RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Brewed by the original Wheat Beer Pioneers, Amber Weizen is left unfiltered for extra flavor and aroma. Rich amber in color, Pyramid Amber Weizen features three different kinds of caramel barley malts and nugget hops resulting in an exceptionally smooth and well-balanced beer that follows in the tradition of our flagship style, Pyramid Hefe Weizen.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 26, 2005
Bottle: Amber color, fair head and spotty lacing. Nose of light toffee and wheat, lightly malty with a touch of hops. This is definately a FILTERED wheat beer, not unfiltered. The flavor is fairly watered down with wheat and a bit of crispy caramel. Fairly boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WMMALASKA (10) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 12, 2005
A strong, above average american style amber. Apperantly the brewary is prepairing a label change that will change the name from Amber Weaten to Amber Weizen. Presumably to feed off the tremendous popularity of thier Hefeweizen. Very good beer if you like Alaskan Amber but long for something just a little different.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAR 1, 2005
Pors a murky red/brown wih a fast a falling tan head. very light on the wheat, still smooth with a slight fruitiness. This is actually a really decent amber, very balanced with a fuity malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
xenthem0nk (101) - Oregon, USA - MAR 1, 2005
This had a very good taste to me. Poured a dirty reddish brown. And went down very refreshing. Head diminished quickly. When I saw it I was curious how amber and hefe would mix, and I wasn’t dissapointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kwiskwis (11) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2005
Another great product from Pyramid. I really like the ambers and the wheats and this is one for the books. I would love to fing it on tap somewhere. Just saw it tonight in Safeway. I hope that it joins pyramid in its regular line-up,and not just a seasonal beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Bottle pours a very murky butterscotch, small frothy off-white head that quickly vanishes, virtually no carbonation, with slick lacing.   Slightly malty aroma, kinda sweet, but really subtle.   Forwardly like an amber, malty, with a slightly wheaty mouthfeel.   I also detect a very minor sourness... it actually kind of adds to the beer.   Finishes with that same sourness, slightly bitter, and a bit of a wheaty aftertaste.   Not half bad!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2004
[email protected] Alehouse. Pale amber. Grainy, thin. tasted exactly like the unfiltered wheat, so in other words,very bland

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2474) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 21, 2004
"Special Release"..12 oz brown bottle with a rather attractive summery coloured rendition of the traditional Pyramid label. Wow this beer is really unfiltered a dense foggy dark amber with a small tan head..some sediment in bottom of bottle..I like this. aroma is of a typical American wheat though..sort of sour but very subdued compared to the german versions. the taste is quite nice for the summer..light and fruity, not too cloying though..the wheat aspect comes through a bit on the back of the tongue. Quite smooth and not thin on the palate. I actually enjoyed this one..not great but good enough for summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Perkeo (322) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 14, 2004
New bottled beer from Pyramid, says "special release" and "wheat beer pioneers" on the label...whatever. Hazy amber when poured mit hefe, chunks indicate a floculant lager yeast may be used for bottling. Dusty aroma of, well, wheat, a little fruitiness too, kinda like fruit loops. Fairly nice, if simple, flavor of sweet juicy caramel malt with slight cardboard, wheaty elements are there as well, with some acidity to carry it along. Pretty good but that’s all...

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