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Terrapin RecreationAle - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin RecreationAleTerrapin RecreationAle

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409 Ratings

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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 5
Gots: 57 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

DNICE555, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of qchic
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up after someone raved about this in one of the forums. Could session beers have been the topic? Possibly as this would qualify. Out I the can, a gentle pour is required to keep it from going overboard. Hazy yellow gold with good head retention. Aroma is citric and piney with light tropical fruit. Very representative of the flavor. Immediately, the light body is noticeable, but flavor is not sacrificed. A touch of cereal malt holds it up. Yep, it's drinkable, and I can only imagine how refreshing this might be when having fun in the sun. Keep it in mind when nicer weather finally arrives.

qchic, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of Bob_Rhoades
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Bob_Rhoades, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of n2185
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

n2185, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Antonius08
4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Antonius08, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of IPAFrankieH
4/5  rDev +8.1%

IPAFrankieH, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of brpendergast85
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

brpendergast85, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of ryanpj
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

ryanpj, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of PhillyStyle
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

PhillyStyle, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of cjgator3
4/5  rDev +8.1%

cjgator3, Mar 20, 2014
Photo of justinthegypo
4/5  rDev +8.1%

justinthegypo, Mar 20, 2014
Photo of sd123
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

sd123, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

EgadBananas, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of BlueMoon10
4/5  rDev +8.1%

BlueMoon10, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of CrestwoodRicky
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

CrestwoodRicky, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of klesniew
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

klesniew, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours mildly fogged. Real frothy head on an aggressive pour. Nice citric bite on this with an accent of hop spices. Consistent flavor. I like this one. Very easy to drink. I guess that's why there was only one can left when I saw it on the shelf. Can highly recommend this one.

RblWthACoz, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of JasonTaverner
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

JasonTaverner, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of Tucquan
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2014-03-09 in Columbia, PA

A - Somewhat hazy golden-orange with a 2-finger white head that sticks around with nice lace.

S - Pine, hop floral, light dankness, citrus, touch of biscuit. Very pleasant and fresh smelling.

T - Danker than the aroma, pine, grass, toasted white bread with a light dab of lime marmalade, white pepper and a goodly amount of citrus zest bitterness. Finishes dry. The citrus-bitter aftertaste lingers briefly and then clears.

M - Light-medium body and medium-high carbonation. Crisp and a bit prickly.

O - Very nice aroma with tons of flavor. I prefer a bit less dankness and more caramel malt in my session IPAs (like 21st Amendment Bitter American) but I would happily quaff this anytime.

Tucquan, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

mobrockman, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of Gregwa
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Gregwa, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of jzeilinger
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jzeilinger, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Knapp85, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of portia99
4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can (11/5/13) poured into a Bruery tulip.

A - An aggressive pour out of the can yields a slightly hazy, pale golden color body and a big, thick two fingers of rocky white head that leaves massive sheets of lacing on the glass.

S - Big grapefruit aroma up front, juicy and fruity. Nice medium hop bitterness, light accents of pine, light biscuity malt, faintly sweet at the base.

T - Nice clean hop bitterness complemented by a smooth grapefruit citrus flavor and hints of pine. Firmer malt presence than in the aroma gives the beer a very even balance. Light malty sweetness, lightly grainy, lightly biscuit - a reserved malt profile, but one that provides enough body and balance to make this work as an all day drinker.

M - Medium body with a soft low/medium carbonation. Smooth and easy drinker.

O - For a can with a little under 4 months of age on it, this pale ale still has an assertive hop presence full of citrus and pine. Very smooth with a just potent enough malt character. This is a very easy drinker - I would definitely keep some of this in my fridge if it was local to me.

portia99, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

PSU_Mike, Mar 07, 2014
Terrapin RecreationAle from Terrapin Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.