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Terrapin Big Hoppy Monster - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

850 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 850
Reviews: 590
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 163
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Imperial Red Ale.

(Beer added by: rajendra82 on 10-09-2004)
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3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at jmgrub's tasting.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks and dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down either. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, and some mild herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a sweet flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Jan 29, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had one of these on draft and took a growler home with me after :)

A: Gorgeous deep amber but little to no head retention.

S: Excuse me for being slightly congested but I caught the sweet malty smell with a nice touch of pine and oranges...need to get over this cold.

T: The first thing I noticed was how well balanced this beer was. A perfect combination of sweet malts and slightly bitter hoppiness, not overwhelming as the name may suggest. A nice finish of vanilla and oranges.

M: Terrapin has something good going with this. I love the thicker mouthfeel and how it layers the tongue.

dsigmon, Dec 27, 2012
Terrapin Big Hoppy Monster from Terrapin Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 850 ratings.