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Trillium - Trillium Brewing Company

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very good

231 Ratings

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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 16
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

MichaelAllenVT, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Ken_P, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of brureview
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a light apricot color with a 4F head in a tulip. Very nice looking beer.
The head resolved itself within a few minutes.

The aroma was wonderful: strong clove and fruit. One of the best aromas in a Saison I have tasted- and very balanced. The clove melded well with the fruit.

The mouth feel was not very carbonated- I liked this because it leads to a nice transition to the taste.

The taste is also balanced like the aroma: fruit, clove, and barnyard funk. None of the taste elements are overdone, which blend well together.

There is a slight hoppy bitterness in the finish.

Overall- a well done Saison. Very well balanced and delightful to drink. Will buy another bottle.

brureview, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

SweetChicken, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

kvgomps, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

davewlfpckfan29, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

jbarletto, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Gobzilla, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Tschnab, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

akang, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

SocalKicks, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of Resuin
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
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.

Resuin, Apr 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

MrDarcy, Mar 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

tneenan1, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

comradekyle, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

alienlifeforcecube, Mar 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Mmcdonald79, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

oline73, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BRYeleJR, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

tikk, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

Goblinmunkey7, Mar 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

vonnegut21, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

chet4, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

RichD, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

dwmetsfan13, Mar 12, 2014
Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.