1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green - Terrapin Beer Company

Not Rated.
Terrapin So Fresh & So Green GreenTerrapin So Fresh & So Green Green

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

327 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 327
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 19
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-05-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 327 | Reviews: 158 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of PEIhop
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

PEIhop, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of MikeDATL
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

MikeDATL, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of kizyle
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

kizyle, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of tdm168
3.35/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale amber with a large, dense, foamy, off white head that has great retention. The nose is cirtusy and earthy; little to no malt aromas. The flavor is rather subdued; very light, bready malt and very light, citrusy, grassy hops. There are some piny notes as the beer warms. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, well carbonated, and a little crisp at first.

For me this is a pretty underwhelming IPA. It's not bad, but the flavors are light and there's nothing that really grabs my attention. I would definitely go with their Hopsecutioner over this offering.

tdm168, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of Stiggy
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Stiggy, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of Lantern
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Lantern, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of Shilt
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Shilt, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of whitekiboko
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

whitekiboko, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of MsRif
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

MsRif, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of jtmcgraw
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

jtmcgraw, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of match1112
4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

one and a half finger of off white head sits atop a clear copper colored body. as it slowly recedes some lacing is left behind and a thin spotty cap on top is all that is left. smell and taste are both the same. they are filled with citrus and pine hops, with a bready malt body. mouthfeel is a little oily with decent carbonation and a medium body feel. a long dry finish leaves you wanting more of this easy drinking ipa. overall this is very drinkable, ingredients are subtle and blended well. nothing is overpowering in this beer.

match1112, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of opwog
4/5  rDev +8.7%

opwog, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of HardTarget
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2011 on the bottle, so I don't think this was just brewed once.

Appearance: Nice copper amber body holds a thin cover and laces the glass in places.

Smell: Lightly leafy but fresh hop nose on a lightly worty base of grain.

Taste: Beer is generally balanced, hops are flavorful but not oily or bitter, the malt is clean but a bit under attenuated and worty. The two elements play well and both are light and easy.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body, medium carbonation, almost watery feel.

Overall: A really nice pale ale, but given it's shooting for the IPA range, it's falling a bit short. Still, nothing wrong here, great flavor, refreshing, good stuff.

Thanks to Illudium for the bottle!

HardTarget, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of dowen44
4/5  rDev +8.7%

dowen44, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of scottyg354
4.68/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Coppery amber in color. Medium size creamy white head about 1/2" thick. Some light lacing. Nothing major.

S: Piney and citrusy. Some sweet breads notes. Really nice and fresh.

T: nice mellow hop character. Hops are up front followed by a smooth bready characteristic. Again really nice.

M: Smooth, refreshing and crisp.

O: Sometimes your not looking for a punch in your face hop character. If your having one of those days this is your beer. Excellent. I'd recommend.

scottyg354, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of gatorbreath
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

bomber to pint glass

orange/straw hazy hue with a cream colored foamy head. lacing is def noticeable.. smell is caramels and malt taste is malty with a sneaky intrusion of some mild hop flavors, then it is gone, and the flavor is back to malt. this is a little over carbonated for my taste, not a huge huge fan of this..

gatorbreath, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of ColForbinBC
3.05/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle poured into a dimpled mug

Pours a pretty amber, clean and bright. A two finger ecru cap falls to form a thin collar and leaves some dots of lace behind.

Hmm. Fresh hop IPA? I know this is probably close to two months old, but boy have these hops faded. This is more of a dry hopped lager, not sure what the other reviews say.

The aroma is earthy and musty with a clean, crisp lager yeast like aroma. Some faint oranges and pine are a little difficult to pick out.

On the palate, this guy is very similar to the nose. Clean and crisp throughout with some earty spice up front. Orange rind and pine needles come through in the finish. Some lingering juicy orange.

Medium body, clean and crisp on the finish. This truly reminds me of a dry hopped lager and not a wet hop ipa.

A nice beer that I think a little age hurt. Still, if this was intended to be a fresh hop lager, this is well above average. But as a fresh hop ipa, this is short of middle of the road.

ColForbinBC, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of cosmicslop
4/5  rDev +8.7%

cosmicslop, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of jak
4/5  rDev +8.7%

jak, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of Lizbeth
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Lizbeth, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of jcone17
4/5  rDev +8.7%

jcone17, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of CGMLS3
4/5  rDev +8.7%

CGMLS3, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of jheezee
4/5  rDev +8.7%

jheezee, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of dsauter
4/5  rDev +8.7%

dsauter, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of TrickkyGangsta
2/5  rDev -45.7%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green from Terrapin Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.