Pyramid Hefeweizen
Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Hefeweizen
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Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
Washington, United States
Ranked #353
Ranked #28,699
3.13 | pDev: 15.97%
Mar 18, 2023
Aug 16, 2001
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Rated: 3.59 by rpmello81 from California

Mar 18, 2023
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Reviewed by snaotheus from Washington

2.95/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
12oz bottle served in a tulip. I can't really read the number on the bottle, and I don't think it's really human-understandable anyway. Seems to start with a J081, which is as useful to you as it is to me.

I have had this beer many times, but not for many years. It has probably been more than a decade. But, it was one of my entry points into craft beer. At least, back when Pyramid was actually a Washington brewery...

First half of the pour was pretty clear, so I roused the second half pretty aggressively, which resulted in a very hazy light amber-yellow pour with a medium sized head and quite a bit of fine, active carbonation. The smell is mild but distinctly doughy, maybe a little bit of vague fruity character.

Taste is kind of an bitter, dull grainy character, maybe with a hint of banana or something else vaguely fruity.

Mouthfeel is very dry, almost chalky. Overall...I didn't remember it being very good, but it's not as good as I remember.
Jan 06, 2022
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Reviewed by TheBricenator from Oregon

3.59/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Look: Murky rich orange with a vigorously-forming head that balloons to a pillow and slowly settles, leaving great lacing behind
Aroma: Fresh baked wheat bread, hints of cloves, and some light banana
Taste: Wheat bread kicks it off as clove slowly trickles into the mix as well. The clove fades and banana notes enter and hold center stage for a moment before wheat bread regains momentum and carries through to the finish
Mouthfeel: Full, very soft throughout, medium-high carbonation, and a soft, smooth finish
Overall: I dig it. I love a good Weissbier and though this one is fairly ‘smoothed out’ as far as they go, especially compared to a German-brewed version, it’s still good and tasty. Clove and banana are present but light and not with a ton of depth, but the wheat aroma/flavor is solid as is the mouthfeel. Good enough for me on a nice evening and for only $3.20 for a 22oz. pounder
Apr 18, 2021
Rated: 3.03 by GaryColeman from California

Nov 09, 2020
Rated: 3.77 by smi69 from New York

May 25, 2020
Rated: 3.25 by d5001986 from Wisconsin

Oct 25, 2019
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Reviewed by mjstanton from Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Tried it recently on a business trip. Had several and would definitely drink again. Overall as good or better than some of the local hefeweizen's here that I enjoy.
Aug 26, 2019
Rated: 3 by bdlusa from Texas

Jun 02, 2019
Rated: 2.11 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

May 25, 2019
Rated: 3.04 by SouthCrescent from Pennsylvania

May 17, 2019
Rated: 3.14 by craigbelly from Iowa

Apr 24, 2019
Rated: 3 by ArnoldBlumenthal from Maryland

Mar 21, 2019
Rated: 3.65 by ADKbeerguy from New York

Nov 09, 2018
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Reviewed by Nvrmind16 from California

3.6/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A Hefeweizen that feels and smells authentic ,but tastes more american than european. Not a bad beer but lacks some of the brighter flavor notes I associate with the classic Hefeweizen.
Nov 09, 2018
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Reviewed by iguanodon from Utah

3.15/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
[Original rating 2012-08-03] Pours gold/orange with a thin white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is banana and straw, with a hint of black pepper. Taste is wheat, sweet, bitter and a bit sour in the finish. Good carbonation.
Oct 03, 2018
Rated: 3.15 by Myboymi from Kansas

Jul 09, 2018
Rated: 3.83 by West-Coast_Beer-Belly from California

Jul 04, 2018
Rated: 3.29 by opd213 from California

Jun 10, 2018
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Reviewed by edc20 from Oregon

3.84/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Banana flavor is fairly subtle for a Hefeweizen. Medium carbonation and medium body. It's not packing a lot of spices. 168kcal for 5.2 abv, somewhat of a high ratio for you calorie counters. Others have said it's more of a wheat beer than a hef, and I think that's true and wonder if it'd get better ratings if it didn't betray your expectations.
May 20, 2018
Rated: 3.43 by Tallsasquatch from Alaska

Feb 15, 2018
Pyramid Hefeweizen from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
Beer rating: 72 out of 100 with 924 ratings