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Triumph Bengal Gold India Pale Ale

Triumph Bengal Gold India Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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This special India Pale Ale was first brewed in honor of Princeton University's 250th anniversary and Triumph Brewing Company's first. It's a crisp, hoppy, high gravity ale. The high hopping rate and hefty alcohol content, once used to preserve this ale on the long ocean voyage to India, now provide it with a distinct aroma and robust flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (6338) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Draft - Earthy hops and some nice caramel notes. Caramel sweetness, earthy hops and a mellow bitterness. Very English and decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (943) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2014
See through gold, small white head. Nose has bits of citrus, wheat, grass, floral and obvious hop. A bit more hoppy than most IPAs. Citrus/pine hop taste. Once again, it is clean. Enjoy Triumph for that treat. Could use a bit more bite with the alcohol. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
4kgb (1) - - AUG 11, 2014 does not count
Pint from draft. Fantastic golden orange color with a half-finger white head. left foamy lines hanging throughout, all the way until empty. Great citrusy aroma, not hard on the nostrils. Taste was great with a smooth transition all the way through to the citrusy finish. Well palated and very well balanced. Overall, fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Draft at Triumph. Best of the tasting in my opinion. Clear yellow gold pour with tall white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon, saw dust. Taste is bright citrus and some pine/resin hop notes with a sweet malt backbone. Clean and smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (991) - New York City, TURKEY - JUN 9, 2014
Drought. Hazy rich yellow with small white foamy head hoppy aroma low carbonation, hoppy taste with a bit flat ending, mediuim finish. Not a great IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2182) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 3, 2014
On tap at Triumph brewpub in New Hope, PA. Clear amber-gold with an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of citrus, biscuit malt and mild pine. Taste of lemon, orange and biscuit malt. Medium body and medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3500) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 13, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2014 tap. amber with small head. medium malt body and mild but crisp hops. not bad, but nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (10615) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 Keg at Triumph PHL, 30/11/13. Hazed golden amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is earthy hoppage, bitter orange, light grapefruit, straw. Taste comprises orange pith, earthy hops, toasted malt, orange sherbet, tangy citrics. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light hop bitterness in the finish. Ok IPA but nothing I’d be tearing back to !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is earthy, pine, and citrus hops, biscuit and honey malt with pear and apple esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting malt, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14198) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Draft at the source. Crystal clear golden color, off white head. Aroma of floral tropical fruit. Taste is very fruity, light citrus, good balance and body. Tasty.

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