Terrapin Rye Pale Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Rye Pale Ale
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Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Rye Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 10% rye, but an APA at heart.

Added by aracauna on 09-09-2002

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance is a clear medium gold with a one finger head that fades to a thin layer. Good lacing.

Smells very citrusy; quite lemony actually. A little bit of spice from the rye is also detectable.

Taste is citrusy hops up front followed by a slight caramel note then some mild rye spicyness. Bitterness is moderate throughout with the beer finishing rather crisp and dry. Mouthfeel is light all around and even a bit watery.

This is a nice drinkable APA that is made a little more interesting by adding the rye. Decent and refreshing.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden brown color with a small head. The beer is not very carbonated, so the head diminishes quickly. I love the smell of this beer - honey, caramel, and malty. The taste is bready and malty, with the rye is very much 'up front.' A slight tangy hint of hops in the finish. Very light mouth feel. Good beer, but not overly interesting - can not compete with the other rye beers I've reviewed.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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1.56/5  rDev -58.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer pours a clear, copper color with no head or lace. The aroma is of bread crust, honey, and pine. The flavor is very piney with some lemon. There is a bitter, envelope glue-like aftertaste. The mouthfeel is light-medium and sticky. Terrapin Rye Pale Ale is an ok beer, light, dry, and fairly bland. Slightly recommended.

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Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 64.1% out of 100 with 1,814 ratings
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