Fuller's Golden Pride (Bottle/Keg)

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Brewed by Fuller's
Style: English Strong Ale
Chiswick, England

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RATINGS: 693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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’.

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3.7
tomandoaltura (345) - - NOV 18, 2017
Apariencia : cobre translúcido (aprox. 17 SRM); cabeza color beige claro; buena retención; buen encaje Nariz : notas de malta caramelo y pan integral con ligeros toques de miel de abeja; tenues lúpulos herbales Boca : ingreso fresco; moderado sabor a malta con una ligera acidez; amargor medio-intenso de notas herbales y herbáceas (aprox. 45 IBU) de larga duración; cuerpo ligero-medio; buena carbonatación

3.8
kamanova_boy (408) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 17, 2017
Bottle from Damian. Aroma of malt, honey and caramel. Dark amber colour with small head. Rich taste of honey, caramel, hops, rather sweet, long sweet finish. Good ale.

2.8
Quick3Beers (1423) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2017
From notes. Pours a gold from a tap, thick white fluffy head. Diacetyl aroma doesn't show up in the flavor, otherwise thick and malty. Okay beer.

3.3
nickd717 (4886) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 23, 2017
Bottle at London's Pride, Heathrow. Clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma is Crystal malt city, deep caramel and toffee notes, some orange peel. Flavor is very sweet, crystal up the wazoo, minimal bitter to balance. Medium full feel, syrupy, low carbonation. Barleywine is obviously life, but is this life? Hard to say. Michael Jackson called this the "cognac of beers". In his words, this beer isn't "bad" but it's not really a "thriller" and I wouldn't exactly say "you rock my world" or "beat it" to this beer, so it seems like it's probably life, but the issue isn't "black or white".

3.6
peponi (2013) - Strzelce Wielkie, POLAND - OCT 19, 2017
Aroma: bready, roasted caramel, flowers and herbs, esters. Appearance: deep amber color and creamy head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, roasted caramel, malty, bready, toasted, esters, red fruits, quasi-semi-sweet. Palate:medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: Really nice english strong ale, balanced and complex taste, well-covered alcohol.

3.9
FireGlider (702) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 13, 2017
Nice clear dark amber color. Creamy caramel, toffee, raisins and light spices with some herbs in aftertaste. Taste is creamy malty bitter. Strong but really flavorful.

3
mikske79 (1727) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 12, 2017
De geur is lekker vol. De mooi donker. De smaak is zoals een donkere leffe. Niet slecht, maar niets speciaals.

2.7
rboozer (13) - - SEP 5, 2017
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4.1
Alebarasi (162) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - AUG 29, 2017
Clear dark copper color with 2-finger high off-white head. Full syrupy body, soft carbonation. Smell of dark fruits, caramel, molasses, cognac, port wine, honey, berries, plums, banana and herbs. Taste is malty and bittersweet with aromas, similar to smell - caramel, resins, toffee, sugary and barley wine notes upfront. Gentle alcohol warmth in the end. Excellent!

3.5
OminouSC2 (901) - Mora, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2017
Amber colored, small beige head. Aromas of caramel, dried fruits, bananas and alcohol. Sweet taste with alcohol, caramel, fruits and malt. Sweet and alcoholic finish.


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