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Terrapin Hopsecutioner - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,432 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,432
Reviews: 675
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 78
Gots: 274 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Xandrose, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of HattedClassic
3.45/5  rDev -9.9%

The pours a creamy off white head that quickly dissipates. The beer's color is a brownish orange instead of the usual amber variation. The beer is filtered and clear. The beer's smell is unusually malt forward with very little hops coming through. The malt's smell is caramel malt. The hops that do come out are an orange and floral smell but are covered by the heavy malt presence. The taste is very similar to the smell with a stronger caramel malt presence than the hops. After the beer warmed up a little bit, the hops emerge but barely. The hop taste becomes a grapefruit taste but is still dominated by the malts. The hops are not as strong as one would expect from an IPA. The beer is medium bodied but on the heavier side because of the malts. Also, very little carbonation. The IPA is okay but it is very unusual in that the malts have a much heavier presence than the hops. I probably won't pick this one up again because of the lack of hop flavor. Given the name, I expected more hops.

HattedClassic, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of BrkfstOfChmpns
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

BrkfstOfChmpns, Nov 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kushlash23, Nov 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Liverpool08, Nov 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

BeerGreg, Nov 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

AmandaRae, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

wollefdoogylloj, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

DaveMiller, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of JednoPivoProsim
3.29/5  rDev -14.1%

Poured from a 12 FL. OZ. bottle into a pint glass. Best if enjoyed by 2nd week of December 2013.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden body. Thin off white head and a lot of sediment.

Smell: Heavy sweet caramel malt aroma. Honey and molasses. This is an IPA? Where are the hops??

Taste: Again, very malt forward with only a slight hop bitterness. I'm guessing this is past its prime based upon the best by date. It is a malt bomb.

Mouthfeel: Thick and syrupy, but little to no aftertaste beyond the bitterness.

Overall: Not terribly impressed, maybe need a fresher example.

JednoPivoProsim, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

everlong353, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

twax, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

hopley, Nov 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

bruindre, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

seangibbs60, Nov 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

mmulebarn, Nov 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Dizzy242, Nov 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Horbar, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

jacewg, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

firstlighthiker, Nov 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

maizymouse, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

semaj, Nov 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Yeroc, Nov 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Texasfan549, Nov 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

kjkinsey, Nov 14, 2013
Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,432 ratings.