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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

(view ratings)
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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harpus

Alabama

3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-09-2014 04:30:05 | More by harpus
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-08-2014 20:54:17 | More by Karibourgeois
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

01-30-2014 01:48:02 | More by LXIXME
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DOCRW

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

01-26-2014 05:36:07 | More by DOCRW
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valkyre65

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.4%

01-24-2014 16:16:15 | More by valkyre65
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-29-2013 06:48:31 | More by jaydoc
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

12-28-2013 19:33:07 | More by BillRoth
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BodiesLexus

New York

3.5/5  rDev +8%

12-19-2013 04:54:06 | More by BodiesLexus
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beaverapproved

Texas

4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-12-2013 02:04:52 | More by beaverapproved
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Braz

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

12-01-2013 03:03:08 | More by Braz
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rhinonau

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -7.4%

11-08-2013 19:19:35 | More by rhinonau
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tjcamm

Oregon

3/5  rDev -7.4%

10-21-2013 01:28:59 | More by tjcamm
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tommy5

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

10-12-2013 00:27:34 | More by tommy5
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Zach122

Washington

3/5  rDev -7.4%

10-07-2013 01:23:40 | More by Zach122
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NOLTERN

Oregon

3/5  rDev -7.4%

10-06-2013 02:49:30 | More by NOLTERN
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Hoganlaw

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.4%

09-22-2013 05:21:03 | More by Hoganlaw
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JasonMinck

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

09-09-2013 02:55:16 | More by JasonMinck
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mdaschaf

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

08-29-2013 02:46:49 | More by mdaschaf
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kushlash23

Georgia

3/5  rDev -7.4%

08-28-2013 15:33:19 | More by kushlash23
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

08-24-2013 20:31:59 | More by fishguyac
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -7.4%

08-23-2013 22:17:21 | More by mcsauter82
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nickel

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +8%

08-11-2013 20:47:06 | More by nickel
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swingdjted

Ohio

3.19/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A flying curve ball coming from the back of the pyramid on the label is kinda odd. The pyramids on the cap are pretty cool though. The description is not over the top, which I like. The beer pours with little head, even with an aggressive gluggy pour. I used a clear crystal Tom Collins glass. The head is just barely off-white, not creamy fine-bubble foam, but rather more like larger-per-bubble soda carbonation in head bubble size. The color is yellowish-orange, very transparent and translucent.

Smell: Reminds me of an ale mixed with a macrobrew, because I can clearly smell that macrobrew kind of not-so-great hops aroma. But, you can also smell better ale aroma too.

Taste & Mouthfeel: This goes down easy and is pretty inoffensive if you're not a beer snob. It's not very bitter, but a little bitter like normal beer, not real malty, a bit on the sweet side. A little thin, but not as much as a macrobrew. The hops aren't the best, but not too bad; you won't be writing poetry about floral hops here.

Overall: Not bad really. I could see this as a fast-drinking beer for some, and a transition beer for those stuck on mainstream beers. There's some good stuff in there, but not a lot that would push someone new to the game away. They market it as a good summer lager/ale, and it does cool you down easily because of the easy drinkability. Good.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 22:24:05 | More by swingdjted
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Smurf2055

Washington

2/5  rDev -38.3%

08-08-2013 19:25:52 | More by Smurf2055
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

08-04-2013 15:19:35 | More by DoubleMalt
Curve Ball Blonde Ale from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.