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Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

509 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 12
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
75 IBU

(Beer added by: GJ40 on 11-07-2008)
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KeyWestGator

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-01-2013 03:23:30 | More by KeyWestGator
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-29-2013 12:22:45 | More by inspektor
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with a vintage date.

All hazed out with a rusty brown color, the lacing on top is the saving grace for appearance. Massive malt nose; caramel, brioche, faint honey, pineapple, guava, mild hop resin, oak, & booze. Very smooth, big bodied, ripe fruit, brown bread, oak, ample hop bitterness, very warming alcohol, light syrup, caramel, leafy, orange rind, mild spice, semi-sweet oaky finish.

One thing I love about this beer is that the hoppiness was not over done but rather steady throughout. An excellent tipple here.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 06:56:35 | More by Jason
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BrkfstOfChmpns

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-27-2013 21:38:14 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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TYLY22

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-27-2013 02:17:33 | More by TYLY22
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JF1917

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-26-2013 17:55:15 | More by JF1917
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AmandaRae

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-26-2013 04:16:49 | More by AmandaRae
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Mojo

Alabama

3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Westbrook snifter

A - pours up a hazy burnt orange color with a tan two inch head, decent retention and lacing considering the high ABV.

S - pine, resin, bread, oak

T - pretty malt forward with some faint caramel and molasses flavors. Finishes very dry with a big oak taste and some alcohol warming. Alcohol though present is not as prominent as I expected.

M - very full bodied with an oak aftertaste

O - fairly complex, but the oak is sort of overwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 04:14:43 | More by Mojo
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IPAdams

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-25-2013 02:57:51 | More by IPAdams
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hogrider

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-24-2013 23:45:44 | More by hogrider
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core42

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

11-24-2013 05:22:46 | More by core42
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BeerBeast

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-24-2013 04:12:59 | More by BeerBeast
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-23-2013 04:17:23 | More by jrohrbacher
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a deep amber in color with a finger of off-white head and a decent amount of creamy lacing left behind. the aroma is fantastic; scents of maple, caramel, oak, fruity/floral/citrus hop profile.. this is the first time i'm getting any hops from a barrel aged beer. the flavor is a bit bitter up front, slight charred flavor, lots of fruity sweetness, oak, caramel, and a bit of a rough cough syrup aftertaste.
full body, modest amount of carbonation.. creamy/sticky on the lips.

overall, i'm happy with my purchase. this was almost $5 a bottle, or $14 a 4pk.. i know i got the worst end of the deal just buying one, but it's a beer i've been wanting to try for a few years and am just glad i did.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 02:50:08 | More by facundoCNB
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Hillbilly

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-20-2013 07:49:00 | More by Hillbilly
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md215

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-20-2013 01:41:01 | More by md215
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meatdreams4life

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2013 01:39:06 | More by meatdreams4life
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-17-2013 20:23:34 | More by Ljoreilly
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-16-2013 21:20:34 | More by OhioBobcat
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maizymouse

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-16-2013 06:03:56 | More by maizymouse
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-16-2013 01:44:35 | More by Cynic-ale
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GABrew

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-14-2013 23:42:12 | More by GABrew
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Kgrubb1224

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-14-2013 02:20:13 | More by Kgrubb1224
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Jsmercer

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

11-12-2013 01:14:21 | More by Jsmercer
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Toadhopper

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-10-2013 23:23:57 | More by Toadhopper
Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster from Terrapin Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.