RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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

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3.9
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Pyramid Ales--DPA--Draught Pale Ale. 5.50% ABV. Sampled at CJ Borgs in Seatac Airport. Rich and malty with good hop notes and creamy texture. (4.0 / 5.0) Sampled 7/30/2000.

3.7
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2002
Beautiful nitro pour, of course, leaving tight creamy head in wake--below is crystal clear coppper ale--quite beautiful in the glass. Aroma has fruit tones with light hoppiness & subtle malt undertones. The flavor is less assertive but more subtle and smooth than the regular version of their pale ale. Good balance between malts and the light but well-bittered hops. Finish is medium-dry and very smooth. Body is good for a pale and the balance is helped by the nitrogenation. Some will find this brew too "restrained"--and quite apart from the unusual nitro treatment for a pale, is very much in the English style. I like its subtlety and balance.

3.7
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 19, 2007
On tap at MacTarnahan’s tap room--Poured a cascading creamy tawny-golden nitro body with a fluffy ice cream head. Mouth feel was rich and desert-like. Light and very quaffable. Nose of spicy and floral hops. Slightly metallic but not so much that it hindered the overall impression of this brew. Clean and pleasant silken finish.

3.6
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2008
12oz Pint - Pyramid Brewery - Seattle, WA
Aroma – Very nice malt and hops aroma.
Appearance – Amber in color, Nice head and clear.
Flavor – Nice easy drinking amber ale with hops and good malts.
Palate – Nice Mouthfeel, great texture with a good dry finish.
Overall – A very nice easy drinking beer. Has some great flavors. I liked this beer.

3.5
jazz88 (2680) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 29, 2002
Tap. Amber with a thick frothy white head. Hop and a little fruit in the aroma with a noticeable alcohol tinge. Creamy smooth and malty.

3.3
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!!

3.3
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.

3.3
Sledutah (7547) - 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.

3.2
sarie99 (50) - San Francisco, Alabama, USA - DEC 1, 2002
Served warmer, less carbonation. Slightly more balanced that the regular Pale Ale. Much better with Nitrogen.

3.1
BillKismet (4064) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2002
Copper-red as advertised, and thirst quenching like most Pyramid ales, but lacking zing. Nice, easy hopping, and smooth, but highly forgettable.


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