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Small Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon | Trillium Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.19/5
Exceptional
228 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by JCTetreault on 02-15-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,730
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
228
pDev:
7.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
39
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 228 |  Reviews: 42
Reviews by muzzy:
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.72/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had on tap. Pours hazy, orange-yellow in color with minimal head. Taste is big, sweet orange juice with light orange and lemon rind. Light bodied, nice mix of sweet and bitter, and medium bodied. Really really enjoyable orange juice bomb. Super impressed with all the flavor from such a low ABV beer. Trillium has a lot of strengths and I am finding that their small birds series are some of the most enjoyable beers I have had from them. I will be getting more four packs of this.

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Photo of ShandyTime
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Meyers1023
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a very hazy orange color with two fingers worth of bubbly white head. The nose is all hop forward, much more than I would expect in a sessionable ale, citrus and pineapple with a small amount of pine. The flavor is just like the smell. You get tons of citrus, tropical fruit, pine bitterness, and a bit of spice. The feel is medium with a medium amount of carbonation and a dry finish. This is another excellent beer from Trillium. I haven't had many but each one has been stellar.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccurrid
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of virinow
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Studfarm69
4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of doremite
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer21
4.61/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MAbrew88
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Guess2814
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great smell! Smooth drink! Nice beer for the summer

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Photo of JoeB51982
3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of schinebd
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Montanabeerz
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Really hazy peach color with a bit of off-white foam. Aroma has fruity hops with peach, apricot and generic unripe stonefruit with a honey undertone. Taste is fruity, dry, really hoppy with grassy notes and light bitterness. Light body, well carbonated, really dry. Overall it's a very nice, hoppy, easy drinking pale ale.

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Photo of qcbrewer
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wroywel
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMFDaddy
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz. can. Hazy pale orange with a medium white head. Smells of pineapple and citrus. Some white pepper and dank hops. Tastes bright and orangey up front. Grainy malt profile. Spicy and bitter with a long and lingering citrusy finish. Light body. Very easy to drink.

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Small Bird Series: Pocket Pigeon from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 228 ratings
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