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

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RATINGS: 112   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5351) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 12, 2006
Medium gold body with a white head. The aroma is corn, fresh carrots and some light soap. The taste has some sharp spicy celery with some black pepper. This is very strong with the spice. I am not sure if it supposed to be that strong. There is definitely hops inhere, but it comes across more like grass and popcorn than good hops. This left a lot of lacing on the glass. It needs just a little more malt to balance it out.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Z2221344 (6) - CANADA - JAN 11, 2006 does not count
I like this beer. Very crisp. I suggest that anyone who enjoys a nice Pilsner to check this beer out. I agree with the posters who said that this is a beer that will go best with a nicely spicy meal - Indian food obviously springs too mind. On its own I can see the beer generating mixed feelings. Buy a bottle and try it out before committing more money.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2006
Bottle: Light straw in color, very pale and clear in fact, thin white head, light carbonation. Straw and grass on the nose, slight malt flavor but mainly grassy on the tongue. Semi-sweet, not half bad for a Pale Lager. Moderate body and mouthfeel. Fairly clean finish, simple, remains mainly grassy. Not too shabby. Thanks mattbob for sharing!


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2005
500ml - (Secret Santa cousin Rich) Aroma is skunky and bland. Pours clear yellow with small head and some lacing. Flavor is bland, boring, skunky, and thin, but non-offensive. Palate is watery and non-existent. This is why I dont drink pale lagers.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shag (2977) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - DEC 7, 2005
This beer poured a very light yellow color with a almost no head. Appearance ponts a sold 1 so far. It smells like corn, hay, and generic dish detergent. So far this is in the toilet. The flavor has a slight yeasty presence. The taste is quite dry with some lemons, whipped cream, creamed corn, and buttered popcorn. Well overall its not too bad. Nothing I would seek out though

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 8, 2005
foul rubber aroma. Pours a clear golden yellow, thin white head. Unsatisfying over-fermented vinegar taste. Leaves you wishing you could taste more rice.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2005
Brew HaHa - Curry? What curry? I must have missed the secret spice, but what I did catch of this beer was good. Fruity nose and body presented in a lager style. Definitely an above average lager that I will seek out.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Suttree (6325) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Bright, clear gold, with a sturdy, foamy head. Nice clean, grainy aroma, with a hint of understated sweetness. Clean and crisp, withnotes of pepper, grass and maybe mint, although may have been the result of the chapstick I had used earlier. Spritzy and fizzy to the end. Nicely bitter.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
presario (4916) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2005
500ml bottle. Long lasting sticky film on a thin gold liquid. Off-putting compost aroma. Soft malt yes, but a very harsh finish. The hops really attack at the end. This may work better when drinking with spicy food but on its own the finish takes some getting used to.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hugh (210) - 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 dont sleep well. Any other beer & I sleep soundly, but theres something in this one which keeps me from sleep. Not in a nice way.


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