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Brewed by Aldaris (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Riga, Latvia

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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33/5   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (3042) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 3, 2006
This was an interesting one. Aroma was a bit week, at least I couldnt make much of it. The flavor, though, was surprisingly pretty good. Definite fruity touch to it and it was fairly sweet, but not filled with a bunch of adjuncts. Id go back to this as a nice summer lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (8218) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2012 1)Crisp malty flavour. Shiny gold can. Probably bagged a sixpack in the airport. Bead disappears after about 5mins. A bit like drinking lager cordial. Nevertheless, a worthwhile souvenir of any Latvian expedition. 526210=2.5. 2) Clear glass bottle, 12/06/12. Pale gold with a bright foamy head. Slightly sharp, sulphurous aroma with surprising lemony hop, bread and honey undercurrents. Taste is crisp and malty, albeit with a vegetable stock streak. Attractive, popcorn-like afters; rubber licks as it warms. Not the pick of the range, but certainly worthy of more than half marks...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
igneous1 (1535) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - MAY 14, 2006
hazy pale golden color, huge frothy white head. aroma was somewhat sour, and not really oxidized as id have suspected. flavor was a spot tart, fairly malty and very mild oxidation notes. this one actually surprised me a bit....probably due to the brown bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (3366) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2006
UPDATED: APR 26, 2006 Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours yellow/gold with a white head. Aroma of citrus, sweet malts. Flavor is sweet, citrusy, and a dry finish. Better than US macro brews.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2006
Bottle. Pours yellow/gold with a minimal white head. Aroma of citrus, sweet malts, slight hops to the nose. Flavor is sweet, citrusy, slight hops giving way to a dry finish, nothing great, but it was drinkable. thin watery body, average brew maybe slightly less, but more enjoyable then the big US macros.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fin (10297) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2006
Bottle Riga Nov 2004, and at Riga airport on draught. This was actually called Zelta Gold it lived up to the colour description, bit lightweight some malt but dry finish nothing to write home about.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2006
Clear pale golden color with a medium creamy white head. Sweet grainy aroma. Sweet malt with hints of corn.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2006
Pale gold body, no head, light corn accents. Some fruits, with very little complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
atalus (16) - Riga, LATVIA - FEB 3, 2006
One of most popular beer in our country. Resonable price, good taste - thats what we expect in beer witch we use in usual party.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2006
This is an extremely pale Pale Lager. The aroma is sweetness and metallica. Actually doesnt taste too bad, a sweet bready malt with a hint of grassy hops. The finish is an almost granular sugar sweet and coats the mouth with a tinny taste. Still, better than most BMCs.

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