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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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very good

1,664 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,664
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 50
Gots: 141 | 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:
Beer added by: aracauna on 09-09-2002

Brewed with 10% rye, but an APA at heart.
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3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by: Month 12 Week 5 Year 12

A= Pours a hazy orange color with a nice thicker off white head on it that holds steady retention and spotty lacing.

S= The smell is a nice floral citrus punch in it as well as a little tiny amount of spicy rye but not too much.

T= The taste is an excellent hop punch of nice citrus and pine hops again with just a kiss of rye to add an extra complement to the hop character.

M= A nice solid mouth. Very drinkable.

O= This is a solid beer. I could see myself drinking this a lot in the spring/fall transition weather. Try this if it's near you!

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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A: 12 oz bottle into pint glass, orange amber with a short off white head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: pine hops, slight peppery rye, slight citrus

T: pine hops up front, grapefruit peel bitterness, rye spiciness comes through in the end

M: medium to fuller with higher carbonation

O: rye is present but reserved

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an orange amber color and is slightly hazy. A frothy head sits on top, it's small and white and leaves some lacing. Gently carbonated with small bubbles.

Aroma fins sweet malts and spicy rye with a hint of orange hops. Interesting aromatics here.

Taste is good but I'm not really picking up much in way of spicy rye malts. It's there but rather subdued.
Hops have a citrus blend and finishes bready.
Drinks smooth and crisp with a semi bitter finish.
Really quite good with a nice depth of flavor one would find typically in higher ABV beers.

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Barcade in Jersey City, NJ

A: Pours a clear medium golden yellow in color with some light orange highlights and minimal amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a quarter finger tall creamy light beige head that reduces to thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a couple of small thicker patches of large bubbles and a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of pale and caramel malts with some rye spiciness. There is a light presence of orange/citrus hops with a lighter presence of pine/resin hops.

T: Very similar to the smell with an initial taste of pale and caramel malts with light sweetness. That is followed by some rye spiciness and finishes with an orange/citrus and pine/resin hops that contribute some light bitterness.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: An easy to drink American Pale Ale with the nice addition of rye giving it some light amount of spiciness. Enjoyable and definitely one to try if you get the chance.

Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,664 ratings.