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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2010
500ml bottle from The Bottle Shop, Canterbury. Hazy orange gold colour with thick off white head. Attractive initial hop aroma. More grassy hop in the mouth. Good initial sherbert hop up top, but then in the mouth the flavours get a little muddied with then a grassy hop finish. Starts well but tails off as the flavours in the mouth are not in harmony for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2010
A clear yellow colored beer, with a thick white head. The aroma of fruity sweet with berries. Some vanilla and orange. The taste is bitter of hops, fruity, dry. Hints of vanilla. The aftertaste is dry bitter with some sweets.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, ITALY - APR 26, 2010
Golden with orange hues and a creamy lasting white head. Nice hoppy nose, fresh and inviting, very quenching and perfectly balanced between a sweet fruity and a bitter peppery end.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2010
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and moderate hoppy nice but week aroma. Moderate bitter flowery flavor. Average moderate bitter fresh finish. OIly palate. Pleasent beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are mild and watery with some malt, elderflowers and hops. Light bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rand (1299) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 10, 2010
Bottle 500 ml from The Corbridge Larder in Corbridge (Northumberl.) Golden ale, persistent whizte foam. Perfume malty at first, the hopped keys and grapefruit which anticipates a taste everything in bitterness and in varieties of bitterness. Malted wavelet in the background and dry. No other comments.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2010
Cask Stillage at the Mill At The Pier, Wigan 09/03/2001 Golden coloured and lively in the pour with a malty aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
imANDer (26) - USA - JAN 29, 2010
Frothy white head and a slight haze to this just off gold beer. Grafefruit hops and a cereal malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle conditioned, 500ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Pale gold, sl clouded, with white head. Typically sharp and dry Durham golden beer, citric fruity hop impact on a light body, fresh and well bottle conditioned. Clean and lasting on the palate, accomplished.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5792) - ITALY - DEC 4, 2009
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