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Pyramid IPL India Pale Lager

Pyramid IPL India Pale Lager
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale Advocates and Lager Lovers, put your differences aside! Gather together and share the best of both worlds with our India Pale Lager. Pyramid IPL combines the citrusy hop flavors of a Northwest IPA with the smooth finish of a Lager. We can all drink to that!

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, CaraRed, C-80, C-120

Hops:
Nugget, Chinook

Dry Hopped:
Amarillo, Centennial, Sterling

OG: 14.5


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle from Legacy Liquor, Vancouver
Hazy amber color with small head. Light caramel aroma, a bit husky. Simple flavor, but with lean and drinkable caramel profile, with very light residual sweetness; correct hopping, not much hop qualities.
Easy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reus958 (13) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2014
The only reason for this beer?s bad ratings is beer snobs (distinct from craft beer lovers) can?t accept anything that isn?t an IPA. The lagering process leaves the malt clean, crisp, and refreshing, yet there are still many subtleties in the malt (which few hop-war IPA?s capture) and hops that make the entire experience fun and delicious. Ignore the snobs, you won?t regret it .

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle @ Greg’s dump, pregaming Trailhead Tuesday. Pours an amber, clear appearance with an off white head. Sweet biscuity, bready, caramel aroma with grapefruit and tangerine. Decent body. A bit of butterscotch. Caramel. Pretty high bitterness. Not very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (2018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Dark golden body with small rocky head, but lots of chunky lacing. Aroma is pure malt, more malt in the taste with a touch of some sharp hops. some lingering bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (5839) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bomber. Pours a clear copper color with a large beige head. A light fruity nose. Sweet, green hops, bitter at times, mellow malty backbone, a bit of caramel, clear Nugget hops. Pretty decent, drinkable. Was 2$.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brenn79 (1491) - Idaho, USA - MAY 31, 2014
12 oz bottle, thanks for this masterpiece Poisoneddwarf- Pours clear copper with a thin off white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is oddly sweet, off noted metal, seems like corn, some hops. The taste is better, light and smooth, somewhat creamy, finishes dry which is the best part in my opinion. Nothing special here, another crappy beer from Pyramid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rproff78 (81) - - MAY 26, 2014
Pretty good. I have always liked Pyramids brews. Never saw this one before and it's worth it!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (1520) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Very good tasting beer from the very popular craft brewery, Pyramid. India Pale Lager is a cool idea. What’s next? India Pale Porter? India Pale Stout? I hope so.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frahmo (267) - Idaho, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Golden pour with an off white head. Nice clean flavor with a bitter finish. Pretty solid IPL, but lacked the body I was looking for.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wittales (623) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Judging as Bjcp guidelines only and by the label(India Pale Lager). Appearance was clear amber with lasting creamy off white 1 finger head, rings of lacing. Aromas are sweet caramel, pale malts with slight floral spicy hops and clean lager yeast profile. Taste was malty Toffee, pale backbone with hints of spice, grapefruit, lemon and orange. Palate was creamy smooth CO2 with light- medium body, average length sweet malty clean finish. As an Amber this would be good brew, but it says IPL it’s NOT. I would change the label, it’s false. A solid Amber though.


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