Naughty Nellie | The Pike Brewing Company

BA SCORE
81
good
252 Ratings
Naughty NellieNaughty Nellie
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
252
Reviews:
127
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at Uncle Uli's in Leavenworth. Crystal clear straw color with a nice white head. Floral and sweet notes in the aroma. Very smooth and malty flavor. Very drinkable. Light malty sweetness with mild bitterness and a dry finish. I'm not a huge blonde ale fan but I think this one represents this style well, and is another good beer from this brewery.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy golden orange, finger of head dissipated to thin cover, consistent lacing
S - Grassy and peppery, light fruit, and a touch of grain
T - mellow citrus and pepper hops, quickly followed by crisp grassiness and biscuit and grain malt
M - fairly light with crisp and mild spiciness
O - Very much a classic pilsner flavour and feel, close enough to a blonde ale and worth a purchase either way

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3.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Review from notes.

A: Pours a light golden color, rather clear. Small white head on top that is gone quickly and leaves behind no lacing.

S: Very faint hops and some cereal grains. Pretty basic.

T: Some doughy malt mixed with faint citrus and a light flowery flavor.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty light and easy drinking.

O: Most American blondes really don't do much for me and this one was no different. Again, nothing really wrong with it, average.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

[Suggested Glassware: Shaker Glass]

The pour was a hazy medium orange with a slight brownish hue and an average (1-2 finger) white creamy head, which did allow for some fair streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a light grain malt, floral hops and a sweaty yeast with notes of citrus (orange), apricot and a mild peppery spice.

The taste a tad malty with a mild apricot sweetness from the start but quickly progressed into a hoppy bitter taste with a note of citrus peel and a slight peppery finish. The flavor stuck around for quite a long time with a mildly hoppy fruity taste left to linger.

Mouthfeel was light in body and dry in texture with a prickly carbonation.

Overall a nice crisp, hoppy Organic Ale that had just enough fruity sweetness to take the harsh bite out of the hoppy citrus peel ending...

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Naughty Nellie from The Pike Brewing Company
3.54 out of 5 based on 252 ratings.
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