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Red Swingline - Trinity Brewing Company

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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.48%
Wants: 54
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Trinity Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 04-06-2013)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-15-2013 21:37:09 | More by Sammy
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-14-2013 03:17:33 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%

Bottle pour at the bottle share held at Chloe's inside Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with malt, grain, citrus fruit, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with acidic flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great smell and some interesting flavors.

04-06-2013 05:28:08 | More by UCLABrewN84
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

04-26-2014 21:48:30 | More by djrn2
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-23-2014 04:51:28 | More by zestar
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

Bottle: Poured a cloudy orangey color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and light lacing notes. Aroma of light citrus and clementine notes is quiet refreshing. Taste is also dominated by citrus notes with some clementine notes which are very refreshing and light tangy and tart finish. Body is quite full with medium carbonation. I just took this out of the fridge without knowing exactly what I was about to drink but very good beer even though sour side is not that apparent.

08-25-2014 18:08:39 | More by Phyl21ca
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

08-25-2014 16:45:46 | More by ygtbsm94
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-02-2014 02:32:28 | More by GRG1313
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-02-2014 06:08:50 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

11-23-2013 05:21:05 | More by largadeer
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-20-2013 20:47:18 | More by JAHMUR
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-20-2014 13:47:05 | More by SocalKicks
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.81/5  rDev +14%

Cheers to SteveO for this one. Had a few Trinity beers prior to moving from the springs, this my first since move here...

Bottle 772 12/12, batch TBB 1-6 opens with a little gush, no big thang...

Pours a hazed amber with a thumb of egg shell colored head. Never totally clears, pretty nice head retention & below average lacing

S: Much sourness, citric & grassy notes

T: Sourness, a touch of grassyness, lemons & pineapples, plus tartness up front, so getting the tangerine rind, but also pineapple in spades. Earthy lemony/citric tartness, a bit of oakyness & pineapple as this warms, choke cherry here as well. Finishes tart with grapefruit, pineapple, a bit of white grape & honeysuckle & puckery, oaky sourness

MF: Medium bodied with delicate carbonation, plus some warming sensation

So easy to drink, wow a whole lot of flavor packed into a quaffable 4.1 abv package. This the greatness I recall from Jason on stops prior to Trinity! Classic American Wild ale, no real major flaws here only minor detractors

06-09-2013 04:16:06 | More by russpowell
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-20-2014 13:15:36 | More by Kegatron
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.29/5  rDev +1.7%

who would have thought, a sour red ipa, where all three elements are in perfect balance and actually compliment eachother brilliantly. this is a special ale. it pours a hazy red color, cloudy with some suspended yeast and an inch or maybe two of white head, thick as whipping cream. I smell brett and maybe lacto, with a sturdy dose of American red malt, dry, but a little sweet too, and then of course the hops, which hold up exceptionally well considering that this is a sour beer, and those flavors usually trump hops in my experience. the flavor is indeed right on with the nose, and all three parts are working in unison. im shocked how well the citrusy hops hold up, and how well they go with the sour flavors, which are tart and drying, but not overly acidic or burning. the malt provides some body and maybe a little sweetness. im surprised how low the alcohol content is given the low abv and the seeming lack of much residual sugar. another pleasant surprise. effervescent carbonation reminiscent of a good saison, and a nice fruity then bitter hoppy finish. good tingle on the tongue, extraordinarily complex. overall a great beer, probably overpriced like all the trinity bottles, but a beer I am overjoyed to have gotten to try. I have a new found appreciation for style fusions thanks to this. brilliant execution of a damn good idea.

05-02-2013 00:27:54 | More by StonedTrippin
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oline73

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-08-2014 02:18:31 | More by oline73
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-07-2014 20:50:51 | More by mendvicdog
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-20-2013 02:40:01 | More by MarkyMOD
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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-26-2014 20:14:25 | More by beernads
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-07-2014 10:50:20 | More by yourefragile
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-21-2014 04:37:46 | More by orangesol
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drewone

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-27-2014 02:10:37 | More by drewone
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-07-2014 14:40:18 | More by duceswild
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.29/5  rDev +1.7%

The beer is hazy orange with a filmy white head. Aromas of mango, funk, oranges, pineapples, assorted tropical fruit. The label reads IPA but this is clearly a wild ale. Juicy flavor with moderately low carbonation. Tangy with a mild bitterness that gracefully counteracts any possibility of the beer becoming cloying. A surprisingly delicious and creative brew.

05-29-2014 22:43:48 | More by Huhzubendah
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-25-2013 01:42:16 | More by Gonzoillini
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Red Swingline from Trinity Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.