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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murawski (160) - USA - DEC 5, 2005
Little aroma, clear amber color, and excellent hops flavor. Slightly sweet, but well-balanced overall. Excellent ale!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 4, 2005
Pint bottle shared by joshuaH. Pours a bright orange color with a big foamy white head. Nose is apricots and light hopps. Taste is light hops, caramel, apricots, some citrus notes. finishes clean with a light bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshuah (37) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2005
Good nose, the best part of the beer. Very good nose, fruity and beautiful. The taste is very bland and unremarkable. Leads a lot to be desired.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - DEC 2, 2005
On tap at North End Pub, Leiden. pour a clear amber with a small white head, quickly disapearing. Mild aroma, slightly sweet. flavor is slighlty fruity and finishes dry and bitter. Iím not a big ESB guy, but this is a good one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9201) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2005
Clear & coppery, caramel, some stone fruits, and a metallic tang in the nose. Flavours of roasted malt and stewed fruits with a slightly bitter finish. Deliciously drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MPA (917) - Amager (form. NÝrrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - NOV 29, 2005
Hadnít had this beer for a long time and maybe I had it too cold and under circumstances, where I should only have gone for tasting something with more power in it. Itís ok, but isnít ok just another word for mediocre?

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Habanero (3901) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2005 This is certainly not my favourite Fullers. Tiny aroma. Small off-white, fully diminishing head. Dark yellow colour. Strange hoppy soap flavour, with some notes of dried herbs and grass. Small sweet/bitter aftertaste. Un-balanced in style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (6560) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Had to work a bit for the aroma of this beer but found it to be of fruit and caramel. Definitely a sweet aroma. The head took forever to fade and the beer showed plenty of carbonation throughout. As expected the taste is bittermalt but not overly so and I expected more. The flavors are clearly built around the malt but there are several subtle tastes in there as well. It is the kind of beer that might bring out different flavors with each session. This is a such a nice drinking beer. Hats off to Fullers for this one.


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