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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Bock-style Ale. A harmonious balance of malts, complimented with herbaceous hops focusing on the sweet aromatic qualities of Eastern European hop varietals, combine to deliver a perfect spring brew.

Malts:
2-Row, Pilsner Malt, Caramunich Malt, Special B, Carafa 2

Hops:
Nugget, Tettnang, Hallertau

OG: 12.5


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 27, 2012
Ze bottle ze ounces twelve! Slightly hazy brown with a thin frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of... well... not much. Faint grain and herbal notes. The taste is grassy hops, toasted malts, caramel. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Draft. Ambsr beer with a low cream head. Malt and earth aroma with light honey. Malt and light honey flavor. Medium bodied. Malt and earth lingers with light grain.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle:   Copper tinted orange, clear, thin to moderate white head, frothy, light lacing.   Mealy nose, otherwise mild sweetened straw and hay.   Seems a little dank.   Sweet and smooth mealy hay/straw like flavors up front.   Touch of salt in there too.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, albeit it feels a little heavier than others.   Fnishes quick, a little bit of that straw/hay lingers.   Tiz okay, but mealier and less bright than others.   But, it is Pyramid after all and not some Bavarian brewery.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ernest (6260) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, off white, fully diminishing. Body is light to medium amber. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, grain, husks, corn syrup), lightly hoppy (herbs), with notes of metal, butter, and DMS. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter, husky, unclean. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic, metallic. Wow, "bock style ale", eh? So itís not even an actual lager, ok, ok, Iím with you so far. The vegetable brine, tin, grain husks, and diacetyl make for quite the attractive nose, so far so good! The dirty, syrupy, metallic, husky mouth experience pretty much knocks it out of the park, weíve got a home run right here. Nice going, Pyramid, you obviously burned the candle at both ends laboring over this one. Kudos.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6022) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle, pours a clear amber color with slight foam, aroma is banana and some tropical fruit, flavor is somewhat thin with fruity banana

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy white head leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a corn malt and honey. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet malt and caramel with crisp finish. Easy to drink a good Heller Bock from Pyramid.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3253) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - FEB 14, 2012
bottle-looks like they resurrected this one for a new spring seasonal-pours lite copper hue with a foamy slightly soapy white head that was pretty smooth. nose of sweet grains, carmel, and toasted notes. flavors of toasted gain husks, lite spice, mineral aspects, lite spicy hops but alot of carmel malt toasted notes which make this pretty pleasant, even though i didnt give it the highest rating. long sweet toasted notes finish with lingering lite bitterness. A decent offering from Pyramid

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #6. Hazy brown with a little gold mixed in and an off-white head. Light toasted caramel aroma, a touch of sugar sweetness. Mild flavor, no bitterness to speak of. More toastiness and a mild aftertaste. (2242)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2566) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2012
After working in the yard I needed lawn mower beer and this hit the spot. Sorry no glass for this baby. I chugged it on the spot. Itís kind of like a Genny Bock.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle from BevMo. Nose is somewhat grainy, with a little bit of a grassy hop aroma. Good malt backbone. A hint of sweetness. Decent hoppiness as well. Better than expected. I thought it would be really sweet. Iím glad it isnít.


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