Hellion
TRVE Brewing Co.

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Style:
Red Ale - American Amber / Red
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
82
Avg:
3.66 | pDev: 9.29%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
27
From:
TRVE Brewing Co.
 
Colorado, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  1
Gots
  3
SCORE
82
Good
Notes:
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Moose90 from Washington

3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served On-Tap

A — Pours a coppery light reddish hue into the glass. There is a little bit of an off white head that forms and leaves some light lacing behind, not overly spectacular.

S — Smell is light and somewhat sweet with notes of caramel, grains, and lightly toasted malts.

T — Taste is nice and light, much like the nose, there is some light sweetness here as well as roasted malts and grains, little bit of a bitter noble hot finish, but not too assertive.

M — Medium bodied, fairly light actually, with a semi-quick finish.

O — Good overall, still a bit of an intro to the rest of their stuff, not bad though.

Dec 24, 2015
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

i had much higher hopes for this beer, billed as a table beer, its a little english, and heavy on the malt for what i think they were after, certainly for what i was after. its got a deep copper color to it and a tall white head maybe two inches high, thick and lasting pretty well. the nose here is the same as the flavor, metallic and english malty, a little stale, a little sweet, and nothing like a session beer i expected to find. its heavy for its abv, a good winter session i suppose, but the malt profile doesnt taste all that nice, and there is an astringency to the finish, almost burnt or something, maybe a weird recipe, maybe an off flavor, tough to tell. more filling than it needs to be as well, this is the least enjoyable beer i have had from these guys, needs some reworking to fit the table beer bill i think, especially when i compare it to others, as nondescript as the style generally is, it isnt this in my opinion.

edit: they have remade this one recently, as it was on at their taproom this weekend, and it seems lighter in both color and texture than i remember from ages ago, more golden now, cleaner on the ferment too, maybe a different recipe and a reusing of the name, maybe they have just gotten better over time, but i much prefer it now to then, and updating some scores here to be more indicative of what is on tap now. still not their most compelling work, but this will drink.

Jan 03, 2015
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denver10 from New Mexico

4.12/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours golden with an amber hue, a off white head. Aroma offer some breadiness, grains, and just a kiss of some sweetness offering the suggestion of some berries. Flavor was a wall of graininess from a huge dose of oats, on top of some cracker from the malt, and a touch of sweetnes suggesting the berries the brewery identifies. A medium bodied, slightly active mouthfeel. Overall, this one really grew on me. Wasn't sure about it at first, but after a couple sips I was definitely digging it. A very interesting session ale.

Jan 21, 2013
Hellion from TRVE Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 27 ratings