RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Inspired by the traditional Kölsch style beers of Cologne, Germany, Curve Ball boasts a clean, crisp slightly herbal taste and a lighter body. Availability: April - July

2-Row Pale Barley, Malted Wheat

Vanguard, Perle

OG: 12.0

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (46059) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Pyramid Curve Ball Blonde Ale ].
[ Trade by auderale ]. Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, white bread, toasted, chalk, fruity. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, artificial fruity sweet, artificial sweet ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110108]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (41898) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the Pyramid taphouse in Walnut Creek. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light cornish and crisp hoppy. Light fruity and mild malt flavoured. Light bodied. Crisp bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (35695) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2009
Draft at the alehous in Walnut Creek. A light golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of malt and citrus and vanilla - a bit odd. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and light notes of malt, leading to a lightly bitter finish. Boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25764) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2010
Bottled (thanks Kalevi). Deep golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is mild fruits, some wood, earth and herbal notes. Mild notes of biscuits as well. Flavour is bready malts, biscuits, some herbal notes as well as mild wooden notes. Quite pleasant, but lacks a bit of the complexity the German ones have.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Slightly hazy pilsener golden with a small, off-white head. Very malty nose. Medium body with soft and rather sweet, malty notes - almost like the juice of soaked wheat. Decent as such, but not clean and crisp as a Kölsch is supposed to be. No bitterness. 290306

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (24478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2010
Draft @ Sea-Tac Airport. Pours a clear golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty aroma with some weak hints of citrus. Sweetish malty grainy weak hoppy citrus flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (19824) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2007
Deep blond color. Reminds me some German beer, but the poor ones, there is nothing special here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (16449) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2011
[email protected] Alehouse, Seattle
Clear yellow color, small white head. Light fruity aroma. Light to medium bodied. Sweet, banana-mango fruity flavor. One-dimensional "fruit beer".

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (15436) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2016
On tap at Portland Brewing, pours a clear pale blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out crisp crackery malt, not much else really. Flavour is along the same lines, with cereal malts and crackery malt. Light sweetness in there. Pleasant but not interesting. It’s fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14495) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 24, 2006
Faint aroma, a bit of fruit, but maybe a bit of wet cardboard. Gold color, with little head. It’s light with citrus and hop. Oh so much better than Bud (which the color resembles). It’s a great flavor, just not meaty. One of the better light summer ales.Thin, but that’s the point. Much better than expected. Drink it.

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