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Terrapin Hopzilla - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

843 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 843
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 88
Gots: 79 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: generalnotsew on 07-31-2010)
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Photo of Jacurdy60
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-Pours a dirty orange color with a thick, beige/cream yellow-white head and decent retention. Lacing leaves a medium and sparse latticework of foam. Not the best looking DIPA around, that's for sure.

S-Mint, bitter hops, tannins, grapefruit, lemongrass, caramel sweetness, and a flash of booze to round off the nose.

T-Not what I expected from the nose. It seems almost like a malt bomb as the hops make a quick flash, but dissipate very quickly into a bready malt with a note of caramel sweetness. There is a pleasant, lingering aftertaste of resiny hops however, which gives it some redeeming quality.

MF- Creamy, rich, thick and viscous. Lovely for a DIPA.

O-A pretty good brew for Terrapin. They make fantastic hop-forward beers so I was expecting more from this one but it did not deliver. Not very well balanced but certainly worth a try.

Jacurdy60, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of soroka24
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

soroka24, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Cynic-ale, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of HumphreyLee
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

HumphreyLee, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of mychalg9
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

mychalg9, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of DonFrap
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

DonFrap, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Localdrinklax, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of wps
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

wps, Jul 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

BGsWo22, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of Mattyb79
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Mattyb79, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of clemson14
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

clemson14, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of bmjivi221
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

bmjivi221, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of WOLFGANG
4/5  rDev -0.5%

WOLFGANG, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of jmm380
4/5  rDev -0.5%

jmm380, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of Hoptopher
3.54/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Apperence is a hazed amber with some sediment. Nice off white head the stays around fairly well.

Smells of grapefruit with some maltyness and little booze.

Taste hits you first with a lot of booze then you get that cracker malt. The hops finally come through at the finish. This one just doesn't have the hop presence I had hoped for, a little grapefruit and maybe some orange peel taste.

Feel is just a little sticky.

Overall not bad, not great.

Hoptopher, Jul 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

KevinGordon, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

djschnabel, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

BeerShoup, Jul 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

methtlcai, Jul 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

ohtheguilt, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

JandJMD, Jul 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

rodlavers, Jul 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

einman, Jul 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

kbuzz, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

slatetupelo, Jul 02, 2013
Terrapin Hopzilla from Terrapin Beer Company
90 out of 100 based on 843 ratings.