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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Named to commemorate the La Salle Hotel, once a Seattle bawdy house and the original home of the Pike Brewing Company. Old Bawdy is a vintage-dated, high-gravity beer brewed with peated Scotch malt. It has a deep golden bronze color, a fruity rich taste, and an aggressive and dominating hop character with smoky undertones that are reminiscent of Scotch whiskey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Padron4KM (800) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 3, 2016
22oz bottle, winter 2015 edition.
Hazy dark amber, with a thin but lasting head, and spotty lace.
Aroma is malty, caramel, smoke, peat, raisin.
Flavor is sweet and malty up front, lots of caramel and dried fruit, a touch of peat, with some citrusy hops on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazed amber brown with a medium sized tan head. Big sticky malt on the nose, sweet and fruity, a hint of isopropyl. Medium bodied, big and malty, rather sticky fruity malt. Slow malt, sticky and sweet. Big plum and prune notes. Long malt and soft bitterness into the finish, a bit of warming alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Pours a hazy reddish brown. Aromas of hops, caramel malts, kind of medicinal. Flavor is to strong for me, big alcohol taste, malty with a citrus taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (938) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2016
Poured from the tap. Dark muddy brown with full beige head. Dominant caramel and sweet malt with a mild pine hop finish. Fairly light body though, slightly watery finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (3006) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2016
Bottled. Amber pour. Tawny port notes. Yeast. Some burn. Well executed overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4329) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber pour. Aroma of fruity malts, Madeira, fruits, nuts, caramel, malty sugars. Flavor is quite sweet, aged malts, smooth and very well balanced. Decent body, subtle carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4327) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2015 22 oz shared bottle. Hazy brown body with a good head. Sweet aroma with partly hidden alcohol. The alcohol is obvious in tasting but blends nicely with the sweet malts. Has more hops and is less sweet than the Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam that preceded it.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
JMCtime (83) - Washington, USA - APR 26, 2015
Intensely floral with a bit of bitterness. The floral is not balanced out at all making it rather hard to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (8187) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 14/II/15 - 1Pt.6Fl. Oz. bottle @ RBBWG IV (Beerlover_Ben’s place) - BB: n/a, 2012 vintage (2015-208) Thanks to JefVerstraete for sharing the bottle!

Little hazy red brown beer, irregular creamy beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, caramel, bit nutty, sugary, dried fruits. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, nutty, fruity touch, pretty nice!. Aftertaste: soft hop bitterness, citrus, some exotic fruits, bit sourish, caramel, sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (5717) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Tap at Pike Brewing. 2010, 2013,2014 vintage samplers. Colour is cloudy reddish brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, raisins, dryness, hops and malts. 2014: Hoppiest one, little bit of pungent, definitely too young. 3.7. 2013: Dark and dry fruits dominate, very soft and enjoyable. 3.9. 2010: Getting woody and fruit profile is getting simpler. Not too old yet. 3.8. Total points 3.8.

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