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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

337 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | 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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D0mDelm0nt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-04-2013 19:19:05 | More by D0mDelm0nt
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jopezu

Georgia

4/5  rDev +14%

09-03-2013 02:08:39 | More by jopezu
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crownrl28

Georgia

4/5  rDev +14%

09-02-2013 23:02:02 | More by crownrl28
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

09-02-2013 21:41:16 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-31-2013 23:43:20 | More by nickfl
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adamguillette

Florida

4/5  rDev +14%

08-31-2013 23:22:29 | More by adamguillette
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a dark copper with ruby edges. The huge fluffy head stays around forever and leaves superb lacing behind when it finally dwindles. The nose is surprisingly mild - maybe some breadiness, but that is all. The flavor is malty, but light - not quite what I might call thin, but certainly NOT full-bodied. The finish is pleasantly semi-dry.

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2013 03:26:53 | More by 57md
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wanderlust389

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-29-2013 22:30:32 | More by wanderlust389
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This brew pours a reddish brown color with a two finger tan head which lasts for several minuets. Some of the head remains on top until the end. Good carbonation. Moderate lacing.

The smell is thick and malty; bready and yeasty. Dank earth, grassy and fruit smells.

The taste follows the nose with thick bready roasted and sweet malts. A sugary then nutty taste follows with a small amount of piney hops on the backend.

The feel is thick and chewy; malty along with a dry grassy taste left on the tongue after swallowing.

Overall this is a good malty beer. It is fairly sweet with just enough malts to balance it out from becoming too sweet. My one complaint is that the nutty smell did not come through in the taste, at least not that I could detect. If you like malty, thick brews then give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 22:05:25 | More by microbrewlover
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rajendra82

Georgia

3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Good looking pour, clear, with an attractive amber-copper color. The smell was dominated by cooked corn, with some grassy hops. This had a sweet, malty start to the sip. The finish however was nicely bitter and hoppy. Thin bodied and quenching, with a mildly spicy aftertaste. The label was correct, that this was a balanced beer between malt and hops. Unfortunately the balance sapped the excitement out of the experience too.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 04:15:54 | More by rajendra82
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dankjohn

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.5%

08-28-2013 03:48:43 | More by dankjohn
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Weyerbacher pint glass.

A: Dark bronze in color, nearly clear, with a half-finger's worth of white head. Initially has a fair amount of visible carbonation, but the bubbles dissipate quickly.

S: Clean on the nose, with lager yeastiness, bready malts and toffee sweetness, brown malts, and a very light grassy hop aroma in the background.

T: Follows the nose, but the hops are even less noticeable than in the nose. Toasted toffee and brown malts predominate – overall impression is quite malty. Finishes fairly dry.

M: Medium body, good carbonation sensation, low alcohol presence.

O: This is one of those beers I find difficult to rate. I didn't find it to be a favorite for me, but I've only had a few altbiers and this one seems to be done quite well to-style. Still not something I'd be actively looking to have again.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 17:15:48 | More by macrosmatic
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JayEvans813

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-26-2013 04:05:02 | More by JayEvans813
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hopkrid

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-25-2013 02:41:45 | More by hopkrid
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.23/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Served on-tap at Iron Monkey in Jersey City, NJ

A: Pours a crystal clear medium amber in color with some light amounts of visible carbonation (mostly stuck as medium to large bubbles along the edges of the glass) and some faint brown highlights. The beer has a finger tall light beige head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of malts - toasted and fruity with a light to moderate amount of sweetness.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of sweet toasted malts with some light notes of fruity yeasts (with some hints of apple) along with light amounts of herbal hops. Light hints of bitterness in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: Easy to drink but does not really seem like a true Altbier to me, guess I was spoiled from spending a week in Düsseldorf. I don't think I would get another of these and I am someone that appreciates the style.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2013 11:29:19 | More by dbrauneis
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ari32

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.5%

08-20-2013 02:53:56 | More by ari32
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Mojo

Alabama

3.83/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> World Market tulip

A - pours up a deep copper with a thin head, no retention, and only small amounts of lacing left behind.

S - mostly a bready smell with some spicy notes

T - pretty malty up front. Finishes nice and bitter with a rye flavor.

M - sort of thin and under carbonated.

O - I enjoyed this one and would drink more of them had I bought more than one bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 02:45:10 | More by Mojo
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-19-2013 23:46:30 | More by Thedrizzle
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metter98

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On-tap at Iron Monkey, Jersey City, NJ

A: The beer is dark amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a thin off white head that died down, leaving only a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of fruity malts are present in the nose along with notes of sweet toasted malts.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of fruity yeast and toasted malts along with hints of herbal hops.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a low amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink, but having been to Düsseldorf this doesn't taste to me like a true altbier.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2013 23:22:21 | More by metter98
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Paincane

Georgia

3.04/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Amber colored body with tan head that is short-lived but leaves nice lacing behind.
S: Caramel roasted sweet malt with a hint of citrus earthy hoppiness.
T: Caramel malt at the outset with crisp hoppy notes on back end. Fairly well-balanced.
M: Smooth with crisp, dry bitter finish.
O: Good brew with earthiness and crispness to it.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 22:44:42 | More by Paincane
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-18-2013 16:56:50 | More by Bandi
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-18-2013 14:11:26 | More by b1515152004
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Lob

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.5%

08-16-2013 01:05:48 | More by Lob
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

08-12-2013 14:09:13 | More by ygtbsm94
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TheDoak

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-07-2013 01:19:14 | More by TheDoak
Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.