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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Pyramid Draught Pale Ale - Nitrogenated version of our Gold Medal Winning MacTarnahan’s Amber Ale. Alehouse-only.

As the draft version of Pyramid Pale Ale , our DPA is served in the Irish style with a blend of nitrogen and carbon dioxide - giving it a uniquely smooth flavor reminiscent of Britain’s famous hand-pulled cask ales.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Caramel

Hops:
Cascade

OG: 13


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12302) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Tap at the Berkeley venue. Pours amber with an off-white head. Mild citrus aroma. Med body or nearly. Flavor is mild roasty malt, fruit, citrus. There’s hop, but not all that much. Finishes barely sufficiently bitter.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (12033) - Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2002
This has to be Pyramid’s biggest mistake. The nitro head is a gimmick at best. Add in a general blandness, and you’re left with a mediocre beer.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/17/1997
Source: Brewfest, Richmond VA

slight aroma with some malt sweetness and just a touch of hops, light creamy body with low carbonation, slight hop flavor with residual bitterness, a good mild

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 2/10; Flavor: 2/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 5/20
Rating: 1.6/5.0
Score: 4
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (7335) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Draft. Nitro. Amber beer with a dark cream colored nitro head. Light grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and sweet caramel malt flavor. Medium bodied. Light grapefruit lingers with sweet caramel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (7177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap at the Portland Brewing taphouse. On nitro. Pours a clear copper color with a large nitro head. A floral and grainy nose. The flavor is super sweet, buttery, a bit of toasted malts, oranges, sweet butterscotch. Not very good. Drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
after4ever (6628) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2007
Draft at the Safeco Field brewpub. Pours light coppery amber with densely moussy but very thin off-white head. Plenty of lace. Sour sweaty nose, some CO2 and yeast there. Watery, lightly fizzy attack. Bitter toast and light aluminum notes. Fairly clean finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (6320) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 6, 2010
Clear amber color/ off white head. Spicy caramel, mild floral aromas. smooth mouthfeel. Mild sweet caramel flavors with some floral hoppage, mildly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6009) - Utah, USA - JAN 8, 2014
On tap at Pyramid AleHouse in Walnut Creek. Not retired!
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma is fruity, caramel and bready. Flavors are fruity and yeasty
Nice and mellow, easy drinking.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (5998) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 15, 2008
1/2 pint on nitro at Barclay’s in Oakland. Solid cream top over an amber-colored, clear brew. Nutty buddy! Milky caramel. Doesn’t lend itself well to the nitro delivery, IMHO. (#3416, 4/12/2008)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (5454) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Sample at the brewpub in Berkeley on 8/8/10. Clear gold pour with a thick nitro off-white head. Dank English malt nose with some floral hops. Floral hop flavor with a good smooth malt balance all the way to the finish.


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