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Pyramid Thunderhead IPA - Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)

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Pyramid Thunderhead IPAPyramid Thunderhead IPA

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BA SCORE
77
okay

68 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 18.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid) visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005)
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Connecticut

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

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Connecticut

1.25/5  rDev -62.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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OF001


3.43/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

650 mL btl. Served at 7C in an imperial pint glass.

Nice deep amber clear pour, thick dense pitted head with great lacing.

Smells of mildly toasted pale malts, some underlying tropical fruit sweetness with some leafy, subtle but vibrant hops.

Juicy sweet tropical fruits but lacks the citrus complement to define them. Slight pine note, but definitely oily, balanced with citrus; some herbal and leafy qualities. Bitter dry hop finish.

Decent medium body. starts mildly juicy, neutral in the mid and finished dry and medium-short.

Nice nose, but lacks some... pzazz and umph. Its just too malty for an IPA.
Taste is adequate, and better than the majority in the price range; but it lacks a certain unification. Its smooth, easy and reasonably balanced but needs a punchier hop balance as it comes across as a very under-hoped double IPA or an under hopped English.
A highly rated malty pale ale for sure, but shit, it just lacks.

Serving type: bottle

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Kentucky

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Delaware

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

08-16-2012 02:30:04 | More by eguter
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Pyramid Thunderhead IPA from Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)
77 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.