Piper Down Scottish Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Piper Down Scottish AlePiper Down Scottish Ale
BA SCORE
3.64/5
405 Ratings
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:
#34,276
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
405
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
126
Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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4.6/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.57/5  rDev +25.5%

Photo of Sicem99
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of nanobrew
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of Chrisdslap
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of MikeElCervecera
4.48/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of myteam24
4.4/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

There is nothing wrong with the beer in the Scottish ale style.

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Photo of Rschimmell
4.38/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Scottish ale. Smooth and full of flavor

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Photo of Lard_City
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not going to say any more than if you like beer then get this beer. Not the greatest beer ever but excellent just like almost every beer they make.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

on tap @ San Diego Brewing Company

A- chill hazed garnet, 1/2" off white head with a thin film of clinging lace, decent retent

S- caramel, toffee, brown sugar, toasted malts

T- burnt brown sugar, toffee, caramelized malts, roasted caramel aftertaste, molasses, tasty, nice burnt & sweet balance

M- medium bodied, a bit rough, pleasantly lingers though

D- tasty, very tasty, Scottish, don't miss this one

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4.2/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark, auburn red with a very thin brownish yellow head. The aroma is very one note. It's almost entirely sweet, caramal malt with subtle dark fruit notes. The flavor is top notch. Very dark. Very creamy. Tastes like a rich English toffee. This would be greatly improved with a nice rum barrel aging.

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4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Piper Down Scottish Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 405 ratings
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