Goldstar Unfiltered
Tempo Beer Industries LTD

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Style:
Lager - Kellerbier / Zwickelbier
Ranked #177
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
77
Ranked #45,711
Avg:
3.21 | pDev: 14.33%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
24
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Tempo Beer Industries LTD
 
Israel
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  1
Gots
  12
SCORE
77
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EMV from Pennsylvania

3.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Had on-tap at the Landwer Cafe in tel-aviv. Poured into a pint glass.

L: Clear copper/amber pour with thick fluffy white head.

S: Toasted malts and light hops. Earthy.

T.F: Follows the nose. Toasted grains and sweet malts. Earthy/nutty... modest hop bitterness. A bit of grass and spice. Light bodied and clean.

O: A fairly generic beer... darker and with a bit more flavor than most lagers... good for a meal, and readily available in Israel.

Jun 06, 2019
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mnightingale from Michigan

4/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good normal beer! I always expect to have this when I go to Jerusalem. Are there even other options in Israel? More interesting than the Budweiser of America or the Nastro Azzuro of Italy, and a bit darker.

Jul 31, 2018
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MacMalt from New Jersey

3.19/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12 oz. bottle. It pours a hazy, light brown-orange color with a thin ecru colored head that dissipated slowly leaving spotty, soapy lacing. There isn't much of a smell; only some roasted malt, cracker, and mild hops. It has the tastes expected in a Zwickelbier: roasted malt, wheat cracker, a touch of caramel, and a slightly bitter hop finish. The feel is crisp and dry with pleasant carbonation, and it's an easy drinker at 4.9% ABV. Overall, while it's not at the level of the German Zwickels I've tried, it's well made and welcome on a hot, dry summer day.

Jul 10, 2018
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Samlover55 from New York

3.61/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

.500ml can into Nonic Pint
BB 9/18/18
Dark auburn with quickly disappearing rocky head
Nice toasty malt, breadiness
Surprisingly smooth caramel toffee, followed by fruitiness, and goes down in a yeasty finish
Medium-bodied, smooth drinking
Overall a pleasant surprise, easy drinking Lager

Jul 08, 2018
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monkist from Hungary

3.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Here we are, with my second beer from Israel and I can tell you straight away it is better than Maccabee! This unfiltered beer is labeled as a Kellerbier - although I'm not quite sure as I can't read Hebrew... but what is sure that altogether it kind of reminds me of a weak Czech lezák. It's smell definitely, but then its taste is a bit similar to that of a kölsch with its apple-like fruitiness.
Not bad at all!

Feb 25, 2018
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davidperez from Mexico

3.6/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass, it pours a dark yellow, mildly clear, with a one-finger head, sudsy, with excellent retention. Streams of bubbles keep surfacing.

The bouquet is lots of malty sweetness, a hint of cream and butter, lager yeast and a slight toastiness.

Nice high carbonation upfront, right after a mild yet assertive sweetness, that blends with a subdued bitterness. Very well achieved balance. Notes of malty toastiness, caramel, honey and lager yeast unveil after the balance.
The finish is long, bittersweet and lager-esque.
Medium to light body, smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel.

So refreshing and satisfying, this is how all highly commercial lagers should be.
By the way, this is an unfiltered lager, but I really, really doubt that such lonely trait suffices to make this beer a Kellerbier/Zwickelbier style beer.

Jun 18, 2016
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HerrJohnSmith from Israel

2.86/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Dark, Unfiltered version of the well known (in Israel) Goldstar beer. Taste much better than the original, smell is ok, taste of banana, rust (actually, a nice touch to the flavour) and maybe some Carmel. Price is great, you can get a 6 pack of 330cc for 30ILS (6.5$ USD).
mega industrial brewery - fine product but local micro-brewries make them much better.

Oct 09, 2015
Goldstar Unfiltered from Tempo Beer Industries LTD
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 24 ratings