Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 662   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Pasteurised bottle. Also available in keg for export only. The very occasional cask version is only available in the UK and has a separate listing.
Goldings hops and Golden Promise malt.
At 8.5% ABV, Golden Pride guarantees a superb range of flavours, that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of palates. Our brewers describe Golden Pride thus: í deep amber in appearance, Golden Pride is full bodied, of moderate bitterness, moderately hopped and rich in malt. Full flavoured, and reminiscent of sweet orange oil, toasted grains, and bread. Rich malty aromas lead to a similarly styled palate, with an intense finish. Sweet and bitter flavours are expressed in good balance in this weighty brew.í Or as the late Michael Jackson, beer writer and connoisseur, put it: íthe Cognac of beersí.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
edsspoon (855) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle - amber with a foamy light brown head. Aroma of sherry, chocolate and roast malt. Taste of chocolatey malt, a little toasty, some dark fruits, sherry and fruit cake. A little alcohol works its way in but its not really unwelcomed. Medium body, low carbonation, nice and warming. Really nice beer for winter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4349) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle from Yamaya on sale. 8.5% surprisingly a reddish amber pour on a beer called Golden Pride. A big sweet fruity caramel aroma that is very malt forward. Farily smooth mouthfeel on a medium body. The taste is a wee bit astringent - mostly malty caramel but it has some fruitiness(plums, stone fruits), light chocolate and bitter astringent notes. Not bad, the 8.5% is not so noticeable making for a pretty decent British beer. As you keep drinking it, it continues to open up and reveal more layers a truly pleasant surprise. The alcohol kicks in in the pit of your stomach with a pleasing warmth on a winter evening.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
pricey290483 (748) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
a very strong beer that you wouldnít be able to drink to many of in a night loads of flavours going on in the beer lots of sweetness but with a good bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2332) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours Golden Amber with a Cream head. Sweet boozy malt on the nose. A bit of a dried fruity booziness with a decent supporting cast of hops. Nice bitterness to finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ambro206 (358) - ITALY - NOV 16, 2014
Difficile imitare una birra cosž. Si presenta bionda tendente allíambrato, caratteristica che tradisce la sua robustezza, con una bella schiuma. Gli aromi sono caramellati e floreali. Nonostante la gradazione la birra rimane giustamente bilanciata e piacevole.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Trappis**d (34) - Dorset, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Yum! Fruity raisin aroma, liquid gold a triumph from Fullers, tastes of steeped fruits, prunes, hoppy and rich , full bodied, great for an autumn day or by a roaring log fire at Christmas time, not easy to find so if you see it buy it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrBierkoenig (1092) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 5, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2014 From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 14 SEP 15. Pours clear amber red liquid, medium soapy tan head, fell down quickly, Aroma: raisins, candied fruits, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, dry, Palate: medium body, average carbonation, oily mouthfeel, long sweet aftertaste, Overall: very good. * should re-rate this one, drunk it too quickly to rate...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (2160) - CROATIA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle, 500 ml from Metro, Zagreb. Pours deep amber. Caramel malty, some spices and fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołůw, POLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Biscuity, light toasted malts blended with a red fruit cocktail. Soft and smooth mouthfeel accompanying a sweetness that is countered by a soft bitterness. Some anise in the far background. Excellently balanced sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (2560) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Clear amber brown with a small off-white head. Medium to full body with low carbonation. Pretty sweet with some bitter tones. Malts, caramel, brown sugar, herbs and some spices. A nice strong ale.

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