pike old bawdy
Pike old bawdy: barley wine
With a selection spanning decades, Pike Old Bawdy is beer history in a bottle. Dark mahogany in color with rich, sweet complexity, younger vintages of Pike Old Bawdy boast heady herbal aromas while older vintages have developed prized characteristics akin to port and amaro.
Pike Old Bawdy is a Gold medal winner in the U.S. Open Beer Championship, the Mondial de la Bière, The Great International Beer Festival, The United States Beer Tasting Championship; and a Gold and Silver medal winner in the North American Beer Tasting Championship.
Pike Old Bawdy is featured in Fal Allen and Dick Cantwell’s book Barley Wine.
Each vintage of Pike Old Bawdy is unique and changes subtly over time. Find our tasting notes for each available year and a flavor map below.
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Pike Old bawdy: Vintage tasting notes
Brewer’s Select Vintage
1997: Amaro, cocoa nibs, fig
2006: Black cherry, coffee, bitter chocolate
2007: Ruby port, pipe tobacco, dried currant
2008: Apricot, melon, coffee bean
2009: Tawny port, apricot, almond
2010: Shortbread, malt, vanilla
2011: Plum, blackberry, black tea
2012: Soft caramel, tobacco, leather
2013: Caramel, dried fig, stewed persimmon
2014: Apricot seed, toffee, pine
2015: Brown sugar, peaches, candied citrus
2016: Floral hop, treacle, stone fruit