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Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green | Terrapin Beer Company

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3.7/5
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492 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mcallister on 08-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,772
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
492
pDev:
12.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
73
Trade:
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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kdouble
4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A 12 oz can (no date) poured into a pint glass.

Look- a hazy darker yellow-orange color with about a finger of thin head.

Smell- An interesting mix of resin and citrus fruit. It does have a fresh hop aroma in there.

Taste- Citrus notes and nice resin hops mix with very little bitterness. It is very smooth mix more like an APA.

Feel- Light to medium carbonation with a smooth dry finish.

Overall- a great beer from Terrapin. Smooth and drinkable with no taste of alcohol. Definitely a beer to drink fresh.

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Photo of Squire123
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beautiful deep rose gold color with lasting white cap and lacing.

Aromas of resiny, piney hops and rich malt.

Taste of bright, shining hops on entry. Not a harshly bitter hop flavor, rather a velvet hammer approach that brings flavor forward almost softly while at the same time disclosing an underlying strength. Malt is clean and richly flavored like a solid Vienna Lager and offsets the hops not in a balancing sense, rather in an Academy Award winning supporting role. This isn't really a complex beer but it has complex flavors.

Medium-full texture with balancing carbonation.

A pleasant surprise is this one. I was expecting bright hop flavor but the malt presence is a delightful bonus.

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Photo of hozersr
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wheels2532
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsa7783
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Six pack copped from Bottle King in Livingston. Pours a ruddy copper hue with moderate frothing. Faint aroma replete with hints of citrus. Similar overall flavor profile.

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Photo of OompaMentor
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12/26/2016; continuation of the fresh hop beer

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Photo of larryarms847
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, but somewhat chill hazed bright orange-yellow.

Citrus fruits dominate, but a noticeable resinous character always makes it's presence known.

Strong malt backbone doesn't allow the piney, citrus, and resinous hops to shine.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation, resinous, citrus, bitter-dry finish.

Overall, a good beer, but needs some work.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Big_V
3.04/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
4.22/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acmurphy696
4.56/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is weird but nice. It definitely has character, which puts it ahead of Goose IPA (I don't know why I keep picking on Goose--perhaps because it lacks character--but it is an OK beer). There's a taste here that reminds me of cinnamon or something. Basically there's something to balance the hops.

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Photo of hopkrid
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jnorris404
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kuges
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.47/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.27/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mig100
2.93/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kwkurdziel
3.57/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Best before date of 03/15/17

Appearance - Pours crystal clear and bright copper in color with a sandstone, near finger width head. Not much time on retention, peeling back to a mostly barren surface with a razor thin ring encircling the edge of the glass. Not much for lacing aside from a few spots and a broken line or two.

Smell - Herbal, leafy and slightly spicy hop aroma with a bit of caramel sitting beneath.

Taste - Follows the nose. Hmm. Has a lot of tea-like flavor. Very leafy. Slightly spicy and earthy. Just a hint of citrus comes through mid-taste, along with a fair caramel malt backbone. Aftertaste lingers with more tea-like leafiness, mild citrus bite and well-faded caramel sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with low to moderate carbonation. Slightly slick texture. Easy enough drinker.

Overall - A very, very odd choice of hop for an IPA. Tastes more like an Imperial Bitter or something along those lines. There's no denying the hop freshness, though. It does well to dig into your tastebuds and really hammer home the unique flavor that the Styrian Golding provides... but was it the right choice for an IPA? No, I think not. Points for going against the grain and creating something interesting, but it's something I wouldn't be interested in trying again.

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Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JKasten988
4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 492 ratings
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