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Pike Pale Ale - Pike Pub & Brewery

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Pike Pale AlePike Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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NoCurse2012

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

06-12-2013 22:42:37 | More by NoCurse2012
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shanny1981

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

06-01-2013 19:24:27 | More by shanny1981
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drrone

Utah

3.25/5  rDev -9%

05-15-2013 05:32:07 | More by drrone
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.46/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pike Pale Ale has a medium, off-white head, decent lacing left behind, and a bubbly, clear, orange-golden appearance. The aroma is of sweetness, bread, and bread crust. Taste is of the same, with an iced tea note coming through. Bitterness is not high, and the mouthfeel is mostly watery. Pike Pale Ale finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and enjoyable. Overall, this is a really nice one. Another winner from Pike Brewing.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 13:13:29 | More by RonaldTheriot
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-01-2013 17:19:53 | More by powdersoldier
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-10-2013 20:33:19 | More by AnitaBrewski
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-06-2013 06:21:11 | More by cliff1066
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72%

12-22-2012 17:32:35 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -9%

12-06-2012 00:37:07 | More by ralphw56
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12%

11-30-2012 02:05:30 | More by KalanM
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-16-2012 15:54:49 | More by tastymug
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jnjander

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16%

10-01-2012 21:14:51 | More by jnjander
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beerpadawan

California

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-27-2012 00:10:53 | More by beerpadawan
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes.

A: Poured a slightly hazy copper/amber color with a small white head on top, very thin that remains as a very thin cap. Minimal lacing.

S: Like the IPA, lots of caramel with some very faint citrus hops.

T: A little hoppier than the aroma indicated, and certainly inline with a pale ale. Caramel and some citrus, mostly as light zest.

M: Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Another decent beer from Pike.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2012 02:26:02 | More by mdaschaf
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-29-2012 20:26:30 | More by dmorgan310
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +19%

07-24-2012 22:40:12 | More by schnarr84
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.15/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at the brewery (or the brewery's outlet?) at Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Pours a hazed slightly amber golden hue. Head is a fine ring of white with solid persistence. Lots of carbonation, very light body. Looks okay, overall.

Nose is very empty, however: there's a light caramel to it, and just a dusting of hops that feel like they're old or oxidised. Not much else, I'm afraid.

Taste is a bit better, as the caramel comes through with more robustness, and the hop characters do hint a little at citrus peel, although the bitterness they generate leaves a husky, earthy character on the back palate. Feel is light, but it's enough to support the hops at least.

Overall, it's OK, but somewhat depressingly OK. It's not bad, just pedestrian and extremely dull and boring. This pretty much pushes it to "sub par" for me.

Serving type: on-tap

07-17-2012 04:46:54 | More by lacqueredmouse
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mtrain237

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-01-2012 06:31:15 | More by mtrain237
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DM1293

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-09-2012 22:34:00 | More by DM1293
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hreb

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is a 22ozer of "The Pike Seattle Steam Ale" which is apparently aka Pike Pale which is also apparently AKA Heirloom Amber Ale (though by my count, APA is not amber ale, and neither of those is steam beer, which is in fact a lager). Cold and served in a tapered pint glass. Beer pours decidedly cloudy and orange topped with big white bubbles (failing to form a head).

Very little aroma. Or flavor for that matter. Mildly bitter with a hoppiness that's as much dull as it is citrusy. Carbonation is moderate. Dry and without aftertaste, and does well for drinkability, but not going to blow anyone away.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2012 03:12:14 | More by hreb
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-25-2012 17:32:36 | More by Hopmodium
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bvermilion

California

3/5  rDev -16%

03-31-2012 03:19:44 | More by bvermilion
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avaldivia

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-29-2012 03:05:13 | More by avaldivia
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taylorplaysmusic


3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-19-2012 18:27:03 | More by taylorplaysmusic
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piclee

Washington

3/5  rDev -16%

03-17-2012 05:41:04 | More by piclee
Pike Pale Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.