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


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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Also known as Zelta Premium Beer.
Aldaris Zelta (Gold) is a classically brewed lager with a mild bitterness, hop flavor and pure malt taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2003
No No No. This is a very pale yellow with floating things which probably arent supposed to be there. I haven't heard of the Zelta having a second fermentation. Smells sour. Tastes bitter and does have a sourness to it. Uninteresting Latvian beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
D (577) - Gdynia, POLAND - JUL 22, 2006
A typical lager, but rather well made - not too much carbonation, strong hops flavour, bitter finish. Drinks well, nice summer lager as the fellow ratebeerian wrote.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
envane (568) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Clear gold with a white head. Aroma corn and alcohol(?). Taste is quite sweet corny malts with alcohol and light hops. I dunno why I am tasting so much alcohol in a 5.2% beer, but it drops the rating.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
Medium-gold with a continual stream of bubbles rising towards the paper-thin head. Aromas and flavours work in unison, offering a solid dose of malt and confectionery sugar. The round malt flavour even holds out on the medium-length finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yarry (528) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2007
500ml bottle, 5.2% Generously carbonated, golden colour, with a thick creamy looking white head. The nose is of grains, malt, and unfortunatly a little urine. Tastes much the same, a little too malty for my tastes, with a somewhat complex and spicy aftertaste which is easily the beers highlight.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
haf (525) - Gijon, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2008
Botella 500 Ml. No es tan mala como parece, pero se puede hacer larga de tomar (por lo menos la botella de medio litro)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
screigh (522) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2006
Poured the color of a typical macro..but more head. Sadly, it disappeared quickly again looking like a macro with zero lacing. Almost no aroma but I got a weird hint of mustard. Slight fruity malt taste. Not much going on here. Only slightly better than an American macro.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Clear Yellow, Big Head, Decent Lacing. Funky Aroma, not exactly skunk, but something along those lines. Would not be surprising since it came in a white bottle... Malt, corn, buttery, alcohol shines at the end... Gone bad or plain no good beer. Either way, nothing good or interesting here. Drinkable, but one was plenty for me... Pass it...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cellar (508) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 16, 2008
Golden with lively head. Notes of yeast, cardboard, little friuit and caramel. Sweet flavour and no finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SJP (483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2002
Not very exciting. not very sweet and the flavor is not very bold at all. Kind of a funny, metallic aftertaste though.

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