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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

372 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12%
Wants: 10
Gots: 26 | 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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5/5  rDev +42.9%

Jmhyder, Oct 31, 2014
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JSisk, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of tomgeorgia
4.43/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Djosher, May 20, 2013
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Falcone, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

mhaugo, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

clemson14, Jul 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Tacoboomerang, May 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

hollywood_15063, May 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

THEOPTIMATOR88, May 16, 2013
Photo of Jason
4.15/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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
Photo of dwren89
4.14/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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 05, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Flying Saucer Raleigh

A - caramel amber with a thin off white head that has good retention

S - caramel, a bit lager-y

T - caramel, earthy hop character, lager-y, mild bitterness in the finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This was a nice change of pace for me. This is a well-flavored, drinkable lager. This was enjoyable. It's not something I would usually go after, but on a nice early spring day, it was very refreshing. I'm glad I tried it.

tdm168, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

needMIbeerinMD, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

joeysmac, Nov 29, 2013
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Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.