Treecreeper | Trillium Brewing Company

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Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by JCTetreault on 01-30-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of waughbrew
4.27/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

32oz growler from 2/12/16 from Canton. $8. Cloudy yellow with small white head and strong lacing. Smells of mango and orange juice with an herbal tea finish. Flavor is very similar, with a medium-light body and healthy smooth carbonation. The hoppage comes across as super-fresh and clear in flavor. High drinkability due to the lingering pithy dryness, hindered only a little by the fact that it is so flavorful that it might get tiring after more than a couple pints.

This would be a regular if not for the $4/pint cost at home. Hopefully as they scale up production they can bring things down to under $3/pint for a 5% pale ale.

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Photo of hudsonvalleyslim
3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler filled at the Canton brewery this evening. Poured into a 12oz New City Brewery glass. After so many excellent high abv brews the last coupla weeks, looking for something a tad tamer to drink on a school night. Treecreeper was a good choice.

This one was brewed with Valley Malt malted rye (I'm a big fan of Valley Malt!), wheat, barley and Citra and Columbus according to the website.

Delicious brew in the Trillium tradition, a bit lighter, mango, citrus profile. Yep, Treecreeper's a keeper.

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Photo of mdfb79
4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From 02/05/16 notes. Filled same day an hour earlier. 32 oz growlers into Trillium tulip.

Pours a murky orange pineapple juice looking with one finger of white head and moderate carbonation evident. Lots of citrus, oranges, floral notes, grapefruit, some tropical notes. Medium body and low to moderate carbonation.

Overall another winning hoppy beer from Trillium. Very easy to drink and really liked this one.

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Photo of dar482
4.77/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a vibrant hazy pale gold color.

The aroma smacks of peach, mango, pineapple, juicy orange, tangerine, doughy malts, hints of green herb.

The flavor hits of orange peel, peach/tropical bubble gum flavors, tangerine, pineapple, onto a doughy malt, hints of earthiness possibly from the rye and a really pithy aftertaste with a soft bitterness along with some grassy/leafy green flavors.

The mouthfeel is soft, while still moving along quite quickly and this beer a drinking dream.

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Photo of ThrewRedButter
4.52/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

L - Hazy orange with two fingers of white head that stuck around forever and left beautiful lacing.

S - Mango juice spread over freshly-cut grass

T - Pop of orange at the front followed by earthy qualities of the rye. A nice balance. Lemon zest, mango, some orange sherbet, and the acidity works with the earthy rye.

F - Soft like a cloud. Citra makes it refreshing it is full-bodied for a relatively low abv.

O - Refreshing, flavorful, funky, and bitter. They need to bottle this.

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Photo of mnj21655
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy pale orange with a finger of short lived white head, looks quite a bit like a glass of orange juice. Lots of citrus and some tropical fruits in the aroma; very pungent and juicy. Taste is lots of grapefruit, lemon, and mango with soft malt, pillowy malt. Overall a good beer, decent drinkability.

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Photo of beerasaurusrex
2.95/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

5/14/15 . Picked up 2 growlers . Initial and final taste= Buttery/Diacetyl Super disappointed . I dunno if it's the batch or what or if it was intended etc.

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Photo of WanderingFool
3.91/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tree creeper pours a very hazy yellow/orange with a small, creamy white head on top. The foam fades quickly leaving behind spots of lace.

The aroma is rather subdued with notes of orange, tangerine, lemon and wheat.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is soft, pillowy with moderate carbonation. The flavor is nicely balanced between sweet malt, a little bubblegum, orange and tangerine citrus, and a mild bitterness. It finishes a bit earthy and once gone the citrus lingers on the palate. It leaves behind a coating on your teeth and tongue.

This beer is a well balanced session brew. Easy to drink and not very filling.

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Photo of xICooRsYIx
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great trillium Pale ale that is different then the average. Taste of passionfruit, wheat and crackery bread malts. Followed by a rye note on the finish that is not overly spicy on the palate.

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a light and bubbly white head that dissipates very quickly but leaves quite a bit of lacing behind. The beer itself is a hazy and pale gold straw with hints of orange. The smell has strong pineapple and mandarin orange notes. The smell also has a very light bready pale male smell that is easily overcome by the hops. The taste is similar to the smell with pineapple flavors mixed with other tropical fruits in addition to a grapefruit taste. The mouthfeel is fairly smooth and a little bit watery but not so much that it is bad. Rather, the feel makes it feel smoother without sacrificing the medium body. Overall, a very impressive pale ale and high quality. Trillium really knows what it's doing and it certainly shows in every one of their beers.

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Photo of wizmasta
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Opaque golden hue. Minimal head, some lacing.
S: Hoppy, perhaps exotic fruits. I accidentally stuck my nose in it so I literally dove into it.
T: Hoppy for an APA, which I like. Some bitterness in the back which works well. Very accessible and easy to drink. I drank it too fast which tells you something.
M: Crisp and Light reminiscent of HF What is Enlightenment.
O: Top notch. Trillium is getting shit done these days !

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Photo of VelvetExtract
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-Pours an opaque, yet glowing yellow color. Body is illuminated. Head is a frothy, clean white gathering of suds. Good retention and loads of lacing.

S-Aroma is exceedingly hoppy with strong tropical fruit notes. The combination of Amarillo, Citra and Chinook deliver a wide array of exotic, juicy fruit aromas. Also the use of wheat malt and rye malt can be detected (especially since I know it's there).

T-Flavor is nearly as dynamic as the nose. A medley of fruity hops and strong on the citrus. Very ripe and juicy. Hints of rye and wheat tail the strong hoppiness. All components play well together.

M-Very, very drinkable. The bitterness isn't over the top despite how hoppy the flavor is. My growler kicked disturbingly fast.

O/D-Another hoppy Trillium gem. They're cornering the Pale Ale market right now. Might need to go back for another fill.

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Treecreeper from Trillium Brewing Company
4.28 out of 5 based on 109 ratings.
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