philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2010
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pyramid Ales Breweries, Inc.--Berry Wheaten--Special 20th Anniversary Release Ale--2004. 12 oz. Bottle. 5.20% ABV--20 IBUís? (4.25 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Black Currant--Foamy mild lace head. Cloudy bright rich lemon orange color. Floral black currant mild wheat spice hop front. Creamy malty thick mild sweet citrus banana smooth currant body. Refreshing mild end. Sampled 7/29/2004.
Cornboy (424) - Eastampton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Another brew from Pyramid that is "good", but nothing to go out of your way for. I enjoy fruit beers but generally cant have more than one or two, this one can almost qualify as a session beer. Not quite as tart as expected, but another one that was better than expected.
RogerBurks (45) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nice aroma and initial flavor, but poor palate - as others have said, too sweet and oddly artificial. The wheat character is nice but overpowered by the strangely off-putting berry taste. Rather disappointing, really.
jackbocracken (36) - Washington, USA - OCT 30, 2004
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tasted rather cheap and artificial. Not much of a head, disappointing feel and flavor. Donít waste your money on this gimmick.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - AUG 26, 2004
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
The first wiff of this made me gag, god damn awful, like a snow leopards ass. Hazy golden color with a small ivory head. Very sweet and fruity taste, kinda gross though, not my type of brew. Oh and i almost forgot, the lable says "wheat beer pioneers", what the hell?
Reid (1785) - Salem,Oregon, Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ok spotted this one on a back shelf in Albertsons 12 oz brown bottle.Label similar to the Amber Wheaten but purple.
This is an ok beer to look at ,unfiltered orange.with a massive pure white creamy head..that seems to stay for ever.
The nose is quite "yeasty", with fruity undertones,mostly blackcurrant..unsual dont see much of anything with blackcurrant in America.
MM this is not too bad at all to taste the blackcurrant is really well done and does not overwhelm the wheat flavours.Infact its a good balance for a fruit flavoured beer.
The mouthfeel however is too watery..could use a little more body.
All in all an ok take on American wheat beer..but the mouthfeel spoiled it for me , average drinkability.
haddon90 (1374) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Purchased this 6-pack at a grocery store in Issaquah, WA. Light golden pour, fizzy head. But nice aroma. Currants and blackberries both in the taste and the aroma. Definitly fits in well with being a fruit beer. Iím surprised not more people have had this!
5000 (5984) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2004
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle pours light golden, quite cloudy, small fizzy white head, with spotty lacing.   Berries on the nose, somewhat like currant, but also like boysenberry.   Forwardly berry like, but rather artificial.   Slightly wheaty mouthfeel, a bit spritzy.   Finishes rather quickly, flavor falling sharply.   For a 20th Anniversary brew, this one was a disappointment.   Decent mouthfeel, but flavor was light, artificial, and jumped ship too quickly.