Terrapin Hopsecutioner | Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin HopsecutionerTerrapin Hopsecutioner

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Anthony1 on 11-03-2009

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.19/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear medium copper with a one finger off-white head. Lacing is just so-so but head retention is very nice with really a solid cap all the way through.

Aroma is full of earthy hops with pine and tree bark. Deep toffee and caramel notes along with a bit of spiciness. Perhaps just a touch of orange.

The flavor really screams English IPA to me in that there is much more malt character and none of the tropical fruit normally associated with American IPA's. Earthy hops complimented by a healthy dose of caramel and toffee from the malt. Bitterness is very high throughout with a mouthfeel that is slightly watery leaving a very light lingering sweetness.

Overall, there really aren't any flaws with this beer but it just doesn't do it for me. I prefer fruitier IPA's in general but this one just seems to be lacking a bit. Decent but not outstanding.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I will admit, the interesting artwork of this "hopsecutioner" is what attracted me to the bottle, but what i found, was a above average IPA. While India pale ales are not normally my favorite, i did enjoy this ale from terrapin beer co. Its is a cloudy ale, thats appearance does not strike me one way or the other, but it has a strong and wonderful smell to it. The taste is above average, but i would not call it out stating, and the mouthfeel is pretty average. Overall i would say it is a beer worth picking up.

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Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 3,436 ratings
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