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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Dry and sparkling, it has both hops bitterness as well as rich flavor. Peppery and citric.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vacantskies (208) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JUL 2, 2011
Bright golden color with little to no foam. The flavor is light and sweet. Nothing too exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cstuartj (949) - Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Brownish yellow in color, not much head or lacing. Not much nose. Decent bitter taste with a malty over tone and finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2010
Draft @ BitterCreek Alehouse, Boise, ID. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4785) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Shipped to me by my wife on a trip to Portland. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy yellow-golden color with a medium sized soapy yellow-white head. The aroma was sweetish and tangy with notes of sugar, pear and apricot. The flavor was dryish and a bit malty with a dusty and chalky presence and hints of table sugar, pepper and leather. Medium length dry cardboard on the finish. Medium body. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Hazy yellow with a one finger white head. Slightly spicy nose, fruity yeast. Bread, not much on the yeast anymore, no spice. Finishes nice and is easy drinking, just not too much going on.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (1676) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 12, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2010 12 oz bottle into English pint. Aroma is wort, bread, but very subdued. Pours a slightly hazy lemonade color with a medium dissapearing head. Taste is bananas, pepper, citrus. Taste is salty then sweet; no bitterness. Highly carbonated with a full body. Creamy mouthfeel. Doesn’t taste like any ESB I’ve ever had--it’s much better. The banana esters make it reminiscent of a hefeweizen and the pepper notes remind me of a saison. Interesting and really tasty. Would be a perfect session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Pours slightly cloudy yellow gold with a thick foamy head with sticky lace. Aroma of lemony citrus and bread. Taste has a very mild rind bitterness with doughy malts. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmonster (963) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2010
Bottle served in a tasting glass. Pours golden yellow with a short white head. Bready nose thats a little sweet. Flavor is bread and bitter. Medium-light body, mild carbonation and a dry, bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Terminal Gravity Brewing Company--ESG--Extra Special Golden--2009 12 oz. Bottle. 5.40% ABV--25 IBU’s? (4.2 / 5.0) Golden Ale--Rye--Foamy lacy dense white head. Clear bright light gold color. Sediment hint. Mild hop rye ester soft front. Smooth mild creamy mellow sweet soft caramel rye spice mild fruit body. Refreshing mild hop spice cloying rye tasty balanced end. Nice subtle Golden Rye. Sampled 7/10/2009. 6-Pack $9.99.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6181) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle:   Light golden, vibrant, sediment floats about, thin sudsy white head, falls quickly, little lacing.   Straw aroma on the nose, very slight skunk or wet cardboard.   Some resemblance to pink peppercorns as well.   Grassy on the tongue, soft sweetness, a little peppery.   Average body and mouthfeel.   A little musty on the finish, peppery, malty but on the cereal side.   Not. Bad, but I often think of goldens being a bit brighter versus being on the malty side.   Enjyable nonetheless.

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