Trillium - Trillium Brewing Company
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3.7/5 rDev -6.1%
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.
03-19-2014 17:22:50 | More by Goblinmunkey7
3.84/5 rDev -2.5%
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.
03-06-2014 06:25:13 | More by Flounder57
3.86/5 rDev -2%
32 oz growler, poured into a tulip glass.
A -- pale straw color. White head, thin. Good lacing, and retention. Clear with good nucleation.
N -- Banana yeast. Clove/spiciness. Something sweet. Can't put my finger on it.
T -- Follows the nose. Hoppier than a normal saison with a decent level of bitterness.
M -- Bubbly...
O -- Quite good. Enjoyed my first experience at Trillium today for my sister's birthday.
02-23-2014 02:13:46 | More by tkelley
Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.