Terrapin Rye Pale Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

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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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A cellar temperature bottle is poured into a pint glass. The bottle tells me it is best enjoyed by the 5th week of February. A small off-white head rests atop a dark copper body that is filled with carbonation. There is a little bit of lacing, but not too much.

Big citrus and grassy aromas come off of this beer. It lets you know this is a hoppy pale ale.

This is a peppery, bitter beer. You can taste the generous portion of rye. A watery sweetness comes into play as I swallow; I like it. It provides a slight break before the bitter hoppy aftertaste makes itself known.

This beer has more of a coat and more carbonation than I expected. It has a slick coat, but it doesn't feel like it is caused by an excess of hop oils.

I find this to be an enjoyable APA. Fans of rye should take note; this is one to seek out. If rye isn't your thing, you may be better served with a different pale ale.

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Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 1,812 ratings.
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