Terrapin Big Hoppy Monster - Terrapin Beer Company
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Reviews by mcallister:
4.6/5 rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
2005 addition. Been waiting awhile to try this one. Excited but want to try the '06 soon.
What can I say? This is a damn good looking beer. Opaque amber, big and mean looking. An off white bubbly, frothy head holds it's weight and leaves a sticky thin viscous lace down the glass.
Big caramel malt prescence with a floral somewhat piney hop aroma. Toffee and fig also present. This is one that is hard to take your nose out of.
Okay I would like to try this fresh. It is more malty than hoppy although the hop flavor are prominent and delicious. Caramel and toffee malts coat the palate and lead to a bitter, thick floral hop ending. Finish is mediocre but very satisfying. It's been a rainy, dreary day here and this beer is about perfect for the weather. Fall is here; bring on the fall beer.
Thick mouthcoating malt and bittering resiny hops. Can I please have another?
Serving type: bottle
09-12-2006 21:46:45 | More by mcallister
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Terrapin Big Hoppy Monster from Terrapin Beer Company
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