Terrapin Monk's Revenge - Terrapin Beer Company
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3.98/5 rDev +3.9%
A - For a spring release it doesn't seem to matter on the head department since the head fizzes to a mild lace ring. Color is a nice amber brown.
S - Very interesting smell like a mild cherry cough syrup balanced with an almost banana like Belgium yeast. Hopefully the hops are more pronounced since they are not very noted in the smell.
T - Yes the hops do make a nice addition to the balance of the flavor which mostly rounds to a strong Belgium IPA. Very little actual cherry flavor but the Belgium sugars are sweet and fruity.
M - Medium mostly the ABV does catch up with you but the flavors are balanced enough to take it beyond just sipping.
Overall: I would totally consider getting it again if I could find a four pack but it was totally worth the 3 dollars I paid.
01-28-2012 02:56:08 | More by DrDemento456
4.5/5 rDev +17.5%
Poured into a Duvel tulip from a 12 ounce bottle dated Vintage 2011.
A: Clear deep amber with a thin white head that quickly turns into a thin ring around the edge.
S: This may sound odd, but it reminds me of a gummy flavored jello shot. The phenols are coming through with a slight alcohol kick, lot of sweetness as well, with cherries coming through strong. I absolutely love how this smells, it's complex but sweet, and just smells inviting.
T: This is really interesting. There's sweetness from the candied sugar and malts with a slight spice to it at the end with alcohol coming through, then on the other hand there's the floral and citrus hops coming through. The blend is weird, but I absolutely love this. There's a medicinal taste to this, reminds me of swedish fish flavored cough syrup. That can be taken terribly, but man it tastes great!
M: Full bodied, heavy with very light carbonation that has some sharpness to it.
O: I can see why people would not like this, it's sweet as heck with a lot of going on, but I absolutely love this sweet nectar. This is something I will buy at least once a year.
01-19-2012 06:34:23 | More by keanex
4.25/5 rDev +11%
12oz bottle poured into a snifter
A: Hazy, reddish golden copper. Little lacey white head that dissapated rather quickly.
S: Hoppy aroma right off the bat with a scent of bananas and vanilla. Definitly get both the IPA and Trippel in the aroma
T: Smooth creamy hop flavor with a sweet fruity taste to follow. Get the bitterness of the hops with the fruit taste of the trippel
M: Creamy, smooth with minimal carbonation, dry finish
O: Great blend of a double ipa and trippel. Not overwhelming with hops and rather smooth and easy to drink. Highly recommend this beer.
01-17-2012 16:10:46 | More by BHopp12
3.73/5 rDev -2.6%
Side Project #5 courtesy of khiasmus. Thanks again man!
Pours a clear, pale golden yellow color wih a thin white head that quickly fades into a thin ring. Not much in the way of lacing.
Interesting aroma with a nice balance of floral and citrus hops, light fruit, alcohol, spice and pale malt. Hints of pine needle and citrus rind along with some pepper and estery fruit notes, especially apple and pear.
Medium bodied with a crisp hop bite up front that gives off hints of pine and citrus peel. Not very dry or bitter, however, because of the estery light fruit and alcohol sweetness. Hints of zesty pepper and coriander followed by a grass/straw presence as well as some apple and pear before a boozy dry finish. Nicely balanced, flavorful and easy to drink. Not the best looking beer and could us a bit more body but it's a pretty solid IPA/Belgian Ale hybrid.
01-03-2012 03:37:01 | More by corby112
Terrapin Monk's Revenge from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.