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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%
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.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with caramel notes. Flavor likewise with malty notes.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10284) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
daknole (10280) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle from case and keg. pours a light yellow. White hea. Corn, corn corn and a tiny touch of hops. Flavor is very fizzy and malty. Tons of grain in the flavor...dman this wasnt that good.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
adnielsen (10089) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Tasted from a 500 mL bottle purchased in Littleton, Colorado. Clear pale yellow appearance with a larger white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Sweet pale malty aroma that’s not that pleasing. Sweet pale malty flavor that’s bitter, a bit skunky, and not that easy to swallow.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (9724) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, sweet, straw and watery.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (9344) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2012
500ml flip-top bottle, as Zelta Premium 5.2% abv., beer gift from Helga. Crystal clear, golden body. Fragile lacing from a airy, chalk white head. Plain grainy malts to the nose. Taste of sweet, bready malts. Dry, sweet fruity end. Minimal hops. Soft carbonated. Standard for the style (shared with Frau Eva, 20.03.2012).

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (9206) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2011
500ml pull-top clear bottle. It pours exactly how it looks in the bottle, a pale gold with a big foamy bright white head. It actually is a nice looking beer, but that doesn’t mean you should use the clear bottle, especially for export bottles. The smell has some honey, paper, graham, and a hint of grassy hops. Not skunked thank heavens, gotta grab it from the back of the shelf. The taste is very similar to the smell, there is a big hit of grain and cooked veggies that make the flavor just average EPL crap. It will end up with a nice rating on here, but it is average at best for the style and not really worth drinking. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-28-2010 01:16:48

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2007
Bottled. A still looking orangey green colourd lager. The aroma is ice and water - no more. The taste is thin and watery; in fact there is no taste except a tiny lagerish alcohol bite. Wick, wick, wack.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2008
(Bottle at Gothenburg Beer Festival 2008)
On June 12, 2008
Clear straw color, small white head. Sweet, lime and vegetable scent. Sweet but dry taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
3fourths (8601) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2007
More country whoring. 500ml bottle, clear bright yellow with white head, typical performance, builds a bit then settles quickly. Nose is typical, taste is typical, it’s a little bit of a malt liquor fuesal smell and taste, lightly sweet and moderately sharp or bitter. I mean c’mon it’s really the same as almost every other international generic lager.


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