London Pride

London PrideLondon Pride
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England, United Kingdom
English Bitter
Ranked #7
Ranked #14,944
3.92 | pDev: 12.24%
Thursday at 02:37 AM
Feb 01, 2001
Not just the iconic ale of the capital, London Pride is an all-British affair that unites a nation of beer drinkers. It’s brewed with entirely home-grown hop varieties - Target for bittering and Northdown, Challenger and Goldings for aroma - but the soul of the beer is unquestionably in the malt.

Crystal malts combine with spring-harvested Pale Ale varieties Concerto and Propino, to give Pride its inimitable depth and balance.

This tawny-coloured premium ale borrows sweet raisin, biscuit and dried-fruit notes from the Crystal malt, while fresh, piney herbs emanate from the hops. Rich, smooth and elegant on the palate, it draws to a clean, satisfying finish with beautifully balanced bitterness.

4.1% ABV on cask, 4.7% ABV for bottles, cans and kegs.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
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Pours clear light brown with a thin white head , the smell is of SUPER biscuity malt and the taste follows on from this with a light hop flavour and almost nut like sweetness throughout and a very mild astringency . The mouthfeel is decent , very carbonated.
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Reviewed by JohRvs from England

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Smell: Rich earthy malty, hops.
Taste: Malty richness full of flavour.
Feel: Glides over the palate with malty smoothness.
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Reviewed by remz from Washington

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I prompted ChatGPT for a biscuity beer and this is the first thing it spit back; I picked it up when I saw it in the big box store the other day. It was my first time trying this style and I appreciated the smart balance of malt and hops, although it's admittedly not the biscuit bomb I was hoping for. I could imagine this being a good cooking beer as well, between the darker color and the hop presence.
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Reviewed by Zyphoid from New Zealand

3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pours an amber color with a 3 finger head that dissipates faster than i was expecting.

On the nose i can detect some caramel malt and possibly some citrus fruit but very subdued.

Taste has a toffee and slight floral notes with a dry finish , lovely bitterness from the hops.

Medium mouth feel carbonation is smooth on the tongue.

This is my first taste of the English bitter and i think London pride has its place in any drinkers rotation, nothing nasty in there and no surprises jumping up and slapping me about the face and easy and pleasant to drink.
That said i do think this has an acquired taste and something that I'm sure will grow on you the more you drink it.
i personaly am happy i investigated this beer and its not at all bad.
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London Pride from Fuller's
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 2792 ratings