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Tröegs Cultivator - Tröegs Brewing Company

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87
very good

283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.04%
Wants: 5
Gots: 24 | 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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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-26-2014 01:36:25 | More by Mtooman
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-25-2014 21:25:48 | More by xbrettfavrex
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-24-2014 13:11:22 | More by CurtFromHershey
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david18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-23-2014 18:23:37 | More by david18
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Hobbit

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-22-2014 04:35:17 | More by Hobbit
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-21-2014 15:42:26 | More by bconsidine
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-20-2014 20:35:17 | More by JakeEsterly
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2014 16:52:11 | More by clayrock81
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-20-2014 01:09:24 | More by RichardMNixon
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

04-19-2014 17:55:07 | More by TTripp725
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dithridge

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-18-2014 18:52:40 | More by dithridge
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-18-2014 15:11:13 | More by Chris77McGrath
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Cook82

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-18-2014 01:12:59 | More by Cook82
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-18-2014 00:08:44 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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musicsherlock

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-17-2014 20:56:40 | More by musicsherlock
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-16-2014 01:57:22 | More by MarvinSnyder
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-15-2014 22:33:21 | More by dbaraniak
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-15-2014 12:40:28 | More by InspectorBob
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-13-2014 23:54:36 | More by chicagoish
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

P- Wegmans in Mechanicsburg,PA

A- A dark yellow almost apple juice like color. A nice 3 finger head that is mountainous and peaky with a spiderweb lacing on the pint.

S- toasted grains and floral hops dominate with some hints of orange or citrus of some sort.

F- faint floral hops and some orange flavor to round it out. The toasted grain malts complement it nicely as well.

M- light bodied and quite crisp and refreshing. I could down a few of these pretty quick.

O- another winner from troegs. I wish this one would go into the anthology pack in the spring.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 17:54:48 | More by Dodo2step
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-13-2014 16:50:42 | More by JoeLacy
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BB1313

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 2/6/14. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy glowing golden with a small white head that fades and leaves great lacing and solid lacing. The aromas are floral with lots of bready malts. Lots of fresh grains. The flavors have a very nice hop bite to it. Lots of fresh grass giving it an earthy bitterness. There's some black pepper in the mix. Malts and grains are there. There's hints of pear and green apple. It finishes pretty dry for the most part. It does have a syrupy aspect in the finish that lingers though, but I'd still say it's ultimately dry. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with active carbonation. It's very smooth and easy to drink. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Great for the warmer weather.

This is a nice offering from Troegs. It's ultimately a pretty clean beer, just like most of their beers. Maybe I'm not blown away, but I like it and the craftsmanship is pretty impressive. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 16:11:58 | More by BB1313
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xungmound98

New York

4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden straw color with great head retention and lacing. Smells of German/Bavarian hops (haven't verified if these were actually used, but the scent reminded me of this), light malts, floral notes and fresh-cut grass. Taste has slight hop bitterness, slightly bready, with a semi-creamy mouthfeel. Mostly clean finish- there's a slight lingering hop presence on the palate. This is really a fantastic well-rounded beer and a great stateside example of the Maibock/Helles Bock style, perfect for spring. I will be searching this out again.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 20:47:01 | More by xungmound98
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-12-2014 15:44:19 | More by mendvicdog
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-12-2014 05:13:01 | More by scooter97
Tröegs Cultivator from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.