Trillium - Trillium Brewing Company
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Ratings: 125 | Reviews: 17 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Andrew041180:
4.21/5 rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A - Poured from a growler into an oversized win glass. Head springs up an inch or so on an easy pour. Color is dark straw, very cloudy, as one would expect. Head recedes slowly due in part to ample carbonation. Light lacing on the glass.
S - Subdued, but has the components that one would expect from a Saison. Bit of funk to it.
T - Yeasty flavors hit first, with a nice funkiness to follow. Then the unexpected: a well-rounded bitterness that my limited experiences with Saison has rarely picked up. I like it. Adds another component to an already well-constructed beer.
M - Quite pleasant. The carbonation makes the beer feel pillowy. Nice medium-body leaves no sensation of fizziness. Little tingle on the tongue.
O - I bought the growler to share with my wife, but she didn't like the bitterness. I was all too happy to have her glass. I may pick up another one of these soon.
Serving type: growler
11-24-2013 12:30:37 | More by Andrew041180
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3.88/5 rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a snifter. I don't see a bottle date, but I picked this up at the brewery last week.
Appearance: Pours a slightly translucent medium amber/gold and leaves a couple fingers of fluffy white head, which take some time to fade to a small fluff, leaving plenty of lacing.
Smell: Big lemon zest, fresh peppercorn, slight hay funk, white grape skins, citrus rinds, some earthy tones.
Taste: Bready malts, peppercorn, some cloves, lemon rinds, lemon zest, citrus hops. The bready/yeast flavors are the most prominent, but there are some nice varieties of flavor in here.
Mouth-feel: Well carbonated with thin to medium body. Finishes crisp and a little bitter.
Overall: This is a nice, refreshing saison. Fairly straight forward but with some nice flavors to it. The aroma is really nice as well, with prominent lemon and pepper flavors. A good beer to kick back with on a nice, sunny day.
Serving type: bottle
04-01-2014 20:54:13 | More by Resuin
3.7/5 rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Hazy dark yellow leaning toward fresh wheat. Head is mega fluffy, loose, bright-white and clingy. Moderate retention keeps a small clumpy cap at all times. Moderate to lively carbonation. Mega pillowy head. Rather delightful.
Smell: Esters. Fruity with a soft blanket of spice. A touch of clove. Banana, ripe banana. Clean pale malts add a touch of sweetness and a nice bready backbone. Powdery yeast with some hints of damp and musty basement. A touch of lemon and then funk. Yeast runs closer to Belgian than I would anticipate. A bit floral. A touch of pear and apple, but it's buried and only really comes out as it warms. Mild spice note, but it's directly from the yeast. Clean and lightly sweet. Really mellow and soft.
Taste: Fresh white bread and some mild fruity esters. A touch of apple, pear, lemon zest, and generic fruitiness. Malts are incredibly light and sweet with a soft toasted element. Some yeasty spice and ripe banana. Bready and light. Nicely floral, like dried petals. Almost perfume-like in the back. A push of wheat and something that almost comes across as rye. Mealy red apple. Runs relatively clean with a slight powdery yeast finish. Grass, a touch of damp basement, and a funky field flavor.
Mouthfeel: Medium leaning to light body with a moderate carbonation. Nicely dry with some astringency. Drinks easy.
Overall: You can do a lot worse.
A saison-Belgian hybrid. Yeast runs a bit heavy on the esters and pushes it out of firm saison territory. Nice and clean and easy to drink. Well worth trying and I imagine it's better at the source.
Serving type: bottle
03-19-2014 17:22:50 | More by Goblinmunkey7
3.84/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Growler was poured into a tulip glass.
Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. Nice lacing from reduced head too. It is a slightly hazy yellow with good vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.
Smell: Spicy, herbal, floral, yeasty, vanilla, bready, apple, pear, and a little citrus.
Taste: Spicy yeast, herbal hops, bitterness, bready pilsner malts, pale malt sweetness, apple, pear, citrus, and a little lingering bitterness.
Mouthfeel: A bit smooth, chewy, spicy, bitter, dry, light bodied, and medium to high carbonation.
Overall: A nice local farmhouse ale. A fine brew that can be enjoyed during the seasons.
Serving type: growler
03-06-2014 06:25:13 | More by Flounder57
Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
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