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Thomas Kemper Brewing
(Pyramid Brewing)
91 South Royal Brougham
Seattle WA 98134

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Opened: 1984

Closed: 2007

Annual Production: 123,100 bbl

Contributors: David Marshall, Diane Crawford

Technically, they're still open, but they only make sodas now.

Updated: March 11, 2009

Beer List

    • Date: May 5, 1996 (#1440)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Amber, moderate carbonation, short-lived head. Malty aroma, more so than Integrale (18-1439). Much bigger beer than the Integrale. More body, more malt flavor, more bitter, better balance.

    • Date: July 28, 1993 (#212)
      Package: draught
      Place: Dublin Pub, Beaverton OR
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow and thick head. Expected darker. Yeasty aroma. Real Chewy. Real Nice balance.

  • German-Style Schwarzbier
    • Date: May 2, 1996 (#1429)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Red-brown, low carbonation, good head. Malty-brown aroma, but subtle. Good roasty flavor, even a little smoky. Sweet, but pretty well-balanced. Thanks to Josh Klein for sending this beer to me.

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: August 31, 1996 (#1559)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 11½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, very slight haze, OK head and carbonation. Yeasty-rubbery aroma. Good body, lots of hop flavor. Some bitterness in finish on top of the wheat flavor. American so-called "Hefeweizens" just don't cut it.

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • Integrale Amber
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Oktoberfest
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

  • Pale Lager
    American-Style Lager

  • Weizen Berry
    Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer

  • White
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat