Space Needle Golden IPA | The Pike Brewing Company

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Space Needle Golden IPASpace Needle Golden IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by hopwave on 08-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
99
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 99 |  Reviews: 17
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of clfrost
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of ssteakley
3.01/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I agree with everything UCLABrewN84 said in his review. But this is not my taste so it will not be in my cart again. I'm thinking that any beer that is sold as Space Needle should represent Seattle Craft and this beer does not do this. this is a nich beer that satisfy those who just like the Bitter end of IPA's....not my Brew for sure.

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Photo of Rick778
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mactrail
3.11/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours an attractive yellow amber with a decent head in the Timmermans goblet. A pleasant tingle of carbonation. Faint woodsy scent.

There is just a touch of sweet malty flavor at the beginning, with a hint of pears. The the scratchy bitterness takes over. Lots of resiny, barky, herbaceous hops dominate the flavors. Quite a bitter finish without much in the way of aromatics. A grapey hint, then the medicinal rasp.

This is quite drinkable if you like the big hop hammer, but it's not very interesting in any way, and it ends up down that same bitter road. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Pioneer Market in La Conner.

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Photo of Rbodacious
3.16/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TrojanRB
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of BabaBeer
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Moose90
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Massbmx
3.27/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of abrodsky
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of JimNational
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tone77
3.38/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of pine, citrus. Taste is pine, herbal, none of the citrus in the aroma, light bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an ok beer, but not very bold or hoppy for the style.

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3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hendrick24
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopwave
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not sure if this is a Alias of the anniversary that's still on the shelves... this bottle has the yellow labels.

22oz bottle poured into a snifter... pours dirty yellow with a small white cap. smell/ taste is tropical mango, pinapple , orange combo... a little harsh and abrasive and dry at the end but still quite good if your looking for a hop fix.

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Photo of Gambit23
3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thought this beer to be quite nice. Almost a honey note in it that I kind of like with an IPA on occasion. It seems to mellow the bite some. I'm not familiar with Yakima Valley hops being from the east cost but I can only assume that's what provides the uniqueness.

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Photo of nhirsch04
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of crob3888
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Space Needle Golden IPA from The Pike Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 99 ratings.
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