RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Alehouse exclusive. An American style light bodied wheat ale that is refreshingly flavorful. Crystal wheat ale was inspired by Pyramid’s first beer in 1984 the wheaten ale, which was the first year round wheat beer brewed in America since prohibition

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Malted Wheat

Hops:
Liberty, Tettnager, Hersbrucker

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3.1
weitz15 (585) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Hopped up wheaty aroma. Taste of heavy wheat, mild malts, and mild hops. This one is also slightly "crisp and clean", which is average for a wheat beer. Not bad.

3.7
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Pyramid Breweries, Inc.--Crystal Wheat Ale--American-Style Light Bodied Wheat Ale--Refreshingly Flavorful 2008 22 oz. 5.30% ABV--15 IBU’s? (3.5 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Kristall--Big foamy thin mild lace white head. Clear thin bright fizzy gold color. Mild wheat ester minimal hop front. Crisp zesty mild sweet thin somewhat bland wheat malt body. Refreshing minimal spice citrus hint end. Aged Poorly. Sampled 5/1/2009. 4 @ $2.89. Pyramid Breweries, Inc.--Crystal Wheat Ale--American-Style Light Bodied Wheat Ale--Refreshingly Flavorful 2008 12 oz. Bottle. 5.30% ABV--15 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Kristall--Dense foamy lacy white head. Clear bright thin yellow gold pretty color. Mild wheat spice banana clove hop front. Mild creamy mild sweet crisp not thin flavorful malty wheat spice caramel body. Mild hop wheat spice clean cloying satisfying end. Sampled 4/15/2008. 6-Pack $6.99.

3.2
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle:   Fiery straw in color, clear with plenty of carbonation, moderate to large frothy white head, spotty lacing.   Soft wheaty nose, almost just as mealy.   Somewhat grassy as well.   Fairly much the same on the tongue, wheaty to a degree but also mealy.   Finish is clean.   Soft grassiness lingers.   Body and mouthfeel are on par.   This would be great while watching some baseball in Safeco.   Not as crisp as your normal German example, but its still enjoyable.


2.6
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2009
wheat on the nose and that is about it. cloudy dark yellow pour with nice looking white head. almost no flavor to this beer. Slight crispness on the palate. very boring beer. awkward on the palate.

3.6
iabeerguy (392) - Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2009
A very good wheat beer! Golden pour with a big white head. Some nice lacing around the glass. Aroma is citrus with honey and malt. Sweet and smooth taste of fruit and honey. A nice beer!"

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Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2009
Six pack from the grocery store. I honestly don’t remember much about this and my notes have nothing but a number. Must have been memorable.

2.9
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Clear golden with a small, creamy off-white head. Aroma of sweet malts and fruit. Medium body, rather sweet and clean malts with a subdued bitterness. Very fresh and quaffable. 250709

3.2
TizzleJizzle (791) - Garland, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2009
The aroma is decent with notes of lemon peel and sweetness. It doesn’t appear too appealing with its pale lager color and minimal head. This beer was quite refreshing and flavorful however, with citrus, slight malt, and mild bitter finish. This wheat ale is ok; I’d prefer an unfiltered wheat instead. Cheers!

3.3
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 9, 2009
Clear yellow with a fizzy white head. Barley grain aroma. Sweet malt vanilla and bready taste.

3.3
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the Pyramid taphouse in Walnut Creek. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Citrusy hops flavoured, smooth and distinct fruity. Subdued bitter and lingering fruity flavoured finish.


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