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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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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-23-2013 16:15:57 | More by yancot
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olsonv

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-13-2013 20:27:33 | More by olsonv
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estlinska

Arkansas

3.64/5  rDev +1.7%

Poured on tap at the tasting room into a shaker (everything it seems comes in a shaker here). Poured a deep ruby orange toffee color with a fair off-white head. Leaves some runny lacing with minimal sustainability through the glass. The nose was roasted malt and toffee with an overwhelming burnt sugar smell. If you've ever gotten sugar on a stove eye before, you know the smell. It was hard to get past. However, the taste was very pleasant overall. Had a nice fruity hop background to a huge malt bill. It was full of caramel and brown bread. Very heavy mouthfeel. Good beer, but not the best "Scotch Ale" I've had.

03-13-2013 02:52:33 | More by estlinska
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-11-2013 04:28:06 | More by spycow
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cwblack1212

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-26-2013 17:51:26 | More by cwblack1212
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-26-2013 02:20:06 | More by johnnyboy76
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

02-24-2013 05:25:55 | More by MaddDogg84
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Lazaro

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-20-2013 22:59:36 | More by Lazaro
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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.

02-14-2013 03:07:35 | More by LiquidAmber
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jordanmckell

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-10-2013 22:20:25 | More by jordanmckell
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-05-2013 22:32:01 | More by powdersoldier
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Braz

Washington

3.83/5  rDev +7%

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.

01-29-2013 08:09:29 | More by Braz
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thehead92

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-24-2013 04:50:47 | More by thehead92
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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%

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.

10-21-2012 02:54:57 | More by mactrail
Pike Kilt Lifter Scotch Style Ale from Pike Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.