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Terrapin SunRay Wheat Beer - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin SunRay Wheat BeerTerrapin SunRay Wheat Beer

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BA SCORE
80
good

237 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ncvbc on 09-27-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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djcira

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-19-2012 17:00:24 | More by djcira
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hippityhophead24

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -29%

02-09-2012 03:47:45 | More by hippityhophead24
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -29%

01-28-2012 06:34:23 | More by Ljoreilly
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.8%

01-28-2012 04:58:49 | More by EvanWilliams
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tclapper

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-16-2012 03:55:54 | More by tclapper
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tasted last summer - reviewed from notes that were lost, but recently found.

Pours hazed straw yellow with a fluffy white head. Some strands of lacing stick.

The smell is of honey with a wheat tang.

The taste is of sweet honey with some wheat tang and bready dryness in the finish.

The feel, in my opinion is the best part of the brew. It is velvety smooth and yet crisp. Certainly "refreshing".

Not really a Hefeweizen in my opinion, but an American Pale Wheat with the characteristics of the former. Anyway, it's not a bad summer refreshing brew, though a bit too heavy on the honey sweetness for me to put into my summer regular lineup.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 03:45:23 | More by jwc215
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

single finger frothy white head with some lacing on top of a cloudy golden body. Aroma is very fruity with lemon, banana and orange. A wheat mustiness of course as well. Flavor is more citrus with an earthy note but sadly is a bit watered down. Light bodied and highly carbonated. Not a bad wheat beer overall. Just a little too watery in the flavor otherwise it would be one of the better ones out there.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 01:52:14 | More by kylehay2004
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tugg407

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29%

01-10-2012 09:27:37 | More by tugg407
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-03-2012 22:05:09 | More by Brewsed
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whitekiboko

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

12-27-2011 01:26:36 | More by whitekiboko
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cosmicevan

New York

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

picked this up in NC a few days ago. poured into a weizen glass.

a - brew poured a cloudy murky golden orange with a thin white bubbly head. beer comes alive with some swirls and has slimey lacing that slowly slides down the glass.

s - burst of tropical fruit leading with banana, bubblegum, honey, vanilla cake with vanilla frosting and butter. very sweet smelling. a wheaty sweet, not a candy sweet.

t - flavor mimics the nose. banana, bubblegum and honey. lots of vanilla and biscuitiness to it. lots of orange peel as well.

m - a bit fizzy. cooling. cloying.

o - overall this is a style that i'm not wild about in general, but for a hefe, this one is pretty good. the sweetness is a bit overwhelming at first, but i did get used to it.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 20:24:02 | More by cosmicevan
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jtmcgraw

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.8%

12-22-2011 01:26:56 | More by jtmcgraw
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opwog

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

12-21-2011 07:45:44 | More by opwog
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dowen44

Georgia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-21-2011 04:03:40 | More by dowen44
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

12-19-2011 00:37:37 | More by VikeMan
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syntheticwings

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-16-2011 01:24:46 | More by syntheticwings
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-14-2011 23:35:16 | More by ROGUE16
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-12-2011 20:07:12 | More by djrn2
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CrookedStill

Alabama

3/5  rDev -14.8%

12-10-2011 21:03:19 | More by CrookedStill
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CGMLS3

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-09-2011 02:13:06 | More by CGMLS3
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dsauter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

12-06-2011 20:56:00 | More by dsauter
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tvan

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-06-2011 04:01:29 | More by tvan
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

12-04-2011 22:14:56 | More by barnzy78
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a fairly clear dark straw with just a wisp of white head.

Smells of bubblegum with hints of banana and clove.

Heavy pink bubblegum flavor up front. Rounds into a little bit of spiciness and clove in the finish.

Fairly light with good carbonation.

I'm a fan of bubblegum/banana flavors that are light on the clove so this hefe is balanced well for me. Still not terribly great flavors. Good, but not outstanding.

[Edit] After posting this, realized reviews aren't great so want to add that ironically this is the first Terrapin beer that I've thought was better than I expected. Usually find their brews underwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 02:25:57 | More by jmarsh123
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PthPndr

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-23-2011 10:05:10 | More by PthPndr
Terrapin SunRay Wheat Beer from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.