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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 600   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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: ’ 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.’ Or as the late Michael Jackson, beer writer and connoisseur, put it: ’the Cognac of beers’.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dynamiteninja (1665) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2010
Bottle. Aroma is lots of deep rich hops and lots of malt make this a very well balanced beer. Very fruity, especially orange. Heavenly. Pours a rich clear deep amber with a thick off-white head that dissipates. Medium bitterness, a full bodied brew. Undertones of sweetness balance this out. Rather glorious on the palate. Sweet and rich! Fuller’s, you’ve done it again!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11089) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
clear amber, small white head. aroma is lightly sour, caramelly flavor is nice sweet malty, caramelly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4028) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2010
500ml bottle. Dark copper colour with an even layer of dense tan foam. Strong port like aromas burst from the bottle as it is poured. Currants, spiced fruit and plum pudding come to mind. Strong warming flavours that hit all parts of the mouth. Rich and full bodied. Perfect for sipping by an open fire.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wkalle (263) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2010
Pours copper with light beige fluffy long lasting head. Aroma is malty, caramell, bread, roasted sugar with spicy herbal hops in background. Thick body with lots of toffee with a lingering bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapez (1537) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - APR 8, 2010
Bottle. Aroma of grains, orange and hops. Dark amber colour with beige head. Bittersweet flavour of malt,honey, caramel and hops. Pleasant body with low carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
floydian1 (1136) - FNQ, Australia, - APR 7, 2010
Heavy brown 500ml bottle into pint glass. Pour is clear copper coloured with a thick collar of cream/yellow-tinged foam that laces nicely. Strong enticing richly treacly and roasted malt aromas with a hint of alcohol. Flavour is rich medium sweet malts with a bittersweet hop finish. Lovely velvety smooth mouthfeel with a medium to full body and low carbonation. ABV very well hidden (danger!). Another winner from this excellent brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Bottle. Alcohol aroma is apparent from the pour, which is red brown with a rapidly diminishing head. Taste is malty with some orange, a slight bitterness and a finishing alcohol burn.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2010
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste are rich malt, fruits, spices and notes of alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
begbie100 (181) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2010
500ml bottle, copper color,white semithick head. Hoppy aroma with citrus and apricot. Flavour has also apricot, caramel and licorique, sourness and some bitterness at the end.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Croff (164) - Ostra Sonnarslov, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2010
Pours a clear copper amber. Off white head that fades to fine lace fast. Fruity hop caramel aroma. Taste is bit sweet caramel brown sugar. Medium carbonation and body. Smooth, pretty well rounded. Finish is clean and sweet, earthy grainy. Lacks bitterness. Okay brew. Nothing special. I doubt if I would drink it again.


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