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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

348 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 348
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | 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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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-30-2013 02:09:47 | More by outoffocus
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Plonk

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-29-2013 18:31:51 | More by Plonk
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wedge

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Copper color crowned with a thick, lumpy beige head and lots of lacing. Clean, nutty, malty aroma...toasty grain, chocolate, light earthy hops. Mild flavors of grain, earth, cola, grass, nuts. Pretty bitter and fairly clean, but a bit watery overall. Dry and light, the bitterness lasting well into the finish. Could use a little more richness, but this is a decent take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 01:59:55 | More by wedge
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LouDogg114

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-27-2013 20:51:57 | More by LouDogg114
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

05-27-2013 15:39:19 | More by EdelweissDad
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I didn't much care for this beer. It's not bad tasting it just reminds me of so many pale ales and even some IPA's that are stale or just poorly made.
The color is nice, it's copper amber with a nice head. The aroma and taste are just way over board with bready malts. Maybe Munich and Vienna.
Esspecially in the taste way over board.
Needs some hoppy bitterness to counter the malty sweetness.
Well thats my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 12:56:17 | More by micromaniac129
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This poured out as a amber-brown color with a cream colored head on top. The retention is pretty good and the lacing is pretty good also. The smell of the beer has some toasted notes and some earthy caramel on the nose. The taste is malty, toasted and some subtle earthy hops in the late finish. The mouthfeel is smooth, dry and nicely carbonated. Overall I was struggling to figure out what style this was before looking it up. It's not a bad beer. It got better as I drank it.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 22:27:06 | More by Knapp85
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-25-2013 20:39:28 | More by djrn2
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-24-2013 16:31:41 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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Tacoboomerang

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-24-2013 00:15:25 | More by Tacoboomerang
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Terrapin : Tree Hugger

Pours a sexy light brown, with a soapy froth which laces its way down the pint glass. Good clarity, copperish when held to light.

In the aroma, toasted malts and bread.
Flavors of bread, malt, and very light noble hops. Mildly bitter but finishes clean and balanced.

Overall, a low strength, medium flavored German alt. Well executed light version of the style, but not top notch.

Serving type: on-tap

05-23-2013 23:09:50 | More by Stinkypuss
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-22-2013 23:26:49 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.59/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear deep brown with a 1.5 finger thick tan head. Great head retention and chunky lacing.

Aroma of toast, caramel, and some light coffee. There are some grassy and floral notes in the background from the hops.

Really great flavor up front with toast, caramel, and a little bit of candy sweetness. There is even a bit of a cola taste. Floral and grassy hops come in along with a fairly high bitterness but this seems to kind of wash away the other flavors. The real downfall of this beer is the mouthfeel. It is so watery it's unbelievable. This along with an almost harsh bitterness makes this beer a little less enjoyable.

A nice attempt by Terrapin at an Alt. Really good initial flavor but the mouthfeel and bitterness kills it. Glad I got a single and not a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 23:20:05 | More by rangerred
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-22-2013 22:52:16 | More by brutalist
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Rainier

California

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-21-2013 07:25:04 | More by Rainier
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-20-2013 02:23:16 | More by khargro2
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Djosher

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-20-2013 02:08:58 | More by Djosher
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-20-2013 01:21:55 | More by buckyp
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-20-2013 00:59:38 | More by JeffTheJuice
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a light brown body with some good head and a strong, although slighlty offputting, aroma of citric, even earthy hops and roasted malts, very strong roasted malts (could be toasted or burnt) and very little sweetness. Smooth, mellow, light-to-medium bodied, this beer goes down easy and has a little bit of caramel sweetness but is mostly a dry, minor hopped beer that gives off touches of bready chewiness and fruit flavors. I liked this beer but I really can't say anything stood out or it is something I would go for a second time.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 12:40:52 | More by clayrock81
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-17-2013 15:24:12 | More by twenty5
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-17-2013 13:32:46 | More by sanitarium16
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-17-2013 03:56:27 | More by GeoffreyM
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-16-2013 21:10:02 | More by InspectorBob
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-16-2013 16:02:35 | More by leftstagebrew
Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 348 ratings.