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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

364 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 364
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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Adamah_Adonai

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-17-2013 01:20:17 | More by Adamah_Adonai
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-14-2013 14:54:28 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-13-2013 16:10:51 | More by JTomczak
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-30-2013 14:05:35 | More by AnitaBrewski
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TwoTrees

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-25-2013 20:30:16 | More by TwoTrees
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RockinRob925

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-22-2013 16:51:27 | More by RockinRob925
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krome

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-18-2013 13:22:20 | More by krome
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-05-2013 17:42:39 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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Pinch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-27-2013 21:25:50 | More by Pinch
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archyquaffer

Montana

3.86/5  rDev +7.8%

Poured from a long neck bottle into a Shaker pint. A moderate pour yields about 1/2 inch of off-white head that quickly retreats. A little bit of sticky lace clings to the glass. Carbonation is fairly low. The beer is a yellowish-brown with ruby highlights.

I perceive a faint scent of earthy hops, and a very distinctive caramel malt and maybe a burnt sugar or brown sugar aroma. The flavor is pretty unique with a definite sweetness that is quite appealing- it tastes and smells very much like a caramel roll. Maybe also some molasses, and a bit of honey. Just enough bitterness on the tongue to balance the sweetness a tad. The beer is malty and sweet, but also has a subtleness and complexity that make it stand out. Perhaps also a bit lighter in body than most examples of the style.

This beer was pretty expensive, at nearly $10 a six pack, but I figure it's good to splurge on some good beer on occasion. This was enough of a taste treat to make it worthwhile.

06-15-2013 05:32:10 | More by archyquaffer
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chuckgfk

Alaska

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-14-2013 03:00:46 | More by chuckgfk
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TommyLiam

Arizona

2/5  rDev -44.1%

06-13-2013 23:31:59 | More by TommyLiam
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NoCurse2012

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-12-2013 22:43:07 | More by NoCurse2012
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Geno206

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-31-2013 05:00:18 | More by Geno206
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-16-2013 14:21:49 | More by KStark
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Preiliboy

Washington

4.09/5  rDev +14.2%

I like this beer it has a good malty flavor . The smell is average. I like the taste and mouthfeel this beer is a must try . It is an above average beer not to bitter at all . Try this out when you see it. You will not be dissappointed you may actually even like it its a great session beer with the buds no doubt.

05-15-2013 08:06:44 | More by Preiliboy
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drrone

Utah

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-15-2013 05:31:47 | More by drrone
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

05-10-2013 10:08:05 | More by thegerm87
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ericj551

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-07-2013 04:12:54 | More by ericj551
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curtismontcalm

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-06-2013 01:14:03 | More by curtismontcalm
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jmccraney

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-04-2013 00:44:28 | More by jmccraney
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drinkAK

Alaska

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-21-2013 07:47:44 | More by drinkAK
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Murrhey

Montana

2.91/5  rDev -18.7%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a conic pint glass in high elevation Libby, Mont. No best-by date. Reviewed live.

A- Quarter-inch sliver of fluffy off-white head. Quickly erodes to a shimmering top over an amber body with medium clarity. Semi-hazy. Not very impressive.

S- Caramel malts, slightly grassy, eggy (?).

T- Spicy, caramel malts and grassy. It's interesting in flavor. Not great though.

M- Kind of grainy. Dry finish.

O- Well below average. I enjoy this style, but this beer misses it.

04-09-2013 05:56:27 | More by Murrhey
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Uncle_Jimmy

California

3.51/5  rDev -2%

Appearance-slightly hazy reddish orange, 1/2 finger of off white foam that disappears immediately. It has a high alcohol or sugar content because it has legs like a wine.

Aroma- carmel , bandaids light apple and citrus fruit?!.

Taste- carmel butterscotch and band aids. I think a combination of high kettle caramelization and slightly vegetal tasting hop makes for and interesting and earthy ale. The hops more or less balance out there is a slight pine in the finish though.

Mouthfeel- seems right on a bit syrupy, but the booze is well disguised. Lower effervescence is spot on.

Overall- I think a decent representation of the style. It improves as it warms in the glass I think I would like to see it a touch clearer in the glass, and maybe a touch less boozy.

04-07-2013 17:39:10 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-04-2013 06:32:36 | More by Falcone
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.