Tangerine Dreamsicle - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.17%
Wants: 10
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: QuentinCall on 05-24-2014)
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Reviews by RonfromJersey:
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3.4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Hazy orange body, golden highlights, two fingers of level white head.

Citrus aroma. Just not enough of it.

Thick sweet malt gives way to a orangey citrus wave. Bitterness arises at the swallow like Godzilla out of Tokyo Bay.

Incredible creaminess in the mouthfeel.

Two great breweries. I love cream sickles. But overall, it's just "eh".

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3.4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of williamtlow
4.08/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer on tap at Max's Taphouse in Fells Point. At first glance, the beer has a cloudy light orange body that is pretty unique. The head was thick with steady residual lacing. Big aromatic tangerine notes combined with distinct hops aroma make for a pleasant smell. Citrus first hits the palate. The beer then mellows to a smooth, creamy finish (dreamsicle-like). The mouthfeel is full but not thick (think wheat beer-like). Overall, a refreshing sweet-tangy taste. Everything about this beer on paper is not what it seems. The 6.5% alcohol is barely tasted, masked by the beer's deliciousness. Even though the beer has 80 IBU's the beer is not very bitter. Rather, it is refreshingly dry. The beer is tasty, somewhat sessionable, and should be offered every summer.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle of Tangerine Dreamsicle shared by B&B (thanks)
Presumed bottled on date stamp (presumed bottled on date): Jan. 2014.

Slightly hazy amber body with a frothy, bone-colored head

Sweet fruity and hoppy aroma with plenty of generic citrus.

Flavor: pine and citrus hop flavors mix with a substantial spice load (mainly ginger) and a subtle malt background.

O: Crisp and lively, with enough ginger to stimulate the tongue. Medium-high carbonation.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.38/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a translucent pale amber with a cream colored head and nice lacing. The nose is distinctly tangerine, but the hops shine through. The mouth feel is heavier than expected. There is nice tangerine flavor up front with a slight cream and caramel backbone, however the finish is rough and bitter.

Overall, I enjoyed this beer more than expected. I was pleased that it wasn't overly sweet, but the finish turns me off.

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3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
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Tangerine Dreamsicle from Terrapin Beer Company
81 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.