Pyramid Hefeweizen - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

Not Rated.
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Hefeweizen

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
72
okay

808 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 808
Reviews: 431
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 16.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001)
View: Beers (47) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 808 | Reviews: 431 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of StephRai
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of acdcsmith22
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of FLima
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Clear golden color with a thick thin head with short retention.
Different aroma for a Hefeweizen. Notes of apricot, oxidized English earthy hops, caramels, spices and bread. Not sure how fresh this is once US brewers are generally lousy in respecting the customer with freshness dates and it is hard to trust the importer (this has 4 months to expiration). Anyway this is sure not young.
Flavor of oxidized oranges, caramels, wheat, English hops, mild bubblegum and spicy yeast. Dry aftertaste with a perceived bitterness. It fells bitter than 18 IBUs.
Light to medium body with appropriate carbonation.
This is sure a different take on a Hefeweizen or just not fresh. More barley malt, caramels and more hops, less yeast, cloves and banana than traditional style. Something quite didn’t match here.

Photo of Jensinho78
4/5  rDev +28.6%

Photo of Professor_Yeesh
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of Robloc303
2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of jeiiVP
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of TylerTheTerrible
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Dwkasper
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of Mattmarinucci
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of LutherBrau
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of justinrphillips
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of dacrza1
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

DATE REVIEWED: August 10, 2014... GLASSWARE: Weihenstephaner weizen... OCCASION: birthday weekend recovery...APPEARANCE: golden orange, almost Oktoberfest colored body that hazes beneath spongy three-finger, white head; low carbonation; lacing is wispy... AROMA: Yow! yeasty funk that sports bubblegum, prominently; secondary banana is detectable; a bit offensive... PALATE: more carbonated than its appearance suggests; pleasantly drinkable, light-bodied and cleansing; does its job well... TASTE: banana, cumin and hay--a direct profile that doesn’t intrude on its refreshing intent; not as BIG as a hefe, though--or as complex as its nose suggests...OVERALL: after some sun and yardwork, this beer is a recharger for sure--the glass empties swiftly and is a softer, more accessible version of its better versions...

Photo of malfunxion
2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Wmckinley
4/5  rDev +28.6%

Photo of Beardo
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Nbdreher
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of getkrunkhoe
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of AleHunter805
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of squack
3.32/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of jwenzel019
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of GatorCoop
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of sjrodriguez
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Pyramid Hefeweizen from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
72 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.