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Terrapin Gamma Ray - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

460 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 460
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 44
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

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

Originally Side Project #3 released in 22oz bottles, now the summer seasonal on Terrapin's Monster beer tour and available in 12 oz bottles by the 4 pack.

(Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 10-09-2008)
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-17-2013 15:26:50 | More by twenty5
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-02-2013 04:17:37 | More by spycow
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jverizon23

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-29-2013 04:10:47 | More by jverizon23
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CLanda

Florida

1/5  rDev -73.4%

04-25-2013 20:12:05 | More by CLanda
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-31-2013 01:23:36 | More by Gonzoillini
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ascags

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-24-2013 02:51:22 | More by ascags
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-27-2013 12:58:50 | More by t0rin0
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jsanford

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-05-2013 02:54:57 | More by jsanford
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-04-2013 03:09:56 | More by calcnerd
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Dylanjf

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

01-17-2013 01:46:49 | More by Dylanjf
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-07-2013 02:12:15 | More by AlexFields
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-23-2012 05:24:28 | More by sendbeer
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-01-2012 23:39:42 | More by skaboom420
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denimdemon

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-05-2012 02:37:46 | More by denimdemon
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beedster14


3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-03-2012 19:58:09 | More by beedster14
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

10-21-2012 05:26:49 | More by hollywood_15063
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ncaudle

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

10-17-2012 18:34:43 | More by ncaudle
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AdmiralKirk


4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

09-23-2012 01:00:18 | More by AdmiralKirk
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mgironta

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

09-13-2012 22:22:22 | More by mgironta
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-14-2012 21:44:25 | More by Keith_R
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Magery

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

07-31-2012 02:31:42 | More by Magery
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RHIN0002

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-25-2012 23:53:47 | More by RHIN0002
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jda007

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2012 01:57:44 | More by jda007
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Alieniloquium

Florida

2.58/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz. bottle dated best by Nov. of an unspecified year. Probably the last bottling of this. Poured into a CBS snifter.

Appearance - Clear golden amber body. No head. No bubbles. Lots of legs. Looks sweet.

Smell - Honey and sugars dominate. Lots of light malts. Booze. Some hops. But it's all an afterthought to a sweet malt base.

Taste - Wheat is really an afterthought to this beer. Lots of ridiculously sweet malts. No complexity. Some harsh grainy aspects from the wheat. It's not pleasant to drink. Finishes sweet and just a bit bitter.

Mouthfeel - Sugary. Sweet and thick. Boozy still. Ugh. Nothing off about it, but just really sweet and one-dimensional.

Overall - Nothing interesting here. A glass of sugar. Some wheat comes through but it's mostly sugar. I'm glad they discontinued this.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 05:14:38 | More by Alieniloquium
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not sure of the age on this bottle but its at least a year and a half. Has notches for best by but without a year on it, and at 11% I can't see this thing really going bad.

Golden amber color with impressive clarity. 2 finger active white head falls away to a lace rather quickly. Miscarriage grapes and honey on the nose with lots of fruit including cherries strawberries and melon.

Almost reminds me of a big Belgian brew. Sweet exotic berry fruits up front. Touch of wheat adds a bit of roundness to the big thick body. Dark fruits and thick honey like taste on the finish coats the throat, alcohol barely noticeable. Caramel rides along the tongue with spicy herbal flavors and.due berries and fruits including apples and pears.

mead-like

Age has really let the complexity of this beer shine with lots of subtle.fruit flavors that all balance each other our without being too sweet. Alcohol is there but barely plays a part. Honey soothed the throat. If you can find a bottle pick it up!

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2012 04:30:22 | More by jtierney89
Terrapin Gamma Ray from Terrapin Beer Company
85 out of 100 based on 460 ratings.