Terrapin Tart Cherry W-n-B | Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Tart Cherry W-n-BTerrapin Tart Cherry W-n-B
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States
terrapinbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout and it is a stout brewed with Jittery Joe’s coffee and Montmorency cherry juice added,

Added by ThatsThatDude on 09-16-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
124
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
7.33%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
30
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 124 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of stakem
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks Kirb for sharing. 500ml bottle into a snifter appears black with dark mocha head that foams up and retains well.

Aroma has a hint of pepper, cherry almost medicinal and earthy/herbal.

Taste has plenty of earthen roast with a tart cherry character to contrast.

Medium in body with modest carbonation. I honestly cant say that I enjoyed this more than a normal wakenbake bottle. The cherry was noticeable but it also brought some nuance that seemed off.

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Photo of Tucquan
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on 2017-08-16 in Columbia, PA from a 16.9 oz 2016 bottle

A - Opaque dark brown with a 3/4-finger beige head and decent lace.

S - Dark mocha-latte, brown bread, semi-dark chocolate, hint of cherry.

T - Like Wake-n-Bake with tart cherries; as you would expect. Lots of coffee, medium-dark roasted grain, chocolate and lactic sweetness up front followed quickly by roasted bitterness; and finally, the tart cherry flavor appears before being subsumed into the lingering dark-roasted bitterness.

M - Medium-heavy body and light carbonation. Smooth and creamy at first before becoming a little prickly as it dries out. It's not sweet in the finish.

O - A tasty twist on W-n-B but to me, the tart cherry flavors diminish rather than improve the base beer flavor. Still enjoyable though.

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Photo of mike22ne
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a dark black color stout with a medium foamy head with good retention. Aroma of roasted malt with some coffee notes and tart cherry is pretty interesting. Taste is a nice mix of roasted malt with subtle bitter notes with some floral coffee notes and well-balanced tart cherry notes are also discernible. Body is about average with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol notes. Well-brewed with great mix of flavours.

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Photo of Crashed
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcsbeer
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spinrsx
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle thanks to Ian

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Photo of mtomlins
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ummswimmin
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Squidretired
4.52/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours very dark with a nice head. The nose is of cherry and coffee. Tart then smooth on the palate. The cherry and coffee flavor last through the drinking. Good malt flavor through the drinking.

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Photo of Dactrius
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A big blast of coffee and cherry drift off of this nice brown beer with the dense tan head. Tons of lacing left by this beast. The taste is tons of coffee, chocolate and tart cherry with some tangy malt. Really solid beer.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.31/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnnyHopps
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - The beer poured a deep rich chocolate color with a mocha head.

Smell - Tart cherries and dark malts radiate fromtbe nose.

Taste - Tart cherries lead the way before dark baker's chocolate. A slight off-putting metallic taste followed. The dark chocolate stays dry and clings to the roof of the mouth.

Mouthfeel - There was a full stout body present with little carbonation.

Overall - I want to like this more, but the metallic taste ...

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Photo of acmurphy696
4.71/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cherry WB is dark and lovely. The scent and taste of the cherry is there, but coffee seems to dominate, as expected. The lingering tone of coffee last going down. Impressive.

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Photo of Zekenyce
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheTinDoor
3.71/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.97/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FBGordon
4.23/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a below room temperature bottle into a snifter.

A: Pours opaque with a thick milk-chocolate head that settles into a decent layer that laces nicely.

S: Roasty, roasty, roasty. Dark, burnt black roast dominates, with small notes of tobacco and leather.

T: Travels much smoother across the palate than its acidic aroma would suggest, with notes of dark chocolate and light coffee in harmony with a little dark cherry sweetness. Leaves dark chocolate-covered cherry on the palate, very decadent. The tart cherry builds over time. One of these is enough for me.

M: Carbonation is light and prickly at first, then mellows as the beer glides across the palate. A nice medium waist for this brew, lighter than expected based on the nose but still heavy enough for a respectable oatmeal stout.

O: The big roasty nose was a little daunting, but I was pleasantly surprised at the acidic balance of the beer. I love the dark chocolate and cherry flavors, even as they build throughout drinking this beer. I'm glad Terrapin packaged them in a smaller bottle; at 9.4% this is the only one of these I need.

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Photo of BeerDawgs
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 500ml bottle with a bottled on date of 2016

L - Pitch black, with a tan 1 finger of head, and tan lacing left all over the glass

S - coffee, chocolate dominate. Very nice aroma

T - Fresh coffee beans, roasted grain, subtle sweetness from the cherries. Dark chocolate and vanilla

F - Medium body and carbonation. Oily slick and smooth

O - I have read some complaints, but this tastes like the awesome straight up WnB with a nice subtle cherry sweetness added. Worth the purchase

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