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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

363 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | 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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SeanPowell22

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2014 23:55:21 | More by SeanPowell22
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ToddKehoe


3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2014 02:37:16 | More by ToddKehoe
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.69/5  rDev +3.1%

12oz bottle, no date, served in a Shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Bright clear copper. Little to no head except for a very thin ring at the edge. Some strands of lacing.

Smell: Not a lot. Some caramel malt and very little else.

Taste: What it lacks in aroma it makes up for in taste. Deep toasted malt and caramel sweetness. Solid malt backbone. Some mild bitter finishes mixing in with toffee and English bitter / mild citrus hop finish. Not amazing or wow in flavor, but compared to the lackluster aroma, definitely full flavor.

Mouthfeel: Definitely full bodied, not watery, but otherwise nothing special. A hint of some stickiness on the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: Not an amazing scotch ale/wee heavy, just ok. Does go well with food though (beef burger sliders and deviled eggs in this case). While not very remarkable, this does not mean it's bland, just that I've had better examples of the style. Of final note, it's actually quite drinkable - a very good beer to drink in quantity and wash down food with as a complement. Just enough flavor to complement and be enjoyable, not too much to overwhelm or clash with a meal. So I'll give it higher marks on drinkability than on being a good scotch ale.

04-04-2014 03:14:25 | More by damndirtyape
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memphischas

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-03-2014 01:57:11 | More by memphischas
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scalffd

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

04-01-2014 22:44:49 | More by scalffd
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-11-2014 11:36:36 | More by Cynic-ale
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-10-2014 01:22:54 | More by dmorgan310
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

03-06-2014 15:56:46 | More by harpus
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-02-2014 04:04:07 | More by dcisco44
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bram325

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-28-2014 16:09:06 | More by bram325
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-25-2014 21:15:29 | More by Bunuelian
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2014 23:15:30 | More by LXIXME
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DOCRW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-15-2014 04:24:12 | More by DOCRW
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-30-2014 10:31:28 | More by jwerner23
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beer-me-please

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-27-2014 03:09:57 | More by beer-me-please
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-25-2014 20:19:01 | More by rorjets
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RevCraig

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

01-21-2014 14:35:30 | More by RevCraig
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Wstans1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

01-16-2014 02:15:31 | More by Wstans1
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.2/5  rDev -10.6%

Pours two fingers on a hazy dark straw colored body.
The aroma is fruity: apricot, apple and pear. A touch too ripe though.
The taste is ripe apricot, bitter grapefruit, with a sweet finish. Unbalanced.
The texture is heavy, a little sticky with moderate carbonation.
This one never gets it all together at the same time. Individual elements were okay, but...

01-15-2014 01:05:12 | More by Fatehunter
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DaveRinn

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-13-2014 05:20:41 | More by DaveRinn
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Tommers207

California

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

01-10-2014 10:14:04 | More by Tommers207
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-10-2014 03:28:41 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Musineer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

01-04-2014 14:15:14 | More by Musineer
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-29-2013 05:25:32 | More by jaydoc
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Kappakoosh

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

12-26-2013 01:29:46 | More by Kappakoosh
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.