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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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“It is absolutly paradoxical; we cannot understand it, and we don’t know what it means. But we have proved it, and therefore we know it must be the truth.” -Benjamin Peirce That’s a little how we feel about the last 10 years and the phenominal growth we’ve enjoyed here at Terrapin. Join us in celebrating ten years of Terrapin with an Ale brewed with a Belgian yeast strain, Coriander, two kinds of orange peel and Chamomile. We chose to express this beautiful beer with what has been described as a beautiful equation… sip the beer while you ponder the math and our beautiful universe full of so much possibility! ABV: 10% IBU: 30 OG: 21 FG: 3.1 HOPS: Nelson Sauvin MALT: Pilsner, Malted Rye, Malted Dextrose ADJUNCTS: Coriander, two kinds of orange peel, chamomile

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3888) - Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Strong, malty fruity aroma has a subtle undertone of yeast and a hint of - is that coriander? Yes, coriander! It pours a beautiful clear solar yellow with a thick, fluffy and rather persistent white head. Flavor bursts with malt, orange, apple and butterscotch with a bit of a hoppy undertone and hints of yeast and coriander. Smooth, firm texture has a decent amount of fizz and leaves a nice fruity finish that has hints of coriander and hops. Special indeed! BTW I’m drinking this while watching the transit of Venus on-line, for what that’s worth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draught at Capone’s: Aroma of chamomile, coriander, and Belgian yeast. Poured yellow in color with a small, creamy, dense, white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is slightly sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of light Belgian yeast, slight malt, chamomile, grain, barley, a hint of alcohol, a hint of hops, and a hint of fruit. Medium body. Slightly sticky, slightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet, Belgian yeast, spice, coriander, chamomile, grain, banana, slight hop finish is dry. 10%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2412) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On draft at Capones. Pours a cloudy yellow orange gold with a medium sized white head. Aroma of banana, coriander, sweet candied malt,candied sugar, bubble gum, cloves, orange peel and Belgian yeast. Taste is much the same as the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9642) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2012
On tap at Capone’s. Hazy golden pour with a smaller sized off white head. Fruity, citrus, yeast, some spices and some bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hangover (1088) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Cloudy orange pour with nice carbonation streamers and a thin white head. Aroma is musty with some coriander and orange. Nice mouthfeel with a peppery, spicy citrus flavor up front. Middle is a bit more yeasty with a bitter, almost tangy back end. Has enough body to support the alcohol and seems best suited to a long session of slow sipping. This is a pretty good brew!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sharkweek (110) - Statesboro, Georgia, USA - MAY 30, 2012
This is a Delicious beer. It looks great, it smells great, and it tastes great. I enjoyed the flavor a lot. You can pick up a vanilla and banana flavor to it. If you get a chance give this one a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3237) - Montana, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Draft at Rooster’s Beak. Hazy gold pour with thin white top. Scent is fruit and spice. Taste is spices and yeasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1330) - Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Aroma - Winter spices, yeast, pumpkin, lemon, citrus. Taste - Caramel, Pumpkin pie, spice, yeast, citrus, sweet. Body - Golden

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Appearance - Cloudy, golden, thin lacing
Aroma - Oranges, yeast, vanilla, spices
Taste - Dried pineapple, grapefruit, yeast, bread, light hops

This is another fine job by Terrapin. The nose greets you with what is an "authentic" Belgian aroma - lots of yeast, light fruits and spices that make for an enticing scent. The body follows as so, but with a very satisfying grapefruit finish that sweetens up, leaving the mouth sticky and full of yeast flavors. Wouldn’t guess the high abv, however, because it is very easy to drink. I’m sure aging would do fantastic things here. A big thanks to OmegaX for this brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jwr07 (113) - Decatur, Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Pours a hazy golden color. Smells rather barnyardy: some hay and funk on the nose. Medium-heavy body, somewhat bitter and more saison-ish flavor, spicy dry finish. Also finishes fairly hot, which makes sense considering the abv Pretty good overall, but nothing to write home about.

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