Terrapin Pumpkinfest | Terrapin Beer Company

BA SCORE
84
good
923 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Terrapin PumpkinfestTerrapin Pumpkinfest
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
923
Reviews:
264
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
11.56%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
140
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 923 |  Reviews: 264
Photo of Skellbop
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hayden34
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tillmac62
3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber pour wit garnet tint. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

Very light nose of mild pumpkin and spice.

Light medium body with a smooth texture. Normal carbonation level with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice prickly burst in the finish.

The flavor profile is good, but rather weak. Light pumpkin, light spice (so light I can't tell what it is), a hint of bitterness and a subtle sweetness that proves a very good balance. The finish is a slow fade of spiced pumpkin.

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Photo of Sweetdemonsweat
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shoretaxi
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.31/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11/10...bottle. Pours medium copper amber with with light white foam that sits on top. Nicely spiced pumpkin nose, nutmeg too. Taste is a clean crisp, pumpkin laced lager. Chewy mouthfeel and an easy finish. Simple and flavorful. Perfect for someone's first pumpkin beer.

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Photo of greencovesteve
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SalamanderPusi
2.5/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of M_C_Hampton
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A: poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass, copper colored with a huge off white head that lingers leaving some lacing, hazy

S: nutmeg, clove, light malt

T: malty and nutty, nutmeg, clove, pumpkin pie, pecan, walnut, ginger

M: thin, light body

O: flavors are present without being overpowering

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Photo of needMIbeer
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greg2977
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice lighter pumpkin beer. Smooth taste, not overdone. Was in the top 5 at Pumpkinfest this year.

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Photo of harryhops
3.24/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dur921
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MDDMD
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikemcgrath4
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of egrapplesberg
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pumpkinfest in cans!? Best before on the topic of the cardboard packaging. Poured into a snifter. Deep amber with white inch head that leaves mild lacing. Blanket of foam slides down the glass as I sip. Smell is cinnamon, nut meg and pumpkin pie. Taste is Oktoberfest style with nut mug and spices. Not a heavy beer, very refreshing. Cheers!

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Photo of MAJ85
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.37/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Deep orange in color with an attractive light tan head. Everything else about the beer is light too from mouthfeel to flavor profile. Modest dry spices on nose, cloves and ginger. Light yam flavor. Trends to crusty bready end of spectrum with gentle honey sweetness. Floral and light lemon.

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Photo of hophugger
3.27/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Too many pumpkin beers last year, but had to try this one. Nice flavors of pumpkin and squash in this one, not too heavy on the dry spice which makes this one a decent beer to drink. Flavors blend well and at a lighter abv, drinks pretty good with a dry spice finish.

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Photo of abastias
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can poured to shaker pint glass. ABV:5.5% BBD:01.07.16

A: Rich medium amber, lightly hazy with dark khaki foam of moderate duration. Many light strings of bubbles.
S: Spice, clove, allspice. pumpkin,
T: Light pumpkin spice, caramel/coca cola flavor.
M: Smooth start with a lightly dry finish.
O: Good fall beer with great drinkability and spice aroma profile. A little soft on the flavor.

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Photo of tbryan5
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a deep ruby with a 1 finger head that leaves a bunch of great lacing.

S- Smells like fall. Mostly allspice and nutmeg but some pumpkin.

T- A little thin on the taste, and not as prevalent as on the nose.

M- Good mouthfeel. Taste doesn't linger.

D- An above average pumpkin beer.

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Terrapin Pumpkinfest from Terrapin Beer Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 923 ratings.
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