Terrapin Golden Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Golden AleTerrapin Golden Ale

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Terrapin Cream Ale.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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4.27/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! Too bad it's only sold in Georgia... Smooth through and through, and it has a really nice balance of hops. I'm not the biggest hops-lover out there, so I'm definitely biased towards this creamy ale.

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3.34/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.12/5  rDev -9%

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3.3/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.06/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.72/5  rDev +8.5%

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3.6/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.36/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Poured from 12oz bottle into my Val-Dieu goblet. Bottle says best by November 2014.

Appearance: light golden hue with a touch of haze and a pretty strong effervescence. Head is a thin layer of frothy white foam. Not bad.

Smell: rather sweet right up front, with a light malty character and just a hint of a corn aroma. Basically no hops are present. Decent for a cream ale, if a bit sweet.

Taste: much like the aroma at first; sweet with a hint of corniness. As the flavor rounds out, the corn gets a little more conspicuous, but a light noble hop character also appears. There's a little bit of bitterness, appropriate to the style.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation. Not bad.

Overall: it's a pretty standard cream ale, if a bit sweet and a little heavy-handed on the corn flavor. Still, pretty drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.52/5  rDev +31.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Smooth taste, only sold in GA

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Terrapin Golden Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 439 ratings.
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