Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 2141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Pasteurised bottle, can and keg (4.1% in the UK, 4,7% for export).
Outstanding Premium Ale.
"London Pride is a smooth and astonishingly complex beer, which has a distinctive malty base complemented by a rich balance of well developed hop flavours from the Target, Challenger and Northdown varieties in the brew."
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChrisG (31) - Secunda, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 13, 2006
Had this after a game drive in 41 deg. C heat. Didnít care to notice the head, the flavour or anything else. But it sure tasted like heaven. I may be biased on this one account, so Iíll re-rate when I get hold of another one in more normal circumstances.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2006
(12.31.05) One pint, 0.9 fl oz brown bottle purchased from DiCarloís, Mundelein IL. Clear amber ale having a small diminishing head with spare lacing. Soft carbonation. Very faint sweet malt aroma. Medium bodied that starts dry with light malt sweetness and toffee and hop flavor. Finishes dry. A decent session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento (2641) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2006
Nice, thick, creamy, full head. Old copper color. Malty, some hop bite. This is infinitely better from a cask and finitely better from a fresh keg. Had this 2 nights ago from a bottle at Bodega downtown La Crosse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (4152) - Holbśk, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2005
Bottle, at home (040205). Dark brown. Aroma moderate malty and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter, smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
pals (17) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2005
Cant taste anything else than a harsh bitterness, i wanted to throw the contents down the drain, but you dont waste beer like that, so now i know this particular ESB is not for me.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
blackburn99 (7) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2005 does not count
A truly tremendous beer !!!! Probably the smoothest beer I have ever drunk. Itís light enough to want to drink it all night long. The best English beer i have ever had !! Cheers !!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
piscator34 (2185) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 17, 2005
Amber-caramel in colour with medium carbonation. Strong toffee aromas with some fruit in the background. I can recognize the Challenger hops in this one, as I often use them in my homebrewed bitters. Caramel malts dominate the palate, with a clean bittering quality providing some balance. Not really enough hop contribution in the flavor department, but a a solid bitter nonetheless. Thanks Lubiere.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cazort (555) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2005
This beer is unlike anything Iíve ever had, and itís quite enjoyable, although there are certain things I donít like about it. Aroma is not all that pleasant: almost corn-syrup-like, subdued, funky malt. However the flavour really explodes: it has some bite and I really like the hops: the hop aroma evolves in a complex way when you drink it. I donít really like the malt in this beer (it tastes like corn and is a bit funky), but, it gets covered up by the hops so itís still drinkable. I wouldnít exactly call this smooth; the hops are complex, the malt isnít. What is wrong with the malt in this beer? Ahh...anyway. Interesting and I enjoyed it and Iím glad I tried it although Iíll probably not get it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3376) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2005
Poured a nice dark amber color. Aromas of caramel, fruit, and spice. Flavor is medium sweet with a nice hop bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Beautiful amber with a handsome but dissipating head. Malty character with some caramel. Lovely aromatic and very floral hopping. Great and very easy drinking. 140102

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