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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
“With its golden hue and gentle complexity, the Terrapin Golden Ale brings refreshing to a whole new level. Its combination of flavor, smoothness and drinkability is difficult to find in most craft beers. Sometimes even hopheads like us want nothing more than to enjoy a beer that is crisp, smooth and refreshing. That is why we created the perfect session beer - the Terrapin Golden Ale.”


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
beeraverse (28) - Georgia, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Pretty bad overall. I can’t believe they have not replaced this with anything else. A well made lager would fit this beers spot and be much better. Banana notes, reminiscent of a hefe.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2011
12 oz bottle to shaker. Pours golden with thin white head. Weak grain and hay. Pretty plain, except has a slight metal after taste. First and last six of this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jw0406 (778) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2011
12 oz pour with a golden color with a medium white head. Aromas of hay and not much else. A basic hot weather beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
GTAEgeek (1236) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Pours a light gold color with a thin off-white head that disappears quickly and leaves no lacing. The aroma is caramel, apples, apricots, and oats. The flavor is crisp fructose sweetness, with a smooth, faint bitter finish. The palate is light, very astringent and acidic, and sticky. Overall, very drinkable and tasty, but the palate is unpleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathan30533 (605) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2011
Just a creamy English almost style ale. Not my cup of tea but had to try. A best seller?

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeeriedEyed (211) - USA - FEB 28, 2011
Shocked that the flavor isn’t more present in this Brewery’s product. I love terrapin beers and I didn’t think I would find one that I would never need to drink again but... It tasted like light pilsner/pale lager. I don’t think I’ll ever need to drink this beer again. It might be a good one to rope in customers that are unsure whether they should switch from m*ll*r or b*d w*ss*r. Still love terrapin though!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6555) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2011
12 oz. bottle from emacgee- thanks again, Ethan! Pours a dull, mostly clear yellow-gold color with a small eggshell white head that settles into a small ring. Aroma of corny grains, pale and sweet malts, straw and grass, and sugar. Flavor of sweet and pale malts, straw, grassy hops, sugar, and a little bit of red apple. Light-bodied, with moderate to medium carbonation and a sweet, mineral mouthfeel. Not a bad cream ale and sure easy to drink, but this really isn’t my style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Poured into a pint glass. 3.5 A: Semi-hazy golden yellow color. White head starts out frothy but becomes a ring of lace very quickly. 3.5 S: Grainy and corn. 3.5 T: Sweet graininess upfront. Good balance of sweetness and bitterness. Also a touch of hop flavor. 3.5 M: Light body. Good carbonation. Surprisingly creamy. 3.5 D: Somewhat boring, but goes down well. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-07-2009 00:14:54

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1063) - Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Looks like miller lite. Nose almost non-existent. Crisp, yet creamy and lemony on the palate. Not terrible, but not great. Definitely not our first choice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2010
A: snifter. pours a nice yellow color with some light orange tones. Nice white head. good to excellent head retention. rather impressive lacing. S: tons of corn malt aromas. light hop aroma, mostly bitters. not much more than that. T: some corn malts in the flavor, with a subtle finishing hop flavor, mostly citrus, but light. M: very smooth and crisp. a little too carbonated at first. low to medium body. D: extremely drinkable...perhaps my new golf course beer. very nice cream ale.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.3
This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Nugget version was solid. Lots of pine and resin, nice and floral.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.2
This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Centennial version was loaded with citrus and grapefruit notes. Slight pine, but very light.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.3
This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Chinook version had a slightly spicy quality to it, with some solid pine and grapefruit in there.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.4
This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Fuggles version had a nice fruity characteristic to it. Solid earthy and woody characteristics to it. Light floral backdrop, but this was probably my favorite.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.1
Made a mistake entering this one in. Accidentally put my review as the commercial description. This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Willamette version had a nice mild and earthy aroma and flavor profile. Slightly floral and a light woody characteristic quality to it.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2010 Total Score: 4.4
This was available at the Hop Harvest Festival. The Golden was a great backdrop for exposing the different hop varietals. The Saaz version had a great earthy and spicy note. Some light hints of cinnamon were noticeable.


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