RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.

2-Row Pale Barley, Caramel


OG: 13

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lebeter (11) - West Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2004
It was interested to have the taste of a head familiar to the likes of guinness drought on this pale ale. There was no distinctive taste otherwise. Can't say it was very impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - JAN 22, 2004
on tap at brewery in berkley: orange brown color with tight creamy head. slightly bitter. not alot of complexity here. however, i liked it more then others. something a little different, i guess nobody liked it because at one time you could find it everywhere on the west coast now its gone!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2004
Golden color with a thick head. The nitro loses much of the aroma and flavor of their normal pale-ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2003
Did not like the nitrogen pour on this beer. It seemed to take away everythin else about the beer. I give them kudos for trying something different, just not for me. Mouth-feel is very full but not like a real cask ale. Too lively.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JUN 28, 2003
a gold/copper color. hardly any aroma, malty and sweet. the nitro takes away any flavor but still a very interesting beer!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - MAR 22, 2003
Medium gold color. Large foamy head. Aroma is nearly absent, but it’s a touch malty. A light bodied Pale ale. Malts are nutty and sweet. Hops are mild, grapefruity and floral. The nitro conditioning really masks any flavor this beer has. Sort of well balanced, I guess. Not a very good effort. The finish is very smooth, but that about all one can say about this beer. Mouth feel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2003
Tap. Nice big creamy head but faded quicly. Body is amber. Quite hoppy but I found the finish to be metallic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jpfrog (130) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 3, 2003
Extremely creamy head that stays thoughout the entire beer. The smell of hops is lifted slightly to the nose. Very light in body. Not much of a backing to the hop aroma when you taste it. As the beer warms slightly the malts start to come through with a hint of hops in the finish. Where is the rest of this beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2003
The added cascade effect from the nitrogen is probably the biggest change this version of the Pyramid pale contains. There is a slightly unpleasant sour aroma that is quickly forgotten once you tackle the surprisingly full malt this beer posesses, but as quick as this hits the palate is hit hard by an onslaught of brassy metallic nastiness that unfortunately gives the beer it's most defining characteristic. Like licking a brass railing coated in honey and a touch of bittering hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Crit (3943) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2003
The nitro seems to add to an already bland product

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