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%
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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mabjork (692) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2006
Canned. Golden colour with minor white head. It has a seet and malty aroma. The flavour contains a strong taste of malt, kinda sweet with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
dwyerpg (6013) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2006
Mine was labeled Zelta Gold. This really coats your moth and leaves a not good feeling. Really not good. Ick.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2005
Pours a medium golden yellow. Aromas of grains/corn and some hint of hops. Flavor is better than most the other eastern european lagers Ive had.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Geiserich (4403) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 28, 2005
Fresh unspectacular aroma. Golden color. Ligth must flavor, apple notes, light grainy. Dry, astringent finish. Weak but o.k.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
Medium-gold with a continual stream of bubbles rising towards the paper-thin head. Aromas and flavours work in unison, offering a solid dose of malt and confectionery sugar. The round malt flavour even holds out on the medium-length finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 3, 2005
Zelta Gold, says the label, brewed by Aldaris, pride of Latvia. Pale yellow coloration, clear, slimmish white head, leaving some lace...eh, rather regular... ...aroma? skunkitty-skunk! Flat, to putrid...foul...not nice...searching, searching...nope, not good... Taste (if I dare!)...not that great...grainy, but very limp...not horrible, but very wan, very ugh, very hoo-daddy, that aint so hot! Faint body, no finish, just a mess, me no like... ...their porters good, though!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
heemer77 (5351) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - OCT 21, 2005
Medium gold body that is slightly hazy. A white head on top. The aroma has celery and carrots. There is also a note of tangy citrus. The taste is very sweet with corn and some carrots. There is also a light finish of green bell peppers. Needs more hops to balance the sweet body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 26, 2005
Pours a cloudy light golden with a fully receding white head. Aroma is biscuit, bready yeast with flowery hops. This is intriguing... Taste starts mildly sweet with pleasant bitterness. This beer has enjoyable qualities that are hard to describe. Light bodied with medium carbonation. My favorite pale lager thus far. Perhaps in Latvia the best selling beer also tastes good. What a novel concept.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HogTownHarry (6611) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2005 Bottle (500ml). Poured clear gold with a decent sized soapy white head. Very vegetal-grainy, but not too sour, not to corny - its even a bit perfumy and there is a grassy hop aroma too. Taste is a bit lemony, sweet but not malty, and fresh-cut clover. Light but okay. Not much going on palate-wise. Incredibly quick finish and no aftertaste. Easy to drink, not offensive - beats many generic euro/pale lagers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (6195) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2011 Bottle. Hazed yellow. Small foamy and bubbly white head. Nose is slightly malted with light citrus, dried hops, light grassiness, and light graininess. Taste has some light grains, some thinned melon-like flavors, light citrus, sweet malts and mild grassy notes. Body is light and contains minimal carbonation feel. Finishes with more fruit notes, sweet malts, grains, and almost a hint of alcohol. Not too bad.

RE-RATEBottle - 500mL pull-top. Gold bodied with a tall, fizzy white head. Aroma is sweet malt, grains, light grass and corn syrup. Taste is also sweet malt with grassy hops, grains, cereal notes and corn syrup. Light buttered toast with honey as well. Body is light-medium with a bubbly carbonation. Ends with more sweet malt notes, corn syrup, grains, cereal, and light grass.

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