Terrapin Dr. Krunkles | Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Dr. KrunklesTerrapin Dr. Krunkles

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Zach136 on 09-25-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mta11c
3.51/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Normie
2.97/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Chemical smell and taste. Over carbonated. I love terrapin, but this is not their best.

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3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Funky, clean with a slight cheese aftertaste. Interesting but solid beer. Cool experiment

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into a snifter
Aroma of pine and spice
Head average (4 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 4 mm ring and 1 mm layer
Lacing poor ā€“ half dozen various size islands of tiny to medium bubbles
Body light yellow, cloudy
Flavor begins with a blast of pepper and hops, slowly fades to yeast phenolics; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, aggressive carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.5, Palate 2.75, Overall 3.5625. Final weighted score: 3.9625.
This is a very good entry in the Terrapin Side Project series with the only real flaw for me being the over-aggressive carbonation ā€“ kind of like chewing an Alka-Seltzer tablet. The flavors of pine and white pepper balance the yeast phenolics nicely producing a pretty good drink once the carbonation dies. This is one Iā€™d like to see become permanent.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Bottle: Poured a yellow color ale with some hazy white hue and a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of coriander and wheat malt with some light citrusy hops is quite pleasant. Taste is also a well balanced mix between some coriander and other spices with light fruity ester with some light dry citrus hops and light sweet rustic malt which may contain some wheat. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. This beer is not necessarily earth shattering but well enjoyable with good drinkability.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a shaker, the beer is a bright, slightly hazy, orange-straw coloring, with a ton of carbonation bubbling throughout, and a tall, frothy, dense, white head. This one's a gusher on opening and pour. Aromas of tart citrus, all-spice, coriander, nutmeg, subtle sour notes, woody notes, toasted grains, and hints of resinous hops. Flavors are tangy and tart citrus forward, sour notes, white grape/white wine characteristics, woody highlights and spice, coriander spice, nutmeg, and piney hops characteristics. This carries a lot of wine characteristics. The body is light, effervesced, and transitions into a fairly dry, crisp finish. The aftertaste is a solid blend of tart and sour notes, with a heavy linger of spices.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of MattSharpless
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Terrapin Dr. Krunkles from Terrapin Beer Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 135 ratings.
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