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Terrapin Hopzilla - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

826 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 826
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 84
Gots: 74 | 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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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.74/5  rDev -7%

Pours a pure amber, clear body, head just under an inch.

Smells pretty dank, lots of peach, some mandarin orange, some sweet malt.

Taste is dank, has a little peach again, some orange, some grapefruit maybe, lots of fruit but not too bitter, fairly sweet with a big malt backbone, pretty spicy hop character too.

Good carbonation, fairly thick body, not as dry as I like my IPAs but pretty drinkable.

Good beer! Big fruit character, fairly hoppy, pretty malty too which isn't my thing but this is really good. Glad to finally get to try this!

7.7/10

04-18-2013 03:53:40 | More by AlexFields
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JZ77

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-18-2013 00:58:02 | More by JZ77
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CreightonSM

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-16-2013 17:06:31 | More by CreightonSM
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inlimbo77

Delaware

4/5  rDev -0.5%

64oz, filled 4/4/13, drank 4/12/13
Bruery tulip

A: Clear orange amber like color. Full finger of off white head initially. Faded to a layer. Leaves some sticky lacing.

S: Juicy fruit character. Over ripe peach and mango. Some herbal notes. Sweet malts there as well.

T: Big hops up front. Tons of that same fruit that you smelled. But there is a good layer of sweet malts to match it. Maybe an herbal like flavor. Finish has lingering fruity hops.

M: Big medium. Has some body.

04-15-2013 16:10:33 | More by inlimbo77
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Pinche_Oso

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-14-2013 20:32:24 | More by Pinche_Oso
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rjknyy

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-14-2013 18:28:05 | More by rjknyy
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.96/5  rDev -1.5%

Bottle from Capone's. Smooth DIPA, full of citrus hop flavour and flavour up front. You do not notice the palate erasing as you are bribed by the flavour. Nice malt supportVery good drinkability and style representative. Cloudy orange appearance.Top level label.

04-14-2013 02:53:06 | More by Sammy
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-14-2013 00:44:18 | More by Powderhornphil
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djtomain

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-13-2013 21:02:43 | More by djtomain
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pixieskid

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-13-2013 11:16:03 | More by pixieskid
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jcb7472

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-12-2013 21:21:13 | More by jcb7472
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twax

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-12-2013 03:31:42 | More by twax
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-12-2013 01:36:30 | More by JeffTheJuice
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flyersfan900

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-12-2013 01:17:56 | More by flyersfan900
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bmur112

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-12-2013 00:04:53 | More by bmur112
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bcm75

Illinois

4.26/5  rDev +6%

Bottle poured into tulip. 2013 vintage acquired via trade.

I feel like someone beat me on the head with one of those bags of citrus fruit they sell tourists driving on I-75 entering Florida. Not that that's a bad thing. I tend to like more of a hop punch, but the flavor is there in moderation. Poured a nice copper color, moderate carbonation. The alcohol content is well-disguised - could easily knock back a bunch of these without thinking much about it.

04-11-2013 23:11:18 | More by bcm75
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Mojo

Alabama

4.55/5  rDev +13.2%

12 ounce bottle -> Dogfish Head Glass

This one doesn't seem to be that balanced between malt and hops but that is okay. It is a citrus bomb following by a massive bitterness. The alcohol is very well hid for a beer with that much alcohol. Nose is very floral and citrus. Mouthfeel is pretty nice. Try this one if you like the grapefruit.

04-11-2013 03:03:30 | More by Mojo
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NWCraftman

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-11-2013 01:38:43 | More by NWCraftman
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-10-2013 23:23:54 | More by pirmannt1
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Joe1001

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-10-2013 13:31:46 | More by Joe1001
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DerekCarruth

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-10-2013 00:35:14 | More by DerekCarruth
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tswater

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-07-2013 21:34:02 | More by tswater
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

4.06/5  rDev +1%

Pours golden orange.

Lots of orange and pine in the nose.

Taste is orange rind, pine, lemon and other fruit. Pleasant malt backbone with good bitterness that lingers well.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated.

Overall this was really great. Will definitely buy again.

04-06-2013 11:50:32 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-04-2013 22:17:53 | More by waddellc2
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CrazyEasyBartender

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

04-03-2013 18:41:27 | More by CrazyEasyBartender
Terrapin Hopzilla from Terrapin Beer Company
90 out of 100 based on 826 ratings.