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Elektrick Cukumbahh - Trinity Brewing Company

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87
very good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Trinity Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: lilsmizzul1225 on 06-08-2013)
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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a hazy yellow-orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, and cucumber aromas. Taste is much the same with cucumber and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with an interesting set of aromas and flavors.

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

well, this is indeed what it claims to be. holy cow, cucumber? what a weirdo this is. a saison at its heart, it pours a pale blonde color with a very excited head, bone white, and lasting pretty well. the nose on this indicates saison yeast, i don't get the brett the label says is there, but its dry enough i guess, so theres that. the cucumber nose is insane, not fully appetizing i can't say, the english cucumbers that are always wrapped up in saran wrap, odd smelling, vegetal, not like american pickle cukes. pale malt base is uneventful, but thats fine because all i taste is cucumber, its fresh and strong, and the star of the show. if cucumber ale is a good idea, this is a good one. if its a poor idea, this is irrelevant, but effective. well carbonated and easy drinking enough, but maybe just a tad funny in the belly. quality and interesting stuff from trinity at a fair price for once.

Photo of MasterSki
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Kump. Served in a Cantillon tulip.

A - A voluminous white foam settles to a collar, a few wisps on top, and minimal lacing. Hazy pale golden straw body.

S - Big cucumber aroma, with vegetal skin being the dominant contributor. Spicy farmhouse yeast and light grain presence.

T - The taste has more malt sweetness and some nebulous spices as well. Not sure if that's from the yeast or if there are grains of paradise or peppercorns or something. The combination of spices and cucumber gives this a vaguely Indian note. Vegetal cucumber skin finish.

M - Zesty carbonation, medium-light body, dry finish, with perhaps a touch of residual sugar. No perceptible alcohol. Not as tannic as expected for a cucumber beer.

D - Quite enjoyable. Reminds me of thetomG's cucumber saison, and that's a good thing. I crushed the 375ml bottle. Would order this again; might be the best beer I've had from Trinity actually.

Photo of mactrail
4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy light yellow in the De Proef slim tulip. Really interesting aroma of alfalfa and a whiff of Thai basil. Lovely sudsy mouthfeel and a hint of citrusy bitterness.

Nobody could guess what the flavor was, but as soon as you say "cucumber," the light goes on. It's really quite tasty, just an unexpected flavor. The Brett is quite a nice accompaniment. It has just the right funky weirdness to go with the aromatic vegetable. There is also the typical Saison fruitiness, but less sweet.

Overall this is a delicious, textbook example of a Saison. The flavoring is intriguing and not overdone. From the 375 ml bottle, with a metal cap, thank you, purchased at Grapevine Liquor in Denver.

Photo of MarkyMOD
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of drewone
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.24/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer poured a bit hazy, but still more on the clear golden side. Not much of a head here. Hard swirl cannot bring it back once it's gone.

Aroma is fairly weak. Some off Belgian spice and just a faint hint of cucumber. I've had cucumber drinks before living in India and those were quite a bit more pleasant smelling. Of course, they weren't beer

Flavor is like a light saison or tripel. Can't quite distinguish this as the cucumber comes through. Yet it's more of the skin of the cuke it seems. I dunno, just has a little "green" in it. Not as light. Beyond that, and a little bit of breadiness, there's not much to it.

Went well with a Southwest Club Sammich at Hops/Pie

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 7.29.13

A - Pours a almost clear orange with a fizzy tan head that fades to a thin film.

S - Pickle juice. Yup, that's it.

T - Cucumber and more pickle juice.

D - Good carbonation and a very light body.

O - Pickles are good right? Why not a beer with pickles.

Photo of Haybeerman
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of eawolff99
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of akang
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of cbutova
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Reviewed at Freshcraft in Denver, CO. Full notes taken at time of consumption.

A- Pours about as pale as it gets with a very light yellow, somewhat hazy body from the tap to a tulip. The white cap reaches one finger with a foamy texture and it falls to a small ring. Lacing is rare.

S- Mostly tart and funky Saison yeast in the aroma with a hint of cucumbers toward the back end. Lemon zest, pepper, musty funk, herbs and cherry barnyard.

T- Compared to the aroma, the cucumbers are massively strong taking over the focus of the beer. These cukes are layered on tart lemon zest, dry musty hay and barnyard funk, peppercorns, cherry pit and light fruits.

MF- Body is on the very light end of things with a crisp dry feel. Carbonation fairly high adding some fizz. Finishes lightly bitter and tart.

Its not just my love of cucumbers that makes me a fan of this but the underlying yeast character and funk is key to my enjoyment. The lemon zest adds just a hint but it really pushes the beer further complimenting the main flavors.

Photo of ADTaber
4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vermilcj
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of dfhhead25
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Adamostella
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Beaver13
2.78/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

750 ml bottle. Pours slightly hazy gold with a huge bubbly white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is cucumbers with some funky yeast.

The flavor is old tropical fruit with some cucumber and some sweet bready malts. A little too vegetal. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with creamy carbonation.

Overall, it's OK for a cucumber beer. I was excited about the brett, but it didn't help. For cucumber beer, I actually liked Twisted Pine's better surprisingly.

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of chugalug06
4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Murky yellow-orange color with LARGE flowing white soapy head. Decent lacing too.

Awesome aroma. Very unique. Peppery, true cucumber aroma.

Earthy, dirty, nice bright sweetness with even field flavors. Unique dryness shines though in a great way. Cucumber flavors are weird and true.

A recommended brew if you're looking for unique. If you're not into funky brews tread lightly. Well done Trinity! Keep em' coming!!!

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of LotsofLupulin
4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Elektrick Cukumbahh from Trinity Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.