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Space Needle Golden Anniversary 2012 Vintage IPA - Pike Pub & Brewery

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Space Needle Golden Anniversary 2012 Vintage IPASpace Needle Golden Anniversary 2012 Vintage IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
OG 1.066
58 IBU
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Yakima Valley Hops (Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, Summit), Yeast

(Beer added by: draheim on 05-09-2012)
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-24-2014 19:40:44 | More by JDeming
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RBorsato

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-30-2014 19:17:37 | More by RBorsato
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -22.5%

09-15-2013 09:06:22 | More by bernat1971
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DenverLogan

Colorado

3.15/5  rDev -18.6%

From a bottle through Letspour. Poured in tulip glass.
Pours a golden copper with significant head and particulates/floaties from the first pour.
Pine aroma.
Significant carbonation...big mouthfeel....slightly mouth purkering bitterness.
Flavors of grapefruit rind, minerals, cream of tartar, citrus, bitter hops, chalk...quick dry finish.
After a quick look at others reviews nobody else that I saw mentioned particulates...I think this brew may have suffered some travel abuse...temperature changes and perhaps too much shaking. I wish I could leave this review and hit a button saying need another taste from another source. If I get another bottle I'll revise.

02-02-2013 04:48:48 | More by DenverLogan
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-29-2013 21:12:13 | More by jmarsh123
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16%

04-15-2013 19:33:09 | More by rkcrozier
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16%

09-27-2013 23:32:34 | More by kylehay2004
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Lazaro

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-29-2013 04:57:19 | More by Lazaro
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-15-2013 03:38:38 | More by GRG1313
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-13-2013 20:01:42 | More by Hanzo
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-15-2013 00:36:39 | More by MacStinson
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-06-2013 02:29:05 | More by inspektor
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mhaugo

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-21-2013 04:00:47 | More by mhaugo
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RyanMcAndrew

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-26-2013 01:59:09 | More by RyanMcAndrew
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HSGB1316

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-28-2013 17:03:15 | More by HSGB1316
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doughanson78

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

02-12-2013 05:49:19 | More by doughanson78
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billab914

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-20-2013 21:41:30 | More by billab914
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scalffd

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-01-2014 22:46:50 | More by scalffd
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.58/5  rDev -7.5%

Pours a murky orange with a moderate head. Lovely aromas of delicate citrus and honeyed malt. The taste is a bit harsher, with quite bitter tea-like hops as a backbone to the other flavors of citrus and malt. I think the beer has faded a bit, and the original flavors described have coarsened and been muted. I wouldn't wait any longer to drink this if you have a bottle- down the hatch!

11-02-2012 21:47:44 | More by Georgiabeer
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -7.5%

A: Poured a nice glowing golden orange color with some cloudiness, small dirty white cap and minimal lacing

S: Fresh pineapple, grapefruit and orange zest and some light floral notes

T: Immediate bitterness and caramel with a orange zest, grapefruit burst that lingers a bit, th bittering continues start to finish. Speaking of finish, it is rather clean and dry surprisingly.

M: Medium bodied, well carbonated, bittering hops remain on the palate, a slight astringency on the back

O: Not a bad job by Pike. Usually not a fan of anything they do but this was alright.

07-11-2012 02:19:33 | More by barleywinefiend
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Braz

Washington

3.64/5  rDev -5.9%

Purchased at Safeway.
Appearance: Amber color, cloudy but think it's from the chill haze. Thin white head that leaves light lace.
Smell: Zesty, with citrus notes. Pine or cedar like wood scents too, very nice.
Taste: Citrus notes and slight hop bitterness. Pretty balanced with the mild sweetness. Aftertaste is just a touch heavy with citrus rind to me.
Mouthfeel: Nice meaty mouthfeel. Smooth, decent carbonation.
Overall: Very decent, just didn't like the aftertaste too much.

04-09-2013 06:47:27 | More by Braz
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hreb

Washington

3.66/5  rDev -5.4%

Pike's 2012 Vintage IPA commemorates the Golden Anniversary of the Space Needle. But can it compare to Genesee's Golden Anniversary Ice?, or for that matter, the can GA Ice comes in? Only one way to find out!

22oz bottle into tapered pint glass. Beer pours a hazy golden yellow with moderate white head. Big C-hop aroma -- very West coast. Big C-hop flavor, too. Grapefruit and citrus peel through and through. Mouthfeel is pretty light, resulting in a pretty refreshing brew, despite serious IBUs.

The flavors here are really good but I prefer a bit more balance in an IPA.

05-04-2013 03:30:17 | More by hreb
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev -4.9%

Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours a hazy yellow-orange color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of floral notes, as well as some pine, orange and biscuit notes. The flavor is similar, with a lot of orange and resin notes from the hops, which are complimented by the biscuit malt. There is a low amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

05-17-2012 04:47:47 | More by Mora2000
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

3.73/5  rDev -3.6%

Pours like them all, and dark, and unfiltered, and hazy and tannic orange. Smells roasted grains and malt and some hops....thinking Centennial is obvious here, even if the other aren't. Tastes sweetish malt and toasted grains, then hops, mostly that rigorous resinous side, less citrus and fruit (not a bad or good thing, just is!). Mouthfeel is competently IPA-ish, and fizzy and refreshing and not full of syrup. Overall a solid IPA, if but a bit too malt-forward for me. Still, super happy to try something I couldn't get around here.

11-24-2012 22:22:15 | More by Bitter_Echo
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npala86

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

08-08-2013 15:00:44 | More by npala86
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Space Needle Golden Anniversary 2012 Vintage IPA from Pike Pub & Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.