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RATINGS: 389   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.”


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PickettsCharge (89) - USA - OCT 15, 2008
Golden color (no pun intended), very thin head that dissapates very quickly. Its a drinkable beer. I wouldnt buy a 6 pack though. Bitter end by the way.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bccolt13 (2) - USA - OCT 30, 2009 does not count
It was a mild, pale, light-bodied ale with low to mediumish bitterness and low hop and aroma. Liked this a lot. It was smooth and very satisfying.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2009
Cloudy gold with a small white head...Light malt aroma with a hint of hops...Medium body with a smooth mouthfeel...Light flavor of malt...Crisp finish...Excellent session ale...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rajendra82 (960) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2005
I spotted this beauty for the first time today at my local package store in bottles, so I had to grab a six pack. As I poured the chilled bottle into the obligatory Pilsner glass, I observed a crystal clear, golden yellow, well carbonated beer with a smallish head. While the look was similar to many macro lagers, the smell was that of a much better crafted beer, with the sweet honey like malts touched by a hint of hops. The presence of slight cooked corn smell was the only distracting point, but based on the description on the neck label, this was likely intentional. The taste was delicate, and far from simplistic. The sweet malts and corn juice were balanced well by the bitterness of the hops. Light and clean, without being grainy or bland, this beer will be well liked by most newcomers to the craft scene. The body was silky smooth and flawless in the mouthfeel department despite the low strength. As the label proclaims, like sunshine in a glass. Never will I have to revert to a macro again.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1401) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 22, 2009
Creamy flavor, light sweet. Not bitter at all... wonderful palate, Golden honey flavor. very slight bitter... slight citrus... strong sweet... slight malty. Not bad at all... for a light beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2013 Orange color. Light bodied. Balanced flavors, creamy mouthfeel. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sammy3D (141) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Light golden brew with a slight straw, grassiness on the nose. The flavor is definitely creamy and smooth with very delicate hop notes that are like afterthoughts. Almost like butter. Delicate but the flavor is there. Refreshing, super crisp but nothing excessive and holds up well to the end of the bottle. Overall good beer. Pack some in the cooler on outdoor trips.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheArcher (2) - Flowery Branch, Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2006 does not count
Pours a beautiful golden yellow glass with a thin white creamy head. The smell isn’t quite appealing, quite honesty it seems a little like grass, but it does have a thirst quenching creamy taste and go’s down extremely smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
knights97 (107) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 22, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2009 Picked up a 10 oz bottle in a mix pack, has a small white foamy head to it. the body is clear and golden. They body is moderate and hoppy, not overpowering but hints of fruit in it, creamy with no lingering aftertaste. Hops are mixed with malts

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zappafan99 (463) - ASCENSION ISLAND - JUL 25, 2008
Taste 7/8 (bottle Date7/8) Looks: Golden body/ thin white head. Aroma: Grain, caramel, a little toasted barley. Nice sour. Taste: Nice sour and malt combination. Sour, mild crispness; with a decent malt thickness. Good.


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