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Terrapin Hopsecutioner - Terrapin Beer Company

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86
very good

2,519 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,519
Reviews: 681
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 83
Gots: 311 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Anthony1 on 11-03-2009)
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

eawolff99, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Mnewcomer1219, May 24, 2012
Photo of jsulko
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a glass

Pours a slightly cloudy orangish color with a white head that lingers a bit.

Smell is piney with hints of citrus

Taste is piney oily hops with a slight sweetness. Little hop bite on the aftertaste. Little or no malt in the taste or finish.

A solid out of my region IPA that I was glad to get a chance to try.

jsulko, May 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

yankees31, May 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

twizzbeatz, May 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

CSQ1111, May 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

pebbs, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

SlowWideTurns, May 21, 2012
Photo of SawDog505
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a. 13 oz tulip glass, best bymid July. Pours a wonderful orange, with a one inch white that leaves nice lace. Smell is pine, tangerine, grass, carmel, and grapefruit. Taste is all of that, balanced nicely with some marijuana flavors in the finish. Body medium large, plenty of life, lush not dry, and very drinkable. Thanks again to friend Pat for bringing this treat from Florida for me. This is very a solid IPA.

SawDog505, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Kmay, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Everton, May 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

TimH, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

MaChiNe, May 19, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Found at World of Beers in Altamonte Springs, FL this IPA has a yellow amber color, clear and fairly quiet, with a very solid white head that sticks and leaves a hearty skin behind. The aroma has very light citrus, lemon wheat, not much else. Okay. The flavor follows with a bit stronger citrus hop and a bright malt biscuit backbone. I taste what seems like alcohol, which at 7.2 percent, it probably is. This edge seems to mask the hop qualities in my opinion and steels the IPA value I was looking for. Really makes it ordinary to me. This is medium-light bodied with a busy, small bubble carbonation that delivers a crisp feel. It ultimately turns entirely harsh and grassy to me and is more regrettable than memorable, but it’s not awful. Disappointing though. I don't think I had any problems with it in a bottle, but this one on tap has some issues.

Durge, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

mattn, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

DrFunkenstein, May 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

JRBecks, May 14, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Nice pour, golden orange with lots of head.

S - Citrus and piney hops, very strong and pleasant smell.

T - Great flavor, orange and lemon notes and fresh piney hops.

M - Good fresh hops.

O - Enjoyed this beer with a friend, always the best way to do it.

LuthersMug, May 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

ryancuth, May 14, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours out of the bottle a semi-hazy yellow-orange color with about a finger of white head. The head doesn't stick around for all that long, but it does leave behind some lacing.

S: Really citrusy aroma with a large amount of hop oils. Slight malt base, but really all about the citrusy, bitter, hop oils. It stands out when compared to other American IPAs with this interesting and different aroma.

T: Resinous hops all over the place. Citrus, oils, pine, tropical fruits, and a slight caramel malt note. It's very different from what I'm used to, and it isn't bad, but I think I prefer the big, bitter hops instead of the oily side of things.

MF: Light to medium body with a lower than average amount of carbonation. The finish is nice and dry with hop bitterness. Drinkability is decent. The balance here is nice, but the resinous hops are starting to get to me.

O: This was pretty good. Different, and tasty. I'd say if you haven't yet, give it a try! You might like it even more than I did.

russwbeck, May 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

syntheticwings, May 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

dcs1548, May 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at a local joint that rotates a few crafters.

A- clear copper-orange color with a fluffy 2-finger head. Mega-lacing.

S- citus hops with a touch of sweetness. Clean and mild.

T-Citus with some pine. Hoppy with just a hint of malt.

M-light and refreshing, disguising the 7.3% abv nicely. A bit of pine resin, some carbonation for livliness and a litte hop tang. Clean dry finish.

O-Easy drinking IPA. Not overpowering, could be a good intro beer to this style. And the second pour was better than the first, that's good.

NiceTaps, May 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

DoctorDog, May 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

SeriousALEment, May 10, 2012
Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,519 ratings.