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Terrapin Tree Hugger - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

361 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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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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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Brian15, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

whatname, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

harpus, May 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Gatordaddy, May 04, 2013
Photo of Falcone
4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Falcone, May 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

2dogbrew, May 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Mattyb79, May 02, 2013
Photo of Daktah
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%

On tap at Common Market South End. Poured deep amber with a pillow of off white foam that stuck around. Smell was toasted malt, bread, a little caramel. Taste was more of the same, with caramel becoming more pronounced at the end. Some bitterness (the familiar lager bite) but nothing too harsh. Medium bodied and very easy to drink.

Overall a solid beer and an interesting opportunity to try another altbier - being in Charlotte I'm spoiled by OMB, and this beer didn't measure up to that standard. A good beer and something I'd drink again though.

Daktah, May 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

BigTrubble, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of avalon07
3.54/5  rDev +1.1%

A: Poured from a bottle to a cylinder glass. Had a copper color and a clear texture. There was an inch and a half of foamy, off white, long-lasting head. Very good lacing.

S: The malt comes through the most in the aroma, but not much else.

T: Tasted of malt - a lot of malt - along with some light hops and a bready quality as well. Not exactly the most multidimensional flavor, but decent enough. Very heavy on the malt.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a somewhat harsh finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: I suppose your opinion of this beer would be shaded by whether or not you like altbiers to begin with. This isn't a bad example of that style, but it's also not overly interesting either.

avalon07, Apr 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

baklo, Apr 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

AlexFields, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of n2185
3.68/5  rDev +5.1%

A: Pours a clear copper with three fingers of off-white head that fades into a thin layer with a solid sheet of lacing.

S: Crystal malts up front with light citrus hop notes and sweet biscuity aromas.

T: Piney and earthy hop flavors with crystal malts and a moderate bitterness. There is a slight tartness to it as well.

M: Medium-light body with medium carbonation, this beer is more sudsy than crisp.

O: A solid beer overall, though it lacks some depth and is a bit on the bitter side.

n2185, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of BeerDawgs
3.86/5  rDev +10.3%

A 6 pack bottles picked up at Greens on Buford Hwy

A - Dark amber, with a tiny bit of clarity. 2 fingers of head, and sticky lace left all over the glass

S - Spices, brown sugar. Dried fruit. Malty..

T - Dried fruit, apricots, toffee, spices. Very tasty.

M - Medium carbonation. Smooth.

O - An enjoyable spring beer. Perfect for a sunny afternoon. Refreshing. Well done..

BeerDawgs, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

RedneckBeerz, Apr 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

bradcochran1234, Apr 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

jeffthepony, Apr 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

sendbeer, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

tfsimpkins, Apr 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

PStriedl, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.66/5  rDev +4.6%

16 ounce pint - $6.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Dark amber body in color, clear, with an inch of ivory suds and good lacing action on the way down.

Smell: A mash-up of malt notes, toasted bread, toasted grains, a smidgen of caramel given a sprinkling of dried herb and dehydrated fruits.

Taste: A bit toasty, grainy, with a thin caramel edge and just a touch of sweetness. Lightly herbal hops, medium-light bitterness. Light estery quality about it, with roundabout, albeit modest hints of apple, apricot, and golden raisin. Drying, malt-accentuated, and still faintly fruity finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It's fairly sufficient, for an Americanized altbier.

ChainGangGuy, Mar 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

lupercmda, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Boone757, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

MAJ85, Mar 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

duceswild, Mar 17, 2013
Terrapin Tree Hugger from Terrapin Beer Company
80 out of 100 based on 361 ratings.