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Trillium - Trillium Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

256 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 18
Gots: 22 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-12-2013)
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3.49/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives with a goldenstraw color capped by a mighty impressive head; great stickage and lacing

Smell: Vague tones of banana, honey and white pepper

Taste: Opens bready, with banana, honey and floral tones; the peppery element arrives in the middle; after the swallow, there is a surprisingly hoppy finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: There is a lot going on here and others have clearly enjoyed this; I just didn't particularly enjoy the range of flavors this beer presents

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4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Like a band that self-titles their album, this brewery self-titled their beer, I really hope this lives up to it. Esp since I love a good farmhouse saison and can be quite critical.

Over carbonated pours 3 fingers of head and only 2 fingers of beer and forces a small pour, fades semi slowly too with splotty lacing bubbles, although a mostly clear lemony straw yellow color.

Nose is pretty nice though, a nice farmhouse aroma without a big funk, nice grassy aromas, straw like, fair lemony aromas, lemongrass, effervescent and pretty floral, mild appley fruit and tree fruits, a bit of a yeasty funk, and some decent grassy floral hops in there but not a lot, some mild esters, hints of phenols as well, and a bit of a grainy toasted malt like.

Taste brings nice grainy malts out front, lots of toasted malts, straw, a little toasted wheat like, straw malts, mild husky with a little syrupy like sweetness, and fairly grassy as well. A mild lemony cereal grain like touch in there, with a mild saison funk, farmhouse yeast flavors, even a touch of the yeast itself, with a mild funk note, some phenols that increase as it warms, cereal flavors, lemongrass, etc. A mild grassy floral hop note, with touch of lemon and citrus like notes, and mild to fair bitterness. Finish is dry, a little sticky note, more lemony flavors, mild farmhouse yeast lingering, more grassy floral hops lingering with mild bitterness, bit of straw and grainy malts lingering. The phenols get a little hot as it warms a bit more but still pretty nice, and starts to get more farmhouse funky like, and more like I wanted from it. Interesting...

Mouth is med to lighter bod, fluffy effervescent carb.

Overall not bad, nice farmhouse saison, not big funky but nice grainy wheaty toasty straw malt base with little dry bready yeasty funk and some lemony notes, little floral citrus hops, and effervescent carb. Tasty, fairly drinkable and enjoyable, although not as funky as I want in a typical saison but still nice as not all saisons can be crazy funk.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light amber color, hazy, with a finger of frothy white head that sank to a wispy layer, coating the glass with lace. In the nose, grassy funk, light fruity esters, peppery spice, pretty standard stuff for the style, all where it should be. The taste reflected the nose, notes of pear and banana, wet grass, moderate funk, peppery spice, with a crisp, herbal hop quality, and an earthy finish. Light-medium body, nice drinkability. There's nothing new and amazing going on here, but it's a very good bottled saison, and a good representation of the style overall.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From 07/21/14 notes. Have had this a few times, all on draft, but now reviewing it out of a 22 oz. bottle thanks to jslot38; thanks Justin. Poured into a mini-snifter.

a - Pours a hazy bright yellow color with two inches of bright white head and moderate to high carbonation evident. Looks good.

s - Smells of Belgian yeast, sweet fruits, honeysuckle, grains, spice, floral hops, citrus hops, oranges, and apples and bananas.

t - Tastes of spices, pepper, Belgian yeast, floral hops, apple brandy, grains, wheat, and citrus hops.

m - Medium body and low carbonation, smooth and crazy easy to drink.

o - Overall great nose and very drinkable. Nose has a lot of fruit and good stuff going on, a very good house beer.

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Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.