Terrapin Pumpkinfest | Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin PumpkinfestTerrapin Pumpkinfest
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Terrapin PumpkinfestTerrapin Pumpkinfest

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Although this is a pumpkin beer, it is a lager and therefore doesn't belong in the pumpkin ale category. Originally a Side Project, now a Fall seasonal in six-packs.

Added by mikesgroove on 10-06-2009

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Ratings: 923 |  Reviews: 265
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Fergyx825
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: A nice amber color that leans towards the darker side. There was some head on the pour and some residual remains afterwards and lingers. Exactly what I'd expect from a pumpkin beer.

Smell: A lot of sweet spices come to mind when i first get a whiff of this brew. Then the pumpkin hits you. This smells great. I am looking forward to tasting it.

Taste: This is a very neutral tasting pumpkin beer. It is nor bitter nor sweet. The pumpkin is obvious and so are the spices. This isn't something i would particularly look forward to every yr, but something that i could definitely drink and be happy drinking.

Mouthfeel: There is a lot of carbonation in this beer, but the thickness of the beer makes this tolerable. It feels light and therefore very drinkable, but the carbonation makes it more of a sipping beer. All in all, they balance each other out quite nicely.

Overall: I really like this beer, but it could only get better if the taste if the taste was better. I don't think i'd go out of my way to grab this, but if it was there and i had a choice, i might choose this over other pumpkin ale-like beers.

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Photo of Omnium
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours out a nice orange color, 1 finger of an off white soapy head, minor lacing.
S - Some fresh pumpkin up front, then a barrage of spices, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, and underneath it somewhere there's this weird smoky flavor.
T - Starts out ok, there's very little pumpkin here, but it does exist, its hidden under tons of spice, has a slight tartness mid way, but mid way comes this burnt bacon fat flavor, its flat out awful, and as it warms up it gets prominent.
M - The spice doesnt crush your palate, but that diacetyl like bacon fat flavor is sooo off color for this beer.
O - Just a big disappointment, I liked the idea of this beer, but I have no clue where that weird bacon flavor is coming from, just unbearable.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of dahlen22
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Orange with a decent head.

Aroma: Vanilla, cloves, pumpkin.

Taste: Spices hit you right from the start, medium in body, and then it mellows out more like a Oktoberfest with the breadiness, caramel and malts.

Overall: I too like the idea of combining these two fall styles (and favorites of mine in the fall). It feels and tastes more like an Oktoberfest with pumpkin flavor. Easy to drink at 6.10%, but has enough pumpkin flavor to not be a session beer. Cheers!!

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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Terrapin Pumpkinfest from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 51.2% out of 100 with 923 ratings
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