Trellis Garden Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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Trellis Garden AleTrellis Garden Ale

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with locally grown herbs and spices from The Gardens on Spring Creek, Trellis Garden Ale is a stroll through the garden in a glass – a sip of summer and a harvest of flavor. Coriander, cilantro, pineapple mint, lavender and rose petal bloom in this bright pale ale. Hoppy hints of citrus and fresh cut grass balance the malty sweetness and enhance the subtle floral spice for a refreshing finish. $1 from each bottle of Trellis Garden Ale sold will go to The Gardens on Spring Creek.

Added by beatenbyjacks on 07-02-2014

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Ratings: 102 |  Reviews: 13
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Photo of russpowell
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

Pours an effervescent amber with w fingers of cream colored head. Stellar head retention & lacing, stays effervescent throughout (5.0)

S: Pineapples & mango, a little lavender (4.5)

T: Tropical fruit, breadyness, pears & orange peel up front. Some mint surfaces as this warms, plus pineapple, sage & white grape. Finishes dry with orchard & tropical fruit, lavender, plus a touch of hay (4.0)

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, nice balance (4.0)

Drinks fairly easy, a bit busy for the style, but nice none the less (4.0)

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Photo of Kappakoosh
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bsp77
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into IPA glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy amber-orange with impressive, off-white head and bubbly lacing.

Smell: Smells like an APA or IPA with citrus and toasted malts, but there are also a lot of floral and herbal notes.

Taste: Toasted malt backbone with citrusy hops (orange, tangerine, slight grapefruit). Sharp spicy and herbal finish. I can't pinpoint everything listed on the bottle, but can detect the lavender and mint. A little too floral for my liking, as it makes it a harsh finish for me.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, fairly full body, dry finish. Body seems a little too big and boozy for what they were going for.

Overall: This is an interesting, unique beer, but I am not sure I like all of the ingredients and the beer is simply too big to be summery as intended. I still like it quite a bit, but would have liked it better as a lower alcohol 12oz beer.

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Trellis pours brilliant amber with a slight chill haze that goes away as the beer warms. The beer is clean with no sediment or particles floating around in the body. A 3” off-white foam cap clings to the side of the glass and marks each drink. Odell has crammed the contents of the Gardens on Spring Creek into this beer and it shows on the nose. A spicy, perfumey bouquet hints of flowers and a variety of spices and when melded with the malt sugars, hop citrus and grass, and yeast driven fruit aromas to suggest grapes and wine and traces of over ripe fruit. I can’t sort out all the herbs and spices listed on the bottle but it definitely smells like a garden. A crisp, foamy, moussey texture rolls over the palate carrying tropical fruit, grapes, white wine, light malt sugars, lemongrass, citrus and a suggestion of papaya. The body is almost medium light with above average carbonation that produces a little carbonic bite on the finish.

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Photo of rwilde
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beatenbyjacks
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Nice copper color, but the overly carbonated beer poured a huge head with minimal lacing that lasted

Smell - Like a great blend between a herb and floral garden, but not overly powerful. I was quite fearful of the beer, but wow did it impress.

Taste - crisp hops right out of the gate, followed by a sweeter after taste (rose petals?), with a nice floral taste and then the hops come back. All over the place with the taste

Mouthfeel - although it poured heavily carbonated this beer once settled had a great feel to it. smooth transition between the flavors that hid the alcohol well

Overall - this was a fun beer for a great cause. I was very skeptical of the beer at first, but it impressed me. Not an everyday beer, but a great change of pace

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Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of RDW
4.36/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Focalin
4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beemanick83
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great look slightly sweet almost no hop taste . Very malty too Nice mouth feel bit of a grass taste

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Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Snow81
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Photo of dailyminefield
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of zonker17
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of hoppy91
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of XicanoBeerRun
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Faroveryonder
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of bigbeers84
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of metter98
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Trellis Garden Ale from Odell Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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