Sinister Kid | Trillium Brewing Company

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119 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malevolently dark in color, yet indulgently complex in character. This Belgian strong ale pours copper-brown with a delicate nose of spicy pepper, toasted malt, fig, raisons, and light earth. Peppery farmhouse yeast qualities continue on the palate with nuanced complementary flavors of semi-sweet caramel and dark fruit. The finish is deceptively smooth and moderately dry with a pleasantly warming hint of alcohol.

MALT: Pilsner, Abbey, Carafa III

HOPS: US Goldings

Added by JCTetreault on 03-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
119
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
7.44%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
25
For Trade:
1
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3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of swanfungus
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ScottP
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ela
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Johnct
3.37/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jofroi
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alarmclock314
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.08/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle share at Steve’s. A bit too much licorice/anise. Flavor distracts, medicinal cough drops . A bit too much on the flavor spectrum, was expecting better after hearing so much about this brewery.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDoctor
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: Bottle
Bottled on: Oct-???-2015


A:
Pours a rusty brown that might as well be black in the glass with a finger or so of fluffy/soda-y head that quickly drops to an even coat. Meh retention; concentric rings/arcs of lacing. (3.75)

S:
Woody dark fruits. Cherries, sawdust, hard water, maple wood, brown sugar, rum. (3.75)

T:
Rich, layered yeasty sweetness. Dark bread, candi sugar, syrup, blackberries. (3.75)

M:
Rough velvet with medium carbonation, full body and lingering boozy finish. (4)

O:
Pretty good BSDA fromt Trillium.
Simple, straightforward, sweet, filling. Looks alright and the rest of the beer follows suit. Simple, tasty, very sweet, little boozy. Might have again, but I like their hoppy stuff better and feel like there are better examples of this style to be had. Regardless, a long ways from bad. (4)

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3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MachIPA
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reizorc
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ManapuaMan
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep maroon with a light head. Aroma of dark (sinister) fruit - plums, raisins, cherries and figs. The slight sweetness of the malt is accentuated by the brown sugar and light, hoppy spice. Nice, fruit and malt profile without a hint of ABV.

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Photo of Coorsy
5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mmcurran
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danny1217
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Resuin
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Sinister Kid from Trillium Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 119 ratings.
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