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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Our inaugural Pyramid beer, Pale Ale was the first beer ever brewed in 1984 under the Pyramid family of ales.

Editor’s Note: Different recipe and marketing from Draught and Noble Hops version.
Malts: Malted Barley, Caramel 80L, Caramel 120L, Carapils
Hops: Cascade
OG: 13.5

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (39609) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2010
From tap at Berkeley location. Pours dark deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is light fruity. Mild hoppy dry flavoured. Vague bittering note. Dry and flat malty into a dry finish. Dry malty and subdued fruity note into the finish. Simple and somewhat boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RSRIZZO (1933) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2007
Had this beer on 7/8/1999, back then the brewery named Hart Brewing and was in Seatlle. Color is medium brown with good carbonation and light head. Aroma is a nice dark roasted malt scent. Taste is a malty and bitter. It starts with a medium body that goes down with rich roasted malt flavor. The finish is a mild bitterness with no noticeable hop flavor. Overall I feel it a nice beer, but its more like a Brown Ale than a Pale Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2007
On tap at the SoDo brewery. Pours clear bright amber with a lacy white head. Medium body. Fruit and nut aroma and taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Date: 06/18/1996
Mode: Bottle
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

Appearance: deep amber, whispy head,
Aroma: slightly sweet hop aroma,
Flavor: sweet malt flavor plus assertive hops, slightly bitter

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - AUG 29, 2007
Poured a nice amber/ruby color with an off white head that starts big then resides to average. The nose was bready, malty and piney with a hint of orange zest. The taste was sweet caramel, roasted malt, rye and cherry with citrusy hop esters at the finish. Very good. Tasty as hell.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2007
UPDATED: APR 1, 2008 Not bad for a pale ale. Light aroma with hoppy taste. Consider it above average. Enjoyed it on a summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevd193213 (967) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - NOV 26, 2006
Nice place, good food too. Not bad pale ale, sweet amber taste with some lingering fruit. Small, thin head. Aroma of faint hops and bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (5495) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 14, 2006
On tap At Pyramid in Seattle. pours out a copper topped with a off white head. Has a little hop to the aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (13732) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 6, 2006
Deep redish amber color; little head. Aroma is mildly hoppy, a bit citrusy, and a hint of malt. Flavor is primarily malt, with some matching bitterness. Fruit is more grapefruit than other. More like a hoppy amber than a standard American pale. Good carbonation. Swishing makes it chewy/creamy. The finish is grapefruit bitter. Took a while to get there. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 6, 2006
pours a hazy light copper, decent head. strong hoppy cascade type flavor and aroma. Nice crisp chartacter and hoppy finish good american pale

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