Terrapin Maggie's Peach Farmhouse Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

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651 Ratings
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Terrapin Maggie's Peach Farmhouse AleTerrapin Maggie's Peach Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by plato on 05-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
651
Reviews:
85
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
15.1%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
114
For Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.56/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +14%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.61/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured out as a bright hazy yellow color with a white head on top. The head comes and goes pretty quickly, there is a thin amount of retention and no true signs of lacing at all. The smell of the beer is definitely peachy, plenty of sweet fresh peach aromas on the nose with a very light hint of grain in there also. The taste of the beer is decent... it's a lot like Son of a Peach with a slight tartness in the finish. The Saison flavors are a bit on the weak side, not enough of the funk or rye/grains shining through. The mouthfeel was nicely carbonated, lighter bodied and pretty refreshing. Overall it's an average beer to me... It's more fruity than I believe it should be but will probably appeal to a wider variety of people because of that.

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Photo of nmann08
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -50.1%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.79/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Terrapin "Maggie's Peach Farmhouse Ale"
12 oz. can, coded "10.24.15" so 4, almost 5 mons. to go.

Appearance" Clear deep golden body beneath a short-lived head of bright white. Limited head retention and lacing.

Aroma: Peach with a bit of earthiness over some sweet malt.

Flavor: Peach with a bit of earthiness and chalk over some sweetish, straightforwardly grainy malt. Subtly phenolic like clove or plastic. Moderately bitter. It finishes drying with some residual maltiness, but it dries quickly. Pleasant notes of peach linger along with a dusting of spiciness. Nicely balanced.

Mouthfeel: Medium to medium-light in body and gently crisp with a moderate carbonation. The softer carbonation hurts the head retention but leaves the flavor more direct without as much carbonic acid to spice it up. Soft and smooth once warmed.

Overall: Not a bad fruit beer. The "Saison" character is restrained, but it needs to be to let the peach shine. I think as an idea it could be better, but as it is it's pretty good already. One of the better fruit beers I've had in a long time. At least they get a little credit for originality.

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3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Exceptional, near creamy, bone-colored head over a pale golden body. The head is very durable.

Aroma is a bit too unappealing and soapy despite a nice and natural aroma of fresh peaches. I think the peaches just don't play that well with the hops.

The flavor seems a little better overall, even through the fresh peach is less obvious.

O: rather drinkable (not very funky) farmhouse.

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium yellow in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation slowly rising from the bottom of the glass and some faint golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a mottled thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Slightly stronger than moderate aromas of fresh peaches with a lighter aroma of wheat and peppery saison yeast.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of pale malts with a hint of slightly sour wheat notes. That is followed by light flavors of slightly spicy saison yeast and slightly stronger than moderate flavors of natural fresh peaches but without a lot of sweetness - just light sweetness.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp but slightly thin/watery.

O: I enjoyed this one more than I thought I was going to...the peach has a natural flavor unlike many of the other peach beers that I have tried. There is something that I cannot quite place which makes the mouthfeel on this beer a little off-putting.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle - $2.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a hazy, darkish straw-hued body with a petite, white head kept aloft by a few stray streams of bubbles.

Smell: Why, it smells downright peachy. Some creamy, wheat-flecked maltiness underneath with some modest touches of spice.

Taste: Pale malted barley and some wheat malt cut with a malt I enjoy seeing featured, acidulated malt. Moderately sweet, but it's tempered by the light phenolics, light hops, peach taste, ample carbonation, and, again, the acidulated malt. Drying, fruity, crisp yet soft-textured finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-high carbonation.

Overall: Side Project #7 meets Peaotch. I will say I liked it better than I thought I would.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a teku purchased as part of a mix-a-six atWegman's

The color is an apricot shade ofgolden with mild haze and streaming bubbles to a thin white head. The smell is fresh with some floral and peach fruitiness in the nose and a mild lemony tart scent. The feel is very spritzy with a mild sweetness with a moderately high carbonation and slight phenolic tinge in the dry finish.

The taste has a slight peach soda quality with a light sweetness of wheat in the taste and subtle tangy yeast flavor with slight saison-like crisp quality with mild medicinal edge as it finishes. The overall drinkability is good but it has a slight sorbate type flavor which is not overly distracting but it is there. I could probably enjoy one but the gassiness makes it hard to enjoy more than a small sip at a time.

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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