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Pride & Joy Mild Ale - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

Pride & Joy Mild AlePride & Joy Mild Ale

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88
very good

1,658 Ratings
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Ratings: 1658
Reviews: 661
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
5.0% ABV, 30 IBUs - This beer is 3 Floyd’s American “Mild” Ale. With a more assertive hop profile that British Milds and a relatively low alcohol content this is a great session beer that still has Pale Ale characteristics. Pride and Joy is a golden color with a fruity nose and a light caramel sweetness to balance the crisp finish. A truly refreshing ale that drinks easily.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 08-06-2001)
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hawks10

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Served in a pint glass at Brixie's in Brookfield, IL...

Pours a nice golden orange/yellow with great clarity. Two fingers of soft white head forms and slowly recedes leaving some decent lacing...

Something about the Three Floyds yeast, or whatever it is, always makes their beers smell so great (and unique) to me...Citrusy hops, sweet but floral and grassy, perfect aroma for a Pale Ale...

Citrusy and grassy hops in abundance (compared to most APA's) balanced perfectly by some nice sweet caramel malt. The hops are prevalent but not overly bitter and still allow for a very easy drinking, crisp finishing beer...

Light to medium bodied, good carbonation with a crisp, biting finish. Full flavored but supremely easy to drink...

I love Pride & Joy, it is my "house beer", a staple in my fridge at all times...

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2010 00:24:29 | More by hawks10
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Poured this bad boy into a snifter and was dark gold/light amber in color. The head was approximately 1 finger, maybe a little more, but I was a bit disappointed with the head as it faded away pretty fast. Can't be upset with that beautiful golden/amber hue, though.

Smell: Definitely got the citrus notes upfront. Although I could pick up a hint of the malty undertones, I felt I had to really search for them.

Taste: Pride & Joy is a very balanced beer. Goes down nice and easy. Nothing too overpowering here. A little on the bitter side for the aftertaste, but the malt and hops have a nice little conversation, balancing each other out. Definitely mild.

Mouthfeel: Smoooth. Doesn't linger around or leave your mouth super dry. Again, definitely mild.

Overall I thought it was a solid brew. I don't think I've ever been disappointed with anything from FFF. It's not necessarily a beer I would wet my pants over, but I wouldn't be upset if I had to drink it. The beer definitely fits the description of "mild." Incredibly balanced in every aspect. Would have maybe liked it to be a bit more crisp, but I can't be upset over what it isn't.

Serving type: bottle into snifter
Date: 4/16/14

Serving type: bottle

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Pride & Joy Mild Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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