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Terrapin Hopsecutioner - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,286 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,286
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 72
Gots: 197 | 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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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-16-2014 13:30:21 | More by BuckTuckian
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.18/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear medium copper with a one finger off-white head. Lacing is just so-so but head retention is very nice with really a solid cap all the way through.

Aroma is full of earthy hops with pine and tree bark. Deep toffee and caramel notes along with a bit of spiciness. Perhaps just a touch of orange.

The flavor really screams English IPA to me in that there is much more malt character and none of the tropical fruit normally associated with American IPA's. Earthy hops complimented by a healthy dose of caramel and toffee from the malt. Bitterness is very high throughout with a mouthfeel that is slightly watery leaving a very light lingering sweetness.

Overall, there really aren't any flaws with this beer but it just doesn't do it for me. I prefer fruitier IPA's in general but this one just seems to be lacking a bit. Decent but not outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 03:19:01 | More by rangerred
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JBeags7


4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-15-2014 15:37:05 | More by JBeags7
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-15-2014 05:16:10 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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Dexterityviking

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-15-2014 03:48:12 | More by Dexterityviking
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Tim_Pierce


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-15-2014 01:10:09 | More by Tim_Pierce
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-14-2014 22:39:54 | More by _morandi_
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augustwest

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-14-2014 18:04:18 | More by augustwest
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2014 18:02:40 | More by Jame515
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2014 03:08:57 | More by vwbus7
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Schmidty3

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2014 02:15:24 | More by Schmidty3
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CA_Hawksfan29

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +24%

07-14-2014 00:25:38 | More by CA_Hawksfan29
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drennie321

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-13-2014 23:47:58 | More by drennie321
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duckspeak

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-13-2014 23:14:31 | More by duckspeak
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RFL8


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-13-2014 17:33:37 | More by RFL8
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-13-2014 02:20:48 | More by CUbeerfan
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Jeff_Byrd

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-12-2014 15:47:28 | More by Jeff_Byrd
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BrewerDawg


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-12-2014 01:01:00 | More by BrewerDawg
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JaredMarvel

North Carolina

3.66/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I will admit, the interesting artwork of this "hopsecutioner" is what attracted me to the bottle, but what i found, was a above average IPA. While India pale ales are not normally my favorite, i did enjoy this ale from terrapin beer co. Its is a cloudy ale, thats appearance does not strike me one way or the other, but it has a strong and wonderful smell to it. The taste is above average, but i would not call it out stating, and the mouthfeel is pretty average. Overall i would say it is a beer worth picking up.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 23:19:27 | More by JaredMarvel
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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-11-2014 03:24:38 | More by RupertRonco
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-10-2014 21:26:29 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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rcairney1

Georgia

3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A delicious headache in a glass. A simple go to beer, if its in the cooler and only other choice is a Sweetwater or bud light... You'd better believe you go for the hopsecutioner. But overall its easy to Drink and tastes good.... nothing that will make you say wow or want to write home about, but easy and good.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 15:38:50 | More by rcairney1
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GregDuB65

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-10-2014 02:55:49 | More by GregDuB65
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mre4b

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-10-2014 01:56:27 | More by mre4b
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

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

Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, chill-hazed, copper coloring with a filmy, clingy, white head. Nose of resinous hops and tart grapefruit forward, with a tangy caramel backbone, and piney highlights. Great nose! Flavors are grapefruit and pineapple forward, with a tangy caramel and roasted backbone, peppery herbal notes, and piney resinous tones throughout. Smooth and balanced, on a light, smooth body. The aftertaste is tropical fruit, with a subtle bitter resin character. Smooth, resinous, slightly dry finish. Very tasty and very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2014 01:14:14 | More by GarthDanielson
Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,286 ratings.