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Pyramid Hefeweizen | Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)

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Brewed by:
Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)
California, United States

Style: German Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 293 |  Reviews: 98
Reviews by Jdbateman83:
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3.68/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

An excellent hefeweizen, not quite to the level of Weihenstephaner, but pretty good and defiantly better then Blue Moon. Has a mass produced slight chemically/aluminum taste to it. Lots of wheat, malt, and citrus. Great price option to since it isn't and import. If you like hefs, I would definitely give this one a try. Easily found also.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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2.92/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. Purchased at Wakefield Liquors in Wakefield, RI

A - Hazy golden-orange fluffy 3 finger head with heavy retention. Nice thick lacing. Looks nice.

S- Soapy, corny, slightly malty and citrusy. Uninviting.

T- Unfortunately it follows the nose, minus the soapy part. Taste is lacking. Some spice and wheat notes, but they're very faint.

M- Medium-high carbonation, medium body.

Overall, I was unimpressed by this brew. It looked nice, but quickly turned disappointed with the first smell. Not really a hefeweizen in my opinion. Not worth a try.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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2/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

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2.52/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Brown bomber into wetted pint glass served cold.

A: hazy pale color with what is easily the most pathetic excuse for head ever to be on a beer. Fizzed out soda like bubblea with absolutly no retention at all. Looks sub par.

S: pale ale plain and simple, and not even a good one. Slightly fruity though and a hint of wheat muskyness.

T: yeasty more than anything. slightly sweet pale malt. A little astringent. Not much hop presence, a bit on the finish but not bitter.

M: medium feel, smooth, and a little carbonation. The best part is the mouthfeel.

O: a pretty sad brew, not something I would get again but I don't hate it I guess.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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Pyramid Hefeweizen from Walnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)
Beer rating: 3.26 out of 5 with 293 ratings