From Terrapin – The Terrapin Hop Karma Brown IPA is a head on collision between a hoppy west coast India Pale Ale and a malty, complex brown ale. Brewed with 5 varieties of hops and 7 different malts, this hybrid style represents the best of both worlds. PEACE, LOVE and HOPPINESS.
Terrapin Beer Company – Terrapin Hop Karma Brown IPA – 12 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 6% abv.
Appearance: Pours brown, letting minimal light through. Not much of a head on this beer, a mere thin cap of white swirls.
Aroma: Sweet brown sugar-like malts, lemon zest and just a nice citrusy hop nose.
Taste: Caramel or honey covered toast, citrusy hops. Cereal, light amounts of chocolate.Finishes with peppery hop spice.
Mouthfeel: Active carbonation, medium bodied. A little peppery roughness.
Overall: A very easy to drink hop forward beer.