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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Medium-to full-bodied with a deep copper color and nutty malt flavor. Well-balanced by an assertive hop character.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GermanBrews76 (678) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2003
Orange/amber body, thin, off white head. Clean, citrucy and a hint of flowers. Pale malts, fruity, some caramel. Pretty sticky yet clean malt character. Nice and toasty, and nutty. A bit astringent, very clean and dry, bubbly palate. Some dry, bready warmth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shaeffbser (70) - Vail, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2003
dark copper color and hoppy citrus malt aroma, with a critrus hopy taste and a good carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2003
Whilst in Seattle, I was fortunate enough to visit Pikes Pub and tried a Pale Ale. Deep golden colour, good head, Hoppy flavour with slight malt balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5073) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 27, 2003
Golden Orange with a white head. Hops pop up forst, and it is rather well balanced. Sour to tart finish. At this point, I'm noticing a Pike characteristic - the is a tart/sour flavor seemingly in all their beers. Not neccessarily a bad thing, but Kinda makes all their beers seem the same.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsquire (3402) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2003
Copper color with a thin off-white head when poured out of the bottle. There is an odd pungent sweetness that I associate with underdone homebrew. Nice body and good with food, but not the best pale ale for drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - FEB 1, 2003
pretty dark for an apa but that's about the only thing that stands out, light hop flavors with minimal hop bitterness

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Verne (261) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2003
Just another northwest Pale ale. Rich dark red brown color with a nice rocky head. Malt aroma manages to come through the abundant hops. Malt and hops are in a very powerful balance the hops win. The flavor ends as fast as it comes. Ya this beer has changed over the years but it is still winner

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
49degrees (49) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 15, 2003
A staple on draught and from the bottle throughout the Pacific Northwest, this one has sadly changed siginificantly in the past few years. While its still exceptionally characteristic of a traditional pale ale, featuring a rich golden hue, striking balance of hops and malts, and a spritzy and pungent kick on the palette, its not the stalwart classic it once used to be. I've recently become a litlte more accustomed to their Scotch style ale -- Kilt Lifter -- as a better replacement, albeit slightly different style. Having said that, this Pike is still a clear winner. Always consistent visually, aromatically, and tastewise. Its an easy drinking beer, and thanks to its bitter kick, is a super accompaniment with good food.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2003
Still good, but not like it used to be.Good hop nose. Lots of hops in the flavor

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
baobubba (455) - Starkville, Mississippi, USA - DEC 22, 2002
Grapefruit aroma with a little caramel and roasted malt. Semi sweet start with a slight bitter finish. Above average for a pale ale.


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