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Sinister Kid - Trillium Brewing Company

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Sinister Kid
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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: JCTetreault on 03-06-2014

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Small head that leaves a couple of streaks on the glass. Near black in color but light passes on the edge.

Strong near-black malt aroma. Some black patent grainy aroma but not too the point of "coffee". Think nearly burnt toast. It seems like there's a bit of smokiness to this beer.

Starts with some burnt grain but then a strong kick of licorice shows up. This lasts through the aftertaste. Low carbonation makes this seem creamy but the body is on the thin side.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.06/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not my style. And really song

Photo of WanderingFool
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sweet dark fruit flavors of plum and raisin are followed by bubblegum, rye and clove. Medium body and sticky feel. Mild aroma of dark fruit and spice. Dark ruby color with a small tan head. Overall a delicious beer with complex flavors.

Photo of Flounder57
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32 oz mini growler was poured into a Chimay goblet.

Appearance: A one finger off white head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark amber brown color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Belgian yeast, spicy, roasted, chocolate, raisins, dark fruits, banana, caramel, and warm alcohol.

Taste: Pretty much everything mentioned above. Spicy, warm alcohol, chewy, sweet, dark fruits, and delicious.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, medium to full bodied, spicy yeast, warm boozy alcohol, a little dry, and medium to high carbonation.

Overall: I enjoyed this one quite a bit. Will look forward to this one again when in the mood for a BSDA.

Photo of SebD
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice beige head that dies down moderately and leaves lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of Belgian yeast, some dark fruit (berries, cherries) and some rich roasted malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a bready Belgian yeast, dark fruit (berries, raisins), roasted malts and some earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

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4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a nice and creamy light tan head that dissipates a little quickly but still leaves a ring around the inside of the glass. The beer itself is an opaque black with dark purple notes. The beer leaves quite a bit of lacing behind. The beer has a nice roasted sugary smell. The smell has dark fruit notes and burnt sugar. There are also slightly syrupy notes as well as roasted malts. The earthy hops also make an appearance but get lost in the other notes. The taste is fairly different than the smell. In addition to the dark fruit smell, the beer's strongest notes are the raw sugar and the cherry syrup is strong as well. The syrup doesn't taste like cough medicine but adds a distinct funk to the taste that isn't in the smell. The sugar and malts taste roasted while the earthy hops make an appearance in the end and in the aftertaste. The beer' feel is fairly smooth and very carbonated but a tad light for this kind of ale.

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Sinister Kid from Trillium Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.