Pineapple Bling | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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108 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MasterSki on 09-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
108
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcf5ve
4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Billolick
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber bottle w/o freshness information

Pours hazed lighter Amber, near golden. Minor fine bubble off white head and moderate bands of lacing.

Sweet tropical fruit nose

Loaded with the advertised pineapple juicey fruit notes.....on the sweet side...strong sweet, vinious...tasty stuff...I like it...

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Photo of kidzord
3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of deereless
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NorthSideSean
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mpgrif2
4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mschrei
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very cloudy straw colored yellow with strong carb and foam. Big fruit notes on nose with a mild saison character to it. Taste hits with a sharp tang, a mid level ale body, a pineapple flavor, and and an almost sparkling wine feel. The alcohol is disguised very well. A very tasty beer, I picked up two more after trying the first one.

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Photo of CharlesK
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tasted in a Rastal Teku from a 1 pt 6 oz bottle on August 14, 2016.

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Photo of dannycohen62
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rhyzy
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beercrazyficht
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BRami127
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nsola
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of larryarms847
3.66/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale straw yellow with a slight haze and airy carbonation that dissipates rapidly.

The aroma of the Belgian yeast seems to stand out above everything, but there is a subtle tropical and citrus fruit aroma.

The flavor of pineapple hits the tongue immediately with a crisp citric bite.

Light-bodied, heavy carbonation, sweet, fruity, and slightly tart.

Overall, this is certainly not PDubs' best work, but interestingly refreshing nonetheless.

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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I love Pipeworks, but this one was just ok. Tasted a lot like their saisons (which are not tasting that different to me). Meow would like it to taste more like pineapple.

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Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atrocity
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thumperskibum
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This a good belgian ale, not so much a flavored pineapple offering. The pineapple is lost into a general tropical flavor. It's a good beer, just not what's advertised.

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Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EuphonicHops
2.9/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Too much belgian, not enough pineapple

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Pineapple Bling from Pipeworks Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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