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Pyramid Summer Variety Pack

From the Brewer – “Pyramid’s summer variety pack offers a quartet of brews that are perfect for summer’s memorable moments, whatever they may be.  Our flagship Hefeweizen is joined by Apricot Ale, an award-winning wheat beer, our refreshing summer seasonal Curve Ball Blonde Ale and a limited edition Pale Ale, celebrating the first Pyramid beer ever brewed in 1984, available in the variety pack only.”

Hefeweizen: Unfiltered Wheat Ale
“The standard by which all other wheat beers are judged. Our award-winning American-style Hefeweizen is a unique take on the traditional Bavarian classic. This refreshingly unfiltered wheat ale delivers a distinctively smooth flavor worth savoring with friends.”

Hops: Nugget, Liberty
Malts: 39% 2 Row Pale Barley, 60% Malted Wheat,1% Caramel
Original Gravity: 12.5 Plato
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 18
Alcohol by volume: 5.2%

Apricot Ale: Unfiltered Wheat Ale
“Apricot Ale perfectly combines the taste and aroma of fresh apricot with the smooth finish of a traditional wheat beer. It’s refreshingly unfiltered character and fruit flavor make it an ale worth savoring.”

Hops: Nugget or Summit
Malts: 50% 2 Row Pale Barley, 50% Malted Wheat
Original Gravity: 11.5 Plato
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 11
Alcohol by volume: 5.1%

Curve Ball: Cold-Conditioned Ale
“A deliciously drinkable golden summer seasonal, Curve Ball quenches the deepest of thirsts with its crisp, clean flavor. This cold lagered ale is the perfect accompaniment to summer’s memorable moments, whatever they may be.”

Hops: Vanguard, Perle
Malts: 2-Row Barley, Malted Wheat
Original Gravity: 12 Plato
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 18
Alcohol by volume: 5%

Pale Ale: Pyramid’s First Brew
“Our inaugural Pyramid beer, Pyramid Pale Ale was the first beer ever brewed in 1984 under the Pyramid family of ales. 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.”

Hops: Cascade
Malts: Malted Barley, Caramel Malt 80L, Caramel Malt 120L Carapils
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 38
Alcohol by volume: 5.4%

Format: 12 Pack – 3 of each type
Seasonality: Summer

Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale

From the Brewer – “Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale is a dry, crisp refreshing ale with the added essence of raspberries.”

Awards:

Best in Northeast, US Beer Tasting Championships – Fruit Beer, 2008, 2010

Hops:Willamette, Hallertau
Malts: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Malted Wheat, Light Munich
Yeast: Top Fermenting English
Original Gravity: 1.048 Plato
Alcohol by volume: 4.5%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Try these similar Brews!: Früli Strawberry Beer

Napa Smith Wheat Beer

From the Brewer – “Napa Smith Wheat beer has a light and clean taste that is characteristic of this type of style. We have added special ingredients to accentuate the aromas beyond the hops and malt to insure a spicy, floral aroma with a light crisp finish.”

Serve with grilled fish, sushi and marinated pork chops.

Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 16
Alcohol by volume: 4.6
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Purple Haze Raspberry Wheat Beer

From the Brewer – “Purple Haze is a crisp, American style wheat beer with raspberry puree added after filtration. Therefore, you may see raspberry pulp in the beer. The raspberries provide the lager with a subtle purple coloration and haze, a fruity aroma, and a tartly sweet taste.”

This beer is best served with salads or light fruit desserts, such as soufflés or chiffon cakes. Many people enjoy it with chocolate desserts. Purple Haze pairs well with certain cheeses, such as ripened Brie or any dessert made with Mascarpone. It’s also great paired with entrees prepared with fruit, especially citrus. Consider enjoying Purple Haze alone at the end of your meal as dessert.

Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 13
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%
Format: 12 oz. bottles
Seasonality: Year Round

Try these similar Brews!: Wachusett Blueberry Ale

Sweaty Betty Blonde Wheat Beer

From the Brewer – “Sweaty Betty Blonde, a Bavarian-style wheat beer, is unfiltered and cloudy with subtle hints of clove and banana. Our summer seasonal that you won’t want to let get away.”

Awards:

Best of the Rockies/Southwest (wheat beer) – 2004 US Beer Tasting Championships.

Malts: Malted wheat, American two-row pale malt
Hops: Hallertu
Alcohol by volume: 5.2%
Format: 12 oz. bottles
Seasonality: Summer

Try these similar Brews!: Magic Hat #9 Almost Pale Ale

DreamWeaver Wheat Beer

Dreamweaver Wheat. Combining four wheat types with Munich and Pils malts, noble Saaz hops, and a yeast strain that imparts a spicy, peppery, clove taste with a slight hint of bananas, Dreamweaver Wheat is an unfiltered blast of spicy, mouth-watering joy. 

From the Brewer – “Spicy, peppery, clove taste with a slight hint of bananas.  When serving DreamWeaver pour 3/4 of the beer into a wheat glass, rouse the yeast at the bottom of the bottle and pour the remainder into the glass for big frothy head.”

The DreamWeaver pairs well with lighter foods; salads, seafood, sushi and vegetable dishes.  Try it with goat cheese or a herb spread such as Boursin.

Malts: Pilsner, Vienna
Hops: Saaz
Yeast: German Wheat
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 15
Alcohol by volume: 4.8%
Format: 12 oz. bottles
Seasonality: Year Round

Try these similar Brews!: Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Larger, Lilja’s Argosy IPA


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