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

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RATINGS: 113   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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2.6
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 22, 2012
Originally reviewed Jan. 29, 2007: poured with very little head. aroma is coffee like. colour is hazy yellow. looks like pee. taste has hints of citrus in it, but again, has attributes of coffee in it. little after taste. assaults tongue first couple sips. after that not a bad beer really. quite drinkable.

2.6
mauritsio (931) - FINLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle at base camp Hyvinkää. Light malty aroma. Round taste with some bitterness. High carbonated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
machinen (3) - - FEB 12, 2014 does not count
grass, golden, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, long finish. Good, tasty lager.

2.6
luttonm (6308) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2015
.5l bottle at great local Indian restaurant. Pale yellow. Musty hops. Sweet lager flavors. Slick and sweet. Does the trick.

2.6
mjs (7413) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2017
(Bottle, 0.5 l, at Annapurna, Helsinki, 20170703) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness and mildly grass. Palate was light bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, malts, grass and mild bitterness. Aftertaste was mildly bitter. An easy-to-drink pale lager.

2.5
Shag (3001) - 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

2.5
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2007
Well, I got this beer because the guy at the store recommended it. I think he was just trying to get rid of it. I looked at it and saw that it was Belgian, so I figured it couldn’t be too bad, which it isnt, but it isn’t that good either, especially for a Belgian beer. Has a lot of pale lager characteristics, including being pale yellow and fizzy, light bodied, and with minimal malt and hop flavors. It does leave a bit of lace in the glass, which is a bit redeeming. As for flavor, it has a bit of a soft palate biscuit bread thing going on. Hops are faint and spicy. Not bad I guess, but.........alright, I’ve wasted enough words on this mediocre beer.

2.5
coldbrewky (1730) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2010
.5L bottle: Pouts a hazy tan with a thin sickly looking head (AKA this beer is not gold in color). It does not impress in the tall glass. Lacing is concentrated ins small quaff clusters on the opposite side of glass from consumption. Other than that it is sparse. Nose is moderatly weak, with wet grass. Body ion the whole is medium and fairly refreshing on a hot day. It does not stand out in any which way. Rice gets in the way.

2.5
esox (1225) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2011
500 ml bottle. Golden colour, flocculating thin head. Mild grassy aroma, slightly bready maltiness, a hint of diacetyl. Dry finish with moderate bitterness and almost no taste. Soft texture, medium body.

2.4
Hugh (212) - 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 don’t sleep well. Any other beer & I sleep soundly, but there’s something in this one which keeps me from sleep. Not in a nice way.


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