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Tröegs Cultivator - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

299 Ratings
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 5
Gots: 27 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.6%

yourefragile, May 18, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -20.2%

Reviewed: 5/17/14

Cultivator by Tröegs
poured from a 12oz.bottle into a German mug

P-green thinking new age art of seedling 3.75

A- golden with a thin bright white head 3.5

S- some skunk and earthy grains 2.75

T- slight malt character, but skunk and grains dominate 3.0

M- mediun body nice clean finish 3.5

D- easy drinker, despite some short comings in taste 3.5

O- had higher hopes, expected more similarities to a maibock 3.25

(Special Review 5/16 for my Holiday)

bought as part of a mix 6, maybe got a bad bottle ---- J

Extrajoker00, May 17, 2014
Photo of markdrinksbeer
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

markdrinksbeer, May 17, 2014
Photo of KTCamm
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Served on tap at the Troegs brewery in Hershey PA. 3/21

Light copper amber, touches of foam. Mild helles nose, pilsy. Mild lager like taste, bitter layers cascade throughout. Smooth but with residual bitter. Long finish. Balances. Smooth and flavorful.

KTCamm, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Oakenator, May 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

TeddyDob, May 16, 2014
Photo of gabedivision
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%

A- crystal clear golden orange, fluffy white head, lots of lacing

S- sweet cereal grains, creamed corn, a touch if lemon, slight floral hops

T- sweet malts, crisp hop bitterness, light caramel, biscuity malts, sweet & dry on the finish

M- light bodied, fair amount of carbonation, sweet, easy to drink finishes dry

O- solid maibock, crisp refreshing, at 7% you don't notice at all, reslly enjoying this nice spring beer

gabedivision, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ChayDudeBrew, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

fthegiants, May 14, 2014
Photo of pep
4.51/5  rDev +16.8%

I just love this beer. Its hard to explain why, but I will try.

Appearance. Its a beautiful clear golden color. when swirled around the color becomes opaque. As I drink the glass, their is a large amount of lacing.

taste: what can i say. um their is a nice floral bite to it, but not overwhelming. malty and refreshing. if that makes sense. It taste floral.

mouth feel: refreshing as I said before.

The only complain that I have is that I wished it was a lower ABV. That way I can drink a six pack of this at a time.

Overall: this a great interpretation of an German style beer. and a great beer in general. Bravo!

pep, May 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

braican, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Dools9, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

BogBoyJD, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ScottK22, Apr 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

dexterk1, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

rkeithan, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Mtooman, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

xbrettfavrex, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

CurtFromHershey, Apr 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

david18, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Hobbit, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bconsidine, Apr 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

JakeEsterly, Apr 20, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -0.5%

Simple beer that is good for its style and hit the spot. Clearish gold body with well-carb'd, fizzy two finger head that dies quick with minor lace patches on top of aroma that is a little bit of soapy, dirty hops and some grainy malts with that bread/cracker edge that seems to be a familiar descriptive term. The basic taste is a dry, cracker-like graininess but the balance is there from some floral hops so this doesn't turn into some American macro crap. The hops give off minor citric and the malts seem to have a touch of sweetness to them. Easy to drink and refreshing and you can't ask for much more.

clayrock81, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

RichardMNixon, Apr 20, 2014
Tröegs Cultivator from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.