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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Sometime around midnight in a city nobody can agree on, the idea for Terrapin and Left Hand to brew a collaboration beer was born. Peaotch is the third in the series of one-time releases between the two breweries. Terrapin Brew master Brian “Spike” Buckowski hosted Left Hand Brew master Ro Gunzel in Athens, Ga and late one night the two brewed up this dreamy ale.
Yep, we brewed a beer with Georgia & Colorado peaches. We tried to tell the peaches to get out of the way, but they wouldn’t. Ludicrous, we know. OG: 17.1 Malt: 2 Row Pale, Munich, Victory, Wheat, Aromatic, Acidulated & Pilsner Hops: Willamette & Cascade Peaches: from GA & CO


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2317) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2011
22 oz bomber. Pours a slightly cloudy light orange gold color with a medium sized off white head. Aroma of fresh peaches, light malt, hops and wheat. Taste dominated by peaches with hints of wheat and light malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA, and poured into a Terrapin mason-jar-ish thing. I heart new release glassware. Pours a clear amber with a medium sized creamy head. Good head retention. Aroma of tart and sweet malts with some faint malts. The taste is peaches, pith, vanilla, pale malts and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTAEgeek (1142) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2011
On tap at the Nook. Pours copper with little to no head and no lacing. The aroma is definite peaches, some wheat, bread, and earthy hops. The flavor is very sweet up front with a little bitterness in the middle and finish and a long sour aftertaste. The palate is light to medium, bubbly and lively, and a little acidic. Overall, this is a well done peach beer, with a distinct peach aroma and flavor, and even mouthfeel, but not overwhelming.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Bottle at Coffee District. Semi sweet beer with a good amount of peach aroma and flavor. For what it is, a peach flavored beer, it’s pretty spot on.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (1882) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2011
22 oz bomber. Pours a hazy orange with no head to speak of. Aroma of light peach, wheat, earthiness. Flavor is basically a decent wheat ale with some peaches thrown in. Nothing overpowering, but very smooth and tasty. No hint of the alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hophead21112 (218) - Louisville, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Orange pour with a very subtle haze, good retention. Aroma is peach, hay, and slightly floral. Tingly carbonation up front, medium body, low alcohol warmth. This one is surprisingly bitter all the way through which unfortunately hides the sweetness of the peach and malt. Finishes dry. Expected better at this price point and following on the heels of the greatness that was "Depth Charge".

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpringsLicker (3116) - Tennessee, USA - OCT 18, 2011
The pour is mostly clear with just a slight haze, under a tall tightly-knit head of off-white. The aroma is, well, fresh peaches. The flavor is watered down peach nectar. This needs more peaches.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NachlamSie (2724) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Bomber from Ale Yeah! Smells like peach, tastes like peach. It’s not too syrupy which is okay. Palate is medium, probably too dense for a peach beer. I love the description and title. Unfortunately, I just can’t make myself get into peaches. Perhaps if there were less peach flavor and more beer-like flavor I could get into it. Recommended for fruit beer lovers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aracauna (3036) - Georgia, USA - OCT 16, 2011
I love peaches, but I’ve heard they’re hard to brew with. The aromas get lost in the beer. One brewer even told me people often add apricot to peach beers to make them more peachy. Whatever happens, peach beers that don’t lose the peaches end up smelling like peach-flavored candy more than peaches. Unfortunately, Peaotch is on of those beers. No other flaws, but it is a very mold beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (3934) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Draft, Left Hand Brewing’s Milk Stout Nitro release party, GABF 2011. Clear brilliant gold with a small laceful head. Nice fruity peach tone on the aroma, with a small earthy toffee malt behind it. Flavor was very peachfull from start to finish. Pleasantly balanced with a mild grassy bitterness, and a firm fruity sweetness. Bitterness more apparent on the finish though.


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