Terrapin India Brown Ale Aged In Woodford Reserve Soaked Wine Cask | Terrapin Beer Company

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Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by nickfl on 09-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
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Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
17.71%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Photo of nickfl
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - The beer pours with a thin film of light brown bubbles. The body is dark brown and clear.

S - Notes of vanilla and oak with some light roasted malt. Spicy pine hops and some slight barrel funk.

T - Brown flavor of dry caramel, combined with oak and wine tannins. Some acrid carbon in the finish.

M - Medium-thick body, low carbonation, and a dry finish. Pretty astringent.

D - Very distinct, this smells better than it tastes. The cask aging has had a huge impact on this beer mostly in the form of wine flavors, with little contribution from the bourbon. The oak brings out a lot of the acrid flavor inherent in the brown malt of the base beer. The barrel funk clashes a bit with the overall character of the base beer. This was an interesting experiment, but I can't say I'm upset that I won't have the chance to have it again.

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