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

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.


gwoodin's rating

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - SEP 7, 2012
An ordinary bitter with the taste of Goldings plus Saaz. There are better Durham bottled beers available.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle at 134 Bar, Nuneaton, 27/12/15. Thin skimmed misted blonde. Rustic weak privet and finger of Fudge nose. Dour English woodland taste with soggy old crackers.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hatzer (145) - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Smells of wee bit not too bad i guess its ok in small doses not love juice though yaaa

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (2239) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2015
Nice beer for a nice evening. Light, fatty and lightly hopped. Head is almost gone. Gift from Uckelman

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (599) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Clear, golden with white head. Hops aroma is soapy/piney. Full, oily body. Finish is grainy and crisp, oddly like a German pilz. Very tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sarauckelman (394) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Clear amber with creamy head; some sediment. Aroma is not strong, with hints of lemongrass. Very lemony taste. Minerally and mouth cleansing, with a bit of hoppiness on the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (6636) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour with a big frothy white head, lemon and sweet malt aroma, taste has light citrus, sweet honey, pale malts, dry finish with a hint of bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6317) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Shared bottle on 6th Feb 2015 in De Bierboom (Brugge). Golden pour with a full white head. Biscuity maltiness with a slight citrus twist in the nose, taste similar. Dry bittering finish.OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (738) - - JAN 13, 2015
Sampled from a bottle from the brewery. Poured a golden colour, leaving a heavy sediment in the bottle. White, fluffy head. Taste is light and citrusy with pleasant lemon and mandarin notes. There is a good doughy malt taste, and a light bitterness. A good golden ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scottishchris (682) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle bright by JimD for Christmas. Pale clear gold, fluffy white head. Fruity and yeast nose. Yeasty dried fruit taste. Dry bitter finish. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3198) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle from Whistlestop Wines, Saltburn. Pours amber with a big frothy off white head. Mild pine aroma. The taste has a good bit of pine to it as well. There’s some light herbal spice too, but this almost has the feel of a APA. A decent drop.


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