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Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
Audacious Apricot Ale

Audacious Apricot Ale

Thanks to Kevin for the 12 oz stubbie bottle. In a nutshell, one of the nastiest beers in recent memory. The pour is a surprisingly dark orange, almost marmalade color with a HORRIBLE fizzing associated with it. Pours like a soda with no head or lace of any description. The beer also looks murky. The soda-like nature of the carbonation is worrying. Unpleasant non-descript, artifical fruit taste greet the nose and mouth and imparts a sickly, sugar attack on the senses that defies any real,...

Audacious Apricot Ale

Thunderhead IPA

$1.20 bought as a single from one of the Liquor Barn locations on my recent trip to Lexington. Dark orange pour, slightly cloudy, small head and a little bit of sticky lacing. Mild citrus hops in the nose. Mild grapefruit with a sugary, malt backbone that pulls it all into balance. I like this beer mainly becasue it is typically "American IPA", but it seems to have a West Coast feel that IS in balance. Unusual for some West Coast over hopped IPA's. I suppose that in that respect this will...

Audacious Apricot Ale

Mac Frost Winter Ale 2004

Ruby red to dark brown with a somewhat flat appearance. Not much in the way of carbonation, so obviously little or no head and not much lacing. Defiite aroma's of toast, but malt sweetness is there too. Not many hops until the finish and then they come through with a satisfying dry edge. Reminded me a little of a Barley Wine, with some warmth in terms of alcohol and the appearance was really very BW like.