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Pike XXXXX Stout | The Pike Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.99/5
Very Good
618 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#4,199
Reviews:
311
Ratings:
618
pDev:
11.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 618 |  Reviews: 311
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of BigBry
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, shared with friends.
Pours pitch black, thick almost oily legs hanging on the glass. Tight beige head lasts nicely before fading to a floating cap. Thick, foamy lacing all around the glass.
Smells of roasted malt, some coffee, cocoa.
Taste of some coffee to start, bittersweet chocolate. More bitterness than expected on the end, earthy hops.
Good carbonation, medium body, creamy and smooth mouth feel.
Overall, a good stout, but more hoppy bitterness than malty sweetness. A plus for some, a minus for others.
Personal preference gives it top marks.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Scents of hay and grass, overall earthy smell that I’m not as keen on. Deep dark brown color. Inch and a half brown foam head that lingers leaving prominent lacing down the sides of the glass. Dark roasted chocolate notes with light sweetness combined with some medium bitterness. Very full bodied. Two would make a meal. Creamy silky texture with a thick feel. Lightly carbonated. Long roasted finish.

Great stout. Let this one almost get to room temperature before cracking into. I think that is vital to do, the darker the beer. Great beer from a great brewery.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter.

A- Pours an incredibly opaque black color with a 1/2 inch dark tan head that has good retention before riding down to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and random bubbly surface foam. Solid sheets of lacing.

S- Roasty and nutty with elements of dark chocolate and molasses. Some sweet caramel is involved as well.

T- Delicately smooth roasted malt with small notes of oak and smoke. The 7% ABV is concealed incredibly well. There's some bitterness on the back end but the highlights are in the chocolaty, nutty and sometimes coffee-like malt base.

M- Chewy, creamy and soft with medium carbonation and a hefty body.

O- Another winner from Pike. These guys don't get enough exposure in the beer community IMO. Would love to have this on nitro pour and/or cask.

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4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz into a tulip. Pours a solid black w/ a thick frothy mocha head that leaves a thin film.

Aroma is roasty, earthy, nutty, fruity.

Taste leads off w/ notes of chocolate and dried cherries, countered by a soft bitterness. Hops clearly evident.

Mouthfeel is balanced, medium-bodied, slick.

Overall an all-around solid stout.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Pike XXXXX Stout from The Pike Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 618 ratings
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