Terrapin Hopzilla | Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin HopzillaTerrapin Hopzilla
BA SCORE
85.3%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 946 ratings
Terrapin HopzillaTerrapin Hopzilla
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by generalnotsew on 07-31-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
217
Ratings:
946
Liked:
807
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
11.47%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
113
Gots:
127
Trade:
1
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a snifter.

Pours a hazy orangish-brown with a one finger white head that fades away pretty quickly. A fairly solid white ring is left around the top of the beer with some splotchy lacing.

The aroma is filled with tropical fruit and grapefruit, oranges, and pineapple. Not a whole lot of malt but the juicy hops more than make up for it.

Huge hop burst upon tasting with a big rush of tropical fruit much like the aroa. Grapefruit, mango , pineapple, and orange are predominant. There is some nice biscuit malt character in the background and just a quick whiff of alcohol about halfway through. Bitterness is quite high but does a great job of counteracting the sweetness from the malt. Mouthfeel is slick and fairly dry for the style with a very balanced finish.

Overall, an extremely well done IIPA. Alcohol is very well hidden and the mouthfeel is not overly sweet as often happens with these beers. Great hop and malt balance and really quite drinkable for the strength. A nice beer.

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Terrapin Hopzilla from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 85.3% out of 100 with 946 ratings
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