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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Pale Lager
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Tikka Gold a quality premium beer brewed with patience using malt, rice, hops, yeast and spring water. A Pilsner style with Indian character having a good balance of dryness and bouquet of hops and a soft malt character to complement spicy foods.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mauritsio (421) - FINLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle at base camp Hyvinkää. Light malty aroma. Round taste with some bitterness. High carbonated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aarleks (409) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2006
Bottle: What can one say?? As if the market for lame, golden lagers wasnít cornered hereís another. Thereís nothing new; clear pale gold with a big flffy white head. Slightly spicy metalic corn aroma, but maybe Iím just imagining things because there really isnít much in this department. Predictably the flavour is similar - weak, decocted malt flavours with a touch of spice in the background. Yawn... Thankfully the Indian food I had ordered arrived not long after I started this. The Aloo Chop was particularly excellent. mmm :-)

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
NicerInPerson (337) - North of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2007
The aroma was spicy Saaz hops when first poured. As the beer warmed the aroma became lightly tart with some corn (DMS) and lasting low spicy hops and an earthy presence. The beer poured hazy pale golden with nearly no head at all. The flavor was lightly tart with some caramel and a bit of spicy hops. The flavor was somewhat earthy and had a light corn presence. The body was medium and the carbonation was fairly low. Nothing outstanding about this one, just a boring beer. 500 ml bottle.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
taunusmies (331) - FINLAND - DEC 21, 2006
Pours pale golden and clear. Aroma is somehow disgusting. Taste is mild, grassy and boring.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - JUN 4, 2006
This had a great head.Color typical budweiser,coors,corona light straw.Aroma of hops.Body was a bit light.I thought it was maybe a step above the standard beers.will pass by next time.

2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hugh (153) - Zillebeke, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2004
Tasted alongside some other pale lagers this was distinctly in the bottom percentile. Drab ordinary lager. However, having an entire crate of this stuff to plough through, I have noticed another peculiarity. If I drink one of these, I donít sleep well. Any other beer & I sleep soundly, but thereís something in this one which keeps me from sleep. Not in a nice way.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Likeburning (149) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - APR 25, 2006
Alarmingly clear yellow color that.. oh crap, it is a pale lager. Bitter aroma a little skunky. No hops, but the rice is noticible. If I had read pale lager on the label, I wouldnít have bought it.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tubbfan (147) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2006
Nice head and lacing. OK, thatís about it for positives. Yellow colored, very clear liquid. Not much aroma, citrus flavor (no indication of citrus on the label - but then there isnít much on this label); very crisp, champagne-like carbonation. This is definitely a pilsner but not a very good example.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
locarboy (129) - USA - MAY 30, 2007
50 cl bottle. poured golden with a big bubbley head. not very complex. can taste a bready grain with subtle citrus and floral notes. yep, hops are there, but not very distiguished. i thought that a belgian would be better...you know, given that duval and all of those abbey ales are so terrific. wonít buy again at over $3.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Enderhat (12) - portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 14, 2006
This beer is not worth the money needed to obtain it, itís tates is like that of miller highlifeís minus the potato chips.


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