Brewed by DB Breweries (Asia Pacific Breweries-Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Auckland, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Gold is a refreshing, golden lager beer renowned for its smoothness and full flavour. Gold medal winner at the International Brewing Awards 1968, 1983, 1994.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxhits (172) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - MAR 19, 2003
Pours with a bight yellow-gold color and a medium head of creamy, white foam. Somewhat closed aroma; light presence of hop. Slightly malty and very average in taste; low alcohol content makes this one easy to put down. Nothing much to recommend here.

boza8 (4) - Rangiora, NEW ZEALAND - APR 13, 2017 does not count
A mainstream NZ beer, light and easy to drink without much body at all or any decent bite. A slightly fruity, citrus aftertaste.

LagerGuru21 (1) - - JAN 6, 2017 does not count
yeah its the go to. couple mates couple beerzies absolute life saver. cheers have one for me

explosivedog (1508) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 6, 2016
330ml bottle. Aroma is murky straw and boiled vegetables. Flavour is the same dirty mix. Thin, vinegary sharp. Really quite unpleasant, even by the standards of the style.

TedE (1437) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2016
Handle on tap, Grove Tavern Blenheim. Pale amber, no head. A few bubbles. Slight malt nose. Watery, zingy, sweet sherbet and malt with a vegetal finish. Dire, nearly undrinkable.

Grzesiek79 (4381) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 30, 2016
Absolutnie nie ma sie co rozpisywac o tym wyrobie piwo-podobnym. Zero zapachu, w smaku jak woda zrodlana, jasna, jaskrawa barwa. Z tego tylko w miare srednia piana, ale i tak opadajaca blyskawicznie. Opakowanie fatalne, jasne szklo, kapsel swing-top, klejona nieciekawa etykieta. W zastepstwie np latem zamiast wody mineralnej to tak, ale jak nie trzeba jeszcze kierowac auta

Skarecrow (873) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 6, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2016 On tap at a function. Typical estery banana aroma (that you get with DB brewed beers) with grainy cereal note. Straw color - not much head and OK lacing. Mild bitterness with a grassy finish but that’s about it. One glass was all I could stomach. As I finished my glass I thought "Life’s too short to drink bad beer like this swill".

adasko (2233) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 22, 2016
This on is just silly. You can hardly feel it’s a beer. It has absolutely no aroma and no taste at all. The good thing is that it’s not bad, not yucky.

Pdubyah (773) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 17, 2015
This is the same in all the forms tap, bottle, can. It’s golden and has a reasonable head. No dominant flavour, or thing that stands out, but it is refreshing and does the job.

anstei (2510) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 8, 2015
330ml bottle in Christchurch, no glass served. Golden yellow color, almost no head in the bottle. Nose reminds me of Heineken, taste too. No finish whatsoever, you swallow and it’s gone.

Mitchyboy1900 (2) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28, 2014 does not count
Pretty tasteless very little head appearance very pale Wouldn’t really recommend this beer. Would still drink it though..

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