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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 698   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: í 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.í Or as the late Michael Jackson, beer writer and connoisseur, put it: íthe Cognac of beersí.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rune (12311) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2008
500ml bottle picked up at Sainsburys, TCR, London. Deep mahogany body covered by a thin layer, displaying nice laceworks. Dark fruity and nutty aroma. Pungent hop resin in flavour supported by anise and berries. Moderate bitter ending with a noticeable touch of alcohol. Perfect transition from smell to taste. Full bodied (a joy to drink at my hotel room, St Giles 30.04.2008)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (12034) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
clear amber, small white head. aroma is lightly sour, caramelly flavor is nice sweet malty, caramelly.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11974) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2011
Bottle @ home- Pours dark golden with a white head. Aroma of dark roasted malt, some fruit, bubblegum, light smoke. Taste is roasted malt, caramel, berries, some alchohol. Full body, soft carbonation. 170110

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11968) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2011
Much different than the cask version i had 2 years ago. It had an excellent head and lacing on a light golden body. Caramal pronounced but so is the bitterness in the finish, toasting. Lots of flavour, an imperial British!Above average mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (11761) - SÝborg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2004
Bottled: Clear amber coloured. Beige dense head. Spices (vanilla), nuts and malt in the aroma. Flavour is sweet and furity and feels rather creamy. Marzipan notes. Alcahol is very dominant in the short as well as the long run. Is quite onedimensional imo. Something about this beer, I dont like. Probably the immense alcahol taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (11623) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle shared with Sarah at home picked up from Sainsbury ís/ 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (11475) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2013
500 ml bottle. 356. BB 21/Jun/14. (Alko) Kuopio, Finland. Clear darkish red colour with a small off-white head. Fruity sweet hops, sweet malt, dark fruits and mild spices in the aroma. The flavour is hops, mild bitterness, dry fruits, sugary sweetness and sweetish malt. Rich. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (11324) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 1, 2011
Bottle 500ml @ home
[Trade by Dedollewaitor] Pours clear reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt and caramel. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Desverger (10854) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2012
(500ml bottle) Pours a very nice amber with off white head and good lacing but for me thatís where the good stops for me. It certainly has a complex taste but for my palate was far to sweet and i just did not get on with this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10742) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 13, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear copper colour with a short lasting light brownish head leaving some lacing. Toasty malty, apple and bit spiced hoppy aroma with caramel. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has a surprisingly good toasty maltiness and caramel, nice mild but still profound spiciness, bitter hops, alcohol and some dark fruits. Toasty and spiced, dry bitter finish. Like a thin version of a good Belgian spiced ale.


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