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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Pyramid Pale Ale is a rich copper colored brew that is generously hopped with the Northwest’s famous Cascade hops for a truly refreshing finish. Our inaugural Pyramid beer, Pale Ale was the first beer ever brewed in 1984 under the Pyramid family of ales.

Malts:
Malted Barley, Caramel 80L, Caramel 120L, Carapils

Hops:
Cascade

OG: 13.5


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6695) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark amber beer with a dark cream head. Malt and light caramel aroma. Caramel and light citrus flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and light citrus lingers.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3069) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Nose is rather hoppy, with a lot of grass and herb elements that combine for a bit of earthiness. Taste is only a little bitter, and ends up feeling fairly light. However, there’s nothing terribly remarkable about this beer. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnGalt1 (304) - , Idaho, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Brought out of retirement for the Spring variety 12-pack... Jesus, it is hard to believe it has been 10 years since I had one of these. Pours with a 2 finger off white sorta foamy looking head... the brew is clear polished amber... splotchy lacing. Floral/lightly citrus hops are nicely balanced by a bigger than expected pale malt presence that is also carrying a bit of caramel and toasty notes. Starts a bit sweeter than I normally like, but it moves seamlessly into floral hops... just enough bitterness to really balance it all out... finishes with a lingering perfumy hoppiness. Body seems a bit bigger than most standard APA’s... Still pretty drinkable and goes down easily. No flaws really, it just seems like this one shows the age of when it was first brewed and now seems antiquated.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (2926) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2012
From a bottle poured a brown color with a fair amount of head. Bitter malty flavor with a lingering finish.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dodgrblu (561) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Total Wine Sacramento. Very malty for a pale ale. Medium head. Dark amber.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjg74 (2459) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle from BevMo. Toasted malt nose. Bready with a moderate hop character. Fairly smooth, with a lightly bitter finish. Sippable ale.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mintzmeet (134) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Semi bitter light mahogany color. Not much flavor for what you’d expect. Non existent head. Astringent. Ginger cough drop

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
txspartan (943) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2012
No head, barely any aroma. A tiny bit of sweet caramel on the nose. Watered down hops. Not very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (1856) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Moderate hop aroma with hints of malts. Hazy orange-red color with a small white head. Lightly bitter throughout. Fades slowly in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wittales (564) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Appearance was clear reddish honey copper amber with creamy diminishing off white 1 finger head, spotty lacing throughout. Aromas where sweet bisciuty caramel pale matls. Hops where of resinous ctrus lemons with slight pine, herbal spices, no alcohol present. Taste was sweet pale, caramel malts upfront, then the lemony, piney slight grass resinous hops in the back. Palate was smooth creamy carbonation with mediium body The long smooth piney and malty balanced finish was a touch of caulk. A Good Pale, taste better as it warms up...


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