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

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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also known as Zelta Premium Beer.
Aldaris Zelta (Gold) is a classically brewed lager with a mild bitterness, hop flavor and pure malt taste.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bunget (784) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2012
500ml can. A pale clear golden body, medium white head with poor retention, no lacing at all. Aroma of cereal, hay, rice, touch of grass. Tastes a little better, cereal sweetness, touch of herbal hop bitterness. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, abrupt finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tricker (376) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2012
Bière blonde de 5.2 % d’alcool. Elle possède un dorat fruité. Belle finition en verre, léger col au versement, fort pétillante. Bon goût, douce, simple, agréable et rafraîchissante. Elle possède un aspect fruité, légère et succulente.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
tommann (3237) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours orange gold with a thin head. Aroma is lemon, a little skunk and grass. Taste has straw to start, a little biscuit and some skunkiness in the finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Arve_Christian (4635) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2012
Backlog october 2008 in Riga Golde color, ok foam. Light body & complexity Ok industrial

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 5, 2012
The head is unstable. It smells a bit malty, very watery. Just drinkable if it is 40°C outside. 6/7/7/7/9/7

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rauchbier (3764) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2012
Bottle, from an ethnic food store in Scunthorpe. Gold, thin but sustained white head and gentle condition. Muted chalky graininess in the nose, slightly estery in the mouth with a gentle grain note matched by some delicate hop bitterness. Short estery sweet finish

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
emacgee (4576) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 29, 2012
Shared by Turdferguson. Sharp golden yellow with a foamy white head. Nose is bready and grassy with lightly spicy hop character. Flavor is very similar, light malty sweetness and not too offensive. Prickly/spicy quality that isn’t too bad.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TURDFERGUSON (4039) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 27, 2012
Bottle. Love the pull tab cap. Straw yellow with a small white head. Nose is cereal, light bread, grain, corn, not terrible. Flavor is pretty nasty- corn, watered down cereal, cardboard. I guess I could suck this down if stuck in Latvia with nothing else to drink, but I may just prefer water. Depends on the situation. .

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DanielBrown (4343) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
Bottle from Istanbul Supermarket, Smethwick. Clear glass bottle, highlights it’s goldenness. Poured into glass, it looks attractive, with thick white head. Smells like malty chewing gum. Very smooth, with malty sweetness as advertised. Finish is a little wallpapery, but this really isn’t too bad. Not enough hop or crispness, but pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalchopz (3016) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2012
Originally rated May 2005. Good foamy lacing and the creamy-fizz head has average retention. The colour of this brew is golden, but with a touch of amber. Quite nice. At first, I could smell euro malt, but then the hop became predominant. Crisp mouthfeel. Smooth start, going to a slight bitter finish. Biscuit afteraste. Non-repulsive lager.


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