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Small Bird Series: Stumpy Duck | Trillium Brewing Company

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4.11/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stumpy Duck is an easy drinking American Wheat Ale and part of our draft only, seasonal “Small Bird” series. Brewed with a high proportion of malted and flaked wheat, along with Columbus, Centennial, and Citra hops, this beer has a sweet, honey-like malt aroma that balances nicely with a pink grapefruit, floral, and pine hop character. Medium bodied finishing with flavors of sticky pine and sweet citrus.

MALT: American 2-Row Barley, White Wheat, Caramunich, Flaked Wheat

HOPS: Centennial, Citra, Mosaic, Columbus

YEAST: Trillium House English Ale

Added by JCTetreault on 02-08-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,249
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
131
pDev:
7.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
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Ratings: 131 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of dvmin98
3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of vfgccp
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Philcassella
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichD
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucoli
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of I3eer
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billab914
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a orange yellow haze with thick foam and sticky lacing. Notes of sweet malt, citrus, hops, and pine. The taste is full malty hops with a beautiful sweetness, toss in some dryness and bitter notes and this is one amazing APA. Full light to medium beer, very smooth and clean, another world class Trillium beer.

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4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of smcel371
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of orangesol
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Frudel
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange juice, no foam.
Exotic fruits nose, mango, peaches. A bit of cereals, wheat in the background.
Fruity taste, wheat when you know it, I think this could pass like an APA/IPA in blind tasting for sure.
High drinkability.

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.86/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz. can into a Surly teku.

Nose is pretty mellow. A soft hop bitterness with some grapefruit notes. Beer opens bright. Hints of ruby red and citrus with a light, spritzy tartness and a subdued, bark-y hop backbone. Interesting. Drinkable. Body is light with moderate to ample carbonation. Prickly in the mouth and goes down lively and aggressive with a dry aftertaste.

The feel is the best part of this beer. Dry, drinkable and quenching.

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3.65/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kniles38
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Small Bird Series: Stumpy Duck from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 131 ratings
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