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Triumph Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Triumph Brewing CompanyTriumph Brewing Company
very good

92 Ratings
Ratings: 92
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Active Beers: 37
Beer Ratings: 213
Beer Avg: 3.79
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

117-121 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
United States
phone: (215) 625-0855
// CLOSED //

None, yet.

(Place added by: NeroFiddled on 01-04-2007)
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Ratings: 92 | Reviews: 69 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jim102864:
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3.13/5  rDev -19.7%

This was a time killer before Eulogy opened across the street but still one I wanted to check out while on business recently. This turned out to be about the most contemporary brewpub I've been to. Its clean, somewhat throw-back 60's look meshed well with the brick, missionary style wood decor and asian themes. If none of this makes sense to you, check it out on the website if you really need to know what I'm talking about. The second floor brewing system can be seen from the downstairs bar. I've never seen brewing equipment so fashionably displayed behind glass. Large bar downstairs seating 20 or so. Uniform steel taps pouring out 6 or so brews. I had the Maibock. I think either the lines needed cleaning or something funky was up with this brew. The metallic flavor was seriously unpleasant. My colleague had the IPA and had no issues with it. Nice menu though we didn't eat. I may give this place another shot next time I'm in the area, but if the beer quality remains the same the next visit will be my last. Pleasant bartender who knew Monks and Eulogy well and along with everyone else whose been to either, agreed they were top notch.

jim102864, May 14, 2008
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Above ratings not really true since I couldn't get in. It does not appear to be open. There was an official note on the door. Bartender at another place said he had heard from someone who worked there that they seemed to have been bought out by a new group? Anyhow, may want to call or check for details before planning on an event here.

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The wife and I checked in at our hotel in Penn's Landing and walked to Old City just past I-95. Saturday night, all the preppy kids from the suburbs are out in full force in and around the bars in Chestnut street.

I like Triumph so we went in to check out this branch of the chain. Packed- we get carded. All white people drinking god-knows-what. Good service, though, despite the crowds. Efficient enough. We sat at a high-top table in the bar area.

9 taps, but three are gone (Honey, Amber, Bengal IPA). I had the Imperial Stout on nitro, good stuff, love the creaminess, but nothing to write grandma about. The wife went for El Dorado Pale Ale, alright as well.

Other stuff on tap: Scottish Ale, Belgian Strong, ESB on cask. This is a big place, a bit corporate looking and it suffers from the lame crowd. But at least it wasn't super loud or crazy despite being very busy. At $4-$6 per beer, prices are alright.

I won't revisit, I don't think. Too many good bars around (Eulogy across the street, Khyber Pass around the corner)

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Triumph Brewing Company in Philadelphia, PA
88 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.