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Terrapin Rye Pale Ale - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Rye Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,460 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,460
Reviews: 743
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 46
Gots: 79 | 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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Ratings: 1,460 | Reviews: 743 | Display Reviews Only:
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-24-2012 23:27:38 | More by weaselchew
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-22-2012 02:41:49 | More by SHCC
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tweenDhedges

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-22-2012 00:50:49 | More by tweenDhedges
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-20-2012 23:14:26 | More by ltdantheman
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UDbeernut

New York

3.45/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

bottle aquired in trade with Dsho, best before Jan 2012.

Golden amber elixer with small white lacing cap. The lacing does ring the glass as this one is consumed. moderate visiblt carbonation. Nose features caramel, rye, and a quick slap of pine. Taste has spicy rye upfront with undertones of light caramel, pine, and a light does of citrus. This one trends toward the sweet side of the palate. Mouth is medium, but has an element of wateriness. Good.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 16:46:12 | More by UDbeernut
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djcira

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-19-2012 16:58:09 | More by djcira
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oldsmuggler

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-18-2012 12:30:20 | More by oldsmuggler
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-18-2012 05:16:12 | More by tripledbrew
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sidetracked

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear light gold with a bubbly off-white head. Some lacing.

Smell is grassy hops, sweet pine, and fruit mixed with a light caramel, rye malt. Some tea-like, herbal qualities.

Upfront taste is bitter grassy hops. Rye, bready malt middle with a little caramel/toffee sweetness. Hoppy bitter finish--grassy and citrusy. Some caramel and pine sweetness remains through the finish.

Light to medium body with medium carbonation. Crisp, clean finish.

Very drinkable pale ale. Light, but packed full of flavor. Rye adds some uniqueness to the malt profile. Just as good as I remember it from when I first started drinking craft beer.

11/25/2011

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2012 01:15:26 | More by sidetracked
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DocAJ

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-15-2012 20:46:54 | More by DocAJ
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-12-2012 03:23:34 | More by Tyrawlings
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-12-2012 03:06:48 | More by wibrewer
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keithwalk

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-12-2012 00:31:26 | More by keithwalk
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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-10-2012 01:49:01 | More by Beer21
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-09-2012 19:15:22 | More by tfsimpkins
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hippityhophead24

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-09-2012 03:47:23 | More by hippityhophead24
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Brianito

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-08-2012 08:39:36 | More by Brianito
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Screper

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-06-2012 13:00:25 | More by Screper
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BrewCaveDweller

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-04-2012 23:42:45 | More by BrewCaveDweller
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-03-2012 02:00:56 | More by AndrewMichael
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jtd335

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-31-2012 12:05:48 | More by jtd335
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RTrain12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-30-2012 22:56:53 | More by RTrain12
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dcellis

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-30-2012 20:34:33 | More by dcellis
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance is a clear medium gold with a one finger head that fades to a thin layer. Good lacing.

Smells very citrusy; quite lemony actually. A little bit of spice from the rye is also detectable.

Taste is citrusy hops up front followed by a slight caramel note then some mild rye spicyness. Bitterness is moderate throughout with the beer finishing rather crisp and dry. Mouthfeel is light all around and even a bit watery.

This is a nice drinkable APA that is made a little more interesting by adding the rye. Decent and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 20:10:27 | More by rangerred
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

01-28-2012 06:31:47 | More by Ljoreilly
Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,460 ratings.