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


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RATINGS: 591   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’.

HV's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HV (4) - Utrecht, - JUL 31, 2009
Appearance: deep orange golden colour, fairly long lasting white foamy cap – beautiful. Aroma: malty, with hints of orange and mild spices (nutmeg, coriander), some alcohol. Taste: quite malty, but very refreshing (almost “light”) due to the strong orange flavour, and a mild sweetness. Body: quite sparkly, with heavy malt body. Aftertaste: recurring orange taste, some malt, lightly acidic. Drinkability: it is a very drinkable beer, but you can definitely tell you’ve had a 8.5% beer after one glass

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (1132) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 28, 2015
0,5L bottle (from Uba ja Humal, Tallinn), BB 07.04.16. Pours red copper with beige head. The small head stays for some time. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, fruits, metallic. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, malt, fruits, nutty, toffee, metallic notes. Finish is nutty bitter with some alcohol. Overall: nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Werckmeister (304) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 24, 2015
bottle at 87, Stuttgart. amber color, light hazy, small white head. smells malty sweet, brown sugar, honey. full body, some malt sweetness, honey, some hoppy bitterness, honey sweet / medical finish. only OK for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
leosanches (13) - - FEB 20, 2015
Cerveja cor de cobre puxada pro escuro, porém translúcida. Pouca espuma de cor bege. Aroma maltado e puxado para o caramelo. Cerveja de corpo leve, porém muito amarga e drinkability não muito boa. Apesar de corpo leve, o amargor é muito presente e a cerveja não é equilibrada. Aftertaste é agradável, porém o amargor persiste e não é fácil tomar bastante. Acho difícil combinar com comidas. Boa para o inverno e para beber devagar. Zero carbonatação, uma cerveja totalmente flat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1375) - PORTUGAL - FEB 18, 2015
50cl bottle. Clear copper colour with a off-white head that rapidly vanishes. Caramel, tart, dates and malts in the aroma. Taste is more on the sweet side with some tart notes and a dry and light astringent finish. Overall, a very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loco_gallego (206) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Ambrée orangée, translucide. Bonne mousse blanc-cassé persistante avec gros lacings. Maltage sucré caramel et un peu toasté. Petit houblonnage sur le pin. Fruitée (banane?). Alcool bien présent mais accompagne bien. On sent que c’est du lourd. En bouche bien sucrée. Houblonnage fin, avec une amertume en fin qui balance un peu le fort côté sucré. Très complexe et gros caractère.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1508) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, brown sugar, dried fruits, raisins. Flavour is medium sweet with a light bittersweet finish. Sweet, but pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miggle (214) - Fürth, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2015
Red color, minimal head. Strong malty taste combined with caramel and herbs. Taste is very sweet, has caramel and a touch of fir or spruce. Some bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1101) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
An amber beer with light orange head. The aroma is malty sweet with notes of fruit, wood, and spices. The flavour is sweet and strong coming from a great malt blend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (529) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: clear dark golden, minimal head Aroma: honey, fruits, herbs Palate: medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4385) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle shared with Sarah at home picked up from Sainsbury ’s/ Aroma is raisin and sweet malts with some English yeast esters. Flavour is composed of sweet dark unrefined sugars, melanoidin sugars, rounded nutty amber malts. Sweet dark dried fruits and raisin. Palate is pretty sweet and full bodied, moderate carbonation. Another London tick! Pretty good malt forward beer, good English yeast character.

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