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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Tree HuggerTerrapin Tree Hugger

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361 Ratings

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Ratings: 361
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12%
Wants: 9
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elgiacomo on 07-26-2012)
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Reviews by mattkoon:
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3.48/5  rDev -0.6%

wasnt sure what to expect out of this tree hugger. it pours a cloudy brown. the smell is mild not too much going on. the flavor is malty and bitter up front but quickly fades to smoothness, which makes this ale very drinkable. id buy this again. the full flavor up front is enough to satisfy a beer lover- but the mild end makes you go back for more.

mattkoon, Jun 17, 2013
More User Reviews:
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3.58/5  rDev +2.3%

After a nice good hard pour this beer comes out a full deep amber with a sticky one finger light tannish colored head,aone full ring of lace is left behind as it settles very very slowly.The aromas are very dissapointing with not much other than some iron/mettalic notes coming thru.The body is smooth just a tad light,but the smoothness for the style was nice.Dryer on the palate with some nuttiness and a firm crispness,some leafy hops and that metallic tinge in the finish.A beer I could drink all day,I may have liked a little more sweetness to it wich for me that is saying something.

oberon, Oct 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Hoppin_mad, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

OhioBobcat, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

jonny1138, Jun 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

DWolf, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of Jason
4.15/5  rDev +18.6%

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Dense rocky head, impressive with a clear reddish hue. Aromas of earthy malt, fresh grass, bread, and faintly herbal hop. Smooth, moderate sized body, wet, fresh grain, toasty, mineral, herbal, hay, very malty, hint of sweetness, clean, ample hop bitterness, drying finish.

Wow, Terrapin pretty much nailed the style here. Very well done.

Jason, May 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

JayEvans813, Aug 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

dankjohn, Aug 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

virinow, Jun 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

PretzelsNBeer, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Mantooth, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Cynic-ale, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

dmk91, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of dwren89
4.14/5  rDev +18.3%

Appearance: light molasses brown with tan highlights, thin off white head, good clarity

Aroma: nutty with a slight sweet molasses hint, little bit of a yeasty fruitiness, slight toasty bread notes,

Taste: smooth, easy drinking with an embracing nuttiness with a slight sweetness and fruitiness to it. A great balance overall. Great malt character balanced by just enough bitterness

Mouthfeel: lager like mouthfeel, crisp and medium bodied but with a slight ale like thickness to it. Medium carbonation

Overall: Not quite as good as the german altbiers but definitely a very solid american interpretation. Expect nuttiness and slight sweetness on the tongue with a balanced finish.

dwren89, Sep 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

WVbeergeek, Feb 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

JuniperJesus, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of tomgeorgia
4.43/5  rDev +26.6%

Went to terrapin and had this beer at the location itself. really great! a german alt bier that is very versitile, you can drink this beer year round. i have also like old mecklenburg copper ale but this one is better. A bit sweet but really nice. i hope terrapin keeps this one around and sells it outside the brewery.

tomgeorgia, Mar 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

ltdantheman, Dec 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

roostor07, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

rye_so_serious, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

alotofcoffee, Jun 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

HeyJim, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

seavercm, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

whatname, May 06, 2013
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Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 361 ratings.