Terrapin Double IPA Cask Exchange



Analogous to the ‘Exchange’ program with Chateau Elan, after aging Richland Rum for approximately three years, the contents of select casks are transferred temporarily to new barrels. The emptied casks are then used by the Terrapin Brewing Company in Athens, GA, to age a Double India Pale Ale for about one year, adding a base of vanilla, burnt sugar and butterscotch to the beer. After the beer has been bottled, the barrels are returned to the Distillery in Richland, where the Rum they originally held is placed back into them. After picking up notes of hops, malt, sweetness, nutmeg and is considered mature, which usually occurs in about one year, the Rum is bottled