Deciduous Imperial Red Ale | Trillium Brewing Company

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127 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
trilliumbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew Deciduous to welcome the return of Autumn and celebrate New England's changing foliage. This imperial red ale is russet-amber and fills the nose with pleasant aromas of fresh baked bread, pine sap, and floral citrus. Deciduous embodies the seasonal transition from summer to winter with an earth, lemon and spicy pine aroma balanced on the palate with a hearty malt character and clean, refreshing bitterness. Deciduous is medium in body and dry on the finish.

MALT: American 2-row Barley, White Wheat, Dextrine, Carared, Carafa

HOPS: Centennial, Columbus

Added by BakeTheCake on 10-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
127
Reviews:
19
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
17
For Trade:
1
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Photo of jbaker67
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
3.82/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
3.71/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16oz can poured into a snifter

Pours a murky amber-brown color with a small foamy white head. Smells of citrus and piney hops, caramel malt & toasted bread. Taste pretty much follows the nose. Medium body and carbonation, foamy finish. This one seems to be an internal struggle of deciding if it wants to be an amber or a brown, seemed a bit overhauled for the style

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Photo of rjp217
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pkalix
4.29/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

holy crap this is good!

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Photo of Philcassella
4.27/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jleavitt08
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilaMila
4.27/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkrug5
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Newport_beerguy
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This thing looks like pulpy apple cider, smells malty with plenty of dankness, tastes follows with the smell and is one of the better imperial hoppy browns.

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Photo of JohnnyB
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Looks like beef broth. Nice herbal scent. Has a touch of citrus, Lemon. Spicy and a dry finish. An interesting take on a brown ale. Really enjoyed this.

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Photo of grahuba
4.49/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jayhunter357
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtk21351
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NelCet
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MD03
3.49/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjhall1989
3.47/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WunderLlama
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bomber poured into a Sam Adams tasting glass

Russett amber in color, steady carbonation, dense, creamy, billowy white two finger foam cap, great lacings

Aroma of pine, bready

Taste of pine hops in the middle of the tongue

clean, crisp bitterness, bites but doesn't linger

good beer

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Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gonzo000
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Deciduous Imperial Red Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 127 ratings.
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