Terrapin Liquid Bliss - Terrapin Beer Company
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Reviews by ThickNStout:
3.7/5 rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
22oz bottle from Sherlock's (Marietta, GA). 7.99. Bottled 11/2012. Served in a Terrapin snifter.
Pours dark brown with a half finger pale tan head. Small patches of lacing.
Smells of peanut butter cups, brown sugar and something slightly metallic. Very interesting.
Taste is bittersweet bakers cocoa, peanuts, dark malts and an almost vegetable oily aspect. Particularly as it warms, the peanuts are pretty consistent.
Medium light but still creamy body with moderate carbonation. Long oily finish full of nice peanutty character.
Wow. It's not quite everything I'd hoped for but I really like how much authentic peanut flavor this has. I think Spike is on the right track with this unique offering and I hope that he continues to explore the use of peanuts in his dark beers.
Serving type: bottle
12-04-2012 06:15:48 | More by ThickNStout
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3.5/5 rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
"Melt into another dimension with Terrapin's newest Side Project... 'Liquid Bliss'. This chocolate, peanut-butter porter concoction flows like a river of self-indulgent righteousness deep into the depths of your innermost childhood memory. Turn on, tune in, and drop out of this world for a tongue tripping experience of flavors never before so eloquently combined in a liquid or solid form." Brewed in the style of an American Porter with Chocolate and peanut butter added. This is side project 18 in Terrapin's lineup, released as a one-time brew in November 2012 in 22 oz. bottles.
Poured from a 22 oz. bottle to a Terrapin snifter. Served north of 57º Fahrenheit.
(Appearance) Pours a mocha cream brown head of a creamy light consistency over a very dark brown body. No lacing, retention is average. 3.5
(Smell) Aromas of lightly roasted malt, mild toasted caramel malt, a hint of peanut brittle sweetness, a seemingly growing sourness arrives with warmth. A very simple and light aroma, but with a pleasant sweetness and a mellow but discernible peanut character. Potency is medium. 3.75
(Taste) Flavors of dry toasted malts, a mild fruit tartness, some rapidly faded peanut and a touch of. Flavor is very mild and a lot of the subtleties are diminished. Some cocoa character and a subtle malt body remains, but it's not thoroughly enjoyable nor unique. 3.5
(Mouthfeel) Texture is unusually slick, crisp and light for a porter as well as the flavors involved. The body is just shy of medium for a porter and medium overall. Finish is chalky, acidic and tart with a mellow dryness. Alcohol presence is light. The texture was quite lacking for the style and the flavors. 3.25
(Overall) This beer has long ago dropped off, even after 9 months, most of the peanut and chocolate flavor has diminished and the remaining body isn't substantial enough to carry this beer on its own. Expect an awkward growing tartness, a slick, thin texture and a powdery dry finish. I'd like to get to try this again when fresh, should we get that opportunity once again. 3.5
Terrapin Beer Company's
Side Project 18: Liquid Bliss
Serving type: bottle
08-17-2013 04:25:07 | More by Jadjunk
Terrapin Liquid Bliss from Terrapin Beer Company
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