Pike Old 89 Nitro Porter | The Pike Brewing Company

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-08-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.47
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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by brakspear:
Photo of brakspear
3.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the taps of the Pike Brewery in Seattle. This porter is a bit disappointing very little character and flavor, which all appears to be masked by the nitro tap. It pours a deep black with a creamy thick head. The aroma is bland and very limited, maybe a bit of the roasted malt breaks through, but not much. The taste is also wiped clean. As it warms a bit, the slight malt flavor peaks out, but not the chocolate notes I would expect. Overall, I would stick to some of the other Pike beers.

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Photo of henrysunset
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark, slightly transparent beer, with tan head that left lacing along the glass rim. Smell was very chocolatey, with a tiny bitterness sneaking through.

Taste is that of a coffee/espresso rather than the chocolate flavors I expected by it's scent. Light apricot tones don't interfere too much, but it isn't spectacular. It's pretty smooth, light chalky texture and thick.

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Pike Old 89 Nitro Porter from The Pike Brewing Company
3.47 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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