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Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green 2012 - Terrapin Beer Company

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very good

108 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerDawgs on 11-16-2012)
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4/5  rDev +2%

ADTaber, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of jsanford
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark amber with a fluffy off-white head that settles to a nice cap. Great aromas of fresh CItra hops, lots of typical mango, papaya, grapefruit, and peach with a moderately sweet caramel malt profile. Taste is obviously Citra-forward, more tropical hop notes, with a mild bitterness in the finish and nicely balanced malt backbone. Mouthfeel is nice and crisp, with a medium body and ample carbonation. Overall a solid addition to the Terrapin line-up, and probably the best of the 3 So Fresh and So Green, Green versions.

jsanford, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of BMMillsy
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Pours deep clear orange with a small soapy head. Aroma is breathtaking and one of the best I have smelled on a pale. Deep pine hops, sweet grapefruit, floral, and even a bit of candy caramel smell. Flavor is very sweet and candy like. Not as much bitterness as i was hoping for. No bottle date, so maybe I got it late in the year? Still has the hop flavor though. Candy sweet grapefruit with only a hint of pine. Floral flavor. Thick and syrupy mouthfeel for a 6.6% here. Pretty flat. Good beer, but can't say I wasn't hoping for more bitterness and refreshment. The aroma is there, most of the flavors are there, but something seems slightly off. It is so close to being right. Just falls short of my benchmarks in the fresh/wet syle (Founders Harvest & GD Fresh Hop). Bonus points for the name of this one though.

BMMillsy, Oct 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

hollywood_15063, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of wedge
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found some notes from 11/2012...

@ Tasty Beverage

Slightly hazed deep orange color under some creamy froth. Aromas of spruce, graham crackers, and stone fruit. Deeply fruity hop taste, bold tropical flavors, green stickiness, grapefruit, and peaches. Slightly prickly carbonation, not super bitter, medium bodied, and a bit dry. Hoppy goodness.

wedge, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

whatname, Apr 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

twenty5, May 17, 2013
Photo of BeerLover99
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: copper/marmalade body, trace white head, a little lacing

S: grapefruit, pine, earthy, mild spices

T: same as nose, mild bitter long finish

M: med body, solid oily mouth

O: Hoppy nearly sessionable, love this brewery,
but midly disappointed here. Maybe my fault
for loving Terrapin. Would get again and recommend
but not a must.


BeerLover99, Nov 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Chugs13, Jan 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Zach136, Jan 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

bigfnjoe, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of inlimbo77
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz draft
Pinocchio's pint glass

A: Pours a mildly hazy orange amber color. Minimal off white head. Some good lacing sheeting. Solid looking fresh hop ale.

S: Smells kind of muted. Getting some citrus and some pine. Not overly fruity but some of that overripe peach and grapefruit are there. I was hoping for more if this was the Citra hopped version.

T: Nice spot of bitterness on the tip of the tongue. Getting more fruitiness here than you got on the nose: some orange marmalade and grapefruit juice. The malt bill is there and helps to create a nice balance, but still heavier in the hop hit. Lingering bitter hop flavors lead into a dry finish.

M: Medium bodied. Very easy drinking.

inlimbo77, Dec 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

n2185, Dec 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

KVNBGRY, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of ummswimmin
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I love this season... fresh hop beer season! This is my third one this season, and I'm glad for every one I get ahold of.

On each pour you get a ton of hop smell coming from the top. I really enjoy the smell from the citra hops.

The flavor is very hop forward (obviously). I really enjoy picking up the citrus and lemon in each sip. I like the balance, especially with all of the hops that are there. This has a lot of very good flavor.

Terrapin offers a very good fresh hop beer. My hat is off to them.

ummswimmin, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of shand
4.65/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

So Fresh and So Green Green with Citrus Hops pours out a slightly hazy amber color with a small head. The aroma is fantastic, boatloads of ultra-fresh Citra hops hitting the nose, with the faintest whiff of caramel malts backing it up. The taste is excellent, it's basically just a smooth Citra hop run from top to bottom, letting the citrus and light pine notes of one of the most desired hop varietals shine through. The mouthfeel is lighter and slightly sticky, and the drinkability is fantastic. Overall, this is a really good fresh hop beer with a great hop varietal. It's just a very flavorful easy drinker.

shand, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

TrickkyGangsta, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

HarmonMW, May 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

mportnoy, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of rangerred
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass out of a 22oz bomber.

Pours a slightly hazy deep copper with barely a tiny head. Decent lacing though so I give it a couple points for that.

The aroma on this is just out of this world. Tons of citrus in the way of orange and mango with a little bit of pine thrown in. No malt is really detectable but that is ok with this kind of hop aroma!

The flavor is where things go south. The hops are much more muted than I was hoping. Orange and a little pine is still there but in small quantities. There is a sweet orange candy base but no bread or caramel. Mouthfeel is full and smooth and quite sticky to the point of being cloying.

Overall, I'm really struggling to drink this. It is overly sweet, almost syrupy, without a ton of hop flavor. I am really disappointed by this brew.

rangerred, Dec 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

CGMLS3, Jan 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

TKEbeerman, Jun 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

megamass, Jun 16, 2013
Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green 2012 from Terrapin Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.