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Triumph Cask Conditioned Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Triumph proudly pours unfiltered "real ale" finished and dispensed in the traditional British style, served at cellar temperature (50-55 degrees). This naturally-conditioned pale ale in the Burton-on-Trent style brings you the authentic flavor of an English pub.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Hand pump at Princeton. Golden and clear with a white head. Hoppy aroma. Malty and hoppy flavor. Finish is malty. Excellent pale ale. Nice beer. Enjoyable. Drinkable.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2040) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2002
Naturally served at cellar tempature, very nice creamy thick head, floral aroma, a little less hoppy than I expected, but still had a very generous amount of hops that contributed a nice bitterness to the beer and to the aftertaste

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Hand pump at Princeton. Golden, clear, white head. Noble hop aroma. Flavor is a combination of nutty malts and noble hops, with a malty finish. Nice and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
willblake (2652) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2004 06.25.04 Hand Pump, Princeton. Light and clear copper. Poured without effervescence; wispy head. Bready flavors, papery sweet, very mildly floral like honeysuckle nectar. Mild, English tasting hops with a bright finish. Worlds better than some very expensive 'pale ales' I've sampled from bottles, probably because the Brits have never really mastered bottling their awesome beers. If this is a taste of what cask beers are like in England, then book me on the next flight across the pond.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2005
Hand pump. Fine real ale. One of the first beers I have had at this temperature. It was fine and easy to drink throughout. A good mellow beer. Beautiful cascading from the hand pump.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdjuice (321) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - APR 9, 2006
Very interesting. I haven’t had the opportunity to try some of the stranger beers out there, and this is definitely one of them. Came with a very nice rocky white head with small bubbles and a smoothness similar to Guinness. Very smooth due to low carbonation and a very nice maltiness with a good deal of hoppiness. A bit more than a one-off, definitely would like to enjoy again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2004
Clear amber with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some bread, grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, light lemon. Minimally carbonated, medium vody with some resin. Nice session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jine (896) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Hand pumped. Princeton Location. Very excellent pale ale. Me and my friend had to drink this very fast as there was a private party coming in 20 minutes after we got there. Not a lot of time to enjoy, but excellent nontheless

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornboy (424) - Eastampton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2006
On tap in Princeton - Hand pump - Unfiltered, pours a bit cloudy. MIld english hop nose with a hint of malt. Caramel in mid-taste, followed by dry maltiness. Great beer for a warm day, heck any day...
Earlier Rating: 12/30/2004 Total Score: 3.4
Noting this was an English pale ale, I had to keep myself from wandering to the typical profile of what I expect anything with "pale ale" to taste like. Definitely exhibits the qualities I expect from English hops, but that in itself limits me to the maximum rating I can give. Likely the byproduct of my American tastes, this one was a bit on the light side for my tastes. An exemplory version of an EPA, but not my favorite style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Descent pale ale. There were actually more hops in this than in the IPA. Had some similarities to the Smuttynose Shoals, but the flavors were weaker. Certainly a descent beer.


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