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Terrapin Samurai Krunkles - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Samurai KrunklesTerrapin Samurai Krunkles

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BA SCORE
83
good

154 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pixieskid on 07-28-2012)
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IPAdams

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance- Pours a cloudy dark orange with a small white head the recedes quickly with no lacing.

Smell- Bready with some citrus and hints of ginger, fairly subdued smell.

Taste- Weird blend of alcohol, ginger, coconut, orange and holiday spices. Pretty sweet, almost no hop flavor or bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Medium mouthfeel with low carbonation.

Overall- Not sure what I would classify this, not a typical IPA. It isn't a terrible beer but very weird smell and flavor. I don't think I would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 03:38:27 | More by IPAdams
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a quite cloudy peach color, some sediment. Soapy white topping and a bit of lace. Smells of fruit, citrus, peach, herb.
In the taste, green tea, herb, pith, jasmine, and leaves. I'm getting a lot of green tea in the after taste as well as melon. Dries out with hop earthiness in the finish and a heft of tea. Alcohol is mild. Medium bodied, well carbonation. Overall, I like green tea IPAs, and this is a good one.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 21:16:22 | More by Stinkypuss
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Jacurdy60

Alabama

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours a light golden color with a brownish hue. Good sized vibrant white head with excellent retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

S-Green tea, ginseng, honey, some spices and herbal hop resin, a touch of ginger fades into the background as well.

T-Spices hit you at the front. The ginger, faint cinnamon, other herbs and spices mix with the resiny hops fairly well. No green tea on the palate.

MF-Oily, slippery, medium sized body with a fair amount of carb. Nice semi-dry finish.

O-Pretty nice brew. It's unique, but the "Oriental" flavors aren't as pronounced as I'd like them to be. Definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 02:18:11 | More by Jacurdy60
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egrace84

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

07-21-2013 21:19:14 | More by egrace84
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Duff27

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-21-2013 03:21:49 | More by Duff27
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pathman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-16-2013 00:49:04 | More by pathman
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DocAJ

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-03-2013 14:00:36 | More by DocAJ
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-03-2013 03:46:52 | More by TimoP
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sjones5045

New Jersey

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

pour a yellowish orange with decent head and a little lace. The smell was a little surprising in respect to the ginger and green tea. I really don't pick up anything other than a standard hop smell. The taste is slightly above avg only cause I like the slight green tea taste at the close. The ginger never really come through though. Overall, it a decent beer but not as rememberable as I was hoping.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 00:31:34 | More by sjones5045
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JRBecks

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-18-2013 21:27:43 | More by JRBecks
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LostInTheFlood

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-13-2013 20:22:18 | More by LostInTheFlood
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9%

06-11-2013 03:16:22 | More by wrightst
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Mildly hazed pale amber, thin lacing does stick though. Ginger, green tea, spice, kumquats, lemon pith, faint alcohol, biscuity grain and yeast in the nose. Rounded and full smoothness, moderate sized body. Ginger and green tea with some jasmine spicing battle it out as the hops bring for a pretty heft bitterness and flavor profile. The malt pushes through all of that barely with hints of bread, biscuity grain and dried grass. Melon rind, quince paste, peppercorn and pumpkin seeds come to mind. Finishes spicy with a stodgy hop and ends up pretty much dry.

Truthfully the 1st sip was almost a turn off and my tastebuds tried to process everything all at once ... by the 3rd or 4th sip I though "Wait, this is actually pretty good", still growing on me. Cheers for extreme beer!!

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 02:48:35 | More by Jason
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +9%

06-08-2013 14:16:29 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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TheDoak

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-06-2013 01:26:51 | More by TheDoak
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

05-29-2013 03:55:41 | More by AngusOg
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durlta

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-26-2013 17:22:40 | More by durlta
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-20-2013 23:50:33 | More by mikeincharleston
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ajtorres311

Florida

4/5  rDev +9%

05-01-2013 15:20:37 | More by ajtorres311
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CrazyEasyBartender

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-25-2013 05:30:10 | More by CrazyEasyBartender
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JoeBlevins

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-14-2013 17:11:50 | More by JoeBlevins
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Bamarooster

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

04-11-2013 22:14:50 | More by Bamarooster
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irish01980

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-04-2013 20:09:02 | More by irish01980
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

2/5  rDev -45.5%

03-24-2013 03:12:06 | More by OriolesFan1008
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev +9%

03-22-2013 12:59:14 | More by Lare453
Terrapin Samurai Krunkles from Terrapin Beer Company
83 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.