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Terrapin Maggie's Peach Farmhouse Ale - Terrapin Beer Company

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490 Ratings
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Ratings: 490
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 9
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: plato on 05-25-2013)
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Reviews by beerthulhu:
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3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A pale peach-orange color upon the pour yields a monstrous cornsilk white foam head that was very audible, pitty and pockety around the edges with large soapy pockets. Chunky, soapy, lace adores the glass, visible carbonation doesn't seem as strong on the insided. Longtivity on the head retention, dense clarity with micro-bran particles floating about on the end of the pour.

S: Nice sweet and tart mixture of peaches, hints of strawberry quick powder and light funk of oranges.

T: Flavor was tart peaches on first impression, touch of straw and pale grains, again light funk with minor hints of orange. Touches of wheat and dry alcohol come on the close.

M: Crisp mouthful, active, lots of tingly senstaion, has a smooth creaminess when things settle.

O: Overall crisp, nice tartness, the peaches add some nice influence,but wish the peaches were just a bit more fresh, sweet and pronounced. Decent summer time quencher.

beerthulhu, Nov 02, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is pale gold with a white fizzy head that dissipates fairly quickly. Smell is dry and peachy, with a honey-like sweetness. Taste is also peachy, tart, dry, lightly sweet and. Mouthfeel is very bubbly and it has a tangy after taste. Overall a very enjoyable beer for summer, but not one that it earth shattering.

mverity, Jun 11, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Exceptional, near creamy, bone-colored head over a pale golden body. The head is very durable.

Aroma is a bit too unappealing and soapy despite a nice and natural aroma of fresh peaches. I think the peaches just don't play that well with the hops.

The flavor seems a little better overall, even through the fresh peach is less obvious.

O: rather drinkable (not very funky) farmhouse.

chinchill, Jun 24, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My first beer from Terrapin, thanks to HopDiggityDawg.

It's thick, as in, while the color is a dark yellow, it can't be seen through. It's not so much a haze or cloudiness as just a thickness in the body. The head has a yellowish tint and, while it immediately rises high, it doesn't maintain that height. It does still keep a sturdy half finger and leaves moderate lacing.
The smell is certainly of peaches, and I feel the mark of a well-made fruit beer in particular, along with the strong malts base, which this beer has, is how fresh and in a way raw the fruit comes out. This is all fresh peach in the smell without overpowering, while the wheat-like malts that support it are strong but let the peach prevail.
The peach is just as fresh in the taste, a little sweet but far from cloying while a bit tart as well. It avoids the unnatural sourness that comes into the finish of some fruit beers. It's not crazy or thrilling, but it is a pleasure to drink, showcases fresh peach, and offers the malts to boot.
The body also avoids being weak or thing, sitting somewhere between light and medium, though after a resolute crispness, the liveliness sort of flashes out a little.
Overall this is a very well-constructed fruit beer.

Brenden, Jun 13, 2013
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Terrapin Maggie's Peach Farmhouse Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
79 out of 100 based on 490 ratings.