Terrapin Rye Pale Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,812 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
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Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Rye Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States
terrapinbeer.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,812
Reviews:
773
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.7%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
243
For Trade:
1
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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheDoctah
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beertraveler08
2.96/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JVan
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pad1314
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BEER88
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T_Hass
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Silverandblack5
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerTest
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrjmann
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of holtonwes
3.39/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

look - poured from 12 oz can into pint glass. dark gold, a little hazy, a little bit of white head, but disappears very quickly with a bit of lacing
smell - honestly, not a lot on the nose, maybe a bit of malt sweetness
taste - a bit of hops up front, dry toasty malt, peppery, herbal finish that lingers.
light body - drying and light, refreshing
overall - this is my first rye beer, though technically a rye pale ale. Something different, enjoyable

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Photo of eddiestep
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moose88
4.08/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ryanhooks81
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smartassboiler
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rockjocknroll
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roybert
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmasher85
3.36/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

One of the few beers that I've had which smells a hell of a lot better than it tastes. Now, part of that could be that I drank it way later than I was supposed to. By the time I got around to opening it, it was right around the "best by" date, so I'll give it some extra curtesy points for that, but I've had hoppy beers that went old and none of them were as bland as this was. The nose started out nice and piney, floral in a slightly peachy, citrusy way too. I had very high hopes for this one, but I guess all the flavor was in the nose. By the time I started drinking it, there was very little there - not much malt, barely any bitterness; really, it tasted like a weak pilsner. Again, probably would have been better had I drank it sooner, but I've never seen a beer fade so badly, and considering how nice the nose was, I'm not sure how much better a fresh one would have been.

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Photo of Shanty76
3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madelf66
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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