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Terrapin Hopsecutioner - Terrapin Beer Company

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86
very good

2,292 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,292
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 72
Gots: 201 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Anthony1 on 11-03-2009)
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-17-2014 03:45:15 | More by DrMindbender
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jkn09

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-26-2013 13:39:57 | More by jkn09
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Cool amber color with a sticky head
S - Smells of citrus and hops. Pretty decent for an IPA.
T - Very hoppy for the name! Nice and bitter. Wonderful!
M - Dry but refreshing.
D - I may have this again. It's not too overpowering with hops but not weak enough to taste malt.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2010 00:17:47 | More by DrDemento456
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2013 18:45:22 | More by pathman
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harryhood41

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-18-2011 05:40:35 | More by harryhood41
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle - thanks to zacs for this one

Appearance - Clear amber/copper colour with an average size fizzy beige coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some really good lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, caramel, hops, oranges, grapefruit

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel and a fair amount of hops. There is also a lot of fruit flavour going on. I can taste grapefruits and oranges mixed with some pineapples and peaches. The beer finishes with a fruity and hoppy bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall - This beer had a little bit of everything going on taste wise. If you are a fan of fruity/citrus IPA's than seek this one out for sure. It's not a hop bomb, but it has an above average amount of bitterness. I'd drink it again anytime.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2011 18:28:11 | More by spinrsx
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-14-2013 21:22:08 | More by yuenglingade
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CHickman

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer notes from Nov. 2010: pours clear amber gold in color with a 1/2 inch foamy beige head that faded slowly and left very good lacing; looks like a nice IPA from the tap.

Smells of floral hops, piney hops, sweet malt, caramel, grains, wheat, grass and light brown sugar; hops dominate, but malts add balance.

Tastes of piney hops, floral hops, sweet malt, caramel, toasted grains, hay, grass, pepper and light brown sugar; the hops and the grains balance out well and this is a good beer.

Mouthfeel is light and smooth, with very light carbonation and a medium body that leaves a slight bitter finish. High drinkability, as this is one easy beer to put down.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2011 21:55:31 | More by CHickman
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Nineteen-eighty-six

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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drtth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel glass. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: As poured the beer is a clear copper/orange color with a 1" off-white fluffy head that recedes a bit too soon leaving an island of foam, a ring of foam around the glass and some nice lacing on the sides of the glass. Sipping continues to leave some speckles and patches of foam for much of the beer.

Smell: The aroma is a nice blend of both citrus (orange and grapefruit) and pine backed up by some traces of caramel from the malts.

Taste: The flavors are more complex that I got from the nose in that the grapefruit, orange and pine also have some pineapple or other tropical fruit to play with. The medium caramel flavor from the malt provides a nice backbone but keeps in the background the whole time.

Mouthfeel: The mouth feel is medium bodied and smooth but lightly prickly from the ongoing carbonation. The finish is moderately long and begins in the mix of citrus, pine, and sweet malt but then slowly fades to a residual dry bitterness that leaves me ready for another sip.

Drinkability: This is a nicely drinkable beer in that each sip leads naturally to another and I've finished the beer still wanting a bit more. I'd certainly be happy to have another and expect I'll probably do so next time I find one.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2010 19:37:25 | More by drtth
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AmandaRae

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-26-2013 04:17:34 | More by AmandaRae
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derekfilcoff

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-20-2012 23:43:57 | More by derekfilcoff
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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased a 6-pk from Wegman's in Warrington, PA. Hadn't heard too much about this beer but the name got me since I like hops...a little deceiving there but we'll get to that.

Cost: $11.99/6pk

Enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day from a Dogfish Head Signature Glass

A - Pours a deep amber, almost orange color. Nice two finger head that settles leaving just a slight foam ring around the glass. Decent lacing left while drinking.

S - Smells like a normal IPA with nice citrus notes. Actually smells a bit sweeter than some of the IPA's I've tried.

T - Here's my only "beef". With a name like "Hopsecutioner" I figured this was going to be real hoppy, which I love. It is hoppy but no where near what the name would imply. Very malty with a sweet background. The hops are there, don't get me wrong, but by no means a "hop bomb". Tastes good though for what it is.

M - Nice amount of carbonation. Leaves a nice citrusy, hop taste on the tongue after each sip.

D - Great drinkability. Ever with an ABV of over 7%, I'd never had guess it since the alcohol is well disguised. I finished off two very easily and could have had more but wanted to switch up to some other beers I had brought for the afternoon of Thanksgiving Day football.

Overall: I real nice beer. I will buy again but for those trying it for the first time...just don't let the name fool you.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2010 22:27:34 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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GalinBama


4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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jimpyle48

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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mulliwater

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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catfan2000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-11-2012 21:53:23 | More by catfan2000
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stupendous


4/5  rDev +4.4%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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swillis4035

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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gatornation

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a nice copper color with not much head but did have a fresh collar..smell is malts and lots of hoppy tropical fruits with a biscuit spice background..taste is hops of a tropical nature,,with a good bitter profile that is rounded out with spicy malt bread taste ..mout feel is medium plus with loads of flavor and just moderate carbonation..drank several of these last weekend..very good

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2010 20:41:12 | More by gatornation
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Florida

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Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,292 ratings.