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:
772
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.7%
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
242
For Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
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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3.49/5  rDev -8.9%
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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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

Pours a golden amber with a a very small white head that dissipates quickly leaving some very light lacing.

Aroma of light malt, hops and citrus.

Taste of a light grainy malt, spicy rye, orange and a slight bitter hop finish.

Mouth Feel was medium body, well carbonated, crisp, fizzy with a slightly dry finish.

Overall a nice enjoyable beer.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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