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

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RATINGS: 123   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.

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3.5
imdownthepub (14557) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle conditioned, 500ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Pale gold, sl clouded, with white head. Typically sharp and dry Durham golden beer, citric fruity hop impact on a light body, fresh and well bottle conditioned. Clean and lasting on the palate, accomplished.

3.5
daniele (9063) - ITALY - DEC 4, 2009
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3
Rune (12813) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2009
500ml bottle purchased at The Real Ale in a Bottle Bar, GBBF. Slightly unclear, golden body with a decent, white head. Sappy fruits to the nose. Good amount of fresh passion fruits in flavour. Dry on the palate. A very fresh produce that was easy to quaff and enjoy (hotel room, Earls Court 07.08.2009).

3.4
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty bitter hoppy finish with hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

2.9
DuffMan (10435) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 15, 2009
Bottle. After popping the cap this beer begins to rise ominously up the neck, determined to escape the bottle on its own. It’s a live ale alright! Pours a hazy orange-gold requiring several pauses in the pour to allow the ginormous head to settle down. Eventually it collapses into islands of dirty white flotsam with thick heavy rings o lace. Aroma of hay, grapefruit, and faint ammonia. Flavours of reedy malts with a touch of honey sweetness, but then come the hugely bitter hops-- beyond grapefruit, and into pithy peach-pit bitterness. On several swallows I got a distinct metallic tang as well (I had this with a tomato and avacado omelette-- breakfast for dinner). I think maybe this is past its best days, as it was almost harsh near the end.

3.3
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2009
From the bottle a lovely golden ale. Nice whiff of citrus & barley on the nose. The palate is clean & rounded, with lush barley & some zippy citrus notes. There’s a nice bitterness on the dry finish. I’d love to try on draught just to see if there’s the extra mouthfeel, but a very tasty golden ale.

3.5
fonefan (49423) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ [ Fastelavns Tasting Ulfborg ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay - straw, moderate hoppy, grass, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090221]

3.3
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 16, 2009
Hazy golden with a small white head. Citrus aroma, mostly grapefruit, with some grassy notes. Dry and hoppy flavour with citrus notes, good bitter finish.

3.4
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
At the Cockney Pub, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 120309. Golden with white head. Aroma of lemon and malt. Flavor is fruity with hint of caramel and hop spices

3.6
MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2009
Bottle, 4.5%. Refreshing hop aroma, nice and grassy. Hazy yellow colour. Small white head. The flavour is nicely hoppy like the aroma. Grassy and refreshing. Good flavour, also considering the ABV.


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