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Brewed by Commonwealth Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Malt Liquor
Nassau, Bahamas

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To celebrate the 500th Anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ voyage of discovery, Kalik created this limited edition, extra-strength brew in 1992. While only a limited number of commemorative bottles were initially envisioned, Chalk Gold became so popular that it has been enjoyed year-round in the Bahamas ever since.


1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BeerandBlues2 (9842) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet corn and Pils malt with light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet corn and Pils malt, light alcohol, light hops and medium bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (140) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2014
The stronger malty cousin of Kalik. I don’t understand some of the excessively negative reviews; it’s a malt liquor from the Caribbean. Good enough for what it is, just don’t have too many if you don’t have a reliable ride home from the beach.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
jkwalking05 (3826) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2014
12 oz bottle. Gold with a small white head. Aroma is of malt, grain, corn, and booze. Taste is of malt, grain, corn.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
travita (4053) - Frisco, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, golden straw colored, and has a nice white head. The smell is boring, grain, floral, and ok. The taste is floral, grain, egh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1408) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Cervesa bastant alicorada de sabor i aroma, de totes formes es beu molt bé. Cerveza bastante alicorada de sabor y aroma, de todas formas se bebe muy bien.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Frank (2930) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2014
People go to the Bahamas for vacation but I, for one, cannot imagine wanting to be around people who brew beer such as this. This is a particularly poor example of a particulaarly poor style but I must admit that it is interesting because it is bad in slightly different ways than I’d typically expect. It tastes like coconuts and cardboard up front and is a bit sweet. The back end is like a mouthful of turf grass. It kind of reminds me of this time I accidentally ate a weed from my garden mixed in w/ lettuce, a taste that would be better described as dirty rather than earthy. I have a feeling this botle is ancient but I have no way of knowing. The label claims to have a best before date but all I see is some obscure cypher which I really don’t have time for in these troubled times. The beer is yellow orange and quite cloudy, the particulates likely being a product of oxidation which this shows in an extreme sense. It is kind of flat and heavy on the palate which really doesn’t make it any worse but certainly doesn’t imrpove things. This was great malt liquor and Bahamanian tick sent to me by Homer321. I am very happy to have tried it and similarly pleased that it is not terribly likely I will have to drink much of it ever again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacBoost (1328) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2014
12oz shelfie via homer1232123. Thanks a TON, broseph. Pours GOLD with a small white head that fades quickly. Very filtered. Aromas of holy fuck DMS, cooked green beans, metal. Rotten corn. Taste is fucken horrific. Just unbelievably bad. Low carb. This actually tastes like it has meat in it. Which means, IT’S FUCKING AWESOME!!!
Love this trash. Fuck it and fuck you.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finhead (1194) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is sweet corn and alcohol. It has a medium, slick body with average carbonation. The taste is very sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (255) - München, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2014
Das Sonnenbier aus Bahamas Wenn man mal auf den Bahamas ist, sollte man sich ein Kalik gönnen. Es gibt zwei heimische Biere der Bahamas Kalik und Sands. Sands ist kaum zu trinken und ähnelt eher den Amerikanischen Bieren - Kalik dagegen lehnt sich an Becks an. Becks war früher das Nr. 1 Bier auf den Bahamas und Heineken das Nr. 2 Bier. Heinken hat dann im Zusammenschluss mit The Associated Bahamas Distillers and Brewers (ABDAB) Kalik kreiert und nun ist es zu meistgekauften Bier der Bahamas geworden. In der Sonne wenn man schwitzt schmeckt das Bier einfach besser. Eine Bewertung solcher Karibik-Biere im Vergleich zu Internationalen ist insofern nicht ganz Umgebungsneutral. Auf jeden Fall ist Kalik ein anständiges pils Bier und ist besser als die meisten Amerikanischen Biere.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mike5326 (942) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear yellow color, small white head. Light malt nose with strong lime accents. Sweet malt light malt flavor with a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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