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Terrapin Rye Pale Ale - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,450 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,450
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 46
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 10% rye, but an APA at heart.

(Beer added by: aracauna on 09-09-2002)
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Reviews by Kendo:
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Kendo

New York

4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle says best by 4-8-08. Consumed on February 20, 2008.

A: Poured into a mug. Body is clear coppery-amber with a 1/2-finger off slightly off-white head. Some lace left behind.

S: Clean, fresh, juicy citrusy hops. Didn't get any sense of rye, but the hops were pleasant, though not overwhelming.

T: Toasty or breadish malt followed by grapefruity, citrusy hops. Slight taste/feel of rye is noticeable, especially lingering -- seems to cut the citrusy hops a bit with a certain dryness. Nice balance; crisp, clean and very tasty.

M: Smooth and creamy with good carbonation lending a crisp, drying feel to it. Body is lighter than medium in heft.

D: Excellent. Goes down VERY easily -- I think I drank two of these in under 30 minutes.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2008 11:24:24 | More by Kendo
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Mongrel

Maryland

3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours copper orange with some creamy head and good lacing.

Smells sweet, soapy and floral with some tropical fruit coming through.

Tropical fruit, peach and citrus up front, with some rye spice following close behind. Pretty full body for the style and more sweetness than is typical in an APA. This is my last bottle of the sixer and I've also noted some bitter, metallic off-notes at times. Sort of coppery. But for the most part it's just pleasantly juicy and hoppy, although a bit big in body to have more than one or two of.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 01:11:38 | More by Mongrel
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-27-2014 01:15:37 | More by Josbor11
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Beejay

Virginia

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Apricot in color, hazy with a few floaties, off white head on top that collapses fairly quickly.

S: Grapefruit coes out first with a nice bread note following. Some orange peel, as well as a little bit of a biscuit note.

T: Hoppy, but not overly bitter. Orange, grapefruit, and lemon balm come out first. The hops are followed by a light bread taste, and the beer finishes out with the bitterness.

M: Medium light body with plenty of carbonation. There is a slight oily feel in the lingering bitterness.

O: Overall a rather lovely pale ale. Good and reliable, this could be a new go to summer bbq pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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BSuter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Ohio

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3.19/5  rDev -16.1%
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Pours a pale copper with an off white head.

Smells of rye with citrus and floral hops. Grapefruit and lemon.

Taste is a little grapefruit and lemon giving way to a thin watery middle. Malt is elusive and the mouthfeel is lacking and taste is light. A decent beer but lacking.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Georgia

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Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
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