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Bug Valley - Trillium Brewing Company

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Bug Valley
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86
very good

30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 17.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rudzud on 06-07-2013)
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BearsOnAcid

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-19-2014 13:38:18 | More by BearsOnAcid
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4.49/5  rDev +15.4%

Another growler thanks to rudzud for sharing, really excited for this one.

Nice creamy fluffy head of about 1 finger, fades slowly semi hazy reddish orange grapefruit nectar color, layered lacing.

Aroma explodes out of the gate, great sour aromas, tart fruit, gueuze like blended lambic aromas, sour lacto and maybe Brett lambicus. Light funk overall but great sour aromas. Nice grape vinous aromas too, with touch of fruity earthy wine maybe.

Taste starts with a nice sourness, tart fruit. Tons of barrel, vanilla galore and even hint of coconut late. Wine cuts in with light earthy vinous grape skin and musty flavor.Bit if a green stem earthy bitterness. Tart lambic like flavours, generic tart fruit, a but of blended lambic like gueuze flavours, and light funky tart flavor but mild juicy fruit blended back in. The longer I sip I start getting some strawberry flavor from it. I believe there is Brett lambicus I'm there, and maybe lacto but I'm less sure of that now. Hint of yeast flavor later, mild stone fruit flavours, and fair overall sourness. Finish is semi sour and tart, slightly flemmy and sticky, dry, long lingering tart stone fruit and lambic sour funk.

Mouth is nice med bod, lighter but decent for lambic style carb, little sticky and flemmy, slightly creamy too thanks to the probably lacto addition.

Overall quite nice, great lambic or gueuze like flavours, blended nicely to bring mild fruit and nice light funk and tartness, quite a nice beer for somewhat local sour.

06-07-2013 15:19:14 | More by jlindros
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Picked this up at the brewery and shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a lightly hazy ruby red grapefruit meets orange ipa hue with a one finger white head that fades to leave light lacing. Very nice.

S - Aromas of very nice funk and Syrah notes, light oak and earth, generous tart fruit, very lambic like. Super juicy and inviting, promises of tart to come.

T - Taste is a lot more barrel than the nose states, nice vanilla and toasty coconut I the finish, fruits are there just not quite as pronounced as the nose. Light tart notes, similar to a blended lambic, the barrel and the fruit notes are intermingling nicely together, the funk and sour is subtle and pleasant.

M - Mouthfeel is very nice for the style with sharp crisp carbonation.

O - Overall I was very happy with this purchase, the funk level and barrel were just right, a great blending of the two. Very happy and content with this.

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S-Tart and fruity. Sour, unripened fruits. Nothing too wacky but it does deliver tart notes and natural fruitiness.

T-Juicy, tart berry notes are a bit airy here. The come and go. There is some woodiness here as well. Funky yeastiness and more red fruit/berry sourness. It finishes with a crackery malty sweetness which was surprising. The flavors were tasty but they seemed to be a bit dumbed down.

M-Bubbly, spritzy and very drinkable. Rather light in body. Flavors seem to evaporate off the palate.

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Bug Valley from Trillium Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.