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Terrapin Liquid Bliss | Terrapin Beer Company

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3.82/5
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1,540 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We always love a good experimental brew here at Terrapin, but the salty-sweet combo of peanuts and chocolate has us all salivating a little more than usual. This brew, while smooth and mellow, still manages to challenge your tastebuds. The porter base is dark and smooth, with enough backbone to support the richer chocolate and peanut butter additions. It’s even dry “peanuted” with brewery-boiled green peanuts! Here’s to the candy-loving kid in all of us!

Added by TerjUGA on 11-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,009
Reviews:
234
Ratings:
1,540
pDev:
11.78%
Bros Score:
3.18
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
434
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 1,540 |  Reviews: 234
Photo of radius129
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gcamparone
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter. Acquired in a trade.

Pours a deep brown body with cherry highlights, leaving blotchy lacing and a little layer of retention.

Aromas of cocoa powder, somewhat artificial peanuts, peanut butter, toffee. Taste is milk chocolate and a light nutty peanut butter taste, cocoa powder and dark fruits. Mouthfeel is somewhat lacking, a little think with medium carbonation.

A peanut butter porter should have either heavier body or more peanut butter flavor, or both. Mediocre, not bad but not awesome.

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Photo of Dr_Fox
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of laurapompeo
3.16/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBen5
4.4/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pwinter
3.02/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TargaFlorio
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnParadee
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AMCimpi
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KingEdward
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TildenKatz
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Richter525
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of secondtooth
3.21/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

“Natural and artificial flavors”, hmmph. Not a great beginning to this, another attempt at a “chocolate peanut butter porter”. I’m ever hopeful some brewery is going to adequately capture the palate joy that is a Reese’s, but I know it’s also a tall task.

Appearance: Pretty much pours black, with only a hint of ruddy ruby. No lace to speak of, either.

Aroma: Some bittersweet cocoa, and a touch of saltiness. Not bad.

Taste: Odd and off, with some of the bittersweet cocoa and the peanut butter saltiness, but the overall palate sensation isn’t all there. It’s drinkable, but doesn’t contain the right balance and feel of the chocolate and peanut butter melding as I’d hoped for. I expect pretty solid beers from the dependable Terrapin, but this one doesn’t quite make it.

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Photo of BeerOps
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LittleMurphyDog
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of egrapplesberg
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up in the variety pack. Best before 12.3.15. Poured into New Belgium snifter. Pitch black with tan frothy 2 inch head that has think bubbly surface. Fades slowly not leaving lace but as I drink lace is retained against the glass. Smell is reeses. Despite the strong scent of chocolate and peanut butter the taste is not as forward. Very mild and drinkable. Not as creamy as expected either. Good beer, would love to try aged a year or two. Cheers!

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Photo of FBGordon
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured on draft into a 16oz pint.

A: Pours a dark chocolate brown with a thin khaki head that quickly dissipates with little lacing.

S: Smell is a delicious peanut butter and chocolate with a touch of toast. Intoxicating.

T: Taste is moderate coffee and chocolate with a peanut butter aftertaste that settles nicely on the palate. Not straight Reese's, but nice.

M: Mouthfeel is moderate carbonation and body, a typical porter weight.

O: Though not very heady, a great tasting porter that's worth every sip. Love this beer!

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Photo of tsgooch79
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of normanbeats
4.69/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HeyYoMar
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cards22
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psmith161
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CalebM
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured quickly from a bottle, with dated expiration in early December.

Look: solid black (in a dimly lit setting, mind you) with practically no head. Would-be lacing moves down with the glass very quickly. Interesting.
Smell: Oh, the peanut butter! I wasn't sure what I expected coming into this. The smooth chocolate is there, but I'm gushing over how strongly the peanut butter is coming through
Taste: Considering what this felt like on the nose, surprised to not get more peanut butter up front, but it is quite present in the aftertaste. Chocolate like I've witnessed in many brown ales before. This is for desert, but it's drinkably sweet. I quite like it.
Feel: There's a thickness to this that's appropriate on account of the chocolate peanut butter. Carbonation is solid; any more would be a mistake.
Overall: If you enjoy delicious porters and the occasional desert beer, this is for you. It's sweet, peanut buttery, chocolate-y like a bowl of Reese's Puffs--but, it's a pretty damn elegant brew. I want to try this on tap.

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Terrapin Liquid Bliss from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,540 ratings
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