Terrapin RecreationAle | Terrapin Beer Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Heavenisbeer on 07-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
688
Reviews:
87
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.86%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
202
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 688 |  Reviews: 87
Photo of dacrza1
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

DATE: September 10, 2016... OCCASION: Penn State/Pitt--the rivalry renewed!... GLASSWARE: Kisatsky Tavern pint... first, one notices the cascade of gigantic bubbles swirling in a lively golden amber body--active and fresh... second, the head is white as snow and pillowy, with some chunky crags and thick lacing... strong pine and resin mingles with soft orange citrus... light bread malts do not interfere with the session's intentions... still, what a bouquet for such a low-alcohol IPA... refreshing, lightly present on the teeth and more present at the throat... in fact, maltier in its palate than expected... smooth, almost buttery as well... beyond the aforementioned flavors, a pervasive sweetness balances the soft resin... some metallic hints that create a slight detraction from the profile... as sessions go, refreshing and engaging...

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Photo of TheDoak
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of daliandragon
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Real big bod head with awesome lace and staying power astride a cloudy tannish golden. Nose is heavy on the citrus and medicinal hops with a touch of pine.

Nice light flavor is a muted version of the nose. Lots of carbonation further masks the taste. Definitely enjoyable, and drikable, but leaves you slightly dissatisfied, like the 40% reduced fat chips. Still good, but reminds you of the real thing too.

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Photo of Cuervo_PCB
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kdown
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antc2382
4.08/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbf190
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tgatort
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.07/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrfehon33
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mitchmoore12
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look - 4 – Poured a hazy golden color in the glass with a very aromatic white head. Left some light horizontal lacing.
Smell – 4 - Has a spicy hop smell with malty notes. Pine and a little bit of citrus are coming through along with the caramel malt smell.
Taste – 3.75 – The taste is a subdued piney bitterness with a crisp lemony zest that fades away quickly which begs me to take another gulp. Lacking the bitterness bite and the end of the gulp, I was looking forward to it but I understand this is a session brew.
Feel- 4 – Moderate-high carbonation with a smooth and bubbly texture.
Overall- 4 – Great session brew, lots of flavor packed into a small ABV. Carbonation was nice and really helped get the texture and flavor on point for this session APA.

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Photo of Corburk
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crownrl28
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cultclassic89
3.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Andnkuhn
3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Warren2621
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheFightfan1
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbutter
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Terrapin RecreationAle from Terrapin Beer Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 688 ratings.
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