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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Pride of Milford" is a very special ale with a tapestry of complex flavors and aromas. It is brewed with five malts and fermented with the Ringwood yeast at a higher temperature which gives this beer a uniqueness all its own. "Pride" has a distinctive reddish copper color. It is strong and rich beer. When "Pride" was first brewed in December 1999, many thought the flavor and aromas of this beer had fruit overtones. No fruit or adjunct flavoring is added to this beer.

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2.6
AdamChandler (5181) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Brown reddish, smells sweet, creamy with some lactose. it’s not very good ESB but sweeter. no yeast presence.

3
CapFlu (5132) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a thin, quick-dissipating, white head and a copper body. Weak malt nose that is rather lactic. Has a very strong english flavour - wouldn’t be surprised to find golding and kent hops in here. Linguring mild malt finish. Average.

3.5
Dickinsonbeer (5073) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2004
Slightly hazy amber with a slight white head. Aroma is very fruity and buttery- kinda diacetylish. I really like that ringwood yeast. Gives a great authentic english strong aroma, along with lots of malt. Reminds me a little like old thumper or any other shipyard brew due to the yeast selection, however, this beer has a medium body and is rich in flavor. However- I really believe that there can be no way that this is 7.7% abv. It just tastes like it is around 5. A very good strong ale and not overbearing. Extremely drinkable.

3.7
muzzlehatch (4969) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2002
Nice cloudy dark amber/maroon hue, almost no head. Haven't had a lot of Eng Str Ales; looks just like a barley wine to me. Nose winelike, with caramel and prunes. Flavor -- ah, here's where it stops being like a barley wine. Much "darker", roastier, more porter-like; alcohol is present to a slightly great extent than I'd like but the fruit-in-rum effect does offer some compensation. Long somewhat bitter finish. Good shit.

3.4
SHIG (4964) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Bottle: Poured a hazy orange with off white head. Aroma is fruit, alcohol, and spice. Taste was sweet malts along with fruits.

3.6
goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - APR 21, 2007
Poured a slightly hazy copper color with a large creamy off-white head. Sweet lgithly aged malt. Dark fruits but a touch of paper. My fault on that part for forgetting it was in the celler for 6 years. Fruity malt with a dry finish and light bitterness. Light warmth. Medium bodied.

3.8
CanIHave4Beers (4227) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 13, 2009
Exemplary within its style. Pours a deep amber color with a small head and good lace. The aroma is very floral semi sweet and fruity. The flavor is nicely nutty and fruity with a light herbal bitterness and some earthy and spicy hops.

3.3
Ron (4185) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Cloudy amber color with big frothy off white head. Malt and dried fruit aroma. First taste was a bit bitter with a bit of malt and figs. The 7.7% is nicely masked. The body is full and rich. The finish is smooth and clean.

3.4
BelgianBeerGal (4158) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2010
12oz traded bottle. No clue what to expect based on the label art. Pours an orange-amber colour with a big, foamy, eggshell head and plenty of lacing. Pretty big aroma of sweet malt and a little alcohol. Pretty bold flavour that reminds me of brown sugar. Honestly, a pretty tasty beer!

3.1
probstblueribbon (4088) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2010
Sampled at Central New York Brewfest, Syracuse NY. 06FE10.

App.: Clear deep amber with white rim. Aroma: Some tart fruitiness, mainly brown sugar, dark dried fruits, lightly buttery, lightly woodsy and rum-like. Palate: Medium body and carbonation. Flav.: Some nice molasses/licorice, dark dried fruits, a touch of wood/earth, still a bit buttery, some pine/earth hops, quite fruity (berries); lightly sweet, quite bitter, finishes abruptly.

Meh, not great.


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