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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Alehouse exclusive. An American style light bodied wheat ale that is refreshingly flavorful. Crystal wheat ale was inspired by Pyramid’s first beer in 1984 the wheaten ale, which was the first year round wheat beer brewed in America since prohibition

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Malted Wheat

Hops:
Liberty, Tettnager, Hersbrucker


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Wanja (618) - GERMANY - JAN 31, 2013
On tap at Pyramid Alehouse, Seattle. Boring and uninspiring wheat taste... One is enough...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2012
355ml bottle pours a light golden color with a small white head that leaves a few spots of lacing. Aroma is light fruits with some cereal grains and light grass and citrus. Taste is light malty sweetness with a hint of light citrus and some grassy hop bitterness. Light bodied with a bit of carbonation. Has a nice clean finish and is quite refreshing to drink on a hot summers day on the patio or at a campsite.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (746) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 14, 2011
On tap @ Pyramid Ale House in Sacramento. colour is a light golden, slightly straw colour. Aroma is almost nil, just maltiness. Flavour is also very mild, mostly just wheat malt. Slight bitterness. Overall pretty bland, I think Sierra Nevada crystal wheat is better.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Draft. Golden-amber beer with an off-white head. Wheat and light spice aroma. Wheat and spice flavor with light banana. Medium bodied. Wheat and spice lingers with light banana.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7844) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2011
Draught as a 5 oz sampler at Pyramid in Sacramento, CA, on April 23, 2011
5.3% ABV as of the label
Slight bit hazy pale yellow color, white head. Sweet, malty, fruity taste, lingering spicy hops and fruity. Medium herbal bitternes. Moussy mouthfeel. Fruity and sweet scent. Pretty refreshing and nice.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Tried this beer at the Safeway in puyallup WA in 2007 beer has a medium head with a honey like taste. Decent beer haven’t seen it for awhile

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Sample at the brewpub in Berkeley on 8/8/10. Clear gold pour with a medium white head. Sweet malt nose with honey and wheat malt. Creamy malt flavor with honey and wheat malt before a sweet finish. Pretty good for the style.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6745) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle, sampled at Trackside’s Saturday tastings in Medicine Hat. Pretty frigging sweet that my little local not only brings in stuff I’ve never had before, but actually lets me pay a buck to try it out! clear pale gold, not much of a head in my little sample tumbler. Aroma is sweetly wheaty. Flavours are light sweet grains with a hint of lemon. Not much to it really, but as a summer sun beer, it would pass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weitz15 (382) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Hopped up wheaty aroma. Taste of heavy wheat, mild malts, and mild hops. This one is also slightly "crisp and clean", which is average for a wheat beer. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Pyramid Breweries, Inc.--Crystal Wheat Ale--American-Style Light Bodied Wheat Ale--Refreshingly Flavorful 2008 22 oz. 5.30% ABV--15 IBU’s? (3.5 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Kristall--Big foamy thin mild lace white head. Clear thin bright fizzy gold color. Mild wheat ester minimal hop front. Crisp zesty mild sweet thin somewhat bland wheat malt body. Refreshing minimal spice citrus hint end. Aged Poorly. Sampled 5/1/2009. 4 @ $2.89. Pyramid Breweries, Inc.--Crystal Wheat Ale--American-Style Light Bodied Wheat Ale--Refreshingly Flavorful 2008 12 oz. Bottle. 5.30% ABV--15 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Kristall--Dense foamy lacy white head. Clear bright thin yellow gold pretty color. Mild wheat spice banana clove hop front. Mild creamy mild sweet crisp not thin flavorful malty wheat spice caramel body. Mild hop wheat spice clean cloying satisfying end. Sampled 4/15/2008. 6-Pack $6.99.


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