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Brewed by Aldaris (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Riga, Latvia

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Aldaris Zelta (Gold) is a classically brewed lager with a mild bitterness, hop flavor and pure malt taste.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brainiac (153) - Riga, LATVIA - OCT 22, 2014
0.5l bottle. Color is indeed golden as it looks in transparent glass bottle. Aroma is weak but is of pleasent malt a little. Tongue sensations leave weak touch but its all good. Aftertaste is rather not long.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (5983) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"not bad for a pale lager. still some sweet corn adjuctiness in there, but also some grain and light hopping detectable, and dare i say, a smidge of complexity. "

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mansquito (3449) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Peculier Pub, NYC bottle ($6): Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is sugary lager with some grain. Taste is pretty sweet and corny. Very low bitterness. This is not a very interesting beer.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (8229) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, sweet, straw and watery.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grumbo (606) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle from Rasputinís, Ipswich. Poured a clear golden colour, with an average white head. Mild grain and malt aroma. Medium sweetness, light body, average carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tom10101 (2961) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
Can (500 ml). Courtesy of mathieuc, thanks! Clear pale yellow with a small disappearing white head and little lacing. Aroma is hard to find... but when you get it thereís some grains, very light herbalness, hints of citrus and a huge presence of... nothing. Taste is quite bland too with very light citrus, grains and fainted herbal notes. Light body. Watery. Soft carbonation. A finish? Didnít notice. Thereís not much difference between taste and aftertaste so I canít really say if itís a long lasting aftertaste of if I was just unable to find the taste in the first place. You have to give it to this beer, the alcohol is super well hidden... probably playing hide & seek with flavor and aroma. If thereís really 5,2% abv in that beer, thatís a really cheap way to get drunk without any pain. Super easily drinkable. The epitome of blandness.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
SarkyNorthener (2125) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Can from Deya, burton. Golden beer no head. Aroma is faint malt. Taste is pale malt, metallic and an unpleasant herbal taste. Bad beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
alex_alkis (305) - SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2014 Boring beer that barely tastes anything. The bitterness is a bit metallic wich is not especially nice.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (580) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with average white head that soon disappears. Mild malty aroma plus some grainy aroma as well. Slightly skunky. Malty and light taste, slightly watery, weak bitterness in the end. Drinkable, but nothing else.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vells (715) - Riga, LATVIA - JUN 9, 2014
Long time ago, it was quite decent drinkable, now its more like water with taste of beer. Not disaster, but.. Some grainy maltiness, corn, some low hops. Watery, but drinkable if you are thirsty.


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