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Pike Entire - Wood Aged Stout - Pike Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 18.98%
Wants: 14
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 12-06-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

cdog707yo, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of Braz
4/5  rDev +7%

Good. Decent thickness and overall taste. Cask really comes out on this one. Sipper for sure.

Braz, Oct 21, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +11.8%

Anaxagoris, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

HoppySeb, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of spinrsx
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz Bottle from Total Wine Palm Desert for $6

Appearance - Dark brown colour with a large size frothy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, grains, coffee

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and coffee. There is also some wood and boozy flavours.

Overall - Really rich and sweet and lots of high quality chocolate flavours. I'd like a little more wood aged flavour, but this still as enough to keep it interesting. A steal at 6$ (on clear out) wish I could travel home with a few more bottles.

spinrsx, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of draheim
4.35/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz (2013) into a tulip. Pours an opaque black w/ a 1-finger tan head that settles to some wispy foam.

Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, caramel, bourbon, and dark fruit.

Taste follows nose. Dark chocolate, bitter roast, oaky char, bourbon, caramel, vanilla. This one is rich and decadent. Earthy and nutty. Has a really nice bitter smoky finish.

Mouthfeel is full bodied with good carbonation.

Overall a surprisingly big, flavorful beer from Pike. Really excellent. I've had a lot of barrel-aged imperial stouts, and this one is right up there with some of the best of them.

draheim, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

DOCRW, Feb 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Gambrinus1184, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

emottram, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

zestar, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

BillRoth, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

Eighty, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.29/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle I brought to share at Skuter's tasting.

2013 vintage.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour with dark roasted malt, cocoa, cookie dough, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour cocoa and coffee flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty and wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is definitely suffering from a mild infection issue but is still fairly drinkable.

UCLABrewN84, Dec 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

CEDAMA, Dec 01, 2013
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2.85/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

and this is why Bourbon county rates so high...
not sure what funky odor i'm getting off this one but it isn't great. getting a twangy coffee, chocolate-y aroma that just isn't right.
definitely has some "wood aged" flavor to it, albeit a bit earthy, but it pales in comparison to the recent Bourbon County. as I hold the glass to my mouth for a second drink, I get that nasty, funky smell again,,,, 9.5% it's either dump or chug, I think, at this point.
nice chocolate milk head on 2nd pour, but it cant save it. this is not a great brew. nothing I have had from this brewer is really any good, that I can remember.
the nasty little smell kills this one, as far as i'm concerned. maybe I have a bad one, but the smell is terrible. the taste is general and typical as stouts go, and still very unremarkable.

pkalix, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

Drknight, Nov 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

harrymel, Oct 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

strongaf, Oct 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

twelveinches, Sep 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

itracy63, Sep 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

rab53, Sep 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

justwork, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

mdaschaf, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

JMS1512, Sep 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

distantmantra, Sep 06, 2013
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Pike Entire - Wood Aged Stout from Pike Pub & Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.