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RATINGS: 1005   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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We Consider this an extreme version of an American Pale Ale. It has a very up front floral and citrus aroma from a late cascade addition and dry hopping with Amarillo. This beer also has a big malt background to balance the bitterness of the hops. The rye malt cleans up your palette after you swallow so the hop flavor does not stick in your mouth too long.
Now available in bottles.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (857) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Aromas of peaches, apricots, oranges, floral hops, caramel, bread dough, and hints of milk chocolate. Orange-golden, honey-colored, slightly hazy, with minimal off-white head foam. Dry and clean, with very pleasant, mellow bitterness atop a smooth malt foundation. Medium-full, well carbonated, and finishes with a good balance of malts and hops, and without too much of either. A very well-balanced, smooth, straight up pale ale.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
vlan1 (186) - Eastern Shore, Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Pours a clear yellow gold with moderate head. Aroma is mild citrus and garlic. Flavor is mild ,bitter and herbal/grassy with a unpleasant burnt flavor in the aftertaste. This stuff was really hard to drink and became even worse as it warmed. Considering the amount of good reviews I wonder if this was a bad keg/batch. Will have to revisit at some point.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BPal75 (14) - - JUL 8, 2014
Lemony spicy aroma. Slightly cloudy from rye. Thin head. Clean. Taste is rye with subtle spicy hop flavor. Light body finishes crisp and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ARH (293) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2014
12oz bottler poured into a shaker. Strong notes of rye bread and citrus as well as some caramel and pine. A big, puffy, off-white head leaves behind a messy webbing of lace. A big poofy island lingers for a long time, but eventually reduces to a thin soapy ring sitting on top of a clear, caramel-orange colored beer. The taste is a medium-high bitter, but balanced nicely with a smooth, medium sweetness. The medium body, oily textured beer has a creamy carbonation. It finishes with a caramel and rye, juicy/syrupy quality with some bread and fruit. The aftertaste is a light, mellow, dry and clean rye grain.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (1461) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Rcvd in trade. Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice somewhat light transparent to somewhat hazy pale brown color leading to light tinges of orange coloring along the sides of the glass. There was a decent light lacing sliding right on into the beer. The smell had a faded sort of rye note to it along with a light floral yet somewhat spiciness. The taste was a combination of the previously mentioned flavors. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body and had a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed fairly good for the style and for me as it was harsh but not overly done. Overall, in my opinion, this was a good Rye Beer I’d have again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smaynard6000 (602) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a dark golden color with minimal off-white head. Aroma is floral with a bit of citrus. Flavor is balanced- somewhat sweet and also hoppy and bitter in the finish. Light-to-medium bodied. Tasty and drinkable. Not too shabby.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erikh04 (115) - - MAY 27, 2014
On draft in augusta. Not usually a pale ale fan but this one is good. Hoppy aroma and initial taste but finishes smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1591) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Draft. Nose is moderate citrus hops. Full of tangerine and grapefruit, very zest like. Pours a fairly clear reddish orange. Flavor is a moderately bitter taste with a very grapefruit hop presence. Some earthiness. Really e notable. A slightly drying finish due to hop bitterness. Would drink a lot if I got it this fresh often and regularly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3567) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Citrus and some picquant rye aroma. Pours cloudy orange with good head and lacing. Finishes citrus and light bitter. Soft carbonation. Tap at Churchkey.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ronaldtheriot (1178) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Terrapin Rye Pale Ale has a thin, white head, a semi-opaque, golden appearance, with lazy bubble streams and some light lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of white bread, sweetness, and some hop oils. Taste is of white bread crust, relatively low hop bitterness, and some light rye pepperiness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Terrapin Rye Pale Ale finishes semi-dry and easy drinking. RJT

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (348) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Deep burnt orange, murky with a fluffy off white head. Pine and rye aroma. The taste adds earthy malt, biscuit, and caramel. The rye spice is perfectly balanced. Sweet rich mouthfeel with medium carb. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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