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Terrapin Side Project Indiana Krunkles

Formerly brewed at Terrapin Beer Company
Style: Wheat Ale
Athens, Georgia USA
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
The Legend of Krunkles lives on with number 15 in our Side Project series of beers. “Indiana Krunkles” Wheat I.P.A. boasts all the hop adventure of an American I.P.A. while leading you on a quest for the malt and yeast found in a traditional German Hefeweizen. Explore all the unique flavor of this unconventional wheat beverage while your senses take you on a journey into complete beer nirvana. We hope you enjoy this audacious brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (4812) - Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2012
22 ounce bottle that poured a dark cloudy orange color, aromas of grapefruit juice, clove, citrus, and some yeast. Flavors of bitter grapefruit, sweet malt, clove, and some wheat. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4315) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2012
The aroma is nice with malt, bourdon barrel, hops, and fruit. The appearance is golden with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall a neat beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (3084) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2012
a strange mixture of wheat and IPA. the aroma is bizarre with grapefruit like aroma. the taste is more hoppy than the German banana nose that is expected. still as a mixture it is not bad, but it lacks something

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Reviewed June 2011 - Up front there are some banana and cloves. There’s the German wheat beer coming through. Then come the hops. Citrus and grapefruit. Instead of working together nicely I felt like the ingredients clashed a bit. Not a horrible beer at all. Just not something I would drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8605) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has notes of light wheat and citrus with backing light fruit. Flavor has a nice combo of wheat and citrus with a backing sweet fruit note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: SP 15 Indiana Krunkles
Date: May 22, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: hazy gold, frothy off white head, bits of lace
Aroma: fresh floral hop aroma, sweet banana esters
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, fruity esters, light caramel, lots of balancing hops, touch of citrus

Name: SP 15 Indiana Krunkles
Date: June 11, 2011
Mode: draft
Words: the fred
Aroma: big sweet banana aroma, robust floral hops
Flavor: sweet banana flavor, lots of hops, floral, well balanced bitterness
Overall: finally someone figured out how to do a hoppy hefe

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle poured into glass. Dark golden color a thin off white head. Aroma has hints of light honey wheat and sweet malt. Flavor is a little bitter with a sweet malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MmmcKay (1052) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Wish that I had tried this a little more fresh. I probably would have had a higher opinion. Certainly pours like an IPA. Amber orange in color. Smells like a blend of a wheat beer and a IPA. Certainly has the esters of wheat. Notes of banana bread and spices. Some hops are certainly present but they don’t seem very fresh. Also some caremel and sweet candy aromas. Tastes like a wheat IPA. They certainly named the beer right. Good but not great. Needs mroe hopppy goodness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 9, 2011
THOUGHTS: Huh? it was really like someone poured an IPA into a wheat beer. Very citric. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a hazy, murky, medium copper with an average to large, off-white head that slowly diminished leaving good lacing. The aroma had light to moderate caramel and wheat; moderate to heavy grapefruit and orange hops; light yeast; lemon and more orange. The initial flavor was lightly sweet, slightly sour and lightly bitter; while the finish was light to moderately sweet, moderately bitter and lightly acidic and sour. There was citrus hops, citrus from wheat, grapefruit, orange, lemon, wheat, caramel, and yeast. The light to medium body was oily, a little syrupy and then a little dry with fizzy carbonation and a slightly metallic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2011
22oz bottle courtesy of mixmasterob. Pours a cloudy orange with a large white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is big, grapefruity hops, with a little yeasty, almost hefe character. Body is medium. Flavor is huge with grapefruit-heavy citrus, and a yeasty, again almost hefe-like taste.

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