Terrapin Tree Hugger Is Newest Year Round Beer

Terrapin Tree HuggerTerrapin Beer Co. has a new addition to their year-round line-up. Though known for their love of hops, Terrapin will step outside the lines and bring Tree Hugger “Altcentric” Ale on as a full time brew. In addition to the beer being available year-round, the company has forged a new ongoing partnership as well.

When you drink Tree Hugger, you’ll also be helping protect Southern forests. For this new ale, Terrapin Beer Co. has partnered with Dogwood Alliance, an organization formed in 1996 and dedicated to protecting Southern forests and communities from destructive logging practices. To learn more about their important work, and how you can be a Tree Hugger and join the forest protection team, visit  www.dogwoodalliance.org.

Tree Hugger was originally a special draft-only release for the 2012 Decatur Green Fest, also in support of Dogwood Alliance. That original limited draft-only release of this beer was so adored that the decision to make it the newest member of Terrapin’s year-round schedule was an easy one. With a mild herbal spice hop aroma and a malty flavor profile featuring notes of caramel, toffee, and nuts, this malt-forward beer will be a welcome compliment to Terrapin’s current hop-forward roster.

Malts: 2-Row Pale, Munich, CaraMunich III, Melanoidin, DH Carafa II

Hops: Mt. Hood, Vanguard

ABV: 5.1%

IBU: 30

OG: 12.1

Tree Hugger is available now in kegs (1/6 BBL and 1/2 BBL). 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles will be available in April within Terrapin’s nine-state distribution network.Are You a Tree Hugger, Too?

Show us your arboreal love! Next time you’re drinking a Tree Hugger (or whenever the mood strikes), take a photo of you and/or yours in a warm embrace with nature.

Instagram it with the hashtag

#TBCTreeHug. Visit the Instagram tab on our Facebook page

to see all the tree hugging action!About Terrapin: 

Terrapin Beer Co. has a portfolio of five year-round beers, four seasonal beers, the Monster Beer Tour collection of four high-gravity selections, and the Side Project series of one-time releases. Terrapin co-owners John Cochran, President, and Brian “Spike” Buckowski, Brewmaster, have developed a reputation for high-quality beers that push the boundaries of creative brewing.

Terrapin Beer Co. is open to the public for tours every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. with live music and tastings. The brewery is located at 265 Newton Bridge Road in Athens, GA. The tours are an excellent opportunity to taste Terrapin’s full line of award winning beers at their freshest and to see the brewing process first hand. For more information visit the web site or the Facebook page.

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