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Terrapin RecreationAle - Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 5
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Heavenisbeer on 07-02-2013)
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Reviews by M_C_Hampton:
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3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass, golden amber colored with a large white head that lingers leaving good lacing, quite hazy

S: heavy on floral hops, slight yeast

T: a large very bitter hop presence, grapefruit peel, not much sweetness to back it up, finish is dry

M: thinner, medium carbonation

O: following the trend of "session" beer (a term that I hate to utter) this beer has low alcohol content, a lighter body, and comes in a hippy friendly package (can), it exists so that you can drink a 12 pack over the course of a day and enjoy the nice flavor of hops instead of metallic macro swill and still find your berkinstocks next to your Prius and tent at the music festival in the morning, hate the concept but like the taste

M_C_Hampton, Dec 07, 2013
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12 ounce can, packaged on dating on the bottom of the can. (7/30/2013=not super fresh)

Pours clouded medium amber, under a looser off white head, that leaves nice looking film and some delicate low sheeting.

Lime, ginger and piney hops on the nose.

Easy drinking pale, with more citrus, more ginger and more pine. More then respectable sessioner. Dry finish with more of the some notes I got on the nose and in the first few sips.

More quality beer in a can, nice.

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Pale golden copper hue with a bright eggshell white head forming thick copious layered foam, fine speckled lacing left in even patterns with each sip. This is a great canned offering from Athens, GA. Floral, citric hop aromatics flood my nares, what a great smelling brew. Mild biscuit malt profile just enough to qualify this libation as liquid bread. Smooth balanced pale ale aggressive hops up front, a true session pale ale. Light bready qualities balance at the citric floral hop bomb that this low alcohol but high flavor ale has. Crazy drinkability perfect crisp bitter finish, with ample carbonation nothing is over done great beer. Overall a brew, I will buy by the 12 pack if given the opportunity.

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Terrapin RecreationAle from Terrapin Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.