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Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale - Pike Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

350 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 10
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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Ratings: 350 | Reviews: 201 | Display Reviews Only:
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-24-2013 02:21:01 | More by FLBeerGuy
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-25-2012 05:52:44 | More by MacStinson
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-24-2012 04:44:46 | More by NickThePyro
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-08-2012 22:00:26 | More by t0rin0
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stript

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-01-2012 18:47:34 | More by stript
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

12-01-2012 18:24:29 | More by irishgreensoda
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dkw0063

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-01-2012 15:39:55 | More by dkw0063
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Kiltlifter


4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-19-2012 22:13:56 | More by Kiltlifter
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2012 15:56:33 | More by tastymug
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BrienVoll

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-02-2012 17:41:30 | More by BrienVoll
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dunix

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-29-2012 15:27:38 | More by dunix
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mactrail

Washington

3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Attractive dark amber with a frothy head. Lots of lacking in the Duvel tulip. Quite a bit of fizziness on the tongue. Uninspiring smell of scorched malt.

First sip tastes kind of sourish. It grows on you after some sipping, but the malt flavors seem a little dirty. Some modest malty pleasures but very little sweetness. Touch of spoiled fruit and a hint of what might be smoke. Ends on a bitterish note with something like potatoes. Quite dry finish.

For a beer that's been around forever, this is pretty anemic. But it's not too offensive and maybe that's what keeps it selling at the brewpub. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Total Wine in Huntington Beach, California, where you'll find all sorts of oddities regardless of quality.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 02:54:57 | More by mactrail
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adkieffer

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-05-2012 22:57:29 | More by adkieffer
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jnjander

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

10-01-2012 21:15:28 | More by jnjander
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Stizz19


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-14-2012 03:55:34 | More by Stizz19
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

09-12-2012 14:36:45 | More by wattoclone
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simonmoyse

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-02-2012 21:57:03 | More by simonmoyse
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mac1381

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-02-2012 01:59:12 | More by mac1381
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beerpadawan

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-27-2012 00:10:34 | More by beerpadawan
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timtwoface

British Columbia (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is easily my favourite of all the offerings that Pike has to offer. Nothing exceptional, but it is a tasty, malty (but not overly so) beer that drinks very smoothly. I definitely would buy again and the price point isn't bad either. This is the first scotch style ruby ale I've tried and it's made me interested to try other offerings in this vein.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 06:08:54 | More by timtwoface
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LandWorld

Mississippi

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

08-25-2012 21:17:38 | More by LandWorld
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bkrbdan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-23-2012 03:23:28 | More by bkrbdan
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes.

A: Pours a deep amber color with a foamy one finger head on top. Sporadic lacing.

S: Nice malty aroma, some caramel, some brown sugar, and toasted malt.

T: It is slightly scotchy with more caramel and smoky peat. Some bready malt and faint fruitiness.

M: Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation.

O: A decent scotch ale, again nothing really special.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2012 01:26:08 | More by mdaschaf
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kew

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

08-19-2012 01:53:36 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-18-2012 13:25:40 | More by cdwil
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.