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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

336 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 336
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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pathman

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-03-2013 21:36:48 | More by pathman
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14%

08-01-2013 20:36:42 | More by PaulsBrew
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle. Pours a clear copper with a frothy slightly off-white head. This stays rich, leaving a decent bit of sticky and sudsy looking lace back. The aroma smells sweet with a light roastiness to it that mixes with a green citrus element to give off a nice tanginess in the nostrils. The taste is a smooth mix of caramel sweetness, light roasty (almost nutty in a way) accents and bitter earthy citrus character that lingers in the finish with some dryness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a mellow crispness in the mouth. This was kind of weird. The astringency of the roast and citric hops combined to give this an almost tart or souring flavor in spots. It doesn’t seem quite as clean as it should be for an Alt.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 20:04:47 | More by Kegatron
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-29-2013 23:21:34 | More by ummswimmin
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wps

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-28-2013 17:04:17 | More by wps
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Riik3

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-26-2013 00:46:10 | More by Riik3
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brotherloco

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-25-2013 21:42:07 | More by brotherloco
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-23-2013 20:27:42 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Fahz

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-22-2013 22:53:29 | More by Fahz
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-22-2013 03:01:38 | More by jmdrpi
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-21-2013 04:12:41 | More by bmjivi221
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-21-2013 02:25:38 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-21-2013 01:50:21 | More by timjim1327
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Mphis

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-18-2013 03:44:19 | More by Mphis
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-18-2013 02:28:15 | More by TonyTalon
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-15-2013 02:38:36 | More by skaboom420
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev +14%

07-14-2013 21:43:52 | More by BGsWo22
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stevez86

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-11-2013 00:30:11 | More by stevez86
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper color. Great clarity. Big poofy off-white head. Retention is very good. Lace is nice.

Toasty German malts, metallic aromas, and hints of nectarine and apricot. Has a light citric note, probably the hops, that elicits notes of lemon and pith. Okay nose.

Earthier and a little hoppier in the mouth. Super malty with toffee and brown sugars. Citrus notes are a little quieter. Lightly grassy pilsner malt finish. Nice balanced ale with some German character. Lightly fruity and certainly decent.

Well-carbonated. Body is about middle. Drinks like a cinch with such a low ABV.

Good take on an altbier. Not bad. Doesn't make me want to hug a tree, though.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 16:16:11 | More by thecheapies
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-04-2013 12:30:07 | More by Proclarush
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DocAJ

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-03-2013 14:00:48 | More by DocAJ
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

07-02-2013 18:24:07 | More by HeyJim
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clemson14

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

07-01-2013 12:05:10 | More by clemson14
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SeriousALEment

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-01-2013 01:44:54 | More by SeriousALEment
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AgentMunky

California

2.93/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: Auburn clear with lots of effervescence. Faint haze. A finger of head fades. Good lacing.

S: Sweet malts and lagerish yeast (not sure where this is coming from). Lightly sour, but redeemingly fruity. Cheap-smelling and unimpressive.

T: Tastes like an amber ale, with all that entails. Heavily malted, with no discernible hops, only a sour bitterness near the endtaste that is weirdly tart/fruity. Green apples? The aftertaste is lingering and reminiscent of a pale ale (Munich malt?) -- crisp, sweet, and lingering.

M: Suitable.

O: I think maybe I just don't like altbier. But this is not to my taste. Too sweetish, too sourish, too bland. I like just about everything Terrapin has ever made better. Not recommended. I don't think I'll finish this glass...

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 19:59:08 | More by AgentMunky
Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.