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Terrapin Liquid Bliss - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

374 Ratings
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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 38
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TerjUGA on 11-13-2012)
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03-11-2013 02:18:32 | More by Bung
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-07-2013 20:33:11 | More by orangesol
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-07-2013 01:21:55 | More by GetTheYayo
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-06-2013 01:16:10 | More by Lare453
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.4%

03-06-2013 01:12:24 | More by Stinger80OH
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GallowsThief

Florida

3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured out of a bottle into my tulip.

A – Dark brown on the pour with a light tan head that produced about an inch of head. Dissipated quickly and settled.

S – Fairly light smell with a roasty aroma. Chocolate and mocha.

T – Roasted malt immediately. Light chocolate and mocha like the smell. There is a peanut butter flavor but its very small, as it warms it comes through a bit more. Subtle sweetness. The chocolate flavor does linger after each sip which is nice.

M – Good carbonation, light to medium feel. Creamy.

O – Good not great brew. I would have personally like to have had a bit stronger peanut butter flavor. I got much more of a chocolate taste out of this. This was a easy drinker and I did enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 01:00:27 | More by GallowsThief
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Dooleymon

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-04-2013 01:02:42 | More by Dooleymon
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Pencible

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This poured a nearly opaque dark mahogany with some tan head.
S: It smelled like roasted coffee and dark chocolate, with some copper hops and sweet peanut butter.
T: It tasted like roasted coffee and sweet milk chocolate and creamy peanut butter, with a little copper hops. It had a mild bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was slightly thick with a little carbonation. Nice slick body.
D: I was skeptical, but Terrapin pulled this brew off surprisingly well. The peanut butter character was obvious enough without over doing it, and it was well integrated with the chocolate and other flavors. The body was good, but could have been a bit bigger. The finish was smooth, so it was easy to drink. Fun beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2013 16:52:09 | More by Pencible
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-24-2013 22:11:01 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-22-2013 18:53:42 | More by Thorpe429
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a pint

I drank this over two sittings. First one, I had the beer at cellar temp, ~50 degrees. Didnt chill it, poured about a 4oz pour. Hated it. Finished the pour and thought very seriously about drain pouring. However, I've never drain poured a craft beer. I basically refuse to do it. I've only disliked one other beer this badly before (hint it tastes like raspberry white wine and everyone frikiNG loves it...) Anyway, as I did with the prior instance, I put a wine cap on the bottle and put it in the fridge. Letting the beer oxidize in the fridge for 24hrs, sometimes it helps...

I took it out of the fridge tonight, a day later, and its much much better. Review is based on tonight's experience

A - Looks quite standard. Brown/black, tan loose foam, produces an inch or so of head that dissipates quite quickly.

S - A good amount of roasty peanuts. Some chocolate. Not much else. I want to give it a higher rating, because it really does hit the target quite well. Peanuts and chocolate. At the same time, its a novelty. There's no "peanut beer" style, if there were, this would be a 4.5. But, its a porter, so 3.

T - Hits the target really well. Peanuts and chocolate. Not super chewy or pronounced flavors of either one, but I'm not sure how you could really get a thick presentation of peanuts in a beer. The chocolate is a little thin, but comes through in the front, the peanut is more of an aftertaste almost. Think, you just at 2-3 dry roasted peanuts and then took a tiny sip of a Guinness. As a normal beer, this would be a 3-2.5, however, it really does do a good presentation of the peanut and chocolate. Its not really a combo that does well in beer, but this does about as good a job as could be, I gave it a 4 just because I dont know that you could do this a lot better.

M - Maybe if it were thicker, this would be better. In my mind, this would be a super thick, like Marshal Zubkov type thickness. If you could get these flavors in that thickness, I think it could be quite awesome. As it, thin, bubbly, meh.

O - Glad to try it. Would buy it again to share with beer geek buddies just to stretch, but would not buy it for myself.

M

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 03:42:10 | More by Beerandboards
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stobliss

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-18-2013 06:21:26 | More by stobliss
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BeerBuddy2122

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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bcsbeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-12-2013 05:39:49 | More by bcsbeer
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Russian River pint glass.

A: Very dark brown, but not quite opaque, with a one-finger tan head that quickly fades to a layer of foam. Low visible carbonation.

S: Big coffee, sweet and salty, with dark cacao and a bit of hop bitterness.

T: Ah, here's some peanut in the beer. Peanuts and cacao, sweet coffee, lactose creaminess, just a bit metallic, and slight hop bitterness.

M: A thin body for porter, good amount of carbonation, and the alcohol is well-hidden.

O: Interesting beer. Nothing I'd pick up all the time, but glad to have tried it once. I think the flavors profile desired might have been better expressed as a stout.

Serving type: bottle

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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.4%

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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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MrVonzipper

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-05-2013 03:33:47 | More by MrVonzipper
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gpawned

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-04-2013 05:42:07 | More by gpawned
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czfreeman

California

4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep brown-black tone. Ruby around the edges in the sunlight. Beautiful creamy head, picture perfect porter
Smell is upfront Peanut butter/chocolate.Many complaints I've read were the aroma is more of roasted peanuts than PB, but I've let my bottle age a few months.
Peanut butter, chocolate, cookies, Reese Cup, Nutella, coffee...all in one whiff..wow
Flavor is amazing! Reese cup, nutella, cookie again all mixed with a silky mouthfeel. A stout would have been too heavy to allow all flavors to showcase themselves.Terrapin made a good call by making this mixture into a porter.
Mouthfeel is medium, allowing the peanut butter chocolate blend to really shine through, finishing lighter with a lingering finish of Reese's on the palate.
Well executed,well balanced, anyone that can make something like Wake-n-bake can pull this off.
For what they were going for, they did a great job.
Let those bottles sit a minute before opening

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 18:46:37 | More by czfreeman
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HopHead84

California

3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2/02/2013

Thanks to Julian for the great extra. The beer sounds interesting. Snifter

A: Black with two fingers of light brown bubbly cream. Good retention.

S: Peanut butter, sugar cookie, and milk chocolate with some dark chocolate as well. There's a little vanilla and a touch of roast. Not unlike nutella.

T: Nutty milk and dark chocolate with a touch of molasses and just a little roast. There's a decided peanut presence throughout that's complimentary and makes things interesting. Low bitterness.

M: Upper medium body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is creamy, sticky, and silky.

Overall: Well executed. Definitely recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 04:47:01 | More by HopHead84
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a Duvel tulip

A- pours a dark brown with a two finger dark tan head that quickly fades and leaves a thin layer across the top of the beer. Eh, the head was gone pretty fast...blah, but to be expected

S- a lot of peanuts come through in the nose...not peanut butter mind you, but peanuts, of the boiled variety. Not getting any chocolate to speak of. Eh....

T- as it warms, I get more of the chocolate than initially when it was cold...as for the peanut butter, it comes across more as a peanut taste than the sweetness you'd expect from the peanut butter. Not sure it delivers like I'd expect

M- medium bodied, on the thicker side.

O- not a bad beer, but I've had better chocolate peanut butter beers lately. This falls short.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 02:15:48 | More by bigfnjoe
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-02-2013 05:00:08 | More by thebouch01
Terrapin Liquid Bliss from Terrapin Beer Company
85 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.