Pike XXXXX Stout | The Pike Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
612
Reviews:
308
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

This is a very good, flavourful yet restrained and fairly balanced stout.

Black with a dark tan thin head soon shrinking to a foamy ring, it has some good lace.

Aroma is roasty with light chocolate, plus some hints of wood and prune.

Taste is roasty-earthy and woody with some spicey bitterness and with sweetness and bitterness present but pretty well balanced.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber to snifter, the appearance was a dark black color with a sustaining finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a mild pace. Lace was strewn about in a messy way.
The aroma had some milk chocolate, dark chocolate sweetness, black licorice/anise sort of thing going on, mild roasty coffee bean components, touch of earth/dirt and ended with a little bit of dark chocolate bitterness.
The flavor took all of the previously mentioned aromatics and guided diligently into themselves - sweet to bitter to roasty. Gentle roasty subsiding slight coffee to anise and dark chocolate aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping sort of quality about it. Roasty harshness was slightly abrasive to my tongue, but there was a pinch of smoothness from the chocolate malts. ABV felt appropriate. Carbonation felt good.
Overall, pretty nicely done foreign/export stout that I would have again.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thank you to a dear old friend for leaving this with me.

Poured an opaque black hue with a nice khaki head that laced well down glass.

Sweet and a hint of sour, is this an export extra stout? Well, Unsweet chocolate coffee and a sour note dominates in a good way.

Very creamy and coffee like, some unsweet chocolate notes as well.

Seems a bit thin, but I am drinking this at room temp. 68 degrees.

Well, I must say this is a good beer, not familiar with the brand but hey good none the less.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Blackest black with a lively coffee head. Sticky lacing the whole way down.

Roasted malt and bittersweet chocolate on the nose. Definitely some hoppy aromas as well.

A very hoppy taste up front alongside roasted barley and chocolate. Alcohol begins to surface as the stout warms. Some appley acetaldehyde in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is a little bit on the light side for a stout. Alcohol takes precedence over body. Carbonation is fine. Creamy finish.

A good, hoppy American-style stout. Personally, more body and more chocolate character would be appreciated, but overall very satisfying.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the Pike Place market

A: Black with some ruby highlights. A tan one finger head that lingered.

S: Semi sweet chocolate, anise, coffee, cocoa. A light bitterness pervades.

T: Follows nose with a charred chocolate and coffee opening. Light bitter coffee interlaces with caramel. Sweet, robust.

M: Medium with medium to heavy,chewy carbonation.

O: A great example of the style. A terrific sipper along with a chocolate chip cookie.

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Pike XXXXX Stout from The Pike Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 612 ratings.
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