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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 276   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.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2003
Straw colour; fruity aroma - some plastic, too. A little malt, herbal hops, apple. Mild and more or less drinkable.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
argo0 (11595) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 7, 2005
(11.2oz bottle) Big white head atop hazy straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, some caramel, light hay. Taste is medium sweet and quite bland. Think sugar water with a hint of malt. No bitterness. Smooth light body with some crispness, a bit undercarbonated. Easily passes the inoffensiveness test.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bhensonb (11391) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 2, 2008
Clear 500 ml bottle. I like the presentation: Embossed bottle with attractive cap and foil. Color is an apricot tinged gold, seems a little hazy. Pour left really geometrically interesting large bubbles in the bottle. A creamy white head is in the glass. Ripe fruit and grass aromas. Near medium body with soft carbonation. Very smooth, very clean. A little malt, some florality, and some grassiness. It’s very fresh and tasty. Unusual. The finish is nicely bittered. Leaves the mouth feeling clean.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (11349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2010
Draught ata pizza-place close to Stockmans, Riga. Pale golden, white head. Bready, spicy and somewhat metallic aroma. Hoppy spicy flavor, some bread and with a rather long bitter finish. Good to be a latvian lager...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gunnfryd (11058) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2013
Can. golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hay. Flavour is fruit, malt, apple, hay. Medium to thin body. Boring beer.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
imdownthepub (10581) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2004
Bottled, Pasteurised. Pale straw coloured with carbonated head. Saved for the Latvia v Holland game, sweet malt mash with corn notes and a false hoppiness. Doughy, yeasty, but not disgusting.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with caramel notes. Flavor likewise with malty notes.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lubiere (10302) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2004
Yellow fizzy beer with a head which collapses quickly. Initially skunky when poured, with a grassy aroma with slight apples. Very sharp dry hops, with some sweetness and tin can in aftertaste, very light bodied.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 29, 2008
Can. Golden clear colour with a big mostly lasting white creamish head. Aroma of grains and bitter hops. Flavour of some malt, bitter hops and grass. Mild bitterish finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9717) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 2, 2000
amber colour, fruity aroma, well structured, bitter but a little bit simple flavor


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