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RATINGS: 447   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Inspired by the traditional Kölsch style beers of Cologne, Germany, Curve Ball boasts a clean, crisp slightly herbal taste and a lighter body. Availability: April - July

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Malted Wheat

Hops:
Vanguard, Perle

OG: 12.0


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pyramid Curve Ball Blonde Ale is a very sparkling, golden ale with no head and a turbulent surface. It has a bright, lemony aroma with light grain, maybe wheat. It’s light bodied and crisp. It leaves my mouth feeling like I just ate an apple. It’s lightly flavored with a grassy bitterness at the finish. There seems to be a very light sweetness throughout. There are hints of lemon, apple and pear. This was a good choice after mowing the lawn.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle, Sandy Lane, CA, 31/08/12....and my last beer in California. For the time being. Gold under a big bloom of shrinking head. Boiled vegetables, coriander aroma with a dollop of butter. Soap, almond and coriander-like leafiness on the palate with cooked veg and card off-notes. Not attractive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeoHippie2 (792) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Not bad but not great either. Just a simple beer. Pours a golden straw yellow with a white head. Faint smells of malt with some banana. Very drinkable and very refreshing on a hot day

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mallons72 (149) - livonia, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Does what you expect after seeing the clear crisp pour. Clean and crisp. Wonderful lawnmower beer if you will. Nothing bad or special.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Smurf2055 (1293) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2012
On tap at Dante’s. Blond decent head retention. Smells like it tastes, sweet slight banana belgiumy and malty. Drinkable, not that great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1229) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Aroma is lemon, pale wheat, yeast and sweet, buttery malts. The aroma just screams Kolsch, and it’s one of my favorite lager styles, I’m down with it. It smells very inviting. Touch of cloves. The straw yellow look won’t inspire too much salivation, although the carbonation is surprisingly strong, making it more than your typical pale lager. The lemon zest beautifully compliments the buttery malts. There is a touch of citrus orange, very slight. A surprising amount of body. Well-bodied but not fizzy; it’s smooth and buttery. As far as a summery lager goes, this one is on the mark.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mintzmeet (134) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Solid but not great. A classy blonde ale in the American style (tastes like adjuncts used). A lil bit light a Budweiser.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle, pours yellow aroma is a bit harsh and flavour is amazingly smooth overall a decent offering

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
onceblind (3670) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2012
On hand at Denver Summer Brew Fest 2012. Clear pale golden with a nose of pale earthy cereal grains. Flavor is a light estery version of the same, some light toffee and subtle hoppiness on the back. Kinda bland.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
txspartan (943) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2012
Average hoppy aroma. Average flat watery beer. Some metallic aroma. Pretty plain.


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