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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.”

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2.5
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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.


3.3
HighlanderOne (1332) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Growler from O’Darbys. Aroma of cereal and hops.. Appearance is gold, a bit of head.. Tasting bready malt, rye, hops, . Palate is somewhat sweet at first, then dry.. Overall, decent

3.3
djd07 (14564) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2016
On tap at the Terrapin Smoke Lounge. Pours a hazy gold with medium frothy white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is cream and wheat. Thin mouth, wheat, citrus, light cream in finsh, good.

3
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Pours a light golden yellow. Aromas of grains/corn?/some hops. Flavor is crisp and dry. Has some hop bitterness.

2.2
solidfunk (8964) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2016
Easy to drink and boring enough for style. Golden pale pour. Light crisp papery finish. Sampled on tap at atlanta airport location.

3
ARH (1125) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2016
On tap, poured into an IPA glass. The aroma is a pronounced grains note with a light sweet lemon backing note. It pours a brilliant and clear, oily gold topped by a soft, soapy, abundant white head that retains well with fluffy islands, and leaves a good lace. The taste is a medium sweet and light bitter. The texture is slick with foamy carbonation and a medium light body. The flavor profile is, up front, grains and lemon, with a crisp and clean finish that’s refreshing with a mild citrus zip that turns to bread with a light buttery character. The aftertaste is a light citrus rind.

1.3
HuskerTan (2203) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - OCT 29, 2015
(Thanks, James "jbruner") Can. A- Corn, grains, straw. A- Golden orange color, clear liquid, white head. T- Corn, slightly sweet, grains, cereal, grassy, subtle spice, butter. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, bland finish. O- Let’s be honest, who likes cream ales. It doesn’t take much to dislike them. I can’t say I have any hate against this but I could leave it. Just bland and boring and a bad aftertaste.

3.6
574deadzone (1419) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2015
As "Golden Ale" in a sweet can. Pours hazy to cloudy straw gold with a bigger foamy, pillowy eggshell head that leaves some spotty lace. Nose involves honey, biscuits, light citrus and spicy hops, and golden malt. Somewhat sweet, lightly bitter. Medium bodied, creamy, slightly oily, with a drying lightly toasty honey malt finish. A really nice drinkable brew that would definitely be good in those steamy Georgia summers. I dig this a lot.

3.5
ordybill (1759) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. Aroma- Corn and grains, pretty bland Appearance- A golden yellow with slight murkiness. Has a small white head. Taste- Malt and corn, not much for me. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A fairly average beer, I expect more from Terrapin.

3.6
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
This is a light colored beer with a very light and fresh taste. This is easy to drink and has a great flavor.

2.8
weihenweizen (3831) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can from jbruner poured into a can. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is crisp malt, light body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is light fruit, pilsner malt, crisp hops, and dry finish. Easy to drink, but not much flavor.


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