Terrapin Rye Pale Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Rye Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.78/5
1,814 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#16,784
Reviews:
774
Ratings:
1,814
pDev:
10.58%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
244
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,814 |  Reviews: 774
Photo of DrDemento456
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A bright clear orange yellow hue with a 1/4 inch of sticky white head. Seems to stick around for a while.
S - Not much in the smell, faint grapefruit hops, bready malts, and some spicy rye.
T - Quite refreshing the rye is subtle yet dry enough to add a level of spice to the hops. They are semi bitter, balanced with the pale malts, and a touch of caramel and sugar sweetness keeps it from being too hoppy. Not a bad pale.
M - Light to medium, on par with the style, enjoyable.

Overall I am surprised I never had this one but picking it up for a dollar possibly old it's quite a tasty pale ale. Worth picking up.

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Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of MRsojourner
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

aroma is sweet and malty and lightly citrus.

appearance is golden/copper color with a nice thick head that stays persistent throughout.

easy drinking super suitable for summer days and a beautiful use of rye in the midst of the flavor. peachy, sweet, malty, & spicy to even out the malt and hoppy flavor characteristics. some citrus and pine but finishes clean and dry. I feel the rye is noticeable in this beer witch is a welcoming surprise. enjoyable!

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Photo of random846
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of JoshBrews
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of TheDoak
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of ajtorres311
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of adam_e
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of DRBiser
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of ianjsullivan
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

ST: 12oz poured into a pint glass.

A: Bronze, amber with a thin white head.

S: Spicy rye, grapefruit hops, lemon.

T: Spicy citrus, with a deep rye spice flavor, slight bitterness.

M: Smooth and creamy.

O: Easy to drink with a nice spicy addition of rye. While not very hoppy, the hops present are sophisticated and enjoyable.

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Photo of schwemjw
3.49/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: copper with a nice white foamy head. a little darker than I expected, but a good looking beer.

S: lots of caramel bananas nicely with an earthy hop. not much complexity but an enjoyable smell.

T: big semi sweet caramel malt in the front, the middle comes the earthy hop, with a bit of citrus bite. the finish is where the rye comes in and brings it all together. just enough spice to know you're drinking a rye

m: great carbonation! lighter body than most ryes, this goes down too easy!

o: is this my favorite rye? no. but I really enjoyed it. balanced perfectly. smooth and easy drinking.

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Photo of Stinger80OH
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of thampel09
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JakeDebus
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of tsm2011
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of AaronBurr
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Brian15
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of socon67
3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber pour with slight carbonation and soapy lacing that paints the glass. slight cloudy appearance.

S - Some smell of rye with pale malt and grain. But nothing that stands out.

T - Really this is a pale ale with a spicy finish from the rye. Unfortuantely it isn't more noticeable in the initial taste.

M - Solid session rye beer that paired well with Chinese takeout. Leaves a a peppery kick on the palate. Good thrist quenching beer to go with food, and balance is good on it.

O - I'd call this one "rye-light" as it introduces the style of rye beer while holding true to its style. Worth having and a good Terrapin offering to give to your non-craft friends to enjoy.

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Photo of Beergelden
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of adamwn
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of jcb7472
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Blaze5445
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Terrapin Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 1,814 ratings
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