philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pyramid Ales Breweries, Inc.--Amber Wheaten Special 20th Anniversary Release Ale--2004 Release--12 oz. Bottle. 5.20% ABV--30 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0 ) Wheat Ale--Big tight pellicle. Opaque hazy bright orange amber color. Foamy mild lace head. Mild floral wheat spice hop front. Creamy smooth malty sweet wheat banana fruit caramel ester body. Clean mild hop end. Tasty. Sampled 4/26/2004.
Pyramid Ales Breweries, Inc.--Amber Weizen Ale--New Year Round Release--2005. 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV--20 IBU’s? (4.5 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Amber--Big mild lace head. Cloudy bright rich dark amber orange color. Malty mild wheat nutmeg hop front. Creamy malty caramel mellow wheat banana fruit ester body. Smooth mild tangy hop citrus end. Sampled 9/21/2005.
SudsMcDuff (7660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a ...well, look at the box, that color..a red/tan mix...not bad head either....pleasing smell, maybe some honey/fruit....is very tasty, ..i am now looking for a tap...
thomasacross (129) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - MAR 7, 2007
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Pyramid Alehouse, Seattle. My favorite of the tasting flight. As distinctive as advertised (finally) -- a sweeter, richer take on the typical wheat beer. Very appealing rust color with unfiltered cloudiness. Excellent session beer and worth seeking out. Brilliant!
BrewDad (5324) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A great amber hazy color. This was a wheat flavor and malt that was awesome. A great flavor and a fun easy to drink beer.
Reid (2212) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 21, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"Special Release"..12 oz brown bottle with a rather attractive summery coloured rendition of the traditional Pyramid label.
Wow this beer is really unfiltered a dense foggy dark amber with a small tan head..some sediment in bottom of bottle..I like this.
aroma is of a typical American wheat though..sort of sour but very subdued compared to the german versions.
the taste is quite nice for the summer..light and fruity, not too cloying though..the wheat aspect comes through a bit on the back of the tongue.
Quite smooth and not thin on the palate.
I actually enjoyed this one..not great but good enough for summer.
WMMALASKA (10) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 12, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A strong, above average american style amber. Apperantly the brewary is prepairing a label change that will change the name from Amber Weaten to Amber Weizen. Presumably to feed off the tremendous popularity of thier Hefeweizen. Very good beer if you like Alaskan Amber but long for something just a little different.
DocLock (9241) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2005
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the Drafting Room. Exton, PA. Pours hazy copper, with a medium, creamy, white head. Aroma of wheat, caramel malt, figs, cloves..very weissbockish aroma. Medium palate. The taste is a bit of a letdown after the aroma, but this one is good regardless. Try this on draft if you can.
webjedi (250) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I could best describe as a ESB mashed with a Hefeweizen. Less weaty than you tpyical hefe, and just malty enough to bring up memories of a Scottish malty bitter. Pours a cloudy cider brown with little to no head. Fruity taste and aroma, close to a light sour pear (but in a good, sweet way). Pretty tasty , and if I had more, I would have drank more. Very light on the toungue, almost wanting somethign a bit thicker, but stuck to the typical hefeweizen mouth feel. (Bottle Pour 10/19/2006)
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy amber with a decent fizzy head. Smells of a veryt nice malt grain and caramel. Tastes of a grainy, wheaty malt, straw, some citrus, very nice maltiness. Almost like an irish red. Pretty good stuff.
Kwiskwis (11) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Another great product from Pyramid. I really like the ambers and the wheats and this is one for the books. I would love to fing it on tap somewhere. Just saw it tonight in Safeway. I hope that it joins pyramid in its regular line-up,and not just a seasonal beer.