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Curve Ball Blonde Ale - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

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Curve Ball Blonde AleCurve Ball Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

343 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 13.89%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-18-2009)
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karengarys

Indiana

3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Disclaimer: I have not been to Germany to experience a true Kolsch. I understand that is the only way to really understand what it is about. So, from my American point of view of what American micros should be all about, proceed with discretion.

Pours like a slightly greenish miller. My slow pour leaves no foam at all after a few minutes of sitting in the glass. You could mistake it for koolaid.

Smells a little more interesting than a typical beer. Somewhat earthy and spicy. Okay, cool.

Taste is a typical miller with tons of interesting stuff added. Earthiness. Spices, like, um, well, not sure. Malty too.

Its mouthfeel is nothing special. Not bad. Definitely not flat. But not killer, either.

Finish is clean with a snap of bitter asprin.

This is easy to down. nothing too frightening that would sprain the taste buds, though. bummer. I would say this would be excellent at a summer party where not everybody was ready to experience an over the top IPA or a heavy RIS. Anybody interested in experimenting should be happy with this, anybody wanting a little more should also enjoy this.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2008 01:31:39 | More by karengarys
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Curve Ball Blonde Ale from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.