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Terrapin Mosaic Red Rye IPA - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Mosaic Red Rye IPATerrapin Mosaic Red Rye IPA

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84
good

169 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 9.7%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tree777 on 02-20-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

MAJ85, Apr 03, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Has a best by date of late 07/14

Appearance - Pours a semi-clear, deep red copper with a near 2-finger khaki colored head. Fair retention, resulting in a broken layer of surface suds. Leaves rings of lacing down the glass, with great stick.

Smell - Hmm, smell is a bit odd. Earth and a light tart tropical fruit; kinda like a pineapple slice that's been rolled around in some dirt. Not a good combo.

Taste - Flavor is a bit hollow; touches on citrus and pineapple hops with a sturdy caramel backbone, but the bulk of the flavor is lost almost as quickly as it hits, leaving behind only faint traces of said character and an almost too-easy-to-miss peppery rye aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with moderate carbonation. Nothing too notable, but a decently smooth drinker.

Overall - Yeah, not feeling it. Seems to lack cohesive flavor, and what is there is quite fleeting. Probably not the best use of mosaic hops, which seemed overwhelmed by the malts... but then those seemed a bit subdued as well. Hmm.

TheSixthRing, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

BMart, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

rabiddawg, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

twax, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

BGsWo22, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

GoJohnnyGo, Mar 27, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

A - deep amber pour with a towering frothy off white head, good retention, and good lacing.

S - nose is very subtle, but there are citrus, bread, and earthy notes present.

T - nice sweet honey malt presence with a lemony/grapefruity note. Finish is a clean pine and rye bitter.

M - medium thick, medium carbonation, slight aftertaste

O - Pretty good limited offering from Terrapin.

Mojo, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jjboesen, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

OldTime, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

dexterk1, Mar 21, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Reddish brown hued body with a thick tan lacy head.
S: Fruity nose with pine, citrus, rye, grapefruit & pineapple notes combine with malt backbone.
T: Hop flavors are incredible and balance beautifully with rye malt.
M: Smooth, clean and dry. O: Awesome brew that is one of my favorites.

Paincane, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

sgttibbs, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

tweezer159, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

the_alec, Mar 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Axnjxn, Mar 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

will_eye_e, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Pens1967, Mar 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jopezu, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Terrapin Mosaic Red Rye IPA from Terrapin Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.