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

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RATINGS: 685   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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3.8
ZodiacM (1250) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2016
Mooi rood-bruin bier. Wist niet wat ik hier van moest verwachten, behalve de goede rating op RB. Het is een heerlijk bier, niet heel uitgesproken van smaak, maar precies lekker: caramel, zoetig, hoppig, gedroogd fruit. Onverwacht lekker!

4.3
EdKing (2629) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2016 It’s funny. For years I’ve seen Golden Pride in UK supermarkets and I’ve never got around to it because I presumed it was a bog standard golden ale. How wrong I was! Stunning looking clear red beer with a medium white foam head which dissipates to thin. Nose is also stunning. Candy sugar, barley sugar sweets, red fruit, cranberry, raspberry, fresh plum, sultanas, prune. It’s up there with the top bottled Belgian ales. Wow! Taste is candy sugar, barley sugar, cherry, dry-ish hop, dry-ish yeast, big fruity, cranberry, dried fruit, something like cognac or whisky, orange citrous, bitter hop, toasted bready grains. Blown away that this is a pasteurised English ale and a supermarket beer. Superb.

4.2
sccp1910 (277) - BRAZIL - FEB 9, 2016
Aroma e sabor intenso, bem frutado. Cor avermelhada e paladar perfeito com delicioso amargor em seu final.

3.9
Nurmis (753) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2016
0,5 bottle from alko. Dark copper colour, diminishing slightly tanned head, soft carbonation. Aroma is caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is heavy sweet, light bitterness. Full bodied is there ever was one. Finish is long.

3.9
Demens (472) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 21, 2016
0,5l bottle. Beutiful dark copper colour (just like the label shows on the bottle) with short and very quickly disappearing white head. Aroma: plum and raisin. Wine like. Taste: Very wine like. When it gets warmer some fruity notes comes in. Sweet/sour wine taste then a moderate bitterness. The alcohol is not enough hidden. Medium/full body and fizzy carbonation. A bit sour/sweet finish.

3.4
Senka (1083) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2016
FTA: Finally found it. Had several pints during vacation in Italy. In an Irish pub. So keg option. Have not seen it since. Was more like a bock rather than strong ale. More malty and hoppy. Loved it.

3.9
brewerale (151) - - JAN 3, 2016
Âmbar escura com boa formação de espuma densa e consistente. Predominância de malte tostado e torrado, madeira, caramelo e lúpulo floral. Corpo médio com final longo, levemente adocicado e com agradável amargor no retrogosto.

3.8
Erzengel (9083) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2015
*Old rating. Best before 19 Jun 11. Great fruity smooth body. Smooth, hints of fruit, caramel, fruit. Round Ale-bitterness in the aftertaste. Round and great!

3.4
NallePalle (671) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle, 33 cl, The Queen’s Head, Stockholm. Overall decent ale, fruity still complex, malty aroma.

3.6
Gubihumle (609) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2015
Flaske: Farven er dybrød. Aromaen er karamel, honning og tørret frugt, smagen er alkohol, malt og humle. God, gedigen øl.


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