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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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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

MaddDogg84, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of Lazaro
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Lazaro, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a MacAndrew's thistle glass. Pours a reddish copper amber with a fine one finger very light tan head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, apple cider, tea and a hint of peat. Smooth flavor of caramel malt, light grassy hops, slight fruit juice and a hint of peat. So well balanced that no flavors really stand out. Medium bodied with great creaminess. A very nicely integrated and easy to drink Scotch ale. I wouldn't mind a bit more aggressive peat, but very nicely made.

LiquidAmber, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of jordanmckell
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

jordanmckell, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of powdersoldier
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

powdersoldier, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of Braz
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had a pint at TK Irish Pub. Brownish amber hazy in color. Small creamy head. Pretty malty and mildly hopped. Ever so slightly syrup feel. Good flavor. Alcohol takes effect in this one quickly which is a little suprising at 6.50%. I like this beer, but I'm unsure about the style it's under. I found it more comparable to something like Fat Tire or even Alaskan Amber. Anyways, enjoyed it and will have again.

Braz, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of thehead92
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

thehead92, Jan 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

FLBeerGuy, Jan 24, 2013
Photo of MacStinson
4/5  rDev +11.7%

MacStinson, Dec 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

NickThePyro, Dec 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

t0rin0, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of stript
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

stript, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of irishgreensoda
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

irishgreensoda, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of dkw0063
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

dkw0063, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of Kiltlifter
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Kiltlifter, Nov 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

tastymug, Nov 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

BrienVoll, Nov 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of mactrail
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.

mactrail, Oct 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

adkieffer, Oct 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

jnjander, Oct 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Stizz19, Sep 14, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

simonmoyse, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of mac1381
4/5  rDev +11.7%

mac1381, Sep 02, 2012
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.