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Tuborg Pure Gold - Tuborgs Bryggerier A/S

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Tuborg Pure GoldTuborg Pure Gold

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BA SCORE
71
okay

17 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 26.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tuborgs Bryggerier A/S visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-27-2011)
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Reviews by FLima:
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FLima

Brazil

2.69/5  rDev -0.7%

Yellow golden color with a thin head with low retention.
Light aroma of bread malt and a faint herbal hop, not much in here.
Flavor of malt sweetness, a bit of a toastdness, caramel, soap, pears soaked in liquor and minerals. Hints of herbal hops. Dry and mildly bitter aftertaste.
Light body with good carbonation.
No big defects with a relatively unique taste, but it doesn't really stand out.

04-19-2014 23:20:21 | More by FLima
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

2.71/5  rDev 0%

500ml can. I didn't realize that this was a different beer, just because Tuborg outsourced a portion of their brewing concerns to Turkey. But it was added here by the admin, so it must be so.

This beer pours a clear pale golden yellow colour, with two fingers of puffy, somewhat caked off-white head, which renders a bit of drying soap scum lace around the glass as it quickly falls away.

It smells of gritty pale grainy, crackery malt, more than a hint of corn mash, biodiesel fumes, fleshy apple and pear drupe fruitiness, and grassy, earthy, and slightly skanky hops. The taste is semi-sweet grainy rice pudding, sodden white soup crackers, stale sour lemon, and some weedy, grassy hops. A fading touch of weirdly sweet gasohol meanders about.

The carbonation is fairly low, and weakly frothy, the body medium-light in weight, and generally smooth, nothing really getting up this one's hackles. It finishes off-dry, and mildly pithy, the initial skunkiness only present in trace amounts.

Well, somewhat better than I was expecting, but still a wan and underwhelming pale lager. Take a nod from the central Europeans, lads, and investigate the wonderful world of hops, or something, sheesh.

01-29-2014 06:54:23 | More by biboergosum
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beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

3.21/5  rDev +18.5%

Quickly settling head, white in colour. Clear pale yellow hue with lively effervescence, Nice lager-esque aroma, grassy malt and slight flowery hop nose. The carbonation leaves pinprick sensations on the tip of the tongue, flavours of crisp bittering hoppiness tasted first then a semi-dry maltiness with a grassy/slightly biscuity tone. Finishes with a hop bite. Easy drinking, a nice Lager with above average hoppiness. Nicely done.

10-12-2013 01:18:03 | More by beerluvr
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.29/5  rDev +21.4%

Had this beer while on vacation in Nepal. Poured from a 16.9 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, a bit of malts. Taste is light, some malts, mild but refreshing and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer, but nothing special.

04-14-2014 03:01:16 | More by tone77
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

02-14-2014 21:17:13 | More by WillAndSarah
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jcbogantes

Costa Rica

4/5  rDev +47.6%

02-10-2014 02:51:25 | More by jcbogantes
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CMUbrew

Michigan

1.15/5  rDev -57.6%

Reviewed from notes

500mL can poured into a plastic cup.

A: Gold color like the name suggests, maybe more on the yellow side.

S: Immediately upon opening the can I'm hit with a wave of skunk smell. Wow. Smelling the poured out beer is even more nauseating.

T: Tastes like skunk. Nasty sulphurous taste, notes of rotten egg. Absolutely horrible. Worst thing I've probably ever tasted.

M: The taste was too distracting to even contemplate the mouthfeel. I'll give it the benefit of the doubt with an extra half point.

O: Skunk in a can. I never thought I would drainpour a beer, but there was no other option for this one.

Edit: Something had to have been wrong with this particular beer. This was a can so I don't understand the skunk. Perhaps I'll try it again if I see it, although it isn't likely due to this experience.

03-10-2012 20:42:51 | More by CMUbrew
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +38%

He often credits me as the founder and creator of The CANQuest (TM), but so many of the exotic CANs on my list have come from the incomparable in-person, local trader, tone77 that he is inextricably a part of my success. Many, many thanks! This is just one example.

From the CAN: "By Appointment to the Royal Danish Court"; "Enjoyed Since 1880"; "Authentically Brewed on Pure Lager Malt."; "A Perfectly Balanced Mixture of Dry Richness, Liveliness, Sweetness and Hop Subtleness."; Deserve to Sit Back and Enjoy Responsibly."; "Timeless Quality".

Once more, a squarish tab led to a different Crack! than usual and the 50-ml CAN prevented anything more than a standard Glug to prevent overflow. The finger of foamy, bone-white head was short-lived and mourned in its passing. Color was golden (SRM = 4/5) with NE-plus quality clarity, allowing me to see through the walls and into the future. In the present, Croesus, Mammon and Midas all showed up for a taste and perhaps a takeaway CAN since it was "Pure Gold", after all. Nose had a lager-like honey sweetness and I breathed a sigh of relief. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was of biscuit malt and lightly grassy hops. Wow! I could really get behind this if I had to. Having tried some of the other Nepalese offerings, this would be the best of the lot. Finish was semi-dry and very satisfying. I might overlook it under other circumstances, but CANpared to what else tone77 dropped off, say no more ...

05-24-2014 13:56:03 | More by woodychandler
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +10.7%

11-22-2012 01:58:21 | More by cfalovo97
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Slongie

Alberta (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -35.4%

05-29-2014 18:27:16 | More by Slongie
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-15-2012 14:46:28 | More by oldp0rt
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PorterPro125

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.63/5  rDev -3%

Served from a 500 ml can.

First off I will say that my review is a bit biased from the start as I haven't had any great experiences with European Lagers outside of Germany; that being said, I gave it an honest try.

A- Just like the can displays, the Lager is a pleasant, golden yellow colour; nothing special here.

S- Maybe it's just me, but I find the smell is nearly non-existent. Slightly herbal like many Euro Lagers.

T- Like many of the non-German Lagers that I have had, there is not much going on in the way of taste. A very simple bouquet that fails to impress my amateur palette. Quite hoppy at the start with a finish that is somewhat skunky.

M- The mouthfeel of this Lager has to be its best feature. Although nothing to brag about, it does have a very silky, smooth feel that is quite unusual when compared to other Euro Lagers I have personally tasted.

O- Despite the low scores for Taste and Smell, I have to say this beer is not that bad at all. It is nothing I would really consider buying again but it is worth a try if you enjoy tasting a variety of beers, like many of us who frequent this website.

07-05-2013 02:09:17 | More by PorterPro125
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stoutman

Michigan

2.1/5  rDev -22.5%

White head, quite a few bubbles. Soapy, sweet and sour aroma. Taste of water and grain. Caramel notes, grainy, hay notes, white bread, fruity notes of berries, cereal, with a light bitter finish. Quite boring, but not entirely disgusting. I guess i rate most canned beer lower, they just dont seem as flavorful!!

05-28-2012 14:45:19 | More by stoutman
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GlendonTT

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

07-09-2014 02:35:13 | More by GlendonTT
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +10.7%

07-06-2014 21:25:37 | More by Latarnik
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev +10.7%

03-15-2014 04:23:50 | More by Exeter
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MayonakaStout

Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -44.6%

08-14-2014 01:00:12 | More by MayonakaStout
Tuborg Pure Gold from Tuborgs Bryggerier A/S
71 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.