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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Our newest year-round selection! With a mild herbal spice hop aroma and a malty flavor profile featuring notes of caramel, toffee, and nuts, this malt-forward beer is a welcome compliment to our current hop-leaning roster.


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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollinsr (335) - Atlanta, - MAY 24, 2013
Pours a clear brown with a finger of tan head. Aroma is not terribly strong but there are some hints of malt with a yeasty hop backbone. Flavor is mosyly smooth and malty with not much complexity. There are hints of some smoky-sweet nuttiness which barely peaks through and then there is a slight rubbery aftertaste. This is still a very drinkable beer but definitely a far cry from Terrapin’s best.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2014
Gatlinburg bottle. I’m not terribly familiar with altbiers but this seemed nice enough. Good caramel notes throughout with a little bitterness for balance. Maybe a slight metallic hint though. Fine.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
devman171 (715) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2014
Bottle, Pour is amber with medium head. Aroma is bready malt with a touch of roast, flavor is semi sweet malt and a touch of bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1849) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Growler from Filling Station, Nashville. Pours a darkish amber with a small head of off-white cream. I wasn’t expecting much, but this was good. Easy-drinking and smooth, with plenty of caramel/toffee nuttiness. Hops are in the right amounts to keep the flavor clean and not cloying. Better than expected.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (1756) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle from Village Wine and Spirits. Delicate roast malt nose, some sweet tea. Light copper color. Rounded malty initial / light sweet mid / somewhat scratchy hop finish and then balanced. Thin-medium body. Okay. Decent maltiness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
LinusStick (2757) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Wow! A delicious session beer! Aroma was nice. Smelled like caramel covered Count Chocula cereal. Pour was was a crystal clear dark red/light brown with an off white ring for a head. Taste was very big for such a low ABV. Strong caramel, malt and toffee flavors that were not too sweet or cloying. A slight hoppiness keeps the malt flavors in check. As it warmed toffee and burnt caramel came out. Slightly nutty. Decent carbonation. Great find!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPAsavedMYlife (344) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Aroma is quite earthy, nutty, hint of caramel, peach, fruit. Mouthfeel is really watery. Taste is loads of honey and nut flavor, it almost tastes english. Maybe they used English yeast? Overall pretty hoppy, light, and lacking in malt depth. for all those specialty grains in there, they need to use more! Overall, not bad; but nothing to seek out either.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
glennmastrange (2145) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle. Moderate nutty and cereal for the malt, light herbs for the hops, light dough for the yeast, with faint date, root beer and a hint of solvent. Head is average size, frothy, light tan with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is sparkling clear darker copper. Flavor starts lightly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is medium, watery with a lively carbonation. Not a bad Altbier, just nothing really descriptive about it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2295) - Glendale, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
One of my first Terrapin beers in a while. Pours a garnet color. Quite pretty and opaque. The taste is a duo of mineral and nutty notes which is different from the slightly sweet caramel notes in the aroma. Some toast and malt notes round out the flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nathan30533 (546) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2014
This beer is ok. Too malty for my liking but still ok. Reminds me of something I’ve had before. Maybe a fat tire.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (998) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - FEB 9, 2014
A nice average low gravity beer. Not an Altbier in my opion of the word. yazoo does a better job. But this may be an american altbier hop forward. Definitly not bad. Very nice mouthfeel for the abv. nice head that fades. Average probably not on my get again list though.


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