Small Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon
Trillium Brewing Company

Small Bird Series: Pocket PigeonSmall Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon
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Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #66
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
93
Ranked #2,309
Avg:
4.2 | pDev: 7.14%
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
248
From:
Trillium Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  8
Gots
  42
SCORE
93
Outstanding
Small Bird Series: Pocket PigeonSmall Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon
Notes: Part of our Small Bird series of seasonal, sessionable pale ales, Pocket Pigeon features malted spelt and a large dosing of Mosaic, Galaxy, and Columbus hops. Deep gold in color with a heavy haze and bright white head, Pocket Pigeon emits aromas of freshly squeezed orange juice, tart pineapple, and spicy hops. Light in body with a delicate mouthfeel, this beer ends bone dry with a lasting, lemon pith bitterness.

MALT: American 2-Row Barley, Spelt, Dextrine, C-15

HOPS: Galaxy, Mosaic, Columbus
Reviews: 45 | Ratings: 248 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aug 14, 2016
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Golden yellow in color. Hazy in appearance. Smells like weed and pineapples. Taste follows the smell but much more less intense. Dry cracker malt base. It's a good and crushable pale.

May 21, 2015
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L - Typical Trillium filthy, unfiltered goodness. I generate a large fluffy white head, but it disappears almost instantly and leaves no lacing.

S - Orange citrus and grassy hops.

T - Grass, orange, pineapple. Pretty damn bitter too. Big bready malts.

F - Noticeably dry. Bitterness lingers for a while. Can become almost chalky.

O - Despite it's desert-esque dryness, this is still another solid Trillium hop-forward beer with enough citrus to make this drinkable.

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Small Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 248 ratings