mikelove1121

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

09-14-2013 01:17:43 | More by Mikelove1121
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mcc1654

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-11-2013 17:26:33 | More by mcc1654
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bccrosley

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-03-2013 19:32:25 | More by bccrosley
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Pineapple Bling from Pipeworks Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.