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Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

529 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
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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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
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.

Mojo, Nov 26, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
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.

facundoCNB, Nov 21, 2013
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Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.