It’s been 7 years since Terrapin Hopsecutioner’s debut, quickly taking the number #1 seller spot just weeks after launch. According to Terrapin’s marketing director Julia Weckback, the “Killer IPA” needed a bit of an artistic touchup. The infamous executioner turtle isn’t going anywhere, or the hops he/she/it is splitting. The layout just looks cleaner and fresher.
“Our core IPAs are often on shelves together, and we wanted to ensure a cohesive brand image.” – Julia Weckback, Marketing Director
Terrapin Hopsecutioner grew 35% in 2017, and will soon be available to hoppy fans in Michigan and Wisconsin. Look for the new artwork on 12-ounce and 16-ounce cans starting in early 2018.
Hops: Warrior, Centennial, Chinook, Simcoe, Amarillo, Cascade (Dry-Hop)
Malts: 2 Row Pale, Munich, Pale Crystal 24L, Victory
Availability: 12oz Cans, 16oz Cans, Draft.
7.3% ABV, 71 IBUs
Terrapin Moo-Tella has joined the brewery’s Special Reserve Series.
This specialty lineup started in 2013 with a white chocolate edition of Moo-Hoo, Terrapin’s chocolate milk stout. After a heated round of fan voting, White Chocolate Moo-Hoo snagged a return to the series again (on shelves now).
Now for Terrapin Moo-Tella. The Nutella inspired beer uses their Moo-Hoo Milk Stout, brewed with Nashville based Olive & Sinclair cocoa nibs, and a touch of hazelnut syrup. Brewery co-founder “Spike” Buchowski chose the syrup route because of potential nut allergy issues. Don’t let that slow you down. Moo-Tell really delivers.
Terrapin’s Special Reserve Series milk stouts are a bit more robust and bold than their seasonal Moo-Hoo. As far as Moo-Tella is concerned, the beer truly delivers a Nutella-inspired experience. The nose is a blend of hazelnut and chocolate, with a creamy milk chocolate finish that becomes more and more like the dessert spread as it warms.
Our 2017 Reserve Series release ‘Moo-Tella,” is a Chocolate Imperial Milk Stout so decadent you could eat it with a spoon. The intermingling of Olive and Sinclair chocolate and the rich flavor of hazelnuts creates an experience so pleasurable it should be shared with friends.
Terrapin Moo-Tella is now available in16.9-ounce bottles hitting the market the week of November 12th.
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Terrapin White Chocolate Moo Hoo has returned to shelves for only the second time ever.
The base beer uses cocoa nibs from Nashville, Tennessee’s Olive & Sinclair, plus a healthy helping of white chocolate. The end result is a decadent, creamy, dessert beer.
White Chocolate Moo Hoo has only seen one release despite previous plans to bring it back. For the 2016 election year, Terrapin gave their fans the opportunity to vote their favorite beer from the past back into production. We’re told White Chocolate Moo Hoo won by a landslide.
White Chocolate is our favorite specialty release by Terrapin. The white chocolate addition creates a really unique, almost esoteric flavor to this creamy dessert beer.
White Chocolate Moo Hoo is available in 16.9-ounce bottles for a limited time.
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Terrapin Blueberry Thyme Saison is slated to be the 30th edition in the brewery’s Side Project Series.
Incorporating one of the Athens, Georgia based brewery’s bright farmhouse ales, and aged it on fresh blueberries and thyme. The beer pours a beautiful light purple color thanks to the fresh blueberry additions.The thyme adds an interesting summer touch. We enjoyed it
Our newest Saison is a blend of fresh summer flavors. The tart sweetness of ripe blueberries combined with the floral warmth of thyme evoke garden memories in the culinarily-inspired brew.
Terrapin Blueberry Thyme Saison 16.9 ounce bottle release for the summer season, debuting in late-May, 2017.
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The fictitious, hop-loving character that hails from Athens, Georgia is on another flavor trip. This time to Panama.
Krunkles has gone by many different names in the past – Dr. Krunkles, Samurai Krunkles, Indiana Krunkles, and new tropically inspired Luau Krunkles. Taking a tropical spin through Central America, Terrapin Panama Krunkles is on the horizon.
This edition features papaya and pineapple against the hoppy backdrop of the India pale ale.
Continuing his world brewing tour, Krunkles is back with another fruit-forward IPA. “Panama Krunkles” blends the tropical juiciness of pineapple and papaya for this Central American-inspired beer.”
Terrapin Panama Krunkles will be available in 12 ounce cans and draft. The brewery has not yet announced this offering.
6.5% ABV, 77 IBUS
Terrapin Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Lime Gose is on deck in Athens, Georgia.
The brewery already has a winner in the gose style – Watermelon Gose. The beer tastes like summer feels. Joining the brewery’s Side Project Series is Terrrapin Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Lime Gose, another warm weather/tropically inspired beer.
The name pretty much gives away the composition of this gose; nuanced with limes, pink sea salt, and coriander.
The Gose is made with mineral-rich Himalayan Pink Sea Salt and has flavors of fresh squeezed Makrut Limes and subtle hints of Coriander. Quench your thirst as you meditate on our latest brew.
Look for Terrapin Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Lime Gose in 22 ounce bottles and draft this summer.
Athens, Georgia based Terrapin Beer Company made waves a while back with their zombie themed Walking Dead Bood Orange IPA. In February, it returned once again in cans for the first time. The brewery now has two zombie apocalypse inspired beers on shelves. The newest? Terrapin Lucille.
If you follow the show, Terrapin Lucille is named for the evil fella wreaking havok on our beloved Rick Grimes and crew – Negan and his weapon of choice, Lucille. The barbed wire should be a dead give away. If you haven’t been watching, the show gets pretty brutal. (And bloody.)
This beer drinks like dessert, but doesn’t drink like the 9.4% alcohol by volume beer it actually is. Perhaps this “Lucille” will do a little damage to your head as well. The imperial stout is brewed with both molasses and vanilla, and aged on hickory, maple, and white ash. All the wood that makes baseball bats.
Molasses dominates this beer, but isn’t overpowering, heavy or syrupy. Expect hints of brown sugar, dark chocolate oak and a touch of smoke.
Terrapin Lucille is available now in 500 milliliter bottles for a limited time.
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