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: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Poured into an oversized tulip... starts with a nice finger thick somewhat rocky head with nice retention and lacing. Beer is a crisp light orange in color

S- First wiff is sweeter than I expected, but after some swirls of the glass some hoppy notes are also evident

T- Pretty bland in my opinion. The hops seem weak and don't linger around much, as do the other flavors. It tastes as if it's watered down

M- Thin, light bodied with light carbonation

O- Pretty weak. I like most Terrapin offerings, but this was far from enjoyable


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

I had a draft of this at World of Beers in Orlando where I was thrilled to see numerous beers I can't get in New York, including Terrapin. I was not as impressed with this beer as I had hoped but I did enjoy it.

Appearance was a light copper, hazy with a good amount of carbonation.

Aroma was spicy, like Rye, but not as hoppy as I had hoped. Some light bready, biscuity aroma as well. Not bad but I was hoping for more.

Flavor was similar to the aroma. Spicy rye but not enough hops and a little thin on all accounts.

Overall a decent beer, I'm glad I tried it but it was not one of my favorites.

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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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