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Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster | Terrapin Beer Company

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
564 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
75 IBU

Added by GJ40 on 11-07-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,545
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
564
pDev:
12.47%
Bros Score:
3.9
 
 
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18
Gots:
46
Trade:
1
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Drinking a 2013 today on a Tuesday afternoon. I tried it when it was fresh, I thought that the booze off settled the Hops. So what did I do? Age it! So I'm reviewing it now. Pours a murky dark amber body with heavy sediments floating around. Looks really good! The aroma is of nice caramel and chocolate notes. Fruitiness and some char. Very interesting. Let's go n for a taste. First hits with dense caramel, chocolate and fruit undertones. Slight floral hop presence. Finishes slightly dry and bitter-sweet. There's more oak presence in the aftertaste, lingering tobacco flavor. The feel is perfect, not too heavy, not too light. Carbonation does it's job and keeps the palate entertained.

Overall: I'm glad I didn't throw these cute bottles out. I didn't really like it fresh, but damn! Age does this brew wonders! Fresh, I would've given this brew a 3.2, and I love Amber/Red Ales! I'm looking forward to the rest I have saved. This brew is Worthy!

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Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 564 ratings
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