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Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green - Terrapin Beer Company

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300 Ratings
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 18
Gots: 12 | 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)
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nanobrew

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-18-2011 07:16:53 | More by nanobrew
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-26-2014 18:22:52 | More by huntermop
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Ego

New Jersey

3.13/5  rDev -14.7%

eyes...
a torrent of bubbles feeding a white cap of foam, soapy residue clings to the glass and the storm of carbonation below keeps the head quite afloat, she reveals a slightly hazy orange hue, a very attractive glass o' suds

nose...
surprisingly mellow, some hops in a semi tropical fruit/light pine vein, some malt presence but pretty meek

taste...
again, pretty mellow, would be nice for just your run of the mill american PA with a slightly nicer hop signature on the back end, has a pretty good kick for a medium range ABV and a nice bitterness lingering around the barn

it drinks right body wise, just enough weight to have some but light enough to be quite drinkable, the carbonation is also right on with just a nice bite adding to the overall feel

verdict?
not a bad beer but not a stunner. a good drinker but then again so are a hundred other beers available year round without the hop-la... get it ? oh man I crack myself up...

11-26-2013 05:08:20 | More by Ego
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +8.7%

22 oz bottle poured into a Sam Adams pint glass at cellar temperature.

L – Medium amber color with a 2-finger bubbly, rocky, cream-colored head. Really nice retention and a little bit of patchy lacing. Absolutely crystal clear with lots of bubbles.

S – Some bready and caramel malt but definitely mostly Citra hops with mango, grapefruit, and orange aromas. The hops are there but this doesn’t seem like it’s going to a palate bruiser by any means – not necessarily a bad thing.

T – Follows the nose well. It starts off sweet with bready, caramel malt and citrus and mango flavors. Smooth hop bitterness appears towards the finish. Very balanced.

F – Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a sticky and mouth-coating feel, and a bitter and dry finish. Grapefruit hop bitterness lingers only for a bit.

O – This is a nice IPA. It’s tasty, drinkable, and well-balanced. It seems like I may have the wrong idea about these fresh hop ales – they usually seem to be smooth and balanced and not the bitter beasts that I’m expecting them to be. Either way, this is a good beer, and I’m glad I got to try it.

01-17-2013 04:35:53 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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johnyb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-05-2014 13:50:19 | More by johnyb
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DerrickW

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9%

12-14-2013 15:21:14 | More by DerrickW
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

12-08-2013 22:12:37 | More by ZachKelly
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dedrinker

Kansas

3.63/5  rDev -1.1%

Very nice clear amber color.

Aroma is elusive, as in not much there, but I pick up a faint grapefruit and coniferous resin.

Flavor is kinda spicy and floral with ambiguous tropical/ citrus notes. Maybe I taste the alcohol too, but this is not a super strong beer at all.

Medium body with a sweet leaf finish. And I don't mean Ozzy.

I would drink this again, btu I wouldn't pay the $8.49 it cost when Sierra Harvest is better at $4.99

10-16-2010 03:35:28 | More by dedrinker
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9%

11-15-2011 16:46:10 | More by ColSanders123
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superdedooperboy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Hopped with fresh 2012 Citra hops. 22-ounce brown glass bottle poured into a Duvel tulip glass. Served at approximately 45 degrees F.

Pours especially clear, showing off a deep orangeish-copper hue with a huge two-fingered head of beige-tinged froth. As the head falls away, it clings to the glass with herculean strength, leaving behind long legs and fat splotches of lace.

The nose is a wonderful melange of citrus and tropical fruit notes, showing off a spread of blood orange, mango, papaya, and a hint of pineapple, all encircled by hints of starfruit. This showcase is what Citra hops are all about.

Smooth and medium-bodied, with a surprisingly lightly carbonated mouthfeel. Unlike the nose, the palate is pleasantly malt-accentuated and well-balanced. Bready, grain-like malt notes take the show from the get-go, teased in the middle with a balancing dose of dry bitterness that shows touches of grapefruit and orange around the edges but which doesn't intrude much further than that. Going down, more grainy breadiness takes hold and lingers afterward in the finish, melding with a moderately-dry bitterness to leave the drinker reaching for another.

The combination of an amazing bouquet, a balanced palate, and a dry finish yield one heck of a drinkable brew, and this showcase of brewing talent and a magnificent hop variety speaks of a beer that Terrapin should think heavily on re-releasing in the future.

11-02-2012 03:06:14 | More by superdedooperboy
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9%

02-20-2012 23:15:46 | More by ltdantheman
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donniecuffs

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Sampled this in a flight at the Mohawk House in Sparta, NJ. Poured copper/amber with little visible carbonation, and one finger of white head, with great retention and lacing. The nose was one of bitter dry orange peel, with some herbiness in there as well. The taste mirrored the nose, though with a very thin, modestly dry finish. Thin ipa, and much more carbonated than the appearance would suggest. While the feel may make sessioning this beer an easier proposition, I found it to be too one-dimensional, and the thin finish was too obvious to ignore.

11-19-2010 22:56:02 | More by donniecuffs
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2012 13:57:18 | More by yergermeister
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

11-16-2011 03:42:13 | More by EasyReader
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

3.18/5  rDev -13.4%

A - A clear copper, color

S - Smells great. The fresh hops are evident

T - The 1st taste is the best. It tastes great when it hits your lips, but it does not pack the typical Terrapin punch/kick at the end. It is missing a bitter bite at the end.

M - Average. Pretty smooth. Not bitter.

D - I could drink several, but unless it put in 6 packs, I will not purchase it again. I think the Hopsecutioner is much better, which you can buy a 6 pack for for the same price

11-13-2010 03:28:55 | More by BeerDawgs
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jeffthepony

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9%

08-24-2012 02:33:52 | More by jeffthepony
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-18-2014 03:35:41 | More by kmos27
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Shilt

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-27-2011 14:29:45 | More by Shilt
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4/5  rDev +9%

12-03-2012 19:05:10 | More by Crimsontider22
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bucklemyshoe

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%

22 oz. bottle at 42* into a Stone IRS tulip.

A: This pours a transluscent dark red color with a half-finger of cream colored frothiness that retreats to the edges quickly.

S: The nose is just pure hoppy goodness - pine and floral - with some grapefruit and spice notes as well.

T: It features more fresh hoppiness, some citrus (but it's drowned-out a bit), and some earthy spiciness.

M: It has a medium body with some frothiness and a drying effect.

D: This is a hop celebration indeed.

11-24-2010 03:42:58 | More by bucklemyshoe
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theboozecruise

Louisiana

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into an imperial pint glass. It's a deep orange color, darker than a typical IPA. There's an impressive head with good retention and lacing.

It's hoppy... very hoppy. It's a more floral hop note with a little bit of sweetness to it. Pretty good.

The flavor is just more of the same... hoppy, not a lot of balance. It's good but not great on the flavor.

The mouthfeel is good, despite the dominant hops there really isn't a bad aftertaste at all.

Not a bad IPA, but not one I'd reach for again with other IPAs on the shelf.

02-11-2011 23:31:26 | More by theboozecruise
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-18-2012 22:04:36 | More by inspektor
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tlazaroff

Virginia

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%

A: Beautiful beer! It's a perfectly clear light amber color topped by a big-bubble, thin but foamy head. Lacing is alright, but the beer looks so good it makes up for that in other areas.

S: This is the second wet hop beer that I've had today, and this one, sadly, looses out on aroma between the two. The most dominant aroma is some caramel from the malt. It has a mild mild mild earthiness to it as well.

T: Bitterness right up front followed by this great caramel note and finishes with these wonderful tropical-fruit hops. For what this beer lacks in aroma, it sure makes up for in taste.

M: A bit light on the body, but good moderately high levels of carbonation to help bring the hops into full effect.

D: This drinks fine and smoothly, it's a nice sipping beer, but it's so smooth you could easily drink more than intended.

11-07-2011 06:19:43 | More by tlazaroff
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-09-2014 19:07:54 | More by IAmHollywood13
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prdstmnky

Vermont

3.73/5  rDev +1.6%

First growler pour into a standard pint glass. Body is a nice orange / copper color with 2 fingers of head that leaves nice lacing behind. A nice combination of citrus and pine hop aromas, does smell quite fresh as you'd expect. Tastes follows inline with the nose, just not as strong (unfortunately). Its tasty, just not as citrusy as the smell led me to believe. Medium bodied, plenty of carbonation, and easy drinking. It was nice to try this one, but not quite as flavorful as other fresh hop beers Ive tried.

11-23-2010 22:18:17 | More by prdstmnky
Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green from Terrapin Beer Company
83 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.