Brewed by Durham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Durham, England


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Bottle conditioned. Available occasionally on cask as Priors Gold.
A good robust bitter. Some crystal malt gives a slight golden colour while a dry rich hoppy bitterness makes for a refreshing experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
liinis (1667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Damn beer came out almost all by itself. the rest of it was dull and flat. some kick it really has on the spicy side. hazy yellow-orange colour, white foam is huge. some yeast floating. Overall experience was negative.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tom303 (95) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 Deep amber colovur nice tanned thick head. Aroma is lovely sweet orange fruit taste to follow with a fresh zesty spicy thing and a slight dry bitterness. Well balanced with a good body :-) Great beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1578) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
500ml bottle from Beer Hawk - Light gold colour with foamy white head that lasted all the way, with a few yeast floaters. Grapefruit and malt aroma with a floral hint. Good balance of malt and hop in the taste. Good long, dry ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikkopen (915) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2013
500 ml bottle. Slightly hazy golden colour, thin white head. Malty aroma with citrus notes and grassy hops. The flavour is malty, dryish, with citrus fruits and grassy hops. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kingstoni (1684) - FINLAND - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Hazy copper color with a medium thick head. Visible yeast sediments. I lost 2/5 of the total contents while opening bottle as it spread all over the floor. That takes away 3 of my overall points. Aroma of caramel, citrus and floral hops. Medium bitter taste with some sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (406) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2013
0.5 bottle from local supermarket. Big head and orange colour. Nicely hoppy in a bitter way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 29, 2013
50cl, English brew, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex bitter brew, malty/bitter and slightly floral/fruity, balanced, clear, rocky head, nice brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1238) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2013
Hazy golden with a rich offwhite head. hints of toffee and citrus. Good bitterness, metallic notes. A bit watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2013
50cl bottle. Hazy golden orange color with a medium sized white head. Aroma is floral hops, citrus and some malt. Flavor is floral and slightly fruity hops, malt, caramel and some bitterness. Light to medium body, dry and bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (394) - - MAR 29, 2013
500ml bottle. Cloudy amber with a frothy white head. Mild hoppy and grassy aroma. A little watery to begin but then come flavours of grass and a little tropical fruit with plenty of hops. A good, lasting bitterness at the end. Malt flavours build as you work your way through the glass. A bit too gassy which made it a bit hard to drink, but pretty nice.

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