Posted in Seasonal Return, Terrapin Beer Company

Big Hoppy Monster is Back!

The latest seasonal from Terrapin’s “Monster Beer Tour” is on shelves this week.  It’s Big Hoppy Monster, back for it’s annual visit.

Commerical Description:
This mammoth imperial red ale leads with a tantalizing hop aroma that is quickly complemented by an enormous malt backbone & finished with a multitude of hoppy goodness.

Beer Rundown:

Style: Imperial Red Ale
Hops: Warrior, Centennial, Cascade, Ahtanum, Simcoe (Dry Hop)
Malts: 2-Row Pale, Munich, Crystal 20, Crystal 30, Crystal 45, Crystal 77

Taste Expectations: Lots of malt flavors – toffee & caramel.  Sweet notes.  Hops are very floral.  Hint of alcohol warming.  It’s a big, bold beer.

Availability: 12oz/4 pks.  Draft. Rare Cask Offerings also. Seasonal Aug/Sept annually.

Cellar? Terrapin states Big Hoppy can cellar under the right conditions up to 3 years.

8.3% ABV

73 IBU’s