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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 Pyramidís 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


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 1, 2007
An alright aroma. A light crisp flavor that isnít too wheaty and has a little hop bite in the finish. A pretty nice beer.

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 IBUís? (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 IBUís? (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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2007
Light and spicy wheat beer, much better then their hefe in my book. Pours light gold with a smooth white head. Slight haze to it. Citrus and banana aroma. Very crisp and refreshing on the palate, feels like high carbonation that brings the spices to life with a subtle honey and bready flavored malt base. I really enjoyed this one as a summer beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 10, 2008
12oz bottle of Crystal Wheat Ale. Purely clear dark golden with nice head and good retention. Light, sweet malt aroma with a touch of spicy hops. Crisp wheat and light sweetness in the taste. Spicy hops and moderately bitter finish is more than I expected. I expected zilch from this. But, Iím pleasantly surprised. Iíd gladly drink this when looking for a light session beer any time. Very refreshing, yet taste is still there. Great baseball beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Not too bad of a beer. It was definitely light and refreshing and would be best on a hot summer day.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iabeerguy (392) - Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2009
A very good wheat beer! Golden pour with a big white head. Some nice lacing around the glass. Aroma is citrus with honey and malt. Sweet and smooth taste of fruit and honey. A nice beer!"

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 12, 2007
Poured a clear copper body with a small-to-wispy white head. Nose of lemony wheat and mild cascade hops. Slightly fruity from malt and hops balance. Has the distict Pyramid yeast nose. Easy to drink. Slightly chalky. Finishes somewhat dry and thin and slightly tart. A very nice session beer and rather unique for an American Kristall Weizen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayOfBeer (670) - El Cerrito, California, USA - MAY 6, 2008
Poured from tap at Berkeley Pyramid ale house, labeled crystal wheat ale, as a clear pale blonde ale with a small white head with low carbonation. Aroma of banana, caramel and malt. Flavor is lightly sweet with banana, honey, and malt. The palate is sweet with a light tartness and a slight carbonation tingle. Nice overall, could use more carbonation to pump up the spice tingle on tongue, but I would drink this one again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2008
A delicious and very refreshing wheat ale. Aroma was so so. Grass with a hint of light malt. Pour was a nice light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was a nice mix of tartness and a hint of citrus. The strong carbonation overpowers the beer in a good way and makes the beer great in hot weather.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5824) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2008
a summer beer if there ever was one, i mean i put on my swimming trunks and sunscreen while in my house while drinking this...i had too .... very refreshing ... nice and upbeat ... clean stuff ... a full form american wheat ... light banana and summer can yeast aromas ... not bad stuff at all.. good bitterness level ...


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