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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Terminal Gravity ESG is an American Golden Ale. Light and refreshing but also complex, with a crispness from flaked rye and a hint of peat smoke. Subtle hops from the Rhine and Yakima river valleys do not overwhelm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5965) - 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 (2085) - 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. Doesnít taste like any ESB Iíve ever had--itís 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 (998) - 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 IBUís? (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 (6599) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2009
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a little white head. Aroma was corn, grains, and malts. Flavor was metallic, yeast, and some hops. Thin to medium body. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Bottle from Scrizz, thanks, buddy. Pours a hazy golden with a thin white head. The head leaves quickly. Produces spotty lacing at best. Aroma is lightly spiced, fruit, and grain. Has a light carbonation. The flavor is malty with a dullness to it. Not awful but not great. Has a thicker than water texture. A light to medium body. The finish is okay and the aftertaste is lacking. This isnít bad it is just very average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coyotehunter (695) - , Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle thanks to Scrizz! Pours a golden yellow with a marginal head. Smell is mostly grain, some citrus and and maybe some corn. Taste is reasonable...aforementioned notes with a light malt and some sugar and a hint of spice. Finish is a bit smooth and not real bitey. Ok beer.

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