Everards Brewery team leader Mick Trevor and Terrapin Beer Co. brewmaster Brian “Spike” Buckowski unlatched the lid of the Everards mash tun and peered through steamy haze at the thick, gooey grain bed containing 10% sticky rye malt. Draining the sweet wort from this glue-like porridge was proceeding slower than Trevor had anticipated. Seemingly unfazed,... View Article
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Web Only October 20, 2014 - Owen Ogletree
Culture Brewers Head to the Courts to Protect Their Brands April 30, 2014 - Andy Crouch
It all begins with a name. A word or series of words, strung together, capturing an essence, a spirit. Telling the world who you are and what you’re all about. Maybe inspiration strikes in a flash. Or maybe it takes months of mental calisthenics. In the end, it’s perfect. Until the letter arrives or the... View Article
Staff Reviews January 22, 2014 - - -
Terrapin Beer Co. Athens, GA Style: Imperial stout ABV: 9.4% First thing that catches my eye is the packaging. I like the down-stated classic style label and love the cinnamon roll-esque double dipped bronze and cream colored wax neck. This beer pours a very dark black with deep brown head that when swirled reminds me... View Article
New on the Shelves - News - What's Brewing August 21, 2013 - Staff
(Press Release) CLIFTON PARK, NY—Shmaltz Brewing Company is all about collaborations this fall with the limited-edition release of two sensational new offerings: St. Lenny’s – The Immaculate Collaboration parallels Reunion Ale ’13 – A Beer for Hope®. Shmaltz partners with Missouri’s Cathedral Square Brewing Company for the debut release of St. Lenny’s, a Belgian Style Double Rye India... View Article
What's Brewing July 10, 2013 - Staff
(Press Release) ATHENS, GA—In 2012, Terrapin Beer Co. offered up to their fans the chance to vote for their favorite retired Terrapin beer. After heated campaigning, the votes were tallied and, unlike some previous elections, the winner was clear: Dos Cocoas Chocolate Porter.
Full Pints - It's My Round July 1, 2012 - Alan Shapiro
Alcoholic beverages were not a part of my upbringing. There was no prohibition or religious objection—it just wasn’t a daily part of our lives. We had the tiny glass of concord grape wine with our weekly Sabbath dinner, and my parents hosted the occasional cocktail party. In retrospect, I would seem an unlikely candidate to... View Article
Full Pints - Staff Reviews June 14, 2012 - Win Bassett
The sixteenth beer in Terrapin‘s “Side Project” series, this French Oak-aged American Ale pours a dark chestnut with a deep amber head. The beer is lightly carbonated, and upon first sip, burnt molasses envelopes notes of wood. Phlux Capacitor has hints of dried stone fruit, and a faint licorice, or anise flavor peeks through in this complex beer,... View Article
Beer Talk January 1, 2012 - - -
Terrapin Beer Co. Athens, GA Available: AL, GA, NJ, NC, PA, SC, TN, VA This beer is made with a locally-roasted coffee blend from Athens, GA staple Jittery Joes. 130 lbs of ground coffee goes into each batch of the Wake-n-Bake blend, including Costa Rican, Guatemalan & Zimbabwe coffees. The W-n-B is part of Terrapin’s... View Article
Full Pints - Staff Reviews December 22, 2011 - Staff
Wake ‘n’ Bake, coyly called “W ‘n’ B” on the label. The name is a tribute to a blend of coffee created by Terrapin Beer Co. and Atlanta’s Jittery Joe’s that is used in this coffee stout. And, boy, is there coffee in this beer!