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Golden Bräu Original

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Brewed by Craiova (Heineken Romania)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Craiova, Romania

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In 1998 the Golden Brau brand started being produced, currently being the best-sold beer in Romania. The beer has a clear appearance, with a characteristic glitter and carbon dioxide pearls, having white, dense foam leaving a lacy trace on the glass. The yellow color reflects the image of golden wheat fields in the summer heat. The carbon dioxide content creates a sensation of liveliness and coolness.

Editor’s Note: This brand is also produced at other Brau Union plants, most notably Wieselburger in Austria.
ABV and Plato went from 4.8% and 11° to 5% and 11.2°.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kita (1330) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAR 11, 2015
Can, 0.50l, shared with colleagues, courtesy of Vlad. Clear pale golden color with medium frothy white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma is grassy, grainy, dusty and medicinal. Tastes starts light sweet malty, follows grassy with crisp and dry mouthfeel and mild bitter finish. Light body, watery texture and lively carbonation in palate. Dracula’s piss...

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
jc1762 (133) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 25, 2015
Poured from a can into a teku glass showing golden hues and practically translucent, very little head despite an aggressive pour. The nose shows a lot of corn and some malts. Quite a bit of alcohol in the background also. The palate is full bodied with an aggressive carbonation showing a corn-like sweetness and some malty flavors. Not very intense and no practically no bitterness at the end.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
ectuohy27 (685) - ESTONIA - JAN 2, 2015
Aroma is terrible and nasty off-hops; taste is slightly better once the carbonation subsides, but still bad. no way is this is a Pilsner of any kind,let alone a Czech one. PL all around. malt is at least detectable.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ElDesmadre (2009) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Can. Watery, light tart, slightly malty, probably oxidised - with a note somewhere in between cardboard and nutshells. Bad.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Psytron (1474) - Turku, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Smell of rubber, malt. Paöe golden colour, white head. Aroma of paper, rubber, straw, some honey. Medium sweet. Light body, lively carbon.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Diabobale (268) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Una pils in stile ceco prodotta in romania. Nulla di eccezionale, una birra comune ma bevibile e gradevole

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
luttonm (2905) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Can from Timisoara ’enjoyed’ in Belgrade with Travlr. normal yellow lager appearance, soapy foam. eggy grain aroma. Balanced enough body that tastes better, by a bit, than it smells. Cardboard some sour grain alcohol. No thanks.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Travlr (14663) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Can from a supermarket in Timisoara. Crystal clear pale yellow color, thin gray edge head, champagne bubbles. Gray? Aroma of light corn flakes cereal. Taste is peppery straw. Not offensive, really.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
andrepintado (1781) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 29, 2014
50cl can from supremo cristal. Color is clear golden. Head is thin to medium and white. Taste is medium to high bitter. Aroma is light hop, light barley, water. So so.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erzengel (4893) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2014
Thanks to ciocanelu for this 0,5l can, 02/10/14 T32756420 17:39
Darker golden in the glass, white head. The beer is grainy in the nose, starts smooth and slightly sweet. Highly drinkable. The mainpart is a bit bready, slightly grainy-sourish, highly drinkable and nearly not hopped. The aftertaste is short, smooth, bready-grainy.
Highly drinkable session-lager, but not more. --> 7/12/6/6


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