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Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale - Pike Pub & Brewery

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Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style AlePike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

382 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of timtwoface
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.

timtwoface, Aug 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

LandWorld, Aug 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

bkrbdan, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of mdaschaf
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.

mdaschaf, Aug 20, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

kew, Aug 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

cdwil, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of Entropy
4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

Entropy, Aug 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

darinlstewart, Aug 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

justinm4bama, Jul 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Djenx, Jul 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Arper, Jul 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Coastal_Brew, Jul 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

tziggy, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of harrymel
3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

No bottle date

Pours a nice bourbon caramel with a small fleeting white residue. Brilliant clarity. Smells of toast, english tea, some brown sugar and a wee bit of cinnamon. Flavor carries plenty of bread, some yeast and slight oxidation (cardboard), hints of tea. Medium bodied with light carb and a noninvasive finish. A decent, approachable beer. I can see myself grabbing this on a cool fall day.

harrymel, Jul 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

mtrain237, Jul 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

rogerthegill, Jun 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Zehaeva, May 29, 2012
Photo of BMMillsy
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark red with a sub-one-finger head, slightly off white. Smells of heavy, buttery scotch and molasses. Flavor follows with a mix of fruits and butterscotch, with a super smooth finish. Not much peaty or smokey flavor here, but I was Ok with that. A little slick, juicy, with medium carbonation. Was hungover when I had this, but was a pretty easy drinking scotch ale. Pike really impressed me on my Seattle visit.

BMMillsy, May 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

PthPndr, May 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +39.7%

wildshire, May 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

creez, Apr 24, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.1%

Frankieteardrop, Apr 22, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Chou, Apr 17, 2012
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.