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Pike Street XXXXX Stout - Pike Pub & Brewery

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Pike Street XXXXX StoutPike Street XXXXX Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

493 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 493
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 29
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2002)
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-10-2014 03:26:16 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber into a pint shaker.

A: Pours a fairly opaque and dense looking black with tan head that retains well and laces nicely.

S: Fairly big licorice presence...chocolate, hints of soy and pitted cherry...sweet notes of black patent malt and dark caramel....roast and char and burnt coffee.

T: Cherry, licorice, molasses, soy, hints of smoke and chocolate...star anise...big malt body, some char, hints of coffee...dark caramel...lots of roast.

MF: Fairly viscous and sticky, fuller bodied with just a slight twinge of alcohol.

O: This one took me by surprise, I like it a lot. Not a one-hit-wonder, lots of different aspects to this stout.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 14:25:28 | More by Scotchboy
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jeff1973

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-30-2013 08:31:34 | More by jeff1973
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-29-2013 05:37:58 | More by jaydoc
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

4.16/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Black as night with a good tannish-brown head and good lacing.

Aroma is roasty and a little burnt with nice coffee and chocolate notes.

Flavor follows through with the nose, maybe with a touche of anise (but it’s subtle). The chocolate and coffee are a bit more pronounced, leaving a slightly cappuccino effect for the imbiber.

Body is full, thick, rich, and leaves a wonderful slightly roasted, slightly burnt aftertaste that I really enjoy in a stout.

Definitely recommended. I’ll for sure buy this one again.

Re-review, December 2013: This is still one of my favorite export stouts, or any stout really. It's kind of like the best of both worlds between an imperial stout and a regular stout (pick your variety, dry/Irish, oatmeal, or American). I may have to try cloning it. I love the bold dark roast flavors, the slight touch of burnt (a good flavor for me in the right quantities), and the touch of espresso coffee and dark semi-sweet baker's chocolate. I'm not sure I detect anise this time around, but I'll leave the original review in place for posterity. Second time around I still rate this one very high. In fact this isn't my second time having it, just my second time posting a review. One of pike's most tasty regulars.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 03:01:09 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Alex5

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-10-2013 02:19:55 | More by Alex5
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trytoketchup

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

12-06-2013 22:02:00 | More by trytoketchup
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agsourdough1

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

11-30-2013 01:37:52 | More by agsourdough1
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ProstMasterson

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

11-29-2013 14:51:55 | More by ProstMasterson
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SaCkErZ9

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I saw this beer at Total Wine and it was on sale for $4.99. I have never noticed this before, but for $5 I decided to take a chance. I am glad I did.

Pours from a 22oz bottle into an imperial pint glass a pitch black color and is topped with a rather dark, mocha cappuccino colored head of about two fingers in size. There is plenty of lacing and the retention is outstanding.

The aroma is filled with plums and raisins, even blueberries, dark chocolate, light coffee notes, toffee, slight chalkiness. Really nice.

Great flavor on this one. Slightly fruity right at the start but some hop bitterness sneaks up toward the end. There is a bit of astringency but I have found this is standard in the style. Chalky and dry, pithy, almost like aspirin chalky. Tobacco, raisins, piney resins, really nice.

A wonderful beer, especially for the price. I cant remember a beer that tasted this good for the value. I will certainly purchase more of these. A perfect beer in anticipation of Thanksgiving tomorrow and the impending cool front dropping down to South Florida.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 21:09:42 | More by SaCkErZ9
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jpaulsen

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-23-2013 00:10:03 | More by jpaulsen
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Jameswoody

Montana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-12-2013 01:16:25 | More by Jameswoody
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Jimbo4430

Virginia

3/5  rDev -25.4%

10-26-2013 21:19:16 | More by Jimbo4430
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FuselGuy

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-23-2013 06:31:16 | More by FuselGuy
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-22-2013 05:17:13 | More by NickThePyro
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

10-22-2013 01:51:56 | More by BillRoth
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-14-2013 01:30:14 | More by Casey3236
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Corburk

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

10-14-2013 00:13:43 | More by Corburk
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

10-11-2013 20:09:18 | More by vermilcj
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

10-09-2013 03:39:32 | More by teamwiggum
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

09-30-2013 23:58:51 | More by Segelstrom
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ssteakley

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Smell the chocolate, taste the coffee chocolate, has that raw chocolate aftertaste. A totally fine Pacific Northwest Beer. I hope they can get thus in Alaska, really fine for a cold wrt night. Really Extra Stout. Gonna take some of this back to my Texas Friends!

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 03:56:06 | More by ssteakley
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-25-2013 02:47:39 | More by Jame515
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-20-2013 14:01:51 | More by tabascosigned
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NeverSettle

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

09-19-2013 00:20:26 | More by NeverSettle
Pike Street XXXXX Stout from Pike Pub & Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.