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Terrapin Rye Squared - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

588 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 588
Reviews: 468
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%


Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

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

Double the malt, double the hops, and double the flavor of the original Rye Pale Ale recipe.

An "Imperial Pale Ale".

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-06-2005)
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ectomorph

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3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle reads Vintage: 2010 into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

A - Hazy orange and golden body, small off white head fades quickly leaving light lacing.

S - Strong floral hops with a rye sweetness and alcohol solvency in the finish. Some fruit and citrus notes as well. Pungent and resinous.

T - Pineapple and citrus hops bitterness up front. Mango sweetness with a good rye bite. Great combination of hops in the flavor here. Alcohol content is well masked, but present.

M - Medium bodied, good carbonation with a clean bite in the finish.

D - Moderate to low. Big ABV and flavor but more than 2 and I'm out. This is a barleywine of an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2010 20:19:58 | More by ectomorph
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Excellent. Smooth, with a slight citrus presence. “Double the malt, double the hops, and double the flavor of the original Rye Pale Ale recipe. (Hence the name Rye Squared.) With its mammoth hop aroma, bitterness and flavor, this beer is not for the faint at heart. The Rye Squared clocks in at a hefty 8.5% ABV so double your pleasure and double your fun because Terrapin went a little crazy with this one!”

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Terrapin Rye Squared from Terrapin Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 588 ratings.