Naughty Nellie | Pike Brewing Company

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3.54/5
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257 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pike Brewing Company
Washington, United States
pikebrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,442
Reviews:
127
Ratings:
257
pDev:
12.15%
Bros Score:
3.75
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
25
Trade:
0
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Photo of Chris-1911
3.96/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fatehunter
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a half finger of head on a hazy straw body.
The aroma is a mixture of ripe orange and mandarin with a little wet hay.
The taste is initially orange fruit sweet, a touch of bitter, then a little watery to the end.
The texture is soft and light.
It has great aroma and tastes fine.

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Photo of em_721
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aglasoe2007
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fillllll
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pin
2.5/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Danielr26
3.02/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DucksFan16
3.29/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to a thin film with light lacing. Aroma of bready and caramel malt, apple family fruit, lightly vegetal. Flavor is caramel and biscuit malt, apple and pear juice, grassy and lightly citrus hops. Finishes with lingering grassy hop bitterness. Medium bodied with good peppery carbonation. Classic blonde ale base with a bit more hops in the finish than expected, but it all fit together. Pleasant and easy to drink blonde ale.

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Photo of ColSanders123
3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 303beer
3.19/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear yellow to amber color. Thin white head on it. Has a light nose of malt and hops to it. Starts with a bready malt then finishes with a slightly bitter citrus hop.

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.22/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmosey
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moose90
2.89/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BMESSER88
3.29/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ninaturner
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of M477
3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beardo
3.55/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep golden amber color with a small fizzy white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving only a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is strong of some lighter fruits of peach and pear along with some smells of caramel. Other bready aromas and a hint of grass and floral hops are there as well creating a rather pleasant smell overall.

Taste – The taste begins with a nice smooth and sweet bready taste with the sweet being mostly of lighter fruits of apricot, peach and pear. There is a little bit of a brown sugar upfront as well, with this flavor getting slightly stronger as the taste advances. Some orange and grapefruit hop then later develop further along in the taste, and in the end, with just a hint of a floral flavor, one is left with a rather clean and sweet flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is average in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the slightly lower side. For the style a little higher carbonation may have been slightly more appropriate, but even said, the thicker body did do a nice job accentuating the mix of fruit and lighter hop , so overall the feel was pretty decent.

Overall – A tasty brew with a great level of flavor and an easy drinking feel. A good session like style brew.

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Photo of shelby415
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of ArkyPalmer
2.85/5  rDev -19.5%

Naughty Nellie from Pike Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 257 ratings