Terrapin Hopsecutioner | Terrapin Beer Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Anthony1 on 11-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,354
Reviews:
782
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.55%
 
 
Wants:
122
Gots:
908
For Trade:
10
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Photo of rolltide
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TripelMark
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of colbster92
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delgotit99
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BallsDeep
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coopersbeer
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iftcoach
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zotzot
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeff1973
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emprox
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dacrza1
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

DATE: September 25, 2016... OCCASION: a nice afternoon with Rich and Mary finished... GLASSWARE: Kisatsky Tavern pint... first impression: wow, this sizzles as it pours from the can... a thick, foamy two-finger head lifts itself from the glass... even, open crags of bubbles ring the glass, while the white head takes its sweet ol' southern time collapsing in its middle... the body, a beautiful, clear amber display of bubbles spinning in torrents... six hops produce a thick, earthy, slightly citric aroma that hints at grapefruit, mint, and resin.... the first sip is a mouthpiece of hops smash, with the activity continuing throughout the drink--a full-bodied, demanding presence... aftertaste is strong, with a spiciness--pepper, something sharper--that makes for a chewable, savorable experience... not to mention, a strong malt base that just makes the profile larger.... at 7.3% ABV, formidable and worth the purchase... among the other IPA mix-pack choices, not heads and shoulders above, but the best of the bunch... they all merit some compliment.... ultimately, not as BIG as other IPAs, nor as diverse..

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Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jonwiseman
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Initial oak smell followed by a similar taste. Morphs into a mild hop and bread finish. Beautiful golden color. Plenty of lacing. Full in the mouth. An overall excellent beer. Perhaps an early entry for the east coast attempting a west coast IPA.

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Photo of JoLight
3.46/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Appearance - Thick , frothy off white head; hazy honey color. Some nice lacing and a nice layer of foam.

Aroma - Wet grain, citrusy and piney hops, and sweet malt. Kind of dull and muted for the style. Not as pungent as I expected. Some biscuity aromatic note that reminds me of Fat Tire Amber. Yeast?

Flavor - Smooth, smooth, smooth--boy, is this smooth. A backbone of buttery smooth malt, clean water, and a presence of citrus and piney hops that I find quite underwhelming not so much for the style, but for the way the beer is advertised.

Mouthfeel/finish: heavier side of light, lightly carbonated; crisp, tangy, refreshing.

Overall: a solid beer overall, but wayyyyyy overpriced. There are other IPAs of equivalent or lower cost that deliver more character. I know this may come across as pretentious. However, I find that the way this beer is marketed gives a false impression, and that really pisses me off. I would say that this is an average IPA marketed as an archetype.

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Photo of Zzavela
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoppytobehere
3.27/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can. If I'm reading the julian date correctly, it's less than 2 months old.

Malt is the star of the show here. Same issue I had with their Hi-5 IPA. I don't get this beer. Very bitter, little hop flavor. A beer that's stuck in 2006.

Pass.

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Photo of Didier
3.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dwagner003
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigRed10
3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrBass
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barleycorn
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 3,354 ratings.
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