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Terrapin Reunion Beer 2012 - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark Imperial Ale Brewed with Cocoa Nibs, Cinnamon, Vanilla, and Natural Flavors.

(Beer added by: pixieskid on 07-28-2012)
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle pours a near-black color with a large cap of beige head. Decent retention and great lacing.

Definitely get the cinnamon and cocoa in the aroma...maybe some vanilla yogurt upon further inspection. Honey, chocolate and biscotti also come to mind.

The cocoa really helps bring everything together into a cohesive experience. Seems to bridge the gap between the zesty cinnamon and soft, buttery vanilla flavor. I really like it, just the right amount of sweetness. I cant remember having too many good beers that were spiced and hoppy, so it seems like a good idea to keep the hops low. I wouldn’t mind a bit more richness to the body, but other than that, this one is a winner, I could even see myself buying it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2012 20:37:28 | More by twiggamortis420
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GPHarris

Alabama

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

2012 vintage

a - poured a one finger thick tan, bubbly head into a snifter with a dark brown body.
s - vanilla, chocolate, raisins add to the big malty aroma.
t - same as the aroma but the vanilla is more pronounced.
m - medium body.
o - solid malt bomb.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 18:09:02 | More by GPHarris
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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-22-2014 06:16:39 | More by zestar
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-21-2014 00:23:14 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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Georgia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

07-01-2014 03:13:30 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-13-2014 09:53:42 | More by PappyVans
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France

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-18-2014 10:20:04 | More by Dreizhen
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-23-2014 20:59:28 | More by oldmankoch
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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chinchill

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Specific classification: Spiced Imperial Brown Ale.

A - Pours very dark brown with a rather fragile and frothy tan head.

Aroma: A spicy mix of roasted dark malts, dark chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla with a hint of raisins.

T - A cascade of flavors, but cinnamon and vanilla are prominent throughout. Dark chocolate appears mid-taste and, joined by milkly coffee, lingers in the aftertaste. Mildly sweet although, ultimately, balanced by some bitterness.

M - Medium/full bodied with moderate+ carbonation.

O - A fine sipping ale. Sweet enough to work better after than during a meal. While I liked the substantial vanilla and cinnamon, these are prominent enough to partially mask the underlying malts and may be too prominent for some.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 23:40:01 | More by chinchill
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Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-28-2014 01:55:05 | More by ThreeFishes
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-13-2013 04:05:05 | More by XmnwildX12
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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +9%

11-28-2013 19:10:10 | More by GratefulEdd
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-27-2013 21:37:58 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-26-2013 22:42:40 | More by kjkinsey
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

09-22-2013 18:51:55 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Terrapin Reunion Beer 2012 from Terrapin Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.