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Terminal Gravity IPA - Terminal Gravity Brewing Company

Terminal Gravity IPATerminal Gravity IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

196 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 196
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%


Brewed by:
Terminal Gravity Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sinistersteve on 08-15-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 196 | Reviews: 141 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by unclederby:
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unclederby

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Never heard of Terminal Gravity brewing until my arrival in Portland, and i'm always up for a new IPA experience. Hazy orange and sporting a big, frothy cap - this ale held an aroma of piney, earthy hops. A bit funky smelling with some underlying hints of grapefruit. It's pleasing to the nose if not "big". The taste revealed the malt bill wasn't overlooked either, as the beginning introduced caramel and crystal (?) malts, followed by a somewhat yeasty, balanced middle and a finish that brought out those piney hops. This is a nicely balanced IPA overall and right up my alley. It's toothy enough without being syrupy that that mouthfeel rates highly too. I could kick it for a while with this beer and i'll buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2006 04:17:18 | More by unclederby
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Oakengroves

Oregon

3/5  rDev -20.6%

04-13-2014 23:39:41 | More by Oakengroves
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vkv822

Oregon

3.28/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz : tulip

Clear, burnt orange with a thick, foamy off white head.

Herbal, piney, balanced with a malty, caramel malt backbone.

Medium+ body, mild foamy carbonation.

A decent tasting beer overall, but doesn't meet my expectations as an IPA as the hops seemed muted and the malt more prominent than I'd like.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 08:03:13 | More by vkv822
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boothw

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

03-14-2014 00:22:22 | More by boothw
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zestd

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-15-2014 16:07:25 | More by zestd
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rxncannon

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +19%

02-02-2014 03:43:54 | More by rxncannon
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dirtylou

Washington

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

on-tap @ Quinn's, pre mutual benefit

Somewhat of a classic PNW IPA, often pushed further down the food chain by flashier competition with more refined product. Still, you can do a lot worse for yourself than kicking back a few pints of this. Body is a bit heavy for me as a result of the strong malting, but this IPA definitely packs a bitter citrus-rind hop punch as well. Drained a few pints and paid a small tribute to this old-school (by craft brewery terms) IPA

Serving type: on-tap

01-26-2014 21:34:45 | More by dirtylou
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: golden amber, mostly clear with visible carbonation. Sustaining thin foamy head, some lacing.

S: damp, little wet cardboard, some grapefruit notes in there as well

T: carbonation and light bitterness starts the beer. There are some dark fruit hints, but not much more than that, as well as maybe a bit of caramel. The citrus notes are present through but take over with grapefruit and some lemon hints in the end.

M: mildly dry throughout, earthy, and a light pull lingers for a while; not overpowering

O: a very like able IPA. Only thing preventing it being higher rated is the bitterness leans a little on the sour side for my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 22:11:07 | More by cjgiant
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-02-2013 06:45:35 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-18-2013 07:09:52 | More by Erik-P
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sjanowiak

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-04-2013 01:18:44 | More by sjanowiak
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cjpalist

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-05-2013 21:31:50 | More by cjpalist
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-28-2013 19:57:40 | More by johnnyboy76
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Bookseeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance has a hazy orange color supporting a fair dissipating head leaving fair lace. Smell has a nice balance with the citric hops and sweet malt. Taste having a bold upfront flavor of an IPA with the piney, grapefruit flavor with the sweet caramel malt. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 01:07:58 | More by Bookseeb
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gefinley

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-10-2013 05:31:53 | More by gefinley
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California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-29-2013 19:15:29 | More by GraduatedCashew
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C_S

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-22-2013 17:39:39 | More by C_S
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-09-2013 22:04:59 | More by DRTBrewster
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-23-2013 19:53:59 | More by Metaltildeath
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-15-2013 05:10:08 | More by bumchilly25
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cre83

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-12-2013 06:38:17 | More by cre83
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EJS

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-12-2013 04:41:51 | More by EJS
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casapy

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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BJasny

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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PortlandSunDevil

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-12-2013 22:10:07 | More by PortlandSunDevil
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Terminal Gravity IPA from Terminal Gravity Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.