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Tuborg Premium Biere De Luxe Gold - Turk Tuborg Brewing and Malting

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BA SCORE
73
okay

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 13.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Turk Tuborg Brewing and Malting visit their website
Turkey

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drpimento on 03-28-2009)
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Photo of mscudder
1.81/5  rDev -39.9%

A - Transparent golden hue with a thin white head. Poor retention

S - Sweet malts. Nothing else going on.

T - Stale biscuits which turn dry in a hurry. Wetness turns dry as the beer finishes. Unpleasant.

M - Lively carbonation covers an thin body.

O - Just a bad beer, not worth the calories. Avoid it.

mscudder, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of thehyperduck
2.45/5  rDev -18.6%

I have a tendency to be skeptical of things that proclaim themselves to be gold. However, the Green lager was at least passable, and gold has to be better than green, right? Right? Once again, this can of Danish beer was made in Turkey, with labelling that submits the fact that it possesses a "Perfectly Balanced" flavour. A little vague, but at least they didn't claim it to be cold-tasting or something equally stupid.

This beer is - presumably not coincidentally, considering the name - a translucent pale golden colour, only slightly darker than its green cousin. A frothy off-white head develops but has receded to wisps and a thin collar after a minute. Smell is very uninteresting - slightly sweet; basically identical to the green version except with a twinge of ethanol on the nose.

Taste is a little weird, and not in a very good way; mostly malt characters though. I want to say that it tastes sweet, but it's really more of a tangy flavour, and the whole profile has an unpleasant hybrid grain/vegetal quality to it. There is some lemony hop bitterness as well, but alcohol and that weird tangy sweetness overtake it in the finish. Mouthfeel is mostly thin, but the booze and sweetness make your mouth feel sticky afterward.

This is the closest I have come to a drainpour in a long time, but I will soldier on through the whole 500 mL can. I am not particularly hard to please when it comes to beer. Especially EPLs, a style which is fairly simple, and is represented by literally hundreds of decent or better examples. This isn't one of them - frankly I can think of many domestic macros I would prefer over this. If you must drink a Tuborg, the green one is far less offensive.

[Updated Oct. 18 2013]

I picked up another can, and compared it side-by-side with Stella, Heineken and Grolsch. My old review is still completely accurate - this is a terrible beer and I really cannot emphasize that enough. It's sweet, corny, kind of boozy, and just plain gross - even getting through a single can is a struggle. It is difficult to do worse than this without foolishly stumbling into Malt Liquor country.

Final Grade: 2.45, a D+.

thehyperduck, Sep 26, 2011
Photo of emincems
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

emincems, Aug 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

ZOSO2192, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of Fenrisulven
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Fenrisulven, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
2.6/5  rDev -13.6%

500ml Can

Appearance - Clear pale gold/yellow colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. There is a below average amount of carbonation showing and there is just a fair amount of lacing. The head lasted for around five minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains/bread, corn, skunkiness

Taste & Mouth - The beer has a below average amount of carbonation. I can taste bread/grains mixed with light hops and corn. There also a fair amount of skunkiness to the beer and it tasted a little harsh.

Overall - I wouldn't but this beer again. If you have to buy a Tuborg beer, go for the green version.

spinrsx, Apr 15, 2011
Photo of drpimento
2.68/5  rDev -11%

Tuborg seems to be in baffle mode. They have a lot of very similar beers with very similar names, packages, strengths, and other characteristics. Got this green bottle (2nd in) off the shelf at the nearby Supermercado Carrefour here in Recoleta, Buenos Aires. Poured with a white head and virtually no lace. Clear gold color. Luckily only a whiff of skunk from the bottle, off the glass and in the sip. Otherwise simple pale lager aroma with a little hop. Skunk disappears quickly in the taste followed by no frills euro pale lager of a little more bitter than sweet beer. Not much depth, a little, but not much. A little body too. Pretty much a yawner. This might end up being another beer under a different name so I'm gonna quit jabbering.

drpimento, Mar 28, 2009
Photo of TheBeeraholic
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of kabritz
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

kabritz, Nov 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

mjacquard, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of kvgomps
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

kvgomps, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of ZachT
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

ZachT, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of ElijahRivera
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

ElijahRivera, May 02, 2013
Photo of BeerisfoodLLC
2.78/5  rDev -7.6%

Poured from a can from the mini bar in my hotel room in Rome into a plastic cup(best I had available).

A - Light golden color, almost clear, light head.

S - Slight hoppy smell mixed with aluminum smell

T - Classic Euro Lager taste, lighter beer with slightly hoppiness.

M - Well carbonated, light bodied.

D - Certainly drinkable, needed 3 to get a buzz!

BeerisfoodLLC, Apr 30, 2010
Photo of BlackHaddock
2.88/5  rDev -4.3%

Not overly impressed with this beer, had it a few times (bottled mostly) while on holiday in Turkey, this review is of a can taken in my hotel room overlooking the pool.

Very hot day, very cold can, poured into a pint handled glass mug.

The gold coloured 50cl can promised 100% Malt, everything else appeared to be in Turkish, so not sure what else was added to the Malt, not even sure you can add anything to 100% of something?

Anyway the beer poured a bright golden colour and a good sized head of snow white foam sat on top.

The smell was weak, hints of Malts but very little of anything, the taste was also very weak, again with a malt feel more than a flavour.

This is a typical lightweight Euro Fizzy Lager and I'd expected more from Tuborg, even if it is brewed in Turkey.

BlackHaddock, Jul 27, 2010
Photo of flipper2gv
2.95/5  rDev -2%

A: Perfectly translucent straw yellow color. Head is big, foamy and pure white. Retention is bad though and absolutely no lacing.

S: Pale malts smell in there. Good brown sugar aroma. Some light herbal and floral hop aroma. Faint citrus. Light biscuit and multi grain bread.

T: Again, very similar to the smell. Brown sugar, light herbal, floral and citrus-y hops. Light biscuit and multi grain bread. Light tasting overall, but much more interesting than, let's say, Heineken.

M: Light body with medium to high level of carbonation. Nothing exceptional. Wish it could have been a tad heavier.

D: Very very high drinkability, which is pretty much the same for all low tasting lagers.

In short, nothing good and nothing bad, very average.

flipper2gv, Jan 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

DannyBaldoni, Jun 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

drinking12many, Sep 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

ThinkAgain, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

RedAleMan, Oct 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

cdwil, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

bckayaalp, Jul 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Haybeerman, Sunday at 06:00 PM
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

GoHabsGo, Mar 02, 2013
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Tuborg Premium Biere De Luxe Gold from Turk Tuborg Brewing and Malting
73 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.