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

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Pours an almost crstal clear straw with a small white head. Weak aroma of wet hay, metal, corn, and some floral hops. Slight hoppy earthy grassiness followed by a little bit of corn and bready sweetness. I think this falls under pilsener, though a weak one at that. Could be a pretty decent summer refresher-type beer. Won’t be getting ever again, mainly because there are a billion beers just like this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimhilt (2552) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 30, 2006
Pours a two finger white head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Clear amber color. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Slight hoppy nose. Starts slightly hoppy and stays that way, mild flavored, could make a good session beer but not as good as their Bière du Boucanier Golden ale. $2.99 for a 500ml bottle from John’s Grocery Iowa City, Ia.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (2349) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 13, 2016
Botella 27.5 cl de el c Inglés tomada en Oviedo en junio 2005. (t110). Colección Fcpref 29..03..2006 Lote 29CE 09:53. Sin mucho que decir. Corriente.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - APR 7, 2006
Somewhat dissapointing. I was expecting something really enjoyable but what I got was much, much less. I got a ton of corn in the nose with a soapyness that really unpleasing. The appearance was a nice clear, yellow color. The slight harshness of the beer was not enjoyable at all, and the flavor corn really didn’t sit right with me. A WELL below average Belgian lager. No thanks.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 5, 2010
Pours bright gold with a mostly receding off-white head. Notes of sweet pale malt, cookie, tart bread yeast, light herbs. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Very sweet and sugary beer that had a bit of stickiness to it but not too much. Was a good palate cleanser for the Indian food I was eating.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rocbyter (2072) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JAN 15, 2008
Strong corn and malts aroma with a slight amount of caramel. Hazy golden color with a small white head. Mildly tangy taste in the beginning developing into more malt flavor in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Muggus69 (2047) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2007
Chilled 330ml bottle. I’m liking the golden coloured cap, although I have a feeling it goes downhill from there... Not much to the nose, slight sweet maltiness. Pours clean golden body with sizeable white head and lace. Pale malt flavours, reasonably full body, hint of grassy hops, with an odd sharp dry hint of rice towards the finish which i can’t explain to well, unexpected really. Another drinkable but unremarkable pale lager to the list.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUN 7, 2008
500 ml bottle. Fizzy, clear yellow with a white head. Very cereal nose, sweet corn, bready. Flavor is sweet grain, a bit of floral hop, and precious little else. This. Sucks. So Belians CAN make a shitty beer. Who knew? Swilly in a big, macro kinda way. Watery and weak.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2006
Bottle sampled with Beerded_one pours pale yellow gold with a 2 1/2 finger thick head. Aroma of sweet malt, citrus, yeast. Flavor weak, sweet malts, carbonated, slight bitter finish. Not great, but drinkable.


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