Wanderlust | TRVE Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
TRVE Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 10-05-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Aldric_Eberhardt
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPAchris
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Moose90
3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served On-Tap

A — Pours a clear and pale yellow hue into the glass, thin bright white head fades but leaves some nice lacing behind.

S — Aroma is fairly mild with just light peppery and yeasty notes, little bit of a bubble gum phenolic overtone, but fairly mild all things considered.

T — Taste is good, much like the nose it is fairly light, though there is a bit more substance and chew here this time. With notes of pepper, banana and clove.

M — Medium bodied, fairly light overall though, not overly lingering.

O — Good overall, a good intro and exploration of a BPA.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

really my least favorite beer at trve last night. it seemed the least well thought out. its way overly malty for a belgian pale, almost like an english pale on the grain build, with more of that crystal malty thing going on, just fermented with a belgian yeast that doesnt totally seem to fit. its sweet up front and winey and fruity on the back end from a rather bold strain of yeast likely fermented a bit warm. for me, those two elements rarely work well together, and they really dont here in my opinion. it also seems under hopped for what i like to see in the style, but i realize these are personal criticisms and others may like this one quite a bit because it is very unlike others in the market. more hops and a little less body and lingering sweetness would be useful edits i think though, and as good as the carbonation is, it still feels a bit heavy. i think this one is a little bit outside of what they usually do well. nice to see them pushing in a different direction, but this was a one and done brew for me.

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Photo of Kevin_Young
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nablock
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jaydoc
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Jason
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of cestlavie
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of minterro
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Williaar
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of carteravebrew
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of monitorpop
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of afsdan
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Haybeerman
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of denver10
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours bronze with an orange hue and a white head. Aroma is fruity and bready with a little belgian yeast hanging out. Flavor was similar, sweet and fruity with the malt underbelly offering some soft crackers, and a little of the belgian yeast in there too. A thinner, somewhat active mouthfeel, making it very drinkable. Overall, solid beer.

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Wanderlust from TRVE Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 21 ratings