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Dry Stack Batch #2 - Trillium Brewing Company

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Dry Stack Batch #2
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 7.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HattedClassic on 07-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 30 | Reviews: 4
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Good head for a bar pour. Leaves some ring lace. Head settles to the rim. Gold color and hazy.

Citrus aroma with a bit of evergreen. There's malt but it's definitely a subordinate smell.

Dry and well-balanced. Starts with pale malt, but finishes strongly bitter. Long aftertaste that resembles a hop pellet. Neutral body, but highly carbonated.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a fairly clear golden hue. Decent head. Frothy, white foaminess. Light lacing and good retention.

S-Hoppy first and foremost. Herbal and piney hops. A nice dose of tropical hops as well. Subtle, zesty yeast character. More IPA thanSaison here.

T-A glorious hoppiness. Pine, herbs, concentrated grapefruit. Pungent hoppiness. Very light Belgian yeastiness with a rustic quality to it. But this is mostly all about the hops.

M-Nice, dry bitterness. Drinks well with an agreeable body and the booze is quiet.

O/D-Another great Trillium brew. More IPA than anything else and I cannot complain about that!

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

Filled: 9/25
Drunk: 9/27

The beer pours a nice white and creamy head that does not last long. The beer itself is a dark and clear brownish amber that leaves white lacing on the side.

A much stronger and different hop presence than what is found in most farmhouse ales. The hops are more floral and grapefruit/citrusy as opposed to earthy.

Taste almost like the beer smells. The hop presence is strong and has a more grapefruit taste with a slight sweetness. However, the beer also has an earthiness that underlies the entire experience and aftertaste.

Light, biting carbonation and medium body. The body is fairly smooth with a somewhat dry finish.

Technically, the Dry Stack is a Farmhouse ale/IPA hybrid and it really shows in its taste and smell with an increased hop presence. I thought that this was a very good combination even though the beer was a bit more on the IPA side.

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Dry Stack Batch #2 from Trillium Brewing Company
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