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Pride & Joy Mild Ale - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Pride & Joy Mild AlePride & Joy Mild Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

2,142 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,142
Reviews: 696
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 75
Gots: 229 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: purplehops on 08-06-2001

A smooth, medium-bodied session beer with bright citrus hop aroma and finish. Our interpretation of an American Mild Ale.

42 IBU
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from zrab11 (thanks man!). If the numbers printed on the bottle are a bottling date, I'm sure not man enough to decipher them. Served in a Red Brick snifter.

Pours murky orange with a quarter finger pale head. A fair amount of lacing.

Smells of piney and floral hops with a touch of malty sweetness.

Taste follows the nose. A rush of subtle but flavorful hops followed by a sweet cracker maltyness. A nice balance that is nice and flavorful without ever getting out of control.

Light feel with moderate carbonation. Long flavorful hoppy aftertaste.

I have to admit that as a die hard imperial fan I was skeptical about a "mild ale". This was no joke though. They pack a good bit of hop character in such a small package. I don't "session" but if I did, I would want a whole lot more of this.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: A golden orange color for this Mild Ale/APA. Excellent lacing on glass was a very nice surprise. Head started at about a finger but died down but never disappeared.

Smell: AHHH, wonderful light tropical fruits greet the drinker. The hops are the driving force, accompanied by a caramel presence that cannot be ignored. Refreshing, reminds me of a warm summer day.

Taste: After enjoying the pleasant aromas, it was not a let down with the taste. Crisp hops at the front of the beer yield way to the tropical fruit, soon to be replaced by another surge of hops. At 30IBU's this beer really brings some high quality flavor.

Mouthfeel: Sharp taste, hops and light fruits manage to linger around for a long time on the palette.

Overall: In my opinion, Three Floyds Brewery is that their best with their APA's. Alpha King, Zombie Dust, and Pride & Joy are all elite examples of the style. I've been lucky enough to have all three and look forward to getting my hands on much more of these masterpieces. Pride & Joy doesn't quite have the pull the other two but this is still a wonderful brew. I would recommend this to anyone looking to get into craft beer as a nice jumping off point.

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Pride & Joy Mild Ale from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,142 ratings.