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Trillium - Trillium Brewing Company

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very good

241 Ratings

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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 17
Gots: 20 | 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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Photo of Rifugium
3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
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.

Rifugium, May 01, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

acurtis, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Altrurian
4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy yellow into the large Duvel tulip, with an appearance somewhere between lemonade and clouded honey, topped by thick, meringue-like suds. The beer has a muted lemony aroma, with no acidic edge; instead, it almost leads to an expectation of mild sweetness. What's actually delivered to the palate, however, is an unusual, crisp, vegetal freshness--not lemony at all, but more suggestive of al dente yellow squash or juicy, raw kernels of just-picked corn. This unlikely combination of smell and taste works very well, resulting in a pleasant and quaffable brew that is further distinguished by its rich, unexpectedly smooth texture. Quite good.

Altrurian, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of jbeaulieu59
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

jbeaulieu59, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of Triglycerides
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Triglycerides, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of maxhock
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

maxhock, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Seanniek91
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Seanniek91, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of ColdOneKev
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Slightly hazy, straw/gold. Huge fluffy white head. Fades quickly to a rocky head and leaves nice lacing.

S - Peppercorn, lemon zest, some spiciness, maybe from the yeast. Some hay.

T - Banana, clove, strong fruity esters. None of the flavors are too overpowering. A very balanced farmhouse ale. Bitterness lingers along with some pepper.

M - Medium body, Medium to high carbonation, but definitely not spritzy. The carb level is just right.

O - I had high expectations for this ale going in and I am not dissapointed. One finest saisons I've ever tried. I'm lucky to have tried this and I will certainly seek out more from Trillium.

ColdOneKev, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of DrBier
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

DrBier, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -24.2%

Nichols33, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of MichaelAllenVT
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

MichaelAllenVT, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Ken_P
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Ken_P, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of brureview
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
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
Photo of SweetChicken
4/5  rDev +1%

SweetChicken, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of kvgomps
4/5  rDev +1%

kvgomps, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of davewlfpckfan29
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

davewlfpckfan29, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of jbarletto
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

jbarletto, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev +1%

Gobzilla, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Tschnab
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Tschnab, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of akang
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

akang, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

SocalKicks, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of Resuin
3.88/5  rDev -2%
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
Photo of MrDarcy
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

MrDarcy, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of tneenan1
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

tneenan1, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of comradekyle
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

comradekyle, Mar 30, 2014
Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.