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Piper Down Scottish Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Piper Down Scottish AlePiper Down Scottish Ale
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Piper Down Scottish AlePiper Down Scottish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,029
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
407
pDev:
9.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
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L - Pours dark amber. One finger head. Leaves lacing on glass.
S - Caramel/Malt/ Coffee Ice cream.
T - Sweet Caramel notes followed by light malt/ weak coffee.
F - Very smooth. Easy to drink.
O - Nice after dinner beer. Average Joe Approved

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
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A: Pours a mahogany color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a thin ring of lace around the glass

S: Lots of maltiness up front along with some caramel sweetness and some very light roasty notes.Some graininess in there as well

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with caramel and malt sweetness and some very light roast. Graininess come in shortly after the moderate sweetness fades. Finishes with lingering caramel and grain notes

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. On the more prickly side

O: A solid Scottish ale that is definitely on the malty side. Could be a little smoother in the MF, but still not a big deal. Worth a try

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Piper Down Scottish Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 407 ratings
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