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


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RATINGS: 668   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: ’ 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’.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gehbe (173) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 6, 2016
Deep amber, very clear, medium offwhite head, decent lacing. Aroma is rich with malt flavors: caramel, baguette crust, dried fruit, also some zest, resin and spice, paper/cardboard. Tastes sweetish, but has enough bitterness to keep it well rounded. A nice malty warmer, but I was expecting more. -1 for cardboard smell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fules (727) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2016
Markáns, közepesen telt ízű, fűszeres, gyümölcsös, nagyon enyhe keserűsség. Az utóíze sokáig megmarad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (451) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2016
Clear, reddish copper colour with a small tan head that quickly fades away. Sweet, malty aroma, syrup and caramel. Rich malty flavours with a slightly bitter, hoppy finish. Creamy and soft mouthfeel, very rich bodied with soft carbonation. Great ale with plenty of flavour, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
batupata (26) - FINLAND - MAY 19, 2016
A deep amber coloured clear pour with a pretty thick, creamy foam that lasts a while. The nose is hoppy and sweet. The taste is malty, has nice balance of hops and sweetness. A little bit metallic taste, especially in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baralgin (16) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Served chilled. Clear copper color. The foam is thick, whitish, stays for a long time. Wonderful aroma of baked bread, hay, sage. Bitterness is pretty strong immediately after the gulp but smoothly softens in a couple of seconds. Full bodied and rich. Very interesting experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MetalMurphy (406) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 14, 2016
bottle @ supermarket. goldenbrown colour, medium body, strong ale with caramel aroma

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Night_Cap (86) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle 500ml. Served at room temperature. Pours copper. Head is averaged sized, off-white and lasts well. Aroma is rich and amazingly complex with notes of amontillado sherry, burnt toffee, caramelized dates, dark cherries, dried apricots soaked in brandy, cedar and a pinch of Christmas spices. Flavour is smooth with a very light earthy bitterness; toasted malts, brandy, burnt brown sugar, figs, dried cranberries, glazed oranges and spiced cedar notes in the finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation, oily texture and a long warming finish. Incredible English Strong Ale! I true winter warmer in every sense!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pillan (3) - Colina, Santiago, CHILE - APR 28, 2016 does not count
This beer is great; fruit & caramel taste; light copper appearance; full body & sweet finish. It was disappeared from the Chilean market but fortunately is back. One of the best ale I’ve drunk

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Excalibur123 (354) - Soria, SPAIN - APR 22, 2016
Presenta ámbar oscuro con media corona de espuma beige formada por burbuja grande de aspecto jabonoso y de ligera retención en copa; aromas a caramelo, uvas pasas, miel, licor y ligero pan tostado; en boca entrada media, refrescante, maltosa con ligero amargor que torna a dulce en el retrogusto, el alcohol aunque alto está bien integrado, cuerpo y carbónico medios, cerveza potente, compleja y equilibrada hacia la malta, pero con el lúpulo presente en la fase de amargor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brew_Cat (118) - Athens, GREECE - APR 20, 2016
Bottle @home. Pours slightly hazy amber with creamy white head. Medium body, average carbonation, fair lacing, slightly oily texture, bitter finish. Well balanced between hops and malts. Grainy, bread, caramel, dried fruits, notes of honey. Very satisfactory.

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