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The Terrapin Hop Karma Brown IPA is a head on collision between a hoppy west coast India Pale Ale and a malty, complex brown ale. Brewed with 5 varieties of hops and 7 different malts, this hybrid style represents the best of both worlds. PEACE, LOVE and HOPPINESS


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewMoose (82) - Florida, USA - OCT 16, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours with a small tan head. Roast and chocolate aromas. Very little hop aroma. Chocolate roasty and some hop bitterness in the flavor. Not much hop aroma and flavor for an IPA. definitely not a black IPA much more of an American Brown Ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2149) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2013
This beer pours really well, has a great deep reddish brown color with a nice thick creamy off white head and great lacing, well carbontated too. The smell is amazing with a great blend of several malts and hops blended well and a mild nutty smell lingering. The taste is good with a great blend of several malts and a decent hoppiness,citrus flaovr that follows but is not overpowering. The mouthfell is mellow with a mild citrusy flavor and a malty carmel taste lingering. Overall, a great beer that I am upset that they don’t distribute in my area. A great blend of two different styles that blended well together. My second beer from this brewer and they both were amazing, highly recommend.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours an opaque brown with a slight tan head. Leaves a decent amount of lacing down the glass. Smells of mostly chocolate malt. Taste is pretty similar. Lots of chocolate notes with some hop presence although not quite as much as expected from the name. Additional chocolate bitterness is also detectable. Taste every slightly favors malt but is not overly sweet. Mouthfeel is good and creamy with a good level of carbonation. Pretty decent beer. Better than the Big Hoppy Monster. Delivers a good hop presence while still staying true to the flavor profile of a brown.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2461) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a leathery brown with quite a bit of light poking through and a quickly-dying head. Initial impression of the aromas is that it has a heavy smell of dates and figs with little hops presence, but flavor starts there and transitions to a sort of non-defined hop bitterness with some of that brown sugar-like edge poking through. The beer is interesting, but solid.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boarderlime (8) - - AUG 18, 2013 does not count
The hoppiness of an IPA with the sweet balance of a brown. This beer is full bodied and dark, lots of flavor, but smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
musinj6 (402) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Pours a clear brown with one finger head and light lacing. Herbal, piney hop aroma with toast malt and some caramel. Mildly sweet up front and turns moderately bitter with a long bitter finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Clean on the palate. This is drinkable. Not bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
atlrizzob (161) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Pours a deep brown with a khaki head. Smell is caramel, oak, and a light hop. Tastes slightly of hops with hints of roast and molasses. Very smooth, good brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daytonbeer (650) - Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pours dark mahogany with tan head and nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malts. Taste is much different. Still has some roasted malts, but it is loaded with bitterness...piney and delicious. A bold and tasty version of a brown IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2340) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with a tan head. Malty aromas with caramel and hops. Roasted malt flavors that finishes smooth and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4051) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2013
12 ounce from four pack bought at Asheville Whole Foods. Big brown pour. Kind of a sweet sherry taste. Some say citrus but more sherry and brown with slightly hoppy style. Different.


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