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Tröegs Cultivator - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 5
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Emerging from springtime’s fertile ground, Cultivator celebrates the start of hop-growing season as sprawling fields of hop rhizomes climb and tether to hop bines. This spring bock delivers hints of toasted grains, fresh baked bread and delicate floral hops. #1 of 4 in our Hop Cycle seasonal series.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 01-31-2014)
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02-28-2014 01:53:14 | More by Snowdog
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BradT

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-28-2014 01:05:38 | More by BradT
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-27-2014 05:58:40 | More by Rhettroactive
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Zdrummer15

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brewed a mere 2 weeks ago. Poured into a pint glass

Appearance: golden color with a hint of orange and a white fluffy head. Lots of ascending bubbles, nice lacing and retention

Smell: floral hops are the most noticeable smell. They blend nicely with the rest of the earthy aroma

Taste: again, floral hops right up front. Some nice carmaly sweetness along with some breadiness. A bit of citrus and grape in the aftertaste

Mouth feel: crisp carbonation and a relatively light body make this go down very easily. Along with the taste, I would have guessed a slightly lower ABV

Overall: This is a pretty unique and enjoyable helles bock. It is dominated by the floral hops and earthy malts which makes the name and theme of the beer quite fitting. I was excited when I first saw that Troegs was doing another bock, and this did not dissapoint. I'll definitely have it again.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 04:27:06 | More by Zdrummer15
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Burt

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-27-2014 00:11:49 | More by Burt
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-26-2014 23:48:19 | More by skaboom420
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-26-2014 18:49:40 | More by taylor714914
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-26-2014 15:29:34 | More by Griffith
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fourstringer

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Willi Becher. Moderate hand. Label reads Batch 131219, dated 013114.

A: Inviting golden body with nice clarity. 1 finger of white, sudsy foam. Ok retention. Light lacing.

S: Nice pale malt with grass, straw. Fruity hop notes, white grape, pear. Traces of noble-type hops drift in-and-out.

T: Sweetness with prominent white grape up front. Mild hop bitterness develops slowly and takes its time washing over the malt-fueled grain notes. Semi-dry finish. Lingering toasted bread, continued grape in the aftertaste. Alcohol is largely undetectable.

M: Moderate carbonation with a relatively full body. Surprisingly substantial on the palate.

O: Interesting and tasty. Very grape forward IMO. Reminded me of Victory's Hop Ranch. Highly quaffable - this one disappeared on me. Twice!

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 05:24:52 | More by fourstringer
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer is clear bright orange. Great head and retention. Not much scents going on. Almost macro smelling dare I say it. I really like the flavor of this beer. Has a Hells lager flavor profile with a little more sweetness and a little more hop finish than most German contemporaries. This is a fine beer by Troegs. This also is the best Helles Bock I've sampled to date. I will definitely look to buy more of this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 00:57:06 | More by bubseymour
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Golden straw with 1 finger of creamy white head. Excellent clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Honey, pear, golden apple, and Pilsner malt.

Taste
Honey and sweet Pilsner malts. Golden delicious apple and pear. Light earthy hop aroma and a touch of very lightly toasted bread.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, crisp, clean and refreshing.

Overall
Super-crisp, super-refreshing, and well balanced. This is an awesome Maibock that hides the alcohol well.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2014 14:29:12 | More by justintcoons
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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Tröegs Cultivator from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.