omhper (17448) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2004
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled. Hazy golden. Lightly grassy with hard crystal malt character and medium bitterness. An uninspired lager.
argo0 (10338) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy golden with small dissipating off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, fruity (berry), light toffee, light grassy. Taste is mildly sweet and malty up top, lightly toasty, some apricot fruitiness, before finishing with a combination of grassy/earthy bitter and fruity sweet. Also some toffee as it warms. Medium body, fairly acidic/carbonated, though not especially crisp.
hopscotch (8212) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2003
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Very pale, sparkling clear, straw-colored lager. Small, fizzy, quickly dissipating head.
The aroma is bisquity and chicken brothy. A tad floral.
Well- bittered for a pilsner. Lightly citrusy with a touch of honey.
Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Short, clean finish.
I’d continue to pass on this one while at the beer market.
3fourths (6939) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
smells soapy, like old, wet vegetables and rotten socks. somewhat crisp flavors of rye, grass and straw mixed with a small tone of citrus.
DocLock (6789) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark gold with a big white fizzy head. Aroma of hops, citrus, malt. Tastes hoppy, malty, with some citrus at the finish. Medium palate. Medium to light palate, with a smooth, crisp finish. I think this one is very underrated.
bb (5888) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 29, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pale golden beer with a big white head. Slightly bready aroma with a touch of lemon. Grassy flavor with some metallic overtones that leaves a bready taste lingering. Highly carbonated.
Ernest (5609) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2003
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium yellow, moderate density of tiny particles, bottle conditioned. Aroma is lightly malty (bread, cookie), lightly hoppy (herbs, flowers). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic. Dirty metallic flavor kills another Pyramid beer.
motelpogo (5530) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 5, 2004
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
on tap at the pyramid alehouse. it’s probably pretty generous to call this bland pale lager a pilsener. oh well. limp sweet and lemony
duff (5484) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2004
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Tap@Pyramid Alehouse. Pretty bad for a pils. Just like very bland premium lager. Clean, grainy and crisp. Hard to say too much about it.
Cornfield (5276) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden in body with an initially bubbly white head, this has an aroma of sweet malt enhanced by a light floral hoppiness. The flavor is that of well rounded, bready malts balanced nicely by an herbal bitterness. I wish they’d have kicked up the hops a notch, but there’s still enough lasting into the dry finish. A good warm weather beer.
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