Prussia's Pride ESB - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Prussia's Pride ESB
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: n/a
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Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 01-14-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 | Reviews: 2
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2.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Served as part of a sampler tray at their brewpub. I was informed by our waiter that this beer was on the nitro pour, and the creamy head showed that, even though it was in a sample glass. Poured out a clear and bright copper-orange color. Strong butterscotch in the aroma and flavor. The beer is light and somewhat crisp with some citrus fruit notes, but watery on the whole. There’s a low, but present hop bitterness inside this light bodied beer. Bittersweet finish. It’s not terrible, but I would pass on a second one of these. It was difficult for me to get over the strong butterscotch taste and smell. Did not enjoy this one that much.

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4.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

King of Prussia, PA location. Served via nitrogen dispense, this ESB delivers a clear copper body with an orange cast and crimson highlights beneath a densely creamy ivory head that refuses to fade and leaves solid walls of thick, creamy lace about the glass. The nose is somewhat restrained by its solid cap, but with a bit of swirling reveals some yeasty fruitiness and a slight touch of buttery diacetyl. The body is medium, and its nitro-carb leaves it creamy and smooth across the palate with just a gentle massage that awakens the tastebuds. The flavor is fruity (with apples, berries, and pears) upfront and caramelish across the middle with a subtle note of diacetyl before its well-balanced bitterness and leafy & grassy hops emerge. Its bitterness, hop flavor, and toffee-ish malt carry over into the drying finish with a slight nuttiness that rounds it out and adds depth. The nitrogen pour really works well with this beer and adds greatly to its apppearance and mouthfeel. Quite enjoyable!

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Prussia's Pride ESB from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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