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Pale Ale - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

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Pale AlePale Ale

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80
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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed only with Cascade hops and styled in the tradition of English Pale Ales, Pyramid’s Pale Ale is sweet and malty, with floral hop aromas.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001)
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Reviews by germaniac:
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germaniac

California

3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

An easy drinking amber colored Pale Ale. Smells of hops and sweet malt. Starts out with a fruity hop bitterness, then dives into a mellow, nutty malt flavor, touched at the finish by caramel sweetness. It's nothing spectacular, just a solid, pretty tasty brew that would pair up well with spicy food.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2006 23:43:39 | More by germaniac
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hypno

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-07-2014 03:12:09 | More by hypno
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Phi_Psi_OR_Beta

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-05-2014 23:30:05 | More by Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
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Bookseeb

Washington

3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance has a light ruby red/brown color supporting a healthy head leaving fair lace. Smell of light specialty grains and floral hops. Taste has the malt with a hoppy zip to it leaving a resiny aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium light with good carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 22:37:40 | More by Bookseeb
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KevMo84

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

06-08-2014 06:59:24 | More by KevMo84
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

06-05-2014 00:56:51 | More by CorgiDad
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generallee

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: The body has a deep amber color with a light haze. Sitting on top is a small white head that quickly fades out leaving only thin ring of lacing.

Smell: In its aroma I get bready maltiness balanced by some herbal and citrus hops.

Taste / Palate: The flavor mirrors the aroma with a base of bready maltiness mixed with citrus and herbal hop bitterness. The palate feels smooth and light which makes for a easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 08:23:29 | More by generallee
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DaveRinn

Washington

3/5  rDev -13.3%

05-26-2014 06:49:15 | More by DaveRinn
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

03-09-2014 04:34:29 | More by harpus
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.28/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Brought out of retirement for the Spring variety 12-pack... Jesus, it is hard to believe it has been 10 years since I had one of these. Pours with a 2 finger off white sorta foamy looking head... the brew is clear polished amber... splotchy lacing.

Floral/lightly citrus hops are nicely balanced by a bigger than expected pale malt presence that is also carrying a bit of caramel and toasty notes.

Starts a bit sweeter than I normally like, but it moves seamlessly into floral hops... just enough bitterness to really balance it all out... finishes with a lingering perfumy hoppiness.

Body seems a bit bigger than most standard APA's... Still pretty drinkable and goes down easily.

No flaws really, it just seems like this one shows the age of when it was first brewed and now seems antiquated.

3.75/3.25/3.25/3.25/3.25

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2014 06:29:40 | More by JohnGalt1
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Texasfan549

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -56.6%

02-01-2014 23:33:35 | More by Texasfan549
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DOCRW

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

01-26-2014 05:37:41 | More by DOCRW
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-09-2014 03:46:24 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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California

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-26-2013 03:57:08 | More by pod
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-28-2013 05:34:50 | More by Asics
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

03-11-2013 03:19:21 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-11-2012 14:49:45 | More by tbone1384
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Glopez

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-27-2012 03:46:42 | More by Glopez
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Jovo

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

08-01-2012 07:20:22 | More by Jovo
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allstar255

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-26-2012 01:20:31 | More by allstar255
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kobeer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-23-2012 21:00:29 | More by kobeer
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ngeunit1

California

3.95/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours an almost clear copper-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel and biscuit malts with grassy and citrus hops.

T - Starts off with some sweet caramel malts with some citrus and orange hops. Through the middle, some pine hop and light bitterness comes through with some bicuit malts. The finish is a mix of sweet caramel malts with some orange and pine hops with a bit of bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and bitter finish.

D - Very drinkable. Fairly balanced with just a bit of a thin mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 07:22:11 | More by ngeunit1
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.3%

05-22-2012 02:35:24 | More by Chugs13
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-18-2012 12:24:17 | More by JAHMUR
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-07-2012 04:48:52 | More by Irrationalist
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Pale Ale from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.