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:
3,367
Reviews:
786
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.55%
 
 
Wants:
124
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915
For Trade:
10
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: pours clear, goldenoff-white head good retention good lacing.

S: unique smell. I Absolutely get hops up front, unlike some others. Not dank, resiny hops but lighter, lemony floral hops. One of the aroma hops here is a stone favorite, used in the recent enjoy bys.

T: pretty balanced ipa. Hops aren't overpowering, but again these seem like delicate hops, for lack of a better description. Some lemon, floral, light pine, with a healthy malt backbone but not too sweet. It's getting better as I drink it. At first I noticed some metallic taste, which is gone.

M: light-medium bodied. Good carbonation.

O: really enjoyable. Wld definitely have again and do a side by side with.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into tumbler glasses and consumed between 45 and 55 degrees over the course of a wonderful half hour. Then, re-experienced fresh on-tap in HotLanta.

Bubbly head with good, but patchy retention. Golden cider color that shines like autumn with clarity beyond what the big hops should permit.
Lemony pine plus papaya and some warm banana bread balance out the alluring nose.
Herbal fizz with rosemary opens into tasty spice showered in bright citrus. Resin trails behind.
Bitterness and chalk hover throughout a long, undulating current of tastes, but are never out of balance. Cream spins into tart and melts into chewy spreadable cheese with a happy funk near the finish. That cheesy edge is just a bit too prominent for me, especially in the aftertaste, and with warming.
It's creamy and rather full bodied with just the necessary crispness to clean the tongue. Balance and complexity, as in every other aspect, define the feel of this beast.
Overall, bright and doughy; spicy but smooth. This killer is a special treat. For me, it's slightly better balanced after a few months in the bottle than it is on tap, but it gets muted after a year without improvements of malt maturity.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Pours a mainly clear, slighly hazy, mediium golden color with a bit of a copper hue. Has a nice white head initially 2/3-3/4 of an inch when first poured that eventually settles to a nice thick ring lining the inside of the glass with some spotty surface foam and a good lacing. Aromas of biscuity caramel malt and some citrus hop undertones, but nothing too hoppy. Starts off with a nice somewhat sweet caramel malt biscuity malt flavor that gives way to some floral citrus hop flavors that linger after each sip. Good balance of flavors. Tasty indeed, but I was expecting a bit more of a hop whallop to the palate from a beer called Hopsecutioner. Has a crisp yet smooth, slightly chewy medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. A tasty beer all around and worth a try.

Eric

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Terrapin Hopsecutioner from Terrapin Beer Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 3,367 ratings.
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