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Wild Trillium | Trillium Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
For this wild offering, we rack our flagship farmhouse ale, Trillium, to age in neutral oak casks with a house Bug Blend of yeasts. Appearance is bright yellow-golden with light, gentle carbonation. Moderately funky and slightly tart, but not sour, Wild Trillium expresses subtle tannic structure with delicate notes of light citrus, pepper, and hay. Mouthfeel is soft and the finish is dry, crisp and tannic.

MALT: Pilsner, Wheat, Flaked Wheat

HOPS: US Goldings, Columbus

Added by JCTetreault on 03-19-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,971
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
66
pDev:
9.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
12
Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.54/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.57/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I am not a huge fan of the base saison to begin with. This is considerably better. It has an aggressive white wine alcohol pressence. The oak shines through. Not too much overall complexity. The brett developed nicely but I really didn't get many sour notes. Overall, not bad. I guess I expected more.

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3.68/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaasen64
3.69/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

375ml bottle poured into HF wine glass. Consumed right after Lineage Rye.

A- Pours a very clear straw-color golden with very minimal head that fizzles very fast to a flat top, fizzy carbonation especially when agitated. Similar color as Lineage Rye (maybe a little bit clearer), doesn't have as good of a head as Lineage, and the carbonation appears to be not as consistent a little bit more on the fizzy side.

S- Subtle white grape, oak, light yeast profile, light oats in the background. Not overly aromatic or complex, definitely not as tart as lineage.

T- White grapes, just a hint of lemon acidity, oak, clean yest profile, can tell this has some bugs in it but not overly funky. Has some subtle complexity but lacks the tartness, light funkiness, and complexity of Lineage.

M- A little bit on the lighter side, fizzy carbonation, finishes fairly dry, pretty easy drinking especially considering it's approaching almost 8%.

O- This was a decent "wild" saison however it lacked the complexity and flavor profile that I was looking for. After drinking this with Lineage, that beer has significantly more flavor and Wild Trillium seems almost watered down with hardly any funk and a mild tartness. This was a nice first batch that I'd definitely like to see improved down the line.

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Wild Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 66 ratings
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